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Sun Studio - Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, B.B. King, Johnny Cash - they all recorded here at Sun Studio. Founded by Sam Phillips in 1950, this studio became the heart of the Memphis sound.

Graceland - Do you enjoy visiting celebrity mansions? Walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll at Elvis Presley’s home, Graceland Mansion, in Memphis, Tennessee. The full Graceland experience will take you from Elvis’ humble beginnings through his rise to superstardom.

Center for Southern Folklore - Experience the people, music and traditions of the region. The Center for Southern Folklore is dedicated to maintain and to teach others about the Southern Culture with exhibits, food, music and a whole lot of history!

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Elvis Week - Elvis Week is a festival that attracts die-hard Elvis fans from around the world to see the King’s Memphis hometown. Every year during the week surrounding the anniversary of his death, Memphis celebrates the music and life of Elvis Presley. Everything from Elvis Bingo to a candlelight vigil will keep Elvis fans young and old entertained while celebrating the King’s life in true Memphis form.

Memphis in May International Festival - Memphis in May hosts the city's largest events like the Beale Street Music Festival, the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest and the Sunset Symphony. Memphis in May also produces extensive education, international, and economic programs for the city.

Africa in April Cultural Awareness Festival - Africa in April emphasizes cultural diversity and ethnicity through music, food, arts and crafts and creative performances. Educational programs examine economics, transportation and African American history while attendees enjoy tasty African treats and cultural performances throughout the festival.

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Memphis History

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Folk's Folly Prime Steak House - Memphis' only locally owned & operated prime steak house for over 25 years. Consistently voted “Best Steak,” by readers of all four major Memphis publications, Folk’s Folly pairs fine dining with a cozy, comfortable atmosphere.

A-Tan - Enjoy an abundant array of Chinese cuisine and Japanese hibachi while sipping on one of our Flaming Volcanos! At A-Tans we like to offer our customers the opportunity to experience the best Chinese and Japanese food that Memphis has to offer.

Frank Grisanti Italian Cuisine - Specializing in fine Northern Italian Cuisine, we offer Classic Pastas, Hand Cut Prime Black Angus Beef, Pizza, Fresh Sea foods, fine wines and beverages, and much more.

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