Best in Travel

Check Out the Memphis Music Scene

Memphis, Tenn., one of the top 3 destinations in MONEY's Best in Travel awards, is a great place to make and hear music.

Memphis, Tenn., one of the top three domestic destinations in MONEY’s Best in Travel Awards this year, has been an incubator of musical talent for many years. The infrastructure of the city allows musicians to practice their craft, make a living, and grow from there. Many musicians are drawn to the musical heritage of Memphis. They play in churches and bars where legends played before them. These musicians get to test out new sounds and stage moves to audiences willing to go along for the ride. For musicians and music lovers, Memphis is the place to go when looking for a new sound or just some inspiration.

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