All of the artists who play at the venue as part of the regular series will be connected to Memphis in some way, either by being born here or by trekking here to make a record, so it’s got the makings of the perfect Memphis- and music-themed date night spot.Elon Musk’s brother Kimbal brought his restaurant concept -- The Kitchen -- to Shelby Farms, Memphis’ giant urban park on the eastern side of the city.For something a little different, you could always spend a night under the stars… It boasts a space that includes 145 fixed seats and a screen area of almost 4,000 square feet, which makes it the largest projection screen in the city.
While we’re on the subject of taking in the sights, few are as memorable as Downtown from up high.
The rooftops of the Peabody and Madison hotels afford sweeping river views, and be sure to indulge in cocktails at Madison’s Twilight Sky Terrace.
Stax is a landmark: a monument to the soul legacy of Memphis’ Stax record label.
The Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, adjacent to the Fed Ex Forum NBA arena, takes a broader look at blues, rock, and more.
Memphis still has a drive-in movie theater, which is open on the weekends after sunset.
Pull up, park the car, and catch a double feature after the sun goes down.
It’s got, among other things, four miles of unpaved walking paths, a limestone running trail, and over a mile of paved trails.
While you’re in a walking mood, start a block south of Beale Street and explore the picturesque Downtown neighborhood of South Main.
Browse the shelves and discuss sweeping works of great literature, then cozy up in the space’s new cafe/restaurant, Libro.
It's helmed by Sabine Bachmann who grew up in Germany and brings a romantic European sensibility to the spot.
It’s a great way to soak up Memphis history, with the tours kicking off at the Cotton Museum and the corner of Front Street and Union Avenue.