Overton Park Shell

Overton Park Shell Photo


1928 Poplar Ave.
Memphis TN 38104
The Overton Park Shell is located in the beautiful and expansive Overton Park in Midtown Memphis, Tennessee.The park, an oasis of green in the middle of the city where art and culture come together has united Memphians for generations and presents 50 free concerts every year. The park itself is also home to miles of trails and a golf course, and is a natural setting for the creative spirit and young at heart since it is also home to the Brooks Museum of Art, the Memphis College of Art, and the Memphis Zoo. Recognized as the site of Elvis Presley's first professional rock-n-roll show, The Overton Park Shell has been an outdoor performing arts pavilion since the 1930s and is now ready for a new curtain call. This outdoor amphitheater has state-of-the-art sound and lights and can accommodate up to 3,000 people. The Overton Park Shell is also home to an immersive backstage experience tour that outlines almost a century of rich Memphis music history. In order to book a tour please visit: https://overtonparkshell.org/backstage-experience-tour
  • Facility Amenities
    • Guided Tours Available
    • Reservations Accepted
  • General Information
    • Accessible
    • Family-Friendly
  • Neighborhoods
    • Midtown
  • Parking
    • Bus/Motorcoach Parking
    • Free Parking
    • Parking Lot
    • Private Parking
    • RV Parking
    • Street Parking