Sun Studio Memphis

The Edge District

Downtown and Midtown collide in the neighborhood where the sound of Rock 'n' Roll was born. 

 

SUN STUDIO

The trailblazing recording studio that blended gospel, rockabilly, and soul to create the rock ‘n’ roll genre and birth the careers of legends like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis while influencing thousands more music artists over the last 70 years.
Tour Sun Studio
Location: 
706 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103
 

TROLLEY STOP MARKET

Eat and shop local at this marketplace that includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch sourced from area farmers. The store includes a year-round mini farmers market, artisan goods and crafts.
Visit Trolley Stop Market
Location: 
704 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38103
 

HIGH COTTON BREWING CO.

Its name honors our city’s rich Southern heritage while its collection of craft beers are amongst the most popular in the city. Find High Cotton’s brews at over 90 locations throughout the city or schedule visit to the taproom and tour the impressive facility.
Tour High Cotton Brewing Co
Location: 
598 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103
 

EVELYN & OLIVE

What do you get when you mix a gent from Kingston and a gal from Memphis? Delicious Southern Jamaican fusion. Now owned by a Jamaican couple, diners are still coming for the interesting menu combinations from jerk chicken wings to fried green tomatoes and catfish and grits.
Dine in at Evelyn & Olive
Location: 630 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38103
 

RELAX H20

Take a break from exploring the city and relax with an aqua massage. RelaxH2O offers massages in dry water massage beds or massage chairs, an oxygen bar, and an infrared sauna. So kick off those blue suede shoes and enjoy a little R&R with a RelaxH20 spa package. 
Unwind at RelaxH20
Location: 287 Madison Ave b, Memphis, TN 38103

Exterior of Sun Studio in Memphis
Rock 'n' roll was birthed in the Edge. Visit the studio that started it all during your visit to Memphis.

EdGE ALLEY

The pimento BLT at lunchtime — buttermilk biscuit, pimento cheese, bacon, arugula and heirloom tomatoes  — may mean you are coming back for dinner for the bacon & black-eyed pea hush puppies with pickled veggies and spicy remoulade  And, coming soon: Memphians are looking forward to a soul-food favorite moving into the neighborhood as well: Chef Tam's Underground Cafe.
Hungry just thinking about it?!?
Location: 600 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103

CLUB SPECTRUM

An LGBTQ-friendly night club with DJs that will get you dancing to Top 40, EDM and Hip Hop. Check out their event calendar for themed parties and drag show performances. 
Location: 600 Marshall Ave, Memphis, TN 38103 

SHAB CHIC MARKETPLACE

The ship's come in at Shab Chic Marketplace, a social and economic community housed in brightly colored shipping containers across from High Cotton Brewing and Edge Alley. Shop for gifts and on special occasions, enjoy live music, holiday markets and fun events. 

 

EDGE MOTOR MUSEUM

The area once known as Auto Row is on "The Edge" of cool, with its own Edge Motor Museum, highlighting the rise and fall of the American sports car.
Rev up your engine