Blue's city Cafe - Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
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N 35° 08.398 W 090° 03.192
15S E 768481 N 3892541
Quick Description: Blue's city Cafe - Has 2 Artistic Neon signs each featuring 3 large forks, that light up in turn for about 1 second each. Located on historic Beale Street, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 5/18/2018 7:58:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMYA4M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Blue's city Cafe - Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

From Blues City Website:
Blues City Cafe opened in March of 1991 under the name of “Doe’s Eat Place”. Doe’s was originated in Greenville Mississippi by owners Charles and Dominic (Doe) Signa. George Eldridge was brought in as the owner in Memphis and ran Doe’s for 2 years during a push for business in downtown Memphis, particularly Beale Street. In the early 90’s, Blues City Cafe developed a menu and consistent items that would work for the Memphis and Beale Street locals, tourists, etc. Ribs became the focal point, as they are today, and other items were added over the years, such as our steaks, catfish and tamales. In October of 1993, investors bought Doe’s and changed the name to Blues City Cafe. Many of the same faces that were with Doe’s in the early 90’s remain at Blues City Cafe today. Ty Agee and Bud Chitton for example, their consistency and constant drive to better our food quality and speed of service have made Blues City Cafe what it is today, The #1 business at the #1 tourist attraction in Tennessee.
Over the years we have had many special musical guests in our music venue at Blues City Cafe called the Band Box. Below is a list of just some of the musicians that have graced our stage:
Rufus Thomas
BB King
Ollie Nightengale
Jerry Lee Lewis
Albert King
Little Jimmy King
Reverend Al Green
Hank Williams JR
Sam Phillips
Ike Turner
The Cate Brothers
Kid Rock
Jim Dandy
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Ivan Neville
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Keanu Reeves & Dogstar
Levon Helm
Memphis Horn – Wayne Jackson and Andrew Love
Timmy King
Denise Lasalle
Booker T. Laury
Phoebe Lewis
The Masqueradors
Willie Mitchell
The Hi Rhythm Section
Courtney Love
Queen Latifah
R. Kelly
David Porter
R.L. Burnsides
Savory Brown
Smashing Pumpkins
Charlie Musselwhite
Carla Thomas
Marvell Thomas
Charlie Watts
Jack White
Jason D. Williams
Yanni
Leon Wilkeson & Lynrd Skynrd
The Dempseys
Free World
Earl The Pearl
Little G Weevil
Miss Zeno
American Hi Fi
Los Lonely Boys
Mark DeCarlo
Richie Havens
Big Jack Johnson"
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Business Name: Blue's city Cafe

Business Type: Restaurant/Diner

Physical Address:
138 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103


Web Address: [Web Link]

Condition of Neon Sign: Fully Working Order: Best viewed at night in its full glory!

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