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Special Events

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The Man in Black Tour — February 26, 2022

Saturday, February 26 is Johnny Cash’s birthday — what better way to celebrate than with our exclusive Johnny Cash tour of Memphis. The Man in Black Tour is a high-energy, live-music tribute tour that explores Cash’s years in Memphis: his early days as a struggling door-to-door salesman, his collaboration with Luther Perkins and Marshall Grant and the creation of their signature sound, as well as the songs that launched his storied career. The two hour tour features:

  • Sun Studio
  • the Overton Park Shell
  • Galloway United Methodist Church, where he had his first paid gig
  • Cash’s Memphis homes
  • Marshall Grant’s home
  • Former sites of Home Equipment Co. and Automobile Sales
  • Radio Center, former home of WMPS radio station
  • and more!

Length: 2 hours

Starting time & location: 1:00pm, from Alfred’s on Beale (197 Beale Street)

Tickets: Click HERE for tickets