United States Tennessee Memphis

Lafayette's Music Room

A renowned live music venue offering Southern-inspired dishes, known for its intimate performances spanning various genres.

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Lafayette's Music Room, situated in the vibrant Overton Square area of Memphis, Tennessee, holds a special place in the city's rich musical history. This intimate venue, which originally opened in the early 1970s, played host to a number of legendary artists early in their careers, including Billy Joel, Kiss, and Barry Manilow. Today, it continues to honor Memphis's music legacy by showcasing a diverse array of live performances, from local acts to internationally renowned artists, across a variety of genres, keeping the spirit of Memphis music alive and thriving.

seeker 5 months ago

Another staple in the Memphis area. Ask a Memphian where to hear great live music any day of the week, and Lafayette’s will be mentioned. Think, The French Quater, but in Memphis, Tennessee!

breakfast_with_tiffani 2 years ago

Lafayette's Music Room Guides

  • Music History Guide to Memphis, TN

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Nestled on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis, TN, resonates with a deep musical heritage that echoes through its vibrant streets and storied walls. It's a city where the heartbeats of blues, rock 'n' roll, soul, and gospel come together, creating a rhythm that's both timeless and groundbreaking. From the hallowed halls of Sun Studio to the legendary stage of the Stax Museum, Memphis has been the backdrop for some of music's most transformative moments. So grab your best pair of blue suede shoes and get ready to step into the groove as we dive into a Music History Guide to Memphis, sure to strike a chord with audiophiles and casual listeners alike.
  • Outdoor Bars, Patios + Live Music in Memphis

    breakfast_with_tiffani (Tiffani Denham)
    When the weather starts to heat up outside, Memphians immediately begin their search to find the best place to chill. And let me tell you, it doesn’t take long to find that perfect spot…or 3. Good food, great drinks, live entertainment, and favorable company (not necessarily in that order) are all qualifying prerequisites. With over 100 places to choose from, your options are endless. In this list, I’ll help identify the best place(s) for you to chill on your next visit to the Memphis area.