Much like a marriage counselor riding a motorcycle inside a globe, blues music produces an emotional catharsis through sheer entertainment. Let it all out with this Groupon.
$42 for a Prix-Fixe Meal and Live Music for Two (Up to $87 Total Value)
- One appetizer: choose from a large order of fried dill pickles, chicken tenders, or catfish bites (up to a $9 value)
- Two entrees: choose from the Memphis-style chicken salad, Shrimp Louie salad, half-chicken barbecue dinner, roasted-chicken dinner, Southern-fried catfish, cheeseburger, hickory burger, or large order of ribs (up to an $18 value each)
- Two martinis (an $11 value each)
- Two cover charges (a $10 value each)
The show schedule varies. Generally, live bands play Sunday–Thursday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Dueling Pianos plays Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to midnight. On Friday nights, tribute bands play from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., followed by the house band from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays nights have a similar schedule, with blues bands playing from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and the house band playing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Separate cover charges apply for each time slot.
B.B. King's Blues Club
In 1947, a 22-year-old B.B. King hitchhiked to Memphis to pursue his dream of becoming a professional tunesmith. A year later, his deep voice and expressive guitar playing could be heard beaming from the city's radio stations and blues clubs, jumpstarting a legendary career that would spawn more than 50 albums. When the blues icon decided to open his own club, he came back to the place where his success in music took off, returning his debt to Memphis by founding the first B.B. King's Blues Club on historic Beale Street.
Today, the club has since added locations in Las Vegas, Nashville, Orlando, and West Palm Beach, filling each city with the sound of live music and the aroma of traditional Southern dishes, ranging from hickory-smoked ribs to gumbo. Each location's house band keeps visitors entertained throughout the night, and occasionally surprises audiences with hand-buzzer handshakes and special guests that have included Eric Clapton and Lenny Kravitz.