Blues City Music, LLC in Memphis, Tennessee, is the best place to find boutique guitars, amplifiers, effects, cables, stage lighting, and more.

Blues City Music, LLC sells Soldano, Diamond, Friedman, Diezel, Louis Electric, and Matchless guitar amplifiers; as well as Zemaitis, Diamond, Seagull, and Traveler guitars; Levy's custom leather guitar straps; Lava Cables, Solid Cables, and George L's instrument, speaker, and effects cables; American DJ LED stage lighting; parts, and more.

Hello from Memphis, Tennessee, the home of Blues City Music, Rock and Roll, and Delta Blues. 

We are so glad you stopped by for a visit.  So take your time, do your research and notice right off the bat that you are dealing with a company totally dedicated to a customer service initiative unlike any other music store you've ever encountered, so enjoy yourself.  Then when you are ready, give us a call, email, tweet, Face Book message, text, or come by our storefront and we'll be glad to answer any questions you may have. 

Blues City Music has been solely owned and operated by James L. Burke III since its inception in 2005.  BCM is a proud NAMM member, A+ rated Better Business Bureau member, a Trustwave member in regards to the security of online sales transactions, and our web store/website is a verified and encrypted https platform.

James is also a full time Boeing 777 Captain/Check Airman with FedEx Express, but Blues City Music is his passion.  This means you will get the products YOU want and not just what we may have in stock.  Noble concept right?  That's just the way we do business, the old fashioned way, based upon a handshake and good quality customer service. 

Blues City Music's boutique sales floor and live performance store front is located at 8014 Club Center Drive, Suite 12, Cordova, Tennessee, 38016, which is an eastern suburb of Memphis, Tennessee. 

We are also partnered with legendary American Recording Studio, in downtown Memphis.  Elvis Presley, Duck Dunn, Jeff Buckley, Sonic Youth, Loretta Lynn, Joe Perry, The Wilcos, The Barkays, etc. have all recorded here in the past.  You will have the opportunity to play any amplifiers etc. we may have as LOUD and as LONG as you like.  Remember, in the end it is all about YOUR TONE that matters.  So let us help you find it. 

Blues City Music is the world's largest stocking dealer for Soldano Custom Amplification.  We also carry Diamond Amplification Custom Shop and Vanguard series amplifiers, Friedman Amplification amplifiers and pedals, Diezel Amplification amplifiers and pedals, Louis Electric Amplifiers, Matchless Amplifiers; Zemaitis Guitars, Diamond Guitars, Traveler Guitars, Seagull Guitars; Diamond Tactical MOLLE system gig bags and attachment pouches; Levy's Custom leather guitar straps; Lava Cables, Solid Cables custom shop and GT instrument and speaker cables, George L's cables, V-Picks, American DJ professional stage lighting, replacement vacuum tubes etc., a large supply of out of production Fat Tone Pickups, as well as a host of other high quality products.  

For those looking for a fantastic option for customer financing, BCM utilizes the services of Lending USA.  All details are enclosed, and you will really appreciate the ease of applying, gaining approval, and acquiring the funds you desire. 

We really appreciate your patronage as we know you have a choice.  You've come to the right place.

Welcome to Blues City Music.

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Blues City Music News

Blues City Music new store front sign

January 09, 2017

Hello from Memphis. Welcome to 2017.  We hope things are already going great for you.  So how do you like the new sign I'm having custom built for BCM as I write?  5" thick letters in dark blue with all enclosed LED lighting, then 18" tall letters in white with light blue edging so it can be read at up to 700+ feet from the store.  Frank Balton Signs is building this for me, and it should be done in under 3 weeks.  Now it will be simple to find BCM even when driving down busy Germantown Parkway. Blues City Music's store front is alive and well.  All of our inventory is in the shop right now, plus I'm going...

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New Diamond Guitars and Hard Shell cases on the way !!!

October 17, 2016

For all of those that have been inquiring about when the next NEW shipment of 2016 Diamond Guitars and Hard Shell cases are coming, have no fear, November 2016 is the date.  Probably the later part of the month, but plan on killer new color schemes and as always an outstanding build quality.  I personally have 3 Diamond Gutiars (BIrd of Prey, Maverick, and Bolero), and 1 DBZ USA Custom Shop Royale/Imperial Jr. guitar in my own collection.  Seymour Duncan hand would pickups from Jeff Beck, 59', and Jeff Diamant's (Diamond CEO), own personal designed hand would Seymour pickups.  Grover tuners, graphite nut, fabulous finishes.  Tone for days.  Give us a call or buy right off this site as well...

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Blues City Music LLC new store front IS OPEN !!!

September 13, 2016

Blues City Music LLC is proud to announce that we are now open at our new location in the eastern suburbs of Memphis, Tennessee. Come to 8014 Club Center Drive, Suite 12, Cordova, Tennessee, 38016, to see our new store.  We spent 8 weeks remodeling and it is without comparison.  We have the finest band stand money can buy set up and every amp, drum, etc., has a mic on it through our active QSC 4,000 watt PA system utilitzing 2 K 12's and 2 K Subs, professionally dialed in with a DBX Drive rack, DBX monitor EQ, Monster Cable 3500 power supply, 2 different monitor mixes, 2 vocal mics, and a drum shield make this the perfect jam night...

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BLUES CITY MUSIC LLC has new store front !!!

July 16, 2016

Hi, and welcome to Blues City Music, LLC's blog. Today we are thrilled to announce that as of 15 July 2016, we OFFICIALLY have a new store front in the heart of Cordova, Tennessee, off of Germantown Parkway.  We are now located at: Blues City Music, LLC 8014 Club Center Drive Suite 12 Cordova, Tennessee 38016 We will take about 3-4 weeks to prep our new 2,200 square foot facility, and then announce when we will have our grand opening.  We've been waiting to do this for 11 years and now we can make BCM even that much better.  More details to follow. Lynn Burke Blues City Music - Owner

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