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

Blues City Music, LLC,. sells Mesa Boogie, Diamond, Mezzabarba, Matchless, and Quilter Performance guitar and bass amplifiers; Knaggs, Ventura County Vintage, Diamond, and Traveler electric guitars; MacMillan, Furch, and Seagull acoustic guitars; Lakland Bass guitars; Oscar-Schmidt Ukelele's (by Washburn); Mesa Boogie, ZVex, LunaStone effects pedals; Rattlesnake Cable Company, Lava Cables, Solid Cables, and George L's instrument, speaker, and effects cables; Bare Knuckle and Fat Tone pickups; Calton ATA flight cases, Levy's and Perry's custom leather guitar straps; Tube Amp Doctor etc., vacuum tubes; American DJ LED stage lighting; parts, and more.

Hello from Memphis, Tennessee, the home of Blues City Music, LLC., 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, LLC., has been solely owned and operated by James L. Burke III since its inception in 2005.   We are 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, LLC., 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 retail 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, LLC., is one of the largest stocking Custom Shop dealers for Mesa Boogie.  We have over $120,000.00 worth of their guitar amplifier heads and/or combo amps, speaker cabinets, pedals, parts and more in stock.  We also carry guitar and bass amplifiers by Diamond Amplification, Mezzabarba Custom Amplification, Louis Electric Amplifiers, Matchless Amplifiers, and Quilter Performance amplifiers; Knaggs Guitars, Ventura County Vintage, Diamond, and Traveler electric guitars; MacMillan, Furch, and Seagull acoustic guitars; Oscar-Schmidt Ukelele's (by Washburn); Lakland USA custom shop and Skyline basses; Calton ATA flight cases; Diamond Tactical MOLLE system gig bags and attachment pouches; Bare Knuckle pickups; Levy's and Perry's custom leather guitar straps; Rattlesnake Cable Company, Lava Cables, Solid Cables custom shop and GT instrument and speaker cables, George L's cables; Mesa Boogie, ZVEX, Soldano, Diamond, Diezel, Friedman, and Creation Audio Labs effects pedals; V-Picks; American DJ professional stage lighting; Kyser capos; Vic Firth drum sticks; replacement vacuum tubes etc., as well as a host of other high quality products.  

For those looking for a fantastic option for customer financing or instrument insurance, Blues City Music, LLC., utilizes the services of Lending USA and Anderson Insurance Company.  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

Great News for Blues City Music LLC !!!

February 18, 2022

Hey guys/gals, Today we are pleased to announce that we are about to become the NEWEST Dean Guitars dealership.  We will full access and carry many of their killer USA hand made guitars as well as their next level of guitars made in South Korea.  For those that have been Diamond Guitars owners. you will love hearing this as those were some of the best guitars under $1,200 bucks we've ever sold.  Standby for more information, but until then take a look at the Dean Guitars web site and see what you like.  We can hook you up for sure. Lynn Burke BCM LLC - Owner

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Affirm is now available at Blues City Music LLC

February 16, 2022

Today, 16 February 2022, Blues City Music LLC added Affirm as an additional payment option for purchases with Blues City Music LLC.  We've found that customers prefer this option way more than the previous company we used, Lending USA.  If you have any issues during checkout, please let us know ASAP so we can assist you.  It's all about our customers and now there is an additional payment option available for checkout at Blues City Music LLC. Have a great day and Turn It Up !!!  We sure do. James Burke BCM LLC / Owner

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New Mesa Boogie shipment arrives 3 January 2022 !!!

December 21, 2021

Hello from Blues City Music LLC. Great news !!!  Huge shipment of Mesa Boogie arrives in our shop on 2 large pallets 3 January 2022.  You can expect the following with this shipment: 2 - Badlander 100 - heads. 5 - California Tweed - 1x12" combos. 2 - Fillmore 50 - 1x12" combos. 3 - Rectoverb 25 - 1x12" combos. 1 - Mark V 35 - 1x12" combo. 2 - Cab Clone IR units. Take advantage of IN STOCK products while you can.  Supply chains, C-19, etc., are putting large strains on all sectors of the planet especially the music industry. Don't forget Mesa Boogie via Gibson doesn't allow shopping carts so you have 3 different hot links for purchasing...

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Mesa Boogie News !!!

October 29, 2021

Hey all, Hope your week is ROCKING.  Did you know Blues City Music LLC is one of the largest stocking Mesa Boogie dealers in North America?  Yes, we are.  We are also one of 6 authorized Mesa Boogie dealers to have the approval of selling on  We have a HUGE inventory of Mesa Boogie gear right now with much more coming.  For example, we have 12 Mark V 25 and 35 heads or combos in stock ready to ship IMMEDIATELY.  As an A+ Better Business Bureau member, buy with confidence.  Lynn Burke BCM LLC - Owner

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