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 Mesa Boogie, Soldano, Diamond, Mezzabarba, Matchless, Louis Electric, and Quilter Performance guitar amplifiers; Ventura County Vintage, Diamond, and Traveler electric guitars; MacMillan and Seagull acoustic guitars; Lakland Bass guitars; Oscar-Schmidt Ukelele's (by Washburn); Mesa Boogie, ZVex, LunaStone, Diezel, and Friedman effects pedals; Lava Cables, Solid Cables, and George L's instrument, speaker, and effects cables; 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.  Our initial order came with almost $80,000 worth of guitar amplifier heads and/or combo amps, speaker cabinets, pedals, parts and more.  We also carry amplifiers by Soldano Custom Amplification, Diamond Amplification, Friedman Amplification, Diezel Amplification, Mezzabarba Custom Amplification, Louis Electric Amplifiers, Matchless Amplifiers; Diamond Guitars, Traveler Guitars, Seagull Guitars; Oscar-Schmidt Ukelele's (by Washburn); Diamond Tactical MOLLE system gig bags and attachment pouches; Levy's and Perry's custom leather guitar straps; 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, Blues City Music, LLC., 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, LLC., is NOW a stocking Tube Amp Doctor vacuum tube dealer.

April 24, 2019

Hello from Memphis. Blues City Music, LLC., is proud to announce that we are now an AUTHORIZED STOCKING DEALER for Tube Amp Doctor.  They are based in Germany, and have set the gold standard for quality control when it comes to vacuum tubes for guitar and bass amplification.  We will be stocking many different types of preamp, output, and rectifier tubes.  For your specific needs, give us a call and we can answer any questions you may have including ordering tubes which we may not carry or have in stock. Turn It Up and have a great day. James Burke / BCM Owner

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New Product Lines for Blues City Music, LLC.

April 09, 2019

Hello from Memphis, We just wanted to announce that as of this month, early April, 2019, we have decided to pick up TAD - Tube Amp Doctors as a new dealer as well as Lakland Bass Guitars.  Both of these manufacturers have a very good presence in the vacuum tube market as well as USA made electric bass guitars.  We plan on stocking a very large array of TAD tubes for your consideration from preamp, rectifier both vacuum and solid state, and output tubes.  As for the Lakland Bass Guitar line, our initial order will be a killer looking USA custom shop, classic, and 4 gorgeous basses from the Skyline series.  This way we will have everyone covered. Call, email,...

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March 18, 2019

Hello from Memphis, Great news !!!  We have now set up our web store here to take Amazon Pay. This means you can checkout and use your own Amazon Pay just like you do when you buy off of  Besides this portal, we have about 13 other ways to accept payment, so chances are high that regardless of which account you choose to use, we probably accept it. Give us a call if you have any questions, or just click the MESSAGE button here on this site and ask away. Lynn Burke / Blues City Music, LLC. Owner

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MacMillan custom acoustic guitars in stock soon.

March 09, 2019

Great news !!! My good friend and former luthier for Dean B. Zelinsky (founder of Dean Guitars), Marty MacMillan of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee makes some of the finest boutique hand built acoustic guitars you will ever find.  We will have 2 dreadnaughts and 2 OM (orchestra model) guitars arriving 6 April.  Cocobolo, Koa, Engleman Spruce, Curly Maple, Indian Rosewood, African Ebony, and Sitka Spruce are the wood choices for these 4 that are coming.  It takes from 6-8 months to build a custom ordered MacMillan.  Marty does everything from buying the wood to shipping the final product, so get a truly customized acoustic guitar that will last you a lifetime. Limited Lifetime Warranty.  Can't get better than that. Prices are...

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