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, Mezzabarba, Louis Electric, and Matchless guitar amplifiers; as well as Diamond, Seagull, and Traveler guitars; Oscar-Schmidt Ukelele's (by Washburn); 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 amplifiers by 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 Custom leather guitar straps; Lava Cables, Solid Cables custom shop and GT instrument and speaker cables, George L's cables; ZVEX, Soldano, Diamond, Diezel, Friedman, 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, 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 is a NEW Mezzabarba Custom Amplification dealer !!!

February 21, 2018

Hello from Memphis. We are proud to announce that Blues City Music is now a proud Mezzabarba Custom Amplification dealer.  These amps are hand made in Italy, just northwest of Rome, and are the #1 amp in that country today.  Huge reaction at Winter NAMM in Los Angeles, California this past January as well.  These amps WILL NOT be sold by big box stores.  They are very proud of the boutique dealer network they are building.  We are now the 4th dealer in the USA. All amps are made in Italy then shipped to the distributor in Los Angeles, California.  They have many amps in stock there but if not, they can have them within 20-30 days.  All amps use...

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New Products at Blues City Music !!!

February 09, 2018

Hello from Blues City Music. We are starting 2018 with some really cool products for sale at BCM.  How about some really nice, Washburn made, Oscar-Schmidt Ukelele's?  You can have tenor of Baritone size and with a gig bag or really cool hard shell case.  All kinds of different type woods to choose from. We now have ALL of Diezel Amplification's pedals in stock.  All 3 types of FSL foot switch pedals for Herbert, DMoll, Hagen, and Paul.  VH4-2 pedal plus the legendary Zerrer pedal.  How about a rear loaded Diezel 2x12" cabinet with Celestion Vintage 30 speakers? Next up is the Friedman Amplification Runt - 20 1x12" combo and Matchless Lightning 1x12" combo with reverb.  Yeah, analog reverb, the...

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Soldano Custom Amplification Post Master Volume Effects Loop Mod Specifics

January 16, 2018

Soldano Custom Amplification Post Master Volume Effects Loop Mod   Fabulous news!!!   The Soldano Custom Amplification, Super Lead Overdrive (SLO-100) post master volume effects loop mod is now available. You can have it installed on your new amp during the build process for an additional ($500.00), or you can have it added to your existing amp for an additional ($600.00).   Mike Soldano personally hand wires this mod, and it takes almost all day long to do so. No one knows this amp better than Mike; so don’t take any chances damaging your amp, or voiding your life long transferable warranty with others trying to modify this loop. Let the master do it.   For those who are familiar...

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Can't cut through the band mix? It's your AMP not your guitar.

January 05, 2018

Hey guys/gals, Lynn Burke here, owner of Blues City Music.  Today's blog deals with a very popular issue brought to my attention on a weekly basis, that being, "no matter how loud I turn up my amp, no one can hear me, it's just muffled".  No worries, we can easily address that. First and foremost, your electric guitar is a mid range frequency instrument, and if you think "Scooping" the mids of your amplifier, or turning them way down is the way to go, you are sadly mistaken.  Do this, and you are now competing with the bass guitar frequencies as well as the kick drum and floor toms of your drummer's rig.  You will lose this battle every gig...

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