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; 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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Soldano SLO-100 Post Master Volume, Effects Level loop, available NOW !!!

October 20, 2017

It's official. I spoke at length today with my bud Mike Soldano about the idea I had of making the Hot Rod 25, Post Master Volume, Effects Level, tube buffered loop a pre production OR post production option on the SLO-100 versus it being a seldom used one off mod. What we came up with is the following: 1. Post tone stack and master volume location, versus the standard +4db line level loop placed before the tone stack and Master Volume. 2. Individual Master Volumes will now act as the EFFECTS SEND control for the loop. 3. Original SLAVE OUT control on back chassis will change to an internal NON ADJUSTABLE SLAVE OUT while the original SLAVE OUT control will...

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Blues City Music's "Room of Doom" amp demo room.

September 19, 2017

Hello from Memphis and Blues City Music. Did you know that we have the only custom made Bob Bradshaw 8 amp switching system ever made?  This allows us to run 4 Soldano Custom Amplification amps (Avenger 50, Soldano SLO-100, Lucky 13 50, and a Decatone) into 1 Soldano 4x12" speaker cabinet as well as 4 Diamond Amplification amps (327 SD, Spitfire II, Nitrox, and Phantom) into 1 Diamond 4x12" speaker cabinet.  All 8 of these amps can be on at one time, and you can switch back and forth from any amp via an 8 button MIDI foot switch.  We also have 2 Diezel Amplification amps (Herbert and VH4) running through a Tone Bone Head Bone into a Diezel 4x12"...

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Blues City Music now offers INSURANCE options for your instruments.

August 02, 2017

Blues City Music has arranged for Anderson Musical to bring our U.S. customers valuable information about helping to protect your purchase against loss, theft, and accidental damage. Since 1983, the team at Anderson has been providing consumers with high quality insurance coverage and care. As the leading musical instruments insurance provider, Anderson offers stand-alone insurance designed specifically for instruments and musicians. Coverage is comprehensive and even allows you to get an accidentally damaged instrument fixed at a repair shop of your choice - with Anderson covering the bill. Insuring your new purchase from Blues City Music with Anderson Musical Instrument Insurance is quick and easy.

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Diamond Guitars - finest made electric guitar under $1,000.

July 24, 2017

That's right, Diamond Guitars out of Houston, Texas, make the finest electric guitars you will ever find for under $1,000 bucks.  They are made in the same place that high end ESP, LTD, and PRS SE gutiars are built in the Republic of Korea.  You can choose from semi hollow, solid body, 6 string, 7 string, and a multitude of styles in way cool finishes.  Blues City Music is a minority share holder in Diamond Inc., and proudly stocks close to 30 different models on a daily basis.  You can also get original hard shell cases or Diamond Tactical gig worthy ballistic nylon bags with the military style MOLLE straping system.  This way you can configure your gig bag with...

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