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, Matchless, and Louis Electric guitar amplifiers; as well as Diamond, Seagull, and Traveler guitars; Oscar-Schmidt Ukelele's (by Washburn); ZVex, LunaStone, Diezel, and Friedman effects pedals; Lava Cables, Solid Cables, and George L's instrument, speaker, and effects cables; Levy's custom leather guitar straps; 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

Soldano Custom Amplfication Update !!!

July 26, 2018

PLEASE READ !!! News Flash, 24 July 18'. As many of you may already know, Mike Soldano has listed his Soldano Custom Amplification building, in downtown Seattle, Washington, for sale, and with this, Mike begins his very well deserved walk into retirement.  As of right now, there are many clients interested in the building, and it is widely expected that he will have a contract very soon, which will require him to vacate shortly thereafter.  Because of this time limit, and because of the fact that ordering custom made amplifier chassis and transformer sets takes anywhere between 6-12 weeks, Mike has terminated building any new amplifiers unless he has the current parts in stock.  As of today, he only has...

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Blues City Music, LLC, offers discounts to US Military and First Responders

July 16, 2018

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE.  Blues City Music's owner James L. Burke III, is a proud former USAF and Tennessee Air National Guard C-130 Aircraft Commander, assigned to the 164th TAG / 155th TAS in Memphis, Tennessee, for 10 years.  Like his father, a former WWII (BB60 USS Alabama crewman) and Korean Conflict US Army Officer, along with his Nephew whom is a current USAF Fire Fighter, stationed in Kuwait, military service is a very integral part of his family.  Because of this, we have always wanted to offer discounts on our new amplifier purchases to our fellow brother and sister warriors, but we also would like to include this discount to First Responders as well.  This includes Doctors, Nurses,...

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New Instrument Insurance policy for Blues City Music purchases

July 16, 2018

Blues City Music is proud to announce our partnership with Anderson Musical Instrument Insurance Solutions, LLC.  This plan will cover all of your purchases from Blues City Music for theft, damage, or loss.  Anderson has been in business many years, and is located in the Boston, Massachusetts area.  Now you can cover your musical instruments etc., from $500.00 all the way up to $20,000. All you have to do is navigate to the Anderson Express Insurance drop down menu, click the blue link, and fill out the information.  You will receive an estimated quote right there, and approval within 24 hours.  Now you can protect your investment.  Call or email with any questions. Lynn Burke / BCM Owner

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NEW LunaStone pedals in stock now !!!

July 16, 2018

Hello from Blues City Music. We wanted to let you know that we now have all four of the new LunaStone guitar effects pedals in stock in the shop.  Smooth Drive 1, Blue Drive 1, Distortion 1, and Red Fuzz 1, are all available for purchase.  You can buy right here on our web store or you can come by the shop and give them a spin. LunaStone pedals are very inspirational.  They accent the good tones your amp already has.  True bypass and built like a tank.  Tone for days.  Get them while you can. Lynn Burke / BCM owner

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