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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Blues City Music is THE largest STOCKING dealer for Soldano Custom Amplification on the planet.

June 23, 2017

Hello from Memphis. So, you are in the market for a Soldano guitar amplifier.  Have no fear, you've come to the right place.  BCM has been the largest and most successful Soldano dealer for almost 12 years.  Not even GC or MF can say this.  Right now I have 30, that's right 30 Soldano Custom Amplification products in my shop.  Chances are, we have exactly what you have in mind.  We even have empty Soldano factory built head shells for all heads except the Hot Rod 25 and Lucky 13 heads, in Black, Black Croc, Black & White Snake in black hardware, Black and White Snake in nickel hardware, Red, Purple, and White.  NO CHARGE for these colors.  I just...

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Soldano Hot Rod 25 rigs are selling VERY WELL !!!

June 22, 2017

Hey guys, Hope you are enjoying your summer.  BCM has been very busy in our shop with guitar, amp, and effects demos and sales.  The Soldano Hot Rod 25 head and/or cabinet has been selling very well.  Matter of fact, we have sold over 30 of these rigs and I PERSONALLY own serial #002 of this amp.  Mike Soldano kept the final prototype and serial #001, but I had to have the first production 25.  Today, I had 2 customers spend about 3 hours with my Hot Rod 25 head in my shop.  Both are coming back next week to purchase their own rig. ALL PARTS are in stock at Soldano so you can get yours too, and QUICKLY.  Last...

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Blues City Music "school band equipment" rental program

May 14, 2017

Hello from Memphis. So where can you find a really good band equipment rental program for your kids?  Blues City Music, that's where !!!  We love taking care of the kids.  We are proud to announce that we are fully established as a "Band Equipment Rental" dealer for Veritas Instrument Rentals.  They are based in Florida and are the gold standard for everything band equipment rental when it comes to your kids and their school programs.  They offer a multitude of instrument manufacturers to choose from while stocking everything from drums to tubas.  Go to our dedicated Veritas Instrument Rentals page, and check out the information we have posted there.  You can rent right from home by copying and pasting...

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LunaStone Overdrive pedals IN STOCK NOW !!!

April 22, 2017

Blues City Music is proud to announce that we have acquired an authorized dealership with LunaStone guitar effects pedals.  LunaStone is based out of Copenhagen, Denmark, with facilities here in the USA.  They make some of the most dynamic and natural sounding overdrive pedals I've ever heard, but you might ask, well what experience do they have?  Great question.  I asked them this very same thing when I was introduced to them at the 2017 LA Winter NAMM show.  Answer:  Most if not all of the executive management, distribution, research, and development etc., is handled by LunaStone associates whom were also at one time former employess within the T.C. Electronics company, up to and including CEO of US operations.  This...

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