Memphis Shops & Galleries

Memphis Shops & Galleries

Soulful Memphis Shops & Galleries are few in number, but a quirky joy to visit, whether on Beale Street or around town.

Strange Cargo
DESCRIPTION: This boutique features unique gifts, record, tapes and CDs of Delta Blues artists. It is an only on Beale Street experience.
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 10a-12a, Sun 12p-10p
ADDRESS: 172 Beale Street, Memphis, TN MAP
PARKING: garage nearby
PHONE: 901-525-1516
WEBSITE: none

Eel Etc
DESCRIPTION: The boutique features eel and leather apparel along with some Afrocentric collectibles. It is the 2nd oldest business on Beale Street.
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 11a-7p
ADDRESS: 333 Beale Street, Memphis, TN MAP
PARKING: garage nearby
PHONE: 901-522-9291
WEBSITE: none

Memphis Music Shop & Souvenirs
DESCRIPTION: Blues and Jazz enthusiasts must make a pilgrimage to this store for vintage recordings, music books and must-have souvenirs.
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 10a-12a, Sun 12p-10p
ADDRESS: 149 Beale Street, Memphis, TN MAP
PARKING: garage nearby
PHONE: 901-526-5047
WEBSITE: none

Center for Southern Folklore Giftshop
DESCRIPTION: the Folklore Store is well stocked with original art & creafts, plus prints and repros of interesting regional works — nirvana for traveling gift shoppers.
DAYS & HOURS: Sun-Thu 12p-6p, Fri-Sat 12p-10p
ADDRESS: 119 South Main Street, Memphis, TN MAP
PARKING: garages and lots nearby
PHONE: 901-525-3655
WEBSITE: http://store.southernfolklore.org

COGIC Bookstore
DESCRIPTION: Christian bibles music tapes, cassettes, DVDs, and a wide range of Christian books; operated by the Church of God in Christ.
DAYS & HOURS: Sun-Thu 12p-6p, Fri-Sat 12p-10p
ADDRESS: 285 South Main Street, Memphis, TN MAP
PARKING: garages and lots nearby
PHONE: 901-525-4004
WEBSITE: none

Kemet Bookstore
DESCRIPTION: The long-time, unofficial college bookstore for nearby LeMoyne-Owen College is long gone, but worth remembering to all alumni.
DAYS & HOURS: CLOSED
ADDRESS: 1425 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN MAP
PARKING: on premises and street
PHONE: 901-774-3872
WEBSITE: none

Satellite Record Shop
DESCRIPTION: Historically, it was the record shop was adjacent to Stax Records. Now, its part of Stax Museum of American Soul Music. This gift shop is well-stocked with Stax and Soul Music apparel and memorabilia; you can order online.
DAYS & HOURS: Tue–Sat 10a–5p, Sun 1-5p
ADDRESS: 926 East McLemore, Memphis, TN MAP
PARKING: free on premises behind the complex and on street
PHONE: 901-946-2535
WEBSITE: http://shop.staxmuseum.com

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