Rockin’ in Memphis

Outside the concentrated cool of Cooper-Young, Uber will be helpful for bouncing between the city’s more scattered standouts, from groovy craft suds maker Wiseacre Brewing’s singles-baiting taproom off Broad Avenue, a revitalizing arts district, to the dim lo-fi dive that is Midtown’s Buccaneer Lounge, where live bands jam in what feels like a cheap beer-soaked ashtray. (That’s meant as a compliment.) Fussier tastes may prefer the big-budget vibe of Lafayette’s Music Room in nearby Overton Square, a historic multi-floor music hall and Southern restaurant reopened in 2014 after nearly four decades gone dark. There’s Memphis in a nutshell: a pop of electricity in a quiet corner of the South.


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