Learn more about Levitt Shell, Overton Park.
Welcome to Levitt Shell, home of the performing arts in the heart of historic Overton Park. Since its dedication in 1936, the Shell has delighted Memphians with variety of exceptional entertainers, including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, the Grateful Dead, and many more. After extensive renovations, the Levitt Shell is once again the Mid-South's most enchanting venue for free, outdoor, professional performances. Fun Fact: Elvis Presley's first paid concert was held at Levitt Shell, July 30, 1954.