Memphis Slim's House of Blues, located at Basement Level, 22 Gilbert Place in Adelaide, is a
celebrated Chicago Blues style bar. The bar's signature offerings are live music and rare
American whiskey. The bar also has to offer a diverse range of bottled American beers, local
wines, and an extensive collection of spirits.
The bar has made remarkable strides in the live music scene, winning the Best Live Music
Venue in the Australian Bar Awards and the Best Bar in South Australia in 2022. Memphis
Slim's House of Blues features exhilarating live music performances, showcasing local and
international musicians from Wednesday through Sunday. Their weekly Dusty Lee's Blues Jam
on Thursdays is particularly popular among music enthusiasts.
Along with their impressive musical offerings, Memphis Slim's House of Blues has a unique
approach to staff training, which includes a seasonal rotation of their menu. This approach helps
new staff enhance their repertoire, and the bar introduces a new menu every season to ensure
that all the drinks on offer are exceptional. The bar focuses on selecting people with the right
attitudes who have the ability to bring their own creative ideas to the table.
Memphis Slim's House of Blues also strives to champion local musicians and build a community
that uplifts itself. The bar provides a platform for artists to showcase their talent and gain
recognition, creating a sense of belonging and camaraderie among musicians and patrons.
Memphis Slim's House of Blues is part of the Gonzo Group, which also owns Shotgun Willie's
and Cry Baby, and continues to set the standard for live music and hospitality in Adelaide.