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This live concert event pays tribute to the birth of rock 'n roll, and rhythm & blues in the city that started it all - Memphis, Tennessee.

​In 1950, Sam Phillips opened Memphis Recording Service and, by 1952, the newly named Sun Records at recorded the first records of now-icons  of the blues - B.B. King and Howlin' Wolf. In a few short years, the artists that followed would change the course of musical history with a roster that boasted Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Roy Orbison. The story of rock music's origin has been recently re-popularized with the hit Broadway show "Million Dollar Quartet".

Briefly following the emergence of Sun, was Satellite Records - which became Stax in 1961. The Memphis born entity was a major factor in the creation of southern soul with artists like Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes and Sam & Dave dominating radio airplay well into the 1960s and 70s.

SONS OF MEMPHIS brings all the best Memphis music in one powerful, soulful production featuring the best of the Sun catalogue (Whole Lotta Shakin', Blue Suede Shoes, That's Alright Mama) and a cavalcade from the Stax vault  (Knock on Wood, Soul Man, Try a Little Tenderness). The 'sons' also deliver many of the well-known tributes to Walkin' in Memphis and Chuck Berry's classic Memphis.

Join us for one more walk down Beale Street

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