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Sun Rising: The Songs That Made Memphis @ The Joan - blog post image

Sun Rising: The Songs That Made Memphis @ The Joan

Celebrate the legendary Sun Records with Sun Rising: The Songs That Made Memphis. Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Rufus Thomas Jnr, Howlin’ Wolf, and many more all had one thing in common – they launched their careers at the famous Sun Record Company in Memphis.

Kicking The Joan’s 2019 Season off in style on January 18 & 19, is Sun Rising: The Songs That Made Memphis; a show that will transport you to that special time and place with amazing tales, brilliant music and hilarious anecdotes from the famed Sun Records artists and the label’s creator, Sam Phillips.

Sun Rising: The Songs That Made Memphis will inform and educate the audience while rocking them senseless. The show takes a chronological tour of Memphis’ famed Sun Records, focusing on the early period of 1950-57, showcasing artists including Ike Turner, BB King, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis & more.

For the last six years, Sun Rising have performed sell out shows all around Australia and have amassed a huge fan base and received glowing reviews. The band has travelled the country, playing sold out performances and dazzling crowds with their incredible musicianship, infectious passion and standout renditions of this timeless music.

The Songs That Made Memphis is no tribute show – it’s an authentic and undeniably alluring musical journey through the decades from the birth of Rock n Roll. Expect a super-charged night of blazing hits, and lots of fun.

Tickets

Adult $60

Concession $55

Under 30’s $30

Seniors Matinee $30

This show is also available for subscription, ranging in three sizes with respective discounts on pricing for shows; a four pack saves you 10%, six pack 12% and an eight pack 15%. Subscriptions and single tickets are on sale now online at www.thejoan.com.au or by phoning 4723 7600.

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