A Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On in “One Night in Memphis”

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

One Night in Memphis group.

“One Night in Memphis,” the official and number one tribute to Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash will be appearing live at The Emerson Center on Friday evening, March 15 at 7 p.m. as part of the LIVE! From Vero Beach concert series. It is an amazing 90 minutes of pure rockabilly, country, gospel and rock and roll music in a very authentic and energetic presentation featuring nationally known talent.

The show recreates that magical night of December 4, 1956 when Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash found themselves jamming at Sam Phillip’s Sun Studios in Memphis, TN. Little did they know that their jam session was being recorded and preserved for all time, representing all the performers in their prime singing the very best music of that time.

“One Night in Memphis®” created and directed by John Mueller is the number one booked tribute to this legendary time in music. It is performed live starring former cast members of the Broadway smash, “Million Dollar Quartet.” If you loved the play, “Million Dollar Quartet,” the concert version is a must-see! Be a witness to and experience rock and roll royalty with the music and talent that has stood the test of time. True American music featuring acclaimed national talent guaranteed to get you rocking and rolling.  There’ll be a whole lotta shakin’ going on!

This concert is co-produced by MusicWorks, Inc. and Paris Productions while Presenting Sponsors are Cindy O’Dare and Richard Boga of Premier Estate Properties.  Show sponsor is New Vision Eye Center and Charles Schwab.

This concert is co-produced by MusicWorks, Inc. and Paris Productions while Presenting Sponsors are Cindy O’Dare and Richard Boga of Premier Estate Properties.  Show sponsor is New Vision Eye Center and Charles Schwab.

Tickets are on sale now for all concerts. Visit the website for seating locations and ticket prices: www.MusicWorksConcerts.com or call (800)595-4849.

 The other performers include Thurs., Mar. 21-Jimmy Webb-American Songwriter, Composer, Singer, and on Wed., Apr.10-Max Weinberg’s JukeBox –Performing Rock & Roll Classics.

In-kind sponsors include ABC Printing as the Printing sponsor and Majestic Theatre as the Screen Sponsor.  Other sponsors include The Audio House, Alex MacWilliam Real Estate, CenterState, Joe and Denise Corr, Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown, Ocean Grill, Charles Schwab and Springhill Suites by Marriott. Non-profit partnerships include The Cultural Council of Indian River County, The Emerson Center, Indian River Land Trust, Veterans Council of IRC, Quail Valley Charities and Vero Beach Centennial.

The Emerson Center is conveniently located on the campus of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vero Beach, on the SE corner of 16thStreet and 27th Avenue in Vero Beach. Come early and purchase drinks and appetizers from the Emerson Center Café. Parking is free and plentiful. Elevators are accessible to the second floor balcony seats.  Hearing devices are available. For more information call 772-234-4412.

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