Thursday, June 26, 2014

Sun Studio Celebrates The 60th Anniversary of Rock N Roll, Chris Isaak, and a New Exhibit

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The Legendary Sun Studio Celebrates The 60th Anniversary of Rock N Roll with the Grand Opening of an Exhibit focused on famed DJ Dewey Phillips and Chris Isaak Croons His Version of “That’s All Right” for a Limited Pressing 45 Vinyl Release Available Only for the Occasion


Hello Rock N Roll Fans! The 60th Anniversary of "That's All Right" celebrations at Sun Studio are shaping up. Here is a timeline so you know what to expect and when to come down to 706 Union Avenue. If you are planning on coming for the special limited release Chris Isaak vinyl please read the section below on that topic. Note that the studio room itself will be closed to visitors from 10am-4pm for a very special live broadcast by the BBC.

Saturday July 5th, 2014

10:AM-11:40 Sun Studio opens the gift shop and begins giving FREE tours of the
  brand new exhibit- "Dewey Phillips: Rock N Roll On The Radio".
Tours will be first come first served and tickets are available for
timed tours at 10am.

12PM-12:30 Celebrate with us outside the studio commemorative
cake cutting ceremony and a few very special guests.

12:30 Those in line for the Chris Isaak limited release will begin to
receive a 60th Anniversary of "That's All Right" souvenir and a
voucher number and then move on to a Sun employee that will
collect detailed information including Phone, email, and mailing
address. 
The limited issue 45 record of Chris Isaak doing "That's All
Right" at Sun Studio will then be promised to the first 400 people in
line. The record will be fully packaged and sent to your front door
in the fall of 2014. Exact date TBA. This record will only be available
to 400 people at Sun on Saturday July 5th, 2014 and will never be
available anywhere for free or for sale anywhere else.

1pm-3:40 Free tours will resume of our new exhibit "Dewey Phillps: Rock N
Roll On The Radio". Tours will be first come first served and tickets
will be available starting at 10am on July 5th, 2014.

4:30pm The Full Sun Studio tours begin! Free for only this afternoon. The 
full Sun Studio tours will be at 4:30pm, 5:00pm, and 5:30pm. Tickets 
for the full Sun Studio tours will be available starting at 4pm.

7:45 Sun Studio closes for business.

Sunday, July 1, 2012

SING Competition - Enter Today!!!

Resorts Casino in Tunica, Mississippi - just down the road from Memphis - is holding its first (hopefully annual) "SING" competition with the winning artist receiving a cash prize and free studio time right here in the birthplace of rock and roll, Sun Studio - view the ground rules and enter today by clicking here!