Adelaide Festival Centre presents SUN RISING - The Songs That Made Memphis

Festival Centre

Imagine Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Roy Orbison all recording their hits in one studio. Well that’s what happened at the famous Sun Records in Memphis Tennessee and they weren’t alone! Critically acclaimed production Sun Rising – The Songs That Made Memphis pays tribute to the artists and music from Sun Records in a spectacular cabaret show that has sold out across Australia and most recently at the 2015 Adelaide Cabaret Festival.  Sun Rising will be perform three shows in the Dunstan Playhouse on 24 & 25 February as part of the Adelaide Fringe.

“We are super excited that tickets have been selling like hot cakes!! So much so, that a third show has been added.  No excuses for missing out, it’s gonna be a great weekend!” -  Sun Rising

The audience will be taken on a guided studio tour that showcases the incredible music and classic stories of Memphis royalty and Sun Records’ early years. With insightful tales and stompin’ tunes at the heart of this rock ‘n’ roll super show, it’s a musical history lesson at its best! 

‘Melbourne band Sun Rising is rocking with an utter belter of a show. The Songs that Made Memphis is an exuberant, potent homage to the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll that has the audience jiving beyond the exit.’ – InDaily.com.au

‘Most cats in the house dance and bop as if they’re at a “high school hop” throughout the night and there’s a standing ovation from the seated crew.’ – TheMusic.com

‘This was a show packed full of energy and passion, the set list was out of this world, on stage banter was hilarious. It was brilliant.’ – Beat Magazine

‘The crowd was jubilant- moving, laughing, swing dancing and singing the entire show and one rather enthusiastic punter put it better than anyone as she screamed out in joy, “THIS HAS BEEN THE BEST NIGHT EVER!”’ ABC Radio

What

SUN RISING The Songs That Made Memphis

When

24 – 25 February

Venue

Dunstan Playhouse

For information about access for patrons (including those with disabilities), please visit
adelaidefestivalcentre.com.au/about-us/redevelopment-project

Time

24 February at 7.30pm & 25 February at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Cost from

Adult A Res $49.90, A Res Conc $39.90, B Res Adult $39.90, B Res Conc $34.90, Subscribe & Save Adult $44.90 Conc $34.90, A Reserve Groups 6+ $39.90

A handling fee of $8.95 applies per transaction

Bookings

BASS 131 246 or online at bass.net.au

More info

For further information visit adelaidefestivalcentre.com.au

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For more details go to: Website:sunrisingaustralia.com // Facebook: facebook.com/sunrisingband
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STAYING INFORMED:
As Adelaide Festival Centre embarks on its exciting period of renewal and change, and while the redevelopment plans for Adelaide Riverbank and Adelaide Festival Centre take shape, keep up to date with the latest news on our website: adelaidefestivalcentre.com.au/about-us/redevelopment-project 

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Petrina Egan - Publicity Executive - 08 8216 8699 // 0423 324 288 // petrina.egan@adelaidefestivalcentre.com.au

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