Showing posts from December 2, 2010

Lisa Marie's New Album Will Be Produced In January

"Just wrote song number 30 , is snowed in and adores life in the UK:) The record gets produced in January in Los Angeles. Blessings and Happy Holidays to everyone. Much Love, L" says Lisa Marie in a message she posted today to her fans.

Sonny Burgess Joins Million Dollar Quartet Tonight!

Rockabilly vet Sonny Burgess recorded his first hit, 1956’s “We Wanna Boogie,” for Sam Phillips’s Sun Records. Burgess headlines the Abbey Pub tomorrow night ; tonight, he’ll (sort of) revisit Sun’s Memphis heyday, sitting in with the actor-musicians who play Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis in the long-running jukebox musical Million Dollar Quartet at the Apollo Theater in Chicago . Burgess will join the MDQ cast for the show’s encore; following the show, rock historian and Million Dollar Quartet co-writer Colin Escott (a newly minted Grammy nominee for his production work on the Hank Williams box set The Complete Mother’s Best Recordings…Plus!) will lead a Q&A session. Tomorrow Sonny Burgess & The Pacers will be performing here: Sonny Burgess + Mars Attacks + The Honeybees Abbey Pub 3420 W Grace St (at Elston Ave) Lakeview/Roscoe Village/Wrigleyville, Chicago | Map 773-478-4408 El: Blue to Addison. Bus: 80, 82, 152 | Directions h


December 1, 2010 (Sag Harbor, NY) -  Bay Street Theatre is pleased to present an Elvis Weekend! LEGENDS: ELVIS & FRIENDS will be presented on Friday, January 7 at 8 pm. After the film, there will be a dance concert with GENE CASEY & THE LONE SHARKS. Tickets are $20. The classic Elvis film BLUE HAWAII will be presented on Saturday, January 8 at 8 pm. Tickets for BLUE HAWAII are $5 at the door. The weekend is in commemoration of Elvis Presley’s 75th birthday on January 8.  LEGENDS series creator Joe Lauro will present a tribute program of rare and exciting performance clips and early interviews of Elvis and some of his “Million Dollar Quartet” pals. JERRY LEE LEWIS, CARL PERKINS, JOHNNY CASH and others will be rockin’ and shakin’ again in the company of “The King.” Following the film, GENE CASEY & THE LONE SHARKS will hit the Bay Street stage for a live dance concert. Come watch, listen and dance! Long live Elvis! To purchase tickets log on to or call the Box O

More On The Wallking Tall Trail

The Walking Tall Trail, which originates at Graceland, takes travelers from Memphis along West Tennessee's rural highways, exploring the history of music legends Elvis Presley, B.B. King, Carl Perkins and others. It ventures through charming small towns and pauses at Shiloh National Military Park, as well as at the home of legendary Sheriff Buford Pusser. Along the trail, travelers can stop in Selmer to see brooms made the old-fashioned way. World-famous barbecue and catfish are plentiful and the quiet natural beauty of West Tennessee is an attraction on its own. “Discover Tennessee Trails and Byways is proud to launch its fifth trail," said Commissioner Gerald Nicely, Tennessee Department of Transportation. "The Walking Tall Trail offers historical, cultural and geographical significance to its visitors." The Tennessee Departments of Tourist Development and Transportation, in partnership with the Southwest Tennessee Tourism Association and tourism organizations in

Michael Jackson vs. Bruno Mars Best Male Pop Vocal 2011 Grammys

Michael Jackson has been nominated for a posthumous Grammy award in the Best Male Pop Vocal Performance category for This Is It. MJ is up against John Mayer, Michael Buble, Adam Lambert, & Bruno Mars . Bruno Mars is well known by Elvis fans because he kicked off his musical career as the world's youngest ETA. He performed in Memphis in the early 90's and had a part in the movie, Honeymoon in Vegas . Bruno is the only ETA to ever actually "make it" in the music business. This will be Michael Jackson's 14th Grammy when he wins this year. The 53rd annual Grammys air on CBS on February 13, 2011 at 8 PM EST.

Lee Harvey Oswald's Coffin @ Auction

Current bid  $6,727 Just when you think you have seen it all! An LA auction house is selling Lee Harvey Oswald's coffin. The original pine version that once held the remains of the man who killed President John Kennedy in 1963. Oswald's body was exhumed in 1981 to verify the remains and later reburied in a different coffin. Bidding for the original was at more than $6,000 Wednesday. Separately, the auction house also is selling the embalming table & tools used to prepare Oswald's body (at $500 Wednesday), and a very small cut out piece of the limousine seat on which Kennedy was sitting when shot ($2,000 Wednesday). All three auctions end Dec. 16.