Showing posts from January, 2013

Eternally Elvis Tribute show - SOLD OUT!

  click to enlarge SOLD OUT! Standing room only! Thank You New Jersey! Videos, photos & a full wrap up tomorrow! Saturday, January 19th Mike Moat and the Golden Reflections will be doing an Elvis Tribute show at the Paramus Elks Hall in Paramus, NJ. Doors open at 7:30 PM and show starts at 8:20 PM. Come join local Elvis fans from the tri-state area for a night of fun & great music! Mike's band includes a 4 pc horn section. We hope to see many of you there! Mention BackinMemphis for discount tickets @ 20 each! Call: 201-637-1423 or email: Mike Moat

A Tribute to Cowboy Jack Clement - Jan 30

Honoring A Legend, A Tribute to Cowboy Jack Clement will be at War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville, TN - January 30, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. "Honoring A Legend, A Tribute to Cowboy Jack Clement" will celebrate the remarkable life and legacy of Cowboy Jack as his friends pay homage to his rich musical accomplishments. Featuring artists including Dan Auerbach, Bobby Bare, Marshall Chapman, Rodney Crowell, Jakob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Charley Pride and John Prine. Additional artists to be announced soon! Don't miss this incredible night of music as we celebrate the one and only Cowboy Jack Clement. We've got our tickets! Use the link below to order yours! Buy Tickets

Hayride Voice Frank Page Funeral set for today, Longview, Jacksonville, Texas | ETX News Funeral arrangements have been set for legendary Shreveport radio broadcaster Frank Page, who died on Wednesday after battling complications with pneumonia. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 14, from 4 - 7 p.m. at Rose Neath Funeral Home at 330 Marshall Street in Shreveport. The funeral will be held on Tuesday, January 15 at the same location. Interment will be at Forest Park Cemetery. Page, who worked in radio for 50 years, is best known was the man who introduced Elvis Presley on the Louisiana Hayride back on October 16, 1954. Page was inducted into the Wall of Fame in Shreveport in 2009. He also was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Louisiana Broadcasters Hall of Fame, according to members of his family. Page was 87.

Dierks Bentley's Pooch Jake has been found!

Someone on Facebook found Jake & is returning him to Dierks now!

Dierks Bentley's Beloved Pooch Missing!

Attention Nashville: Keep an eye out for a white dog with a red collar! Country artist Dierks Bentley's beloved pooch Jake is missing! Earlier tonight, he hopped a fence during a thunderstorm. Let's pray Jake returns home safe very soon!

Rolling Stone Mag remembers John Wilkinson

John Wilkinson, a guitar player who accompanied Elvis Presley for more than a thousand shows as a member of the TCB Band, died on Friday at the age of 67 after a long battle with cancer, the Associated Press reports. Wilkinson grew up in Springfield, Missouri, watching Presley perform on television. In 1955, when he was ten years old, Wilkinson snuck into the star's dressing room before a concert at Springfield's Shrine Mosque and berated the King for his musicianship. "You can't play guitar worth a damn," the boy said. Wilkinson went on to become an accomplished guitarist, playing in folk groups such as the Kingston Trio and the New Christy Minstrels. Some 13 years after that first meeting in the dressing room, Presley asked Wilkinson to join his backup group, the TCB Band, after seeing the 23-year-old play on television. Over the next nine years, Wilkinson played rhythm guitar for Presley in 1,200 shows, remaining in the TBC Band until the singer's death

Guitarist John Wilkinson passes away

John Richard Wilkinson, 67, a native of Springfield who became Elvis Presley’s rhythm guitar player years after meeting the King at concert at the Shrine Mosque, has died. Wilkinson died after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by family and friends in Springfield. According to his obituary, Wilkinson at the age of 10 sneaked into Elvis’dressing room before a show and told Elvis, “you can’t play guitar worth a damn.” Elvis was amused and impressed and predicted they would meet again. After playing in a high school band called “The Coachmen,” Wilkinson went on to play with such groups as The Kingston Trio, The Goodtime Singers, Greenwood County Singers, and The New Christy Minstrels. He joined Elvis’ band at Presley’s invitation in 1969, according to the obit. Wilkinson played played more than 1,200 shows as Elvis’ rhythm guitar player, right up until Presley’s death in 1977. After that he played less music, and made a living in retail and airline services management. A ser

Happy Birthday Elvis!

Thank You EP for all my friends and family!