Sun Studio Sessions
This series features today's best new touring artists performing live in the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee. In addition to a live musical performance, each artist will share personal stories behind their songs and music. Sun Studio is an international tourist destination and a designated National Historic Landmark for its unparalleled contributions to music culture for providing the first professional recording opportunities for blues legends like Howlin' Wolf, B.B. King and Rufus Thomas, as well as discovering music legends Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis,Carl Perkins and Roy Orbison, among many others. The historic studio serves as a charming backdrop for these live performances from today's rising young touring artists.
Sun Studio Sessions Previous Broadcasts
Flea Market Hustlers (Episode #608)
KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 -- 11:30 PM
Tennessee based Flea Market Hustlers bring a fresh and unique approach to bluegrass. Their high energy performances have been described as a "musical celebration" and they have become fan favorites on the music festival circuit. In this episode, the band artfully performs several songs, including tracks from their acclaimed record "Free Demo For Sale."
- KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 -- 5:30 AM
Toy Soldiers (Episode #601)
KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 1, 2015 -- 11:30 PM
Philadelphia based Toy Soldiers were named a "band to watch" by USA Today and tour nationally winning fans over with their fusion of roots rock, blues and soul. In this episode the band performs several songs, including "Free Help", "Weeping Willow and "Throw Me Down."
- KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 2, 2015 -- 5:30 AM