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
Reverend Horton Heat (Episode #602)
KQED Life: Sun, Mar 29, 2015 -- 11:30 PM
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 30, 2015 -- 5:30 AM
Toy Soldiers (Episode #601)
KQED Plus: Sun, Mar 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 Life: Mon, Mar 23, 2015 -- 5:30 AM
- KQED Life: Sun, Mar 22, 2015 -- 11:30 PM
- KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 -- 5:30 AM