MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
The Tony® award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins
About The Show
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the Tony® award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time.
On December 4, 1956, these four young musicians were gathered together by Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ’n’ Roll,” at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions of all time. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET brings that legendary night to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal, humorous banter and celebrations featuring timeless hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Ring of Fire,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “I Walk the Line,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “See Ya Later, Alligator,” “Fever,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Hound Dog” and more.
This thrilling musical brings you inside the recording studio with four major talents who came together as a red-hot rock ‘n’ roll band for one unforgettable night. Rock and Roll's best kept secret... revealed, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET!
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Paul Ingles will prepare you for Million Dollar Quartet in Popejoy Hall with a multi-media talk about the real-life back story of the December 1956 studio session featuring Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis that inspired this show. He'll play some excerpts from the actual session and delve into a bit of the pertinent background of each artist to help you understand the lasting impact each had on the history of rock 'n' roll.
Paul Ingles is an award-winning producer whose radio reports and music history programs have been featured on National Public Radio and stations around the world. He has produced 15 hours of programs on the history of The Beatles, as well as programs on such music luminaries as Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, James Brown, The Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt, Bo Diddley, Lou Reed, and many more.
May 18th, 2015
We start at 6:30.
Free for TLC members and Popejoy subscribers.
Others: $8.00 (or $10 at the door).
located in the American Square Shopping Center:
3301 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
A Broadway in New Mexico Selection