Trump, celebrities react to death of Jerry Lee Lewis
Stars and other notables react to the death of Jerry Lee Lewis. The rock ‘n’ roll star died Friday at age 87. Thank you for your trailblazing inspiration and all the rock ‘n’ roll memories. “God bless Jerry Lee Lewis peace and love to his family.”news.yahoo.com
Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Whitley join the Country Hall of Fame
Two artists who started their careers outside of country music were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame as early rock pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis and bluegrass performer-turned-country star Keith Whitley joined the ranks. Lewis, the 87-year-old artist nicknamed “The Killer," was unable to attend the induction ceremony on Sunday in Nashville, Tennessee, due to guidance from his doctor. Whitley's widow, fellow country star Lorrie Morgan, accepted the medallion on his behalf during the ceremony featuring performances by Garth Brooks, Mickey Guyton, Chris Isaak, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert and Alabama.news.yahoo.com
Back to normal? Cannes Film Festival prepares to party
After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back — even kisses were forbade on the red carpet — the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal.
R. Kelly Went on Wild Rant About Stigma Over Sex With Teens, Witness Says
Jason Kempin/GettyDuring a 1999 dinner, R. Kelly went on a rant about the stigma of dating younger women before calling himself a “genius” and comparing himself to Jerry Lee Lewis, who married his teenage cousin, a witness testified in Brooklyn federal court on Thursday."He mentioned that he likes very young girls and that people make such a big deal of it. Even look at Jerry Lee Lewis, he is a genius and I am a genius,” the witness, a woman who was identified in court as “Stephanie,” told jurornews.yahoo.com
KSAT Kids: Today in History, Sept. 29
All rights reserved)Today is Tuesday, Sept. 29, the 273rd day of 2020. Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept. 29, 2005, John G. Roberts Jr. was sworn in as the nation’s 17th chief justice after winning Senate confirmation. Country singer Brad Cotter (TV: “Nashville Star”) is 50. Country musician Danick Dupelle (Emerson Drive) is 47. Country singer Katie McNeill (3 of Hearts) is 38.
Touring Production of Million Dollar Quartet Stopping in San Antonio for One Night
click to enlarge Courtesy of the Majestic TheatreElvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis walk into a bar. The bartender says, What is this, a jukebox musical? He would be right, except instead of a bar, its a recording studio and instead of a bartender, its Sun Records head Sam Phillips.is a dramatization of a real recording session that happened between the four music legends in 1956. The Tony Award-winning musical ended its original Broadway run back in 2011, but this hit production continues to tour nationwide, including a one-night stop in San Antonio.Whether youre putting on your Blue Suede Shoes or prefer being a Man in Black, this musical is a likely hit for musical theater nerds and oldies fans alike.sacurrent.com
Items belonging to Elvis, Johnny Cash and Garth Brooks at auction
Personal and career items from Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Steve McQueen, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Jerry Lee Lewis, Judy Garland and Garth Brooks are up for auction. NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Memorabilia from some of the most iconic stars and artists of all time are hitting the auction block later this month and we got a sneak peek. Kruse GWS Auctions previewed personal and career items from Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Steve McQueen, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Jerry Lee Lewis, Judy Garland and Garth Brooks. We also got a look at some of the items aboard Garth Brooks' tour bus, which is also being auction off later this month. "It makes perfect sense to bring some of this incredible memorabilia to Music City USA aboard the Garth Brooks tour bus we will be auctioning," said Brigitte Kruse, Founder of Kruse GWS Auctions.
Million Dollar Quartet coming to San Antonio Majestic Theatre
SAN ANTONIO - The Broadway musical, 'Million Dollar Quartet' will perform in San Antonio on Oct. 6 at the Majestic Theatre. "Million Dollar Quartet" is a musical inspired by 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, a news release said. The Tony Award-winning musical brings to life the story of four young musicians meeting at Sun Records in Memphis in 1956. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.Tickets range from $49.50 to $69.50. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Majestic Theatre Box Office, online at ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at (800)982-2787.
The "Million Dollar Quartet" is jamming out at The Public Theater of San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO – You can see the jam session that made music history! Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley came together at Sun Records for an extraordinary jam session that would come to be known as the "Million Dollar Quartet." You can see this show at The Public Theater of San Antonio March 22nd through April 14th.
Biography examines life of Sun Records' Sam Phillips
Sam Phillips and his Sun Records label discovered some of the biggest artists of all time including Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Howlin’ Wolf and Ike Turner. Now a new biography sheds light on the man behind countless hit songs. Critically acclaimed author Peter Guralnick joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his new book, “Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll."cbsnews.com