Grace Potter, Backyard Tire Fire on Sun Studio Sessions

The Legendary Sun Studio in Memphis Tennessee is announcing the launch of SUN STUDIO SESSIONS, a web video series featuring today’s rising stars in the music world, performing live in the historic studio where Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and many other greats recorded their first hits.

New artists and songs will be introduced every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, beginning Monday, April 7, 2008 and continuing throughout the year. You can view a preview now on SunStudioSessions.com.

Sun Studio Sessions are produced by music blogger Jeff Davidson (of Earvolution/BlogCritics) who says: "This is just so different and – – – well, cool!  The new artists coming here get goosebumps from all the history in this room, and you can feel the juice in their performances.  And it’s the same raw and pure sound Sun Studio made epic in the 1950’s."

Davidson said the show was considering different partnership opportunities: "We want to be careful selecting partners, in terms of sponsorship and distribution, given all the history here, but we have created a show with a high level of consistency and a quality that’s perfect for web advertisers – particularly those looking for targeted placements."

Davidson said the show was considering different partnership opportunities: "We want to be careful selecting partners, in terms of sponsorship and distribution, given all the history here, but we have created a show with a high level of consistency and a quality that’s perfect for web advertisers – particularly those looking for targeted placements."

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals will kick off the first Session, with performances scheduled in the coming days and weeks by other great rising stars including Amber Rubarth, Adam Levy, Sarah Borges and The Broken Singles, Amy LaVere, David Ford, Five Times August, and Backyard Tire Fire. You can view clips on SunStudioSessions.com with new webisodes every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

About Sun Studio

Founded in 1950 by Rock N Roll Hall of Famer Sam Philips, Sun Studio is literally the Birthplace of Rock N Roll. Its original artists, including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Howlin’ Wolf and Jerry Lee Lewis have been followed by hundreds of artists including the Beatles Ringo Starr and John Lennon, Bono and U2, and, now most recently – – – Grace Potter and the Nocturnals.

Welcoming more than a million fans of their Rock N Roll heroes by day, who tour the Studio, when the night falls, Sun Studio comes alive with exciting new artists and sounds – now captured for all to see and hear in Sun Studio Sessions.

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