Baz Luhrmann and Dave Cobb Discuss The Music of 'Elvis' on Southern Accents Radio on Apple Music Country
To celebrate the release of Baz Luhrmann’s highly anticipated ‘Elvis’ film and soundtrack releasing tomorrow, the acclaimed director joins Dave Cobb on the latest episode of Southern Accents Radio on Apple Music Country to discuss working together on the film's soundtrack at RCA Studio A in Nashville. They discuss the process of selecting the music for the film, the importance and influence of Black music on Elvis's career, being allowed access into Elvis’s untouched bedroom, Austin Butler’s portrayal of Elvis, recording with Steve Nicks and Chris Isaak, and more.
Elvis Presley: Gibson Introduces Two Acoustic Guitars that Mark Key Musical Moments in the Legendary Career of the Global Icon
For 128 years, Gibson--the iconic American instrument brand--has shaped sound across generations and genres and has emerged as the most relevant, played and loved guitar brand around the world. Gibson is proud to announce it has partnered with Authentic Brands Group (ABG) and Elvis Presley Enterprises to create two stunning acoustics: the Gibson Elvis™ Dove and Gibson Elvis™ SJ-200, both in Ebony.
My first concert was Willie Nelson in January of 1984. I was only eight years old. My mum took me as her date since my dad was sick. We trekked across town to the Universal/Gibson Amphitheatre which was later demolished for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood. I remember it being cold and rainy. Regardless of the weather, Angeleno’s were decked out in their country finest. Dark denim, blinged out belts, rhinestone-embellished cowboy hats and Americana regalia filled the theatre.
Brand-new footage of ‘The King’ to be shown in ‘live onscreen’ performance at Montclair’s Wellmont Theater, Jan. 30
Want an up-close and personal experience with the late entertainer who changed the course of popular music? Elvis Presley, “the King of Rock and Roll,” will be shown in exquisite footage set to music for “Elvis: Seen/Unseen – Live Onscreen” at the Wellmont Theater on Jan.
Beatles or Elvis? Who was the real King of Rock 'n' Roll? Two of the greatest musical acts of all time face off in a high-octane, adrenaline-pumping musical showdown on Friday, August 16 at the Boulder Theater courtesy of nationally touring Beatles band Abbey Road and premier Elvis tribute, Scot Bruce. The Abbey Road band performed at the Boulder Theater last year with Beatles vs. Stones.
Where did the idea for this show come from?
She's worked with some of the finest, including Dolly Parton, and now Holly Norman is back with her second bluegrass album.
TAKING CARE OF BLUEGRASS – A TRIBUTE TO ELVIS is available now, (Release date October 14, 2016). The first single released to radio is "Moody Blue," a tasteful bluegrass spin on the Elvis classic.
Julien's Auctions, the world’s premier music and entertainment memorabilia auction house along with Hard Rock Cafe New York has announced a rare exhibit including remarkable music memorabilia to display for press TODAY, Monday, May 13, 2013 from 11 am – 5 pm and Tuesday, and May 14, 2013 from 11 am – 5 pm. The exhibit precedes the Julien’s Auctions Music Icons auction event to take place at Hard Rock Cafe New York on Saturday, May 18, 2013.