Enjoy an evening of familiar hits from the Stax and Hi Records catalogues performed by a select group of the finest musicians in the city and fronted by one of Memphis’ premiere vocalists, Susan Marshall. This show is a bon voyage of sorts for this all-star group of Memphis musicians before they head overseas to perform at the Memphis in Poland festival.
Joining Susan on stage will be Marcin Arendt, Peewee Jackson, Heather Trussell, Sam Shoup, Rebecca Arendt, Harold Smith, and special guests. This performance will be recorded for broadcast on Memphis own internationally syndicated radio program, Beale Street Caravan.
Doors at 7:30 pm | Show at 8 pm
About Susan Marshall:
Memphis artist Susan Marshall began her career Off-Broadway as a leading soprano in the Rep-Company Light Opera of Manhattan. Shortly after moving back to Memphis in 1990, she began fronting rock-soul band The Mother Station and was signed to a record deal with EastWest / Atlantic Records.
“Better Off Alone” (a song she co-wrote with Austin Carroll) was recorded by American Idol’s Katherine McPhee for her 2007 self-titled debut which reached #2 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums Chart. Her songs have also been recorded by international blues divas Ana Popovic and Reba Russell to name a few.
Susan has toured all over the world as part of the Afghan Whigs as well as with Cat Power & The Memphis Rhythm Band. She is also known for her studio and/or stage work with a wide range of superstars; Lucinda Williams, Keith Richards, Norah Jones, Lenny Kravitz, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ann Peebles, North Mississippi Allstars, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Solomon Burke, Jim Lauderdale, Steve Earle, and Kirk Whalum to name a few.