Juke Joint Duo, 6/26/09


Juke Joint Duo
Levitt Shell
Memphis, Tennessee
June 26, 2009

The old bandshell in Overton Park housed many a concert over the years, including the what many music historians consider the first ever rock and roll show – on July 30, 1954, Elvis Presley was the opening act for Slim Whitman.

In 1997 the Levitt Shell was renovated, and reopened as a free music venue in September 2008.

June has been a hot month in Memphis and in the midst of the high 90s temperatures The Juke Joint Duo – Cedric Burnside and Lightnin’ Malcom – cranked the heat up even more with their North Mississippi hill country blues.

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