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Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives to Perform at The Guest House at Graceland in June

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Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives to Perform at The Guest House at Graceland in June

April 27, 2018

Concert Appearance to Coincide with the Opening of New “Hillbilly Rock” Exhibit featuring Items from The Marty Stuart Collection of Country Music and Early Rock ‘n’ Roll Artifacts

Graceland has announced that five time GRAMMY Award winning country superstar and Grand Ole Opry member Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives will bring his eclectic blend of rockabilly, honky-tonk, and traditional country music to The Guest House at Graceland Theater on June 9  for an electrifying, one-night only, concert performance at 8 p.m. Marty and his band will be joined by legendary Sun Records drummer W.S. Holland. Opening for Stuart will be the London, country-folk-pop quartet The Wandering Hearts whose deft fingerpicking, rousing choruses, dark-hued lyrics, and sweet, close vocal harmonies have drawn comparisons to Fleetwood Mac and accolades from fellow musicians including Stuart.

Tickets start at $35 and VIP hotel packages are also available. 

VIP Hotel Packages include:

  • One-night hotel accommodations at The Guest House at Graceland (suite or standard room options available).

  • Premium reserved seating for concert event in the first five rows.

  • Exclusive 30-minute Q&A session with Marty Stuart prior to the concert.

  • Pre-signed autographed photo of Marty Stuart.

Limited availability.

At 2 p.m. on June 9, Stuart will participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new exhibit filled with artifacts from Stuart’s personal collection that traces the country music roots of rock ‘n’ roll. The new “Hillbilly Rock” exhibit is part of the Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex.  

Over the years, Marty Stuart’s love of country music has found multiple avenues for expression. In addition to writing and recording such hits as “Hillbilly Rock,” “Tempted,” and “The Whiskey Ain’t Workin’,” Stuart has become one of country music’s noted historians. The “Hillbilly Rock” exhibit is the second collaborative exhibition effort between Stuart and Graceland. 

Stuart credits producer Sam Phillips and the early artists of Sun Records in Memphis (Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis) with the musical revolution that came to be known as rock ‘n’ roll. “Sam was a musical maverick who saw beauty and sensed the raw power of blurring the lines of country, rhythm & blues, bluegrass and gospel music. He was triumphant in bringing down the walls surrounding these musical cultures, opening windows to all musical possibilities, mining the authenticity that lay hidden in each individual artist and providing a setting in which freedom could flourish.” Further, Stuart says, “Sam Phillips and his staff produced an onslaught of music of atomic proportions that inspires, educates, entertains and mesmerizes till this day.”

Concert tickets can be purchased by calling Graceland Reservations at 901-332-3322 (toll-free 800-238-2000), at the Graceland Ticket Office and at Graceland.com.