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Celebrate the songs and stories that pay tribute to the early music of Sun Records

Celebrate the early years of the famed Sun Records with Sun Rising, The Birth of Rock and Roll at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith on Saturday 3 August at 2pm and 7.30pm.

Since their first show a decade ago, Melbourne band Sun Rising have played to critical acclaim as they celebrate and play tribute to the timeless music of Sun Records, selling out across the country, headlining Rock ‘n’ Roll festivals, and even receiving an endorsement from the son of Sun records founder, Sam Phillips!

You will be transported to 1950s Memphis, where pioneering sound engineer and producer Sam Phillips discovered legendary artists including Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, BB King, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Howlin’ Wolf, Barbara Pittman and many more.

Feel the nostalgia, relive the memories, and create new ones as you sing along to this timeless music.

Put on your blue suede shoes and book now!


Date & Time: Saturday 3 August, 2pm and 7.30pm
Duration: 135 minutes (including 20-minute interval)
Venue: Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, 597 High Street, Penrith.
Ticket Prices: Standard $50, Concession $45, 35 & Under $30. A fee of $5 applies to all bookings. The Joan Members are eligible for a 15% discount on tickets.