TUNE IN: SKYVILLE LIVE TO HONOR JERRY LEE LEWIS WITH PERFORMANCES FROM GEORGE STRAIT, TOBY KEITH, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON AND MORE AUGUST 24
“There are men, and then there are myths. Jerry Lee Lewis is the latter.” - Jordan Runtagh, People Country
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 23, 2017) – Emmy-Award winning online music series, Skyville Livewill feature a stellar lineup of artists honoring Jerry Lee Lewis on Thursday. Artists appearing on the show include George Strait, Toby Keith, Kris Kristofferson, Chris Stapleton, Lee Ann Womack, Waylon Payne and Jerry Lee himself. Fans at home can stream the magic as it happens on AOL, Yahoo Music! and Rated Red on August 24 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT. Full streaming details can also be found at SkyvilleLive.com.
The City of Nashville and Berry Hill will both honor Jerry Lee Lewis by celebrating Aug. 24th, 2017 as “Jerry Lee Lewis Day.”
2017 marks the 60th Anniversary of mega-hits “Whole Lotta Shakin’” and “Great Balls of Fire,” both of which were recorded at Sam Phillips’ Memphis-based Sun Records. People Country recently sat down with “The Killer” prior to a New York City performance at B.B. King’s to discuss these hits and reflect on his career overall. The music icon took rare time to discuss his favorite music, memories of Elvis, the meaning of rock n’ roll and much more.