Kid Memphis Trio
June 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm| $5
A Blues musician, Johnny Holiday (Kid Memphis) made his mark on the legendary Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee, at the age of 15. His first record made was at the legendary Sun Studio. His first appearance on stage was at the Overton Park Shell. When Beale Street opened as a tourist attraction in the 1990s, a young Kid Memphis would play on the street with his teenage bandmates. Kid along with his band Kid Memphis & The Mojo Hand Band started doing regular shows at the New Daisy Theater. It wasn’t shortly after that Kid would find himself playing with greats such as, B.B. King, Albert King, Gatemouth Brown and Jeff Healey. Holiday was reportedly influenced by some of the early Texas recording artists. Holiday became an actor in 2005. He has since released a record with Little Boys Blue on Vizztone Records, Operated by Muddy Waters guitarist Bob Margolin.
John Holiday is also the Extraordinary Memphis Guitar player/singer that played Carl Perkins in the Johnny Cash movie “Walk the Line”. Accompanied by Steve Camilleri on drums, Burt Engelsman on bass.