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Chris Isaak
with Erick Baker

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Tennessee Theatre

8:00 PM Wednesday, September 3rd

Doors open at 7:00 PM

Chris Isaak clearly loves the reverb-laden rockabilly and country of Sun Studios. In particular, he transfers the sweeping melancholy of Roy Orbison's classic Monument singles ("Crying," "Oh, Pretty Woman," "In Dreams") to the more stripped-down, rootsy sound of Sun. His stylized take on '50s and '60s rock & roll eventually made him into a star in the early '90s, thanks to the hit single "Wicked Game." In 1987 he released Chris Isaak, which managed to scrape into the Top 200 album charts. After its release, the singer began an acting career with a bit part in Jonathan Demme's 1988 film Married to the Mob as well as other films. Released in 1989, Heart Shaped World initially sold more than Chris Isaak, yet it didn't manage to break big until late 1990, when the single "Wicked Game" was featured in David Lynch's Wild at Heart. Both 1993's San Francisco Days and 1995's Forever Blue mined essentially the same vein as Heart Shaped World, yet both went gold and spawned a handful of hits. In 1996, Isaak released The Baja Sessions; Speak of the Devil followed two years later. Isaak's busy touring schedule and growing visibility as an actor kept him out of the recording studio until 2002, when he released Always Got Tonight, though in 2004 he did find time to cut his first seasonal album, Chris Isaak Christmas, which featured five new Yuletide tunes along with a batch of holiday favorites. Share the experience that thousands of others have for over two decades.

Sales Information:
Tickets go on sale Friday July 18th, 2008
$58.50 and $48.50, plus applicable service fees.

Venue:
Tennessee Theatre
865-684-1200

Ticket Sales Outlets:
All Tickets Unlimited Locations, Tennessee Theatre Box Office

604 South Gay
Knoxville, TN
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