The Musical History of Royal Studios Narrated by Boo Mitchell

Kicking off the 2022-2023 On Stage at the Halloran Centre Season

The 2022-2023 On Stage at the Halloran Centre season begins with a tribute to an iconic Memphis music institution on Friday, August 26 at 7:30pm. The Musical History of Royal Studios narrated by Boo Mitchell is a musically guided journey of the more than 60-year history of Willie Mitchell, and his iconic Royal Studios. Tickets are $37.50 and are on sale now.

“Come enjoy a night of stories and music – and the stories behind the music,” said Boo Mitchell, Producer/Engineer/Co-Owner of Willie Mitchell’s Royal Studios.

GRAMMY winner Boo Mitchell will lead audiences through the magical music of Royal Studios through the decades. The GRAMMY nominated Hi-Rhythm along with Marcus Scott (former lead singer of Tower of Power), Lil Rounds (American Idol finalist), Gerald Richardson (Cameo) and Ashton Riker (Stax Music Academy Alumnus) will perform everything from the classic music of Willie Mitchell, Al Green, Ann Peebles, Otis Clay, OV Wright to the current Royal Hits like “Uptown Funk” and more.

Hear the stories and the music that made Royal one of the biggest producers of soul music and the current hits that cement Royal’s hit making ability for future generations.

Tickets are $37.50 and on sale now through the Orpheum box office (901.525.3000),, and Ticketmaster. Special group rates are also available by emailing The 2022-2023 On Stage at the Halloran Centre Music + Theatre Series is sponsored by Evolve Bank & Trust.

About the Orpheum Theatre Group:

The mission of the Orpheum Theatre Group is to enhance the communities we serve by utilizing the performing arts to entertain, educate, and enlighten while preserving the historic Orpheum Theatre and the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education. For more information, visit

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