Andy Childs and the Memphis Sound

A country, rock, Motown dance band.

Artist Bio

For more than a decade, ANDY CHILDS has been thrilling audiences nation-wide and abroad. Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Andy has become internationally known for his performances…following in the footsteps of other great stars who originated in the same area.

ANDY CHILDS has become a popular opening act for nostalgic concert tours featuring stars such as Fabian, Chubby Checker, and Jerry Lee Lewis. Andy has also served as Music Director for many other Rock ‘N Roll stars such as The Shirelles, The Coasters, The Drifters, The Diamonds, Tommy Roe, and many others.

ANDY CHILDS’ show is one of the nation’s premier authentic Rock ‘n Roll shows – taking the audience on a whirl-wind tour through Rock ‘N Roll history… from The Temptations to the Four Tops, Chuck Berry to Little Richard. The show then salutes Andy’s hometown of Memphis, featuring the music of Roy Orbison, Otis Redding, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, and others. All of this is part of an exciting, energy-filled musical journey to the past.

ANDY CHILDS (along with THE MEMPHIS SOUNDS) – ONE OF THE PREMIER Rock ‘N Roll Shows of the South … displaying the Memphis heritage through a combination of early rock ‘n roll and Memphis’ soul-flavored R & B, plus Motown, and current favorites.

is truly a “Sentimental Journey”!


Song List

ANDY CHILDS AND HIS BAND, THE MEMPHIS SOUNDS, play a variety of great dance music including oldies and current country. Here are some highlights:

The Roots of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Classics by Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, the Beatles, and many others performed as only a Memphis band can! Also includes a rollicking medley of the greatest dance craze in history – Chubby Checker’s the Twist.


A full set of the best from the Four Tops, the Temptations, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5, and more. No one has ever resisted dancing!

Dance Favorites

Brown-Eyed Girl, Mony-Mony, Pretty Woman, Celebration, Shout, and many other “most-requested” dance songs.


A frequently up-dated set of great new country by artists Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, Dwight Yoakum, Brooks and Dunn, and others for your line-dancing enjoyment.

…Just a sample of the evening’s line-up of great entertainment and dance music, Andy Childs and the Memphis sounds will play up to four 45-minute sets per night.