Renowned dance artist Lil Buck stars in a new show called Memphis Jookin’: The Show — an ode to his hometown of Memphis, TN — birthplace of the singular dance style known as Memphis Jookin’.

The stage show takes us on a journey to the fabled city to chronicle how the artform emerged from local street dance to international phenomenon.

The original production features Lil Buck alongside a cast of Memphis’ leading Jookin’ dancers performing to a soundtrack that evokes the energy of the streets and the clubs where Memphis Jookin’ was born.

Memphis Jookin’: The Show will premiere at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis on February 11 & 12, 2022 to be followed by a national US tour.

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Discover the homegrown Memphis street dance style called jookin’.

In this new production, renowned dance artist Lil Buck conceives, choreographs, and performs an ode to his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, the birthplace of the singular dance style known as Memphis Jookin’. The 90-minute show chronicles the emergence of the art form, from local street dance to international phenomenon. Eight dancers and a DJ perform alongside Lil Buck to a soundtrack that evokes the energy of the streets and the clubs where Memphis Jookin’ was born.

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