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Europe’s Tribute to Elvis
30 June 2017 - 2 July 2017£60 – £350
Elvis Fans across the globe get ready for an amazing festival honouring the life, music and fans of Elvis Presley
On 30th June – 2nd July, 2017, the fifth annual Europe’s Tribute to Elvis festival will be held in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, at the world-famous Winter Gardens. This will be an event unlike any experienced before. The festival will feature many great Elvis-themed shows.
Friday’s “Long Live the King” is an incredible show to celebrate Elvis the man & his music. Saturday’s”Ultimate Elvis Trilogy” is a spectacular celebration of the 40th anniversary. Sunday’s “Spirit of the King,” is a wonderful showcase of Elvis’ gospel music. Elvis hits from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s will be performed by three of the world’s best Elvis Tribute Artists: We have winners of the Elvis Presley Enterprises “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest”. Cody Ray Slaughter, star of “Million Dollar Quartet” on Broadway, is the 2011 World Champion and the youngest man to hold the title. Dean Z 2013 Ultimate Elvis world champion. Multi Award Winning Ryan Pelton, star of the film “Identical” will be performing, Our festival Band all the way from the USA is the spectacular EAS Band, which this year features Brass section.
The festival includes Europe’s only official preliminary heat of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. Twenty five tribute artists from all over the world will compete to be crowned Europe’s Tribute to Elvis Champion 2017 and pick up the largest cash prize in Europe. The winner will also qualify to enter the Elvis Presley Enterprise’s contest finals, which are held during Elvis Week in Memphis, August 2017. The contest will be judged by our celebrity panel consisting of Elvis’ friend and actor, Don Collier star of “Paradise Hawaiian Style” and over 200 films. Chris Christian songwriter, record producer and record label executive. Also, joining the panel is Elvis friend and tour producer Charles Stone and recording artist and Elvis’ friend Jimmy Velvet. In addition to judging the contest, our celebrity guests will be sharing memorable stories about Elvis Presley in our “Conversations on Elvis” series of on-stage interviews.
The full festival schedule, details of all showcase acts and box office are available on the official web site: https://elvisfestival.co.uk