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Texas Elvis Festival returns to the legendary Southfork Ranch Dallas Texas

Friday, March 10, 2017 6:23
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents. TEXAS’ OFFICIAL ELVIS PRESLEY ENTERPRISES LICENSED FESTIVAL. “TEXAS’ TRIBUTE TO ELVIS” “IF YOU ONLY ATTEND ONE EVENT ALL YEAR, THIS SHOULD BE THE ONE!” Elvis Fans across the globe get ready for an amazing festival honouring the life, music and fans of Elvis Presley. On 26th – 28th May, 2017, the 2nd annual Texas’ Tribute to Elvis festival will be held in Dallas, Texas, at the Legendary Southfork Ranch. 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’ musical career. Saturday’s “Rockin’ Across Texas” is a spectacular celebration with some of his greatest hits to concert classics. Sunday’s “Spirit of the King” is a wonderful showcase of Elvis’ gospel music, followed by “Elvis Country” a musical journey through Elvis’ Country classics. Elvis hits from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s will be performed by some of the world’s best Elvis Tribute Artists: We have Elvis Presley Enterprises first ever Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Champion Shawn Klush performing on Saturday. Ultimate Elvis World 2 Champion 2011 Cody Ray Slaughter plus 2013 Ultimate Elvis World Champion Dean Z. Multi award winning Ryan Pelton and star of the Identical Movie will perform the 68 Comeback Special, Multi award winning Ben Thompson will perform That’s The Way It Is, Ireland’s multi award winning Ciarán Houlihan will perform in our Gospel Show and Country Show, Multi award winning and Texas’ very own Kraig Parker will be performing in the Gospel and Country Shows. Texas’ Tribute To Elvis champion of 2016 Victor Trevino Jr will be performing a show to close our 2017 festival down. Our Band for the festival will be the spectacular EAS Band with full Brass Section. The festival includes Texas’ only official preliminary heat of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. Tribute artists from all over the world will compete to be crowned Texas’ Tribute to Elvis Champion 2017 and the winner will also qualify to enter the contest finals, which are held during Elvis Week in Memphis, August 2017. The contest will be judged by our celebrity panel consisting of the Elvis’ friend and Actor Don Collier. Record producer, song writer and record label Executive Chris Christian will be joining the panel along with Elvis’ friend and tour producer Charles Stone. Entertainer, author, photographer, collectibles expert and friend of Elvis Jimmy Velvet will also be on our judging panel. 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. After the shows have finished for our three day ticket holders we have an After-hours party in the Lone Star Atrium on Southfork until the early hours. The full festival schedule, details of all showcase acts and box office are available on the official web site: Southfork Ranch, Texas May 26th – May 28th 2017.

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