Graceland is to host a series of events to mark what would have been Elvis Presley's 67th birthday. Fans will be able to meet Elvis's backing group The Jordanaires on January 8, the official Elvis Presley Day. Graceland will also be hosting its annual lawn dance party on the same day. Special evening tours of Elvis's estate will take place the previous day. On January 6, there will be a gospel brunch at Elvis Presley's Memphis restaurant on Memphis's Beale Street.
Next year marks the 25th anniversary of The King's death. A candlelit vigil and a special 25th anniversary concert at Memphis's Pyramid Arena have been planned for the city's annual Elvis Week, which takes place in August. Full details of the celebrations for Elvis Presley's birthday are available from the official Elvis Presley and Graceland website. You can also find details in our events section.
Source: Ananova / Updated: Dec 28, 2001