EPE added two new event logos to their website. One for Elvis Week 2009 and one for the special '69 Concert which takes place during Elvis Week 2009. Tickets for the general public will go on sale on Friday, April 3, 2009. Elvis Insiders can buy their tickets starting March 13, 2009.
Details Elvis 1969: A Celebration Concert
Reuniting many of those who were on stage with Elvis in Las Vegas at the International Hotel in 1969 for his historic return to live performances.
40 years after Elvis Presley triumphantly returned to the stage at the International Hotel in Las Vegas, Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. will reunite many of the original cast for an Elvis Week 2009 concert celebration. Live musical performances along with rare photos, videos and audio will create a magical experience that will be almost as exciting as being there in the summer of 1969.
Performers currently scheduled to participate include; Joe Guercio, Elvis’ orchestra conductor for many of his Vegas performances; The TCB Band members James Burton and Glen D Hardin; Elvis’ back up singers The Imperials, including Joe Moscheo, Terry Blackwood, Sherman Andrus and Gus Gaches, The Sweet Inspirations, including Myrna Smith, Estelle Brown, Portia Griffin, and Millie Kirkham. Additional vocals will be provided by Terry Mike Jeffrey and Andy Childs. Other artists will be announced as their appearance is confirmed. This will be a rare, once-in-a-lifetime experience that every Elvis fan will want to be part of.