Here is the first information on Elvis Week 2018. Ten-Day Event to Celebrate the Music, Life and Legacy of Elvis Presley with Unprecedented Concerts and Special Performances at Graceland’s New Entertainment Complex
Guest Stars include Lisa Marie Presley, First-Ever Appearances by Music Legends Darlene Love and Dr. Emily “Cissy” Houston, Plus Many of Elvis’ Co-stars and Stage Performers
Fans from around the world will gather at Graceland in Memphis to celebrate and honor the life of Elvis Presley during Elvis Week 2018 – which will be the biggest Elvis Week in history. Unprecedented concerts, special performances and guest appearances will take place from August 9 through 18 at Graceland’s new entertainment complex, Elvis Presley’s Memphis.
Among the very special guests will be Lisa Marie Presley, who will appear on stage at the Graceland Soundstage on August 15; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Legend and Elvis’ ’68 Comeback Special performer Darlene Love live in concert, making her first-ever Elvis Week appearance; Gospel and Soul legend and former Elvis back-up singer Dr. Emily “Cissy” Houston, also making her first Elvis Week appearance; Elvis’ acclaimed drummer from the TCB Band, Ronnie Tutt; and many more.
Highlights of the week’s events include a special tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the legendary ’68 Comeback Special, a concert and conversation honoring Elvis’ gospel recordings, a live concert performance with Elvis on the big screen, a special Lisa Marie Presley autograph opportunity for exclusive ticket package holders, and of course the Candlelight Vigil, held on the evening of August 15. Fans will enjoy stories from people who knew and/or worked with Elvis, bid on auction items, and celebrate with special events throughout the week hosted at Elvis Presley’s Graceland complex.
Tickets for all Elvis Week events go on-sale beginning Friday, March 30 at Noon Central time. For additional ticket information, including exclusive Elvis Week packages, visit the Elvis Week ticket page. Most events will take place at the Graceland Soundstage, directly across the street from Graceland Mansion.
The cornerstone event, the Candlelight Vigil, will begin on Wednesday, August 15, at 8:30 p.m. Central Time at Graceland’s front gate. Elvis music sets the tone of the evening as fans walk up the driveway to the Meditation Garden. This event lasts throughout the night as thousands of participants gather on Elvis Presley Boulevard listening to music, remembering Elvis and enjoying the memorials that are created by fans along the street.
Source: elv75 / Updated: Mar 30, 2018