Nashville Elvis Festival - March 31st-April 2nd
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Showings
Franklin TheatreFri, Mar 31

$499 • $549 • $599

VIP WEEKEND PASS for all 7 Franklin Theatre Events !

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Franklin TheatreFri, Mar 31 10:00 AM

$39 • $49 • $59

ULTIMATE ELVIS TRIBUTE ARTIST CONTEST-ROUND 1

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Franklin TheatreFri, Mar 31 2:00 PM

$39 • $49 • $59

FRIDAY CONVERSATIONS with Special Guests

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Franklin TheatreFri, Mar 31 7:00 PM

$49 • $59 • $69

JAY DUPUIS & DEAN Z In Concert with EAS Band

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Franklin TheatreSat, Apr 1 10:00 AM

$39 • $49 • $59

ULTIMATE ELVIS TRIBUTE ARTIST CONTEST-ROUND 2

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Franklin TheatreSat, Apr 1 2:00 PM

$39 • $49 • $59

SATURDAY CONVERSATIONS with Special Guests

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Franklin TheatreSat, Apr 1 7:00 PM

$59 • $69 • $79

ULTIMATE ETA FINALS & BILL CHERRY In Concert

- SOLD OUT!
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Franklin TheatreSun, Apr 2 10:00 AM

$39 • $49 • $59

ELVIS GOSPEL LIVE w/ Bill Cherry, Jay Dupuis, and Dean Z

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Event Info
Doors Open:30 Minutes Prior to Showtime
Description
Nashville Elvis Festival is a premier Elvis event unlike any other, celebrating the music and legacy of the King of Rock & Roll. Fans from around the world will gather in Middle Tennessee March 30-April 2, 2017 for 4 days of celebrity appearances, live music events and on-stage interviews with Elvis’ friends and band members - hosted by longtime Elvis Week emcee TOM BROWN.


7 of the events will be held at the Historic Franklin Theatre, with additional events taking place at Paragon Studios and GRAYS on Main. For a complete schedule of events and additional information, please visit www.NashvilleElvisFestival.com .

Event Descriptions:

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00 AM

ULTIMATE ELVIS TRIBUTE ARTIST CONTEST - ROUND 1

Special Appearance by Dean Z! Judges: Wink Martindale, Sandy Martindale, Brenda Lee, Mary Sarah and Gina Keltner! Come watch Elvis tribute artists from around the world compete in Round 1. All tribute artists will be backed by the EAS Band.

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 2:00 PM

FRIDAY CONVERSATIONS

Special Guests: Jerry Schilling, Armond Morales (The Imperials), Norbert Putnam, Collin Raye and more to be announced!

This session will include Elvis Conversations with Elvis' best friend and original Memphis Mafia member Jerry Schilling, who was with Elvis the day he met President Nixon (as seen in the 2016 feature film, Elvis & Nixon, on which he served as Executive Producer); Armond Morales, the bass vocalist and founding member of The Imperials, who spent years backing Elvis on tour and in Las Vegas (as seen in the 1970 documentary film, Elvis: That's the Way It Is); Original Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section member Norbert Putnam, who  played on some of Elvis' best recordings; and Country Music Icon Collin Raye, who will reveal his own unique Elvis connection. Additional guests to be announced!

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 7:00 PM

ELVIS IN CONCERT: Jay Dupuis and Dean Z with the EAS Band!

Join us for this special concert event featuring performances by 2013 Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™ winner DEAN Z and 2014 Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™ winner JAY DUPUIS! Backed by the EAS Band, this will be an evening you won't want to miss!    

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00 AM

ULTIMATE ELVIS TRIBUTE ARTIST CONTEST - ROUND 2

Special Appearance by Jay Dupuis! Judges: Wink Martindale, Sandy Martindale, Brenda Lee, Mary Sarah and Gina Keltner! Come watch Elvis tribute artists from around the world compete in Round 2. All tribute artists will be backed by the EAS Band.

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 2:00 PM

SATURDAY CONVERSATIONS 

Special Guests: Joanne Cash, Brenda Lee, Wink & Sandy Martindale, T.G. Sheppard, Bill Cherry, Jay Dupuis and Dean Z! This session will include Elvis Conversations with Gospel legend Joanne Cash, sister of Johnny Cash, who met Elvis when he was opening for her famous brother; Brenda Lee, a lifelong friend of Elvis and one of the most iconic female vocalists in history who shot to fame with worldwide hits like "I'm Sorry" and "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"; Legendary game show host Wink Martindale, a lifelong friend of Elvis who was in the studio the night Dewey Phillips played "That's All Right" for the very first time; Sandy Martindale, who dated Elvis for six years, leading to her dancing in Viva Las Vegas and several other Elvis movies; Country music chart-topper T.G. Sheppard, whose close friend Elvis gave him his first tour bus and the confidence to pursue his music full-time;and a special Q&A with Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™ champions Bill Cherry (2009), Dean Z (2013) and Jay Dupuis (2014) - who will collectively discuss Elvis Presley's impact on their lives and their careers as Elvis Tribute Artists.

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 7:00 PM

ULTIMATE ELVIS TRIBUTE ARTIST CONTEST FINALS plus ELVIS IN CONCERT: Bill Cherry with the EAS Band

Judges: T.G. Sheppard, Wink Martindale, Sandy Martindale, Brenda Lee, Mary Sarah and Gina Keltner! Elvis tribute artists compete in the Final Round. All tribute artists will be backed by the EAS Band. Immediately following the Finals, Bill Cherry, the 2009 Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™ winner and co-star of the Elvis Lives Tour, presents a live concert event you won't want to miss! 

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 10:00 AM

ELVIS GOSPEL LIVE with Bill Cherry, Jay Dupuis, Dean Z, Jeff Lewis, Donnie Sumner and the EAS Band

Join the EAS Band along with Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™ winners Bill Cherry, Jay Dupuis and Dean Z, plus Jeff Lewis and Donnie Sumner of The Stamps for a very special concert event featuring the Grammy Award-winning Gospel Music of Elvis Presley.

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Visit www.NashvilleElvisFestival.com for more information!!

Nashville Elvis Festival is produced by Tom Brown & Brian Mayes for Music City Festivals, LLC. 

Elvis™, Elvis Presley™ and Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest™ are trademarks of ABG EPE IP LLC; Rights of Publicity and Persona Rights: ABG EPE IP LLC. Photo © 2016 ABG EPE IP LLC

Please note that Franklin Theatre will share ticket buyer information with Nashville Elvis Festival/Music City Festivals, LLC for the sole purpose of communicating with attendees about the festival.

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