Here are some Elvis-themed events and festivals to get you into the rockabilly vibe this Elvis week (and the rest of the month)!
August 16, 1977 was a day of mourning for fans of Elvis Presley around the world. But three decades after, the King still lives! The proof lies in the numerous festivals and yearly events celebrating the legacy of the music icon. Haven’t been to any Elvis festival? Here are some interesting events ongoing and coming up where you can witness the ‘King of Rock and Roll’ in action—well, at least in some of his best impersonators!
Elvis Week 2011
Blue Suede Music Festival
Northern Alberta, Canada
August 13 and 14
12th Annual Elvis Festival (Elvis in Hollywood)
Orange County Market Place
Costa Mesa, California
First Annual Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival
Tweed, Ontario, Canada
August 26-28, 2011
If you’re still missing some Elvis-themed photos to enter in the Elvis Rumble in Competitions, don’t fret! Now is the time to mark your calendars, get your analogue gear ready, and capture the “King of Rock and Roll” on film! It’s now or never!
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