Elvis Events, Festivals and Contests

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Jun 23

Laughlin Elvis Fest
6/19/2013 - 6/23/2013
Laughlin, Nevada
Details: Brand new this year, Don Laughlin's Riverside Casino is the location for the Laughlin Elvis Fest. A five-day event features three days of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminary, plus two showcase performances. Fans can enjoy the world famous EAS Band, the “Parade of Kings” through the casino, photo opportunities and more. For tickets or hotel reservations contact Riverside Casino.

Email: 1-800-227-3489
Web: www.riversideresort.com/
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition “Elvis at 21”
5/25/2013 - 9/2/2013
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth, Texas
Details: “Elvis at 21: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer,” a new Smithsonian traveling exhibition, presents 56 striking images and will open at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Developed collaboratively by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and the Govinda Gallery, “Elvis at 21” will be on view at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History through September 2, 2013. Alfred Wertheimer will be available for interviews at the museum (upon request) on Thursday, May 23 - Friday, May 24.

To compliment the new exhibition, Graceland Archives will also included rare artifacts related to Elvis in Texas. Those on display from the Graceland Archives include his Army fatigues hat worn in Fort Hood, TX and a Rolex given to him in 1970 while performing in Houston, TX. Learn More.

Web: sites.si.edu/exhibitions/exhibits/elvis_at_21/main.htm