Elvis Insiders Conference
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
Details: Break from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Autographs with guests during lunch break and following conference. Hosted by Tom Brown, Vice President of Original Productions for Turner Classic Movies (TCM), this event will
feature a full-day of special programming including special guests,
videos and more, all celebrating Elvis. Special confirmed guests are: Jerry Schilling, Elvis' lifelong friend who accompanied him to meet President Nixon; Egil "Bud" Krogh, President Nixon's former aide who arranged and recorded Elvis' meeting with Nixon in the Oval Office; Tom Perryman, a DJ who booked Elvis in east Texas as early as 1954 and in 1955, and his wife Billie, who cooked for Elvis and washed his clothes after performances; Dixie Locke Emmons, who met Elvis at church and dated him just as his career was taking off; June Juanico, who dated Elvis from 1955 to 1957; Larry Geller, Elvis' hairstylist and close friend; DJ Fontana, Elvis' drummer for 14 years who played on over 460 RCA cuts with Elvis; Allyson Adams, daughter
of actor Nick Adams, whose father's book "The Rebel & The King"
details his close friendship and whirlwind eight days in Memphis during
Elvis' 1956 Tupelo homecoming; the Holladay Sisters – Ginger Holladay and Mary Pederson, who sang on Elvis' famous Memphis sessions at American Sound in Memphis; and Wanda Jackson, Queen of Rock who toured with Elvis in 1955-1956. Tickets are $35. Starting
August 9, tickets available for purchase will be located at Graceland
Guest Services. Tickets may also be purchased at the door 30 minutes
prior to the start, pending availability.
: 800-238-2000 or 901-332-3322