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Upcoming Elvis Festivals and ETA Contests in June

May 25, 2012

With a record number of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminaries, you can experience the competition no matter where you are in the world. Several Elvis festivals and contests will take place during the month of June. The following is a list of the upcoming ETA contests and information on where you can purchase tickets and enter to compete!

Tupelo Elvis Festival
May 31 – June 3, 2012
Tupelo, Mississippi

This year's preliminary winner will receive $3,500 cash plus lodging in Memphis while representing Tupelo, a commemorative bronze statue of Elvis at age 13, a guitar from Tupelo Hardware, and a return visit to Tupelo in 2013 as the feature performer.  Second place winner will receive $1000 cash and third place will receive $500. The four-day festival will include concerts by all three winners and a guest appearance from DJ Fontana and Sonny Burgess and the Pacers. Visit for more information. Elvis Festival
May 31 - June 3, 2012
Lake George, New York - Produced by Sherry Management, LLC
Enjoy four days of entertainment including a three-day preliminary for the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest as tribute artists compete for over $10,000 in prize money. The headline show will star Ultimate ETA Shawn Klush and a Tribute to Rock and Roll History show will feature Jay Zanier.  For tickets and a full schedule of events visit or call 518-681-7452.
2012 Elvis Presley Car Show at Graceland
June 1-2, 2012

The 2012 Elvis Presley Car Show at Graceland will be held on Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Graceland. The special two-day event will feature classic cars and a festival atmosphere complete with music, food and more. Additional details on the event and how to register will be announced soon on!
Tweed Elvis FestivalWintersun Festival
Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
Festival: June 1-11, 2012
Contest: June 5-10, 2012

Enjoy rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, and customized cars at this year's 25th Wintersun Festival! The Ultimate ETA Contest will take place on June 5 - 10, 2012, in New South Wales, Australia. The five day event will feature an Ultimate ETA Contest preliminary round with three rounds of competition. The winner will be selected on Sunday, June 10. Learn More.
Atlantic City Ultimate ETA Contest Presented by Legends in Concert
June 9, 2012
Bally's, Atlantic City, New Jersey

Legends in Concert and  Bally's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino are joining together to bring the 5th Annual preliminary round of the “Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™” once again to the Jersey shore. The contest will take place in the newly renovated and renamed theater Legends In Concert. For more information visit
Elvis Weekend at Diamond Jo Casino Presented by Brown Productions
June 16-17, 2012
Diamond Jo Casino, Dubuque, IA

A two day event featuring the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, where the winner receives $1500, a contract to headline a show at Diamond Jo Casino and entry into the semifinals in Memphis. Diamond Jo Casino hosts 987 slots, 18 table games, a live music venue, a bowling center, a freshly prepared buffet, and a steakhouse and wine bar. ETA's interested in competing should contact Brown Productions. For ticket information please contact Diamond Jo Casino.
Rockin' E JamboreeThe Rockin' Elvis Fest at Oneida Casino
June 18-20, 2012
Oneida Caisno, Green Bay Wisconsin
The Rockin’ Elvis Fest at Oneida Casino features a preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, a showcase performance by Ultimate Qualifying ETA Jesse Aron, plus other fun events. More details on this event to follow. For more information about Oneida Casino, please visit For more information on competing, contact Brown Productions.

Penticton Elvis Festival
June 22 – 24, 2012
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
Experience Penticton, British Columbia to celebrate the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. With dozens of tribute artists gracing the outdoor stages that are set around picturesque Okanagan Lake, along with lots of special guests, it is a wonderful weekend of remembering the king. The festival will feature lots of great events, including a preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. More information on how to enter to win will be coming soon!

Myrtle Beach Ultimate ETA Contest Presented by Legends in Concert
June 30, 2012
Legends In Concert Theater at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Legends In Concert in Myrtle Beach will play host to an Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist  qualifying round for the 5th straight year at their new theater at Broadway at The Beach. The annual contest brings capacity crowds and a bevy of Elvis tribute artists from around the globe. Tickets are on sale now for the June 30th Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Preliminary Contest. For more information visit or call 800-960-7469.

Visit our Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest website for a complete list of preliminary contest locations where you can cheer on your favorite Elvis tribute artist or enter to compete yourself.