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Additional Details Announced about 2012 Elvis Week Main Stage

July 04, 2012

During Elvis Week 2012, fans will have the opportunity to experience over 20 Elvis-themed entertainment events without leaving Graceland. The 2012 Elvis Week Main Stage is a large 1,200-seat air-conditioned pavilion that will feature over 15,000 square feet of carpeted space with a stage, large dance floor and state-of-the-art audio and video.

The Elvis Week Main Stage will be located in the parking lot located behind Elvis’ custom jets and the open-air pavilion at Graceland, just a short walk from the Graceland Ticket Pavilion and main parking lot.

Located just outside the tent will be a concession area that will offer food and beverages throughout the day, with bar service being added for all evening events at the Elvis Week Main Stage. Beer will be available in the area throughout the day as well.

A restroom trailer facility and port-a-potties will be available near the Elvis Week Main Stage. In addition, bathrooms will also be available in the Graceland Ticket Pavilion, which will be just a short walk.

The following events will be presented at the Elvis Week Main Stage:


Saturday, August 11 , 2012

Conversations on Elvis - Elvis & Gospel
10:00 a.m. $20

Elvis Songwriters Showcase
2:00 p.m. $25

Elvis Week Kick-Off Concert with Andy Childs & Band
8:00 p.m. $30

Wednesday, August 15 , 2012

Conversations on Elvis - Behind the Camera
10:00 a.m. $20

Aloha from Hawaii Party
1:00 p.m. Free to those interested in attending “Elvis Presley’s Aloha from Hawaii” 40th Anniversary Celebration

Elvis and Friends Concert
3:00 p.m. $20

Sony Award Presentations
5:30 p.m. Free event

Sunday, August 12 , 2012

Southern Gospel Celebration
9:00 a.m. $30

Conversations on Elvis - Elvis in the Movies
1:00 p.m. $20

Celebrate The King
8:00 p.m. $30

“Jailhouse Rock” and “Viva Las Vegas” Double Feature
11:00 p.m. $5

Thursday, August 16 , 2012

EP Party Jam Featuring Jamie Aaron Kelley, with Brad Birkedahl and John McClure
10:00 a.m. $20

On Stage with Terry Mike Jeffrey and Andy Childs
1:00 p.m. $20
Monday, August 13 , 2012

Elvis Insiders Conference
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. $35

Elvis Week Dance Party
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. $25
Friday, August 17 , 2012

Conversations on Elvis - Behind the Stage
1:30 p.m. $20

Elvis Luau Dance Party
10:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. $25

Tuesday, August 14 , 2012

Fan Club Presidents’ Event
10:00 a.m. $15

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Showcase
1:00 p.m. $20

The Memphis Boys Salute
7:00 p.m. $30

“Love Me Tender” and “Clambake” Double Feature
11:00 p.m. $5

Saturday, August 18 , 2012

Morning Gospel Singin' With First Assembly of God, Memphis
9:00 a.m. $15

Conversations on Elvis - In the Studio
1:00 p.m. $20

Farewell Dance Party Featuring Terry Mike Jeffrey and Jamie Aaron Kelley
10:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. $30

For a complete list of Elvis Week 2012 events, visit the schedule page on Download the map of Graceland for Elvis Week 2012.

Tickets for all Elvis Week Main Stage events are currently available online at and by calling Graceland Reservations at 800-238-2000 or 901-332-3322. During the week, tickets will be available for purchase at Graceland Guest Services or at the door of the Elvis Week Main Stage 30 minutes prior to the event as long as the event is not sold out.

For more information on the Elvis Week Main Stage and Elvis Week, visit our Frequently Asked Questions section of