Elvis News | Graceland - August 2015
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3717 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38116

Only 10 minutes from downtown and 3 minutes from the Memphis Airport.

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New Graceland Blog - Q&A with 2015 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist David Lee

Dreams came true for David Lee on August 13, 2015, when he was named the 2015 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, and a big Elvis fan, David advanced to the Semifinal and Final Rounds during Elvis Week after winning the Ocean City Elvis Festival's Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Preliminary Round. David won the title of 2015 Ultimate ETA, a contract to perform for Legends in Concert, the 2015 Ultimate ETA Contest belt designed by B&K... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, August 28, 2015
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Elvis Met The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today

On August 27, 2015, Elvis Presley met The Beatles at his California home. There are no photos from that historic meeting between the King of Rock 'n' Roll and The Fab Four, but Priscilla Presley recalls that evening in the video below. Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Thursday, August 27, 2015
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2016 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Semifinalists

Next week, twenty of the world's best Elvis tribute artists will battle to see who will be named the 2016 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist. Our twenty Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest semifinalists are from all over the world, and they all love Elvis. They've won or placed in preliminary rounds from across the globe to compete in the Semifinal Round in Memphis on Thursday, August 11. Ten finalists will move on to the Final Round on Saturday, August 13. Tickets are still available -... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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'Elvis Forever' Debuts at No. 11 on Billboard 200

Elvis Presley continues to rule the charts. "Elvis Forever," a new compilation offered exclusively at U.S. Post Offices to celebrate the release of the new Elvis Forever stamp, debuted on the Billboard Albums chart at No. 11. The 18-track CD sold 27,000 copies in its first week, making it the highest debut for an Elvis album since his "2nd to None" album debuted at No. 3 in 2003. Order the CD and stamp online at the Postal Service's website. Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Elvis Radio Programs, August 25-September 3

Make your ears happy with these Sirius XM Elvis Radio shows! TY presents Elvis Week 2015 For Fans Who Missed It! Tuesday, August 25, 8 p.m. ET Mike & Linda Moran Guest DJ in the Blue Suede Airchairs! Mike was the RCA recording engineer here at Graceland for the Jungle Room Sessions, and Linda is the President/CEO of the Songwriters Hall Of Fame! The Authors Series: Elvis Week 2015 Tuesday, August 25 at 9 p.m. ET  Argo spent time with Dr.... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Late Summer Sale at Shop Graceland

Get healthy and show off your love for Elvis with Graceland athletic wear - now on sale at Shop Graceland! Athletic hoodies, tees, baseball caps and socks are 10% off. Mugs and travel tumblers featuring the athletic Graceland design are on sale, too. The sale ends Wednesday, September 2. Visit Shop.Graceland.com to start shopping! Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Monday, August 24, 2015
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New Graceland Blog - Elvis Week Instagram Challenge

Just before Elvis Week, we issued a challenge to Elvis fans:  Share your Elvis Week experience on Instagram . We asked fans to snap photos while they're at Elvis Week at Graceland, tag Graceland and post those pictures to Instagram. And, as always, Elvis fans answered the challenge. There were hundreds of photos tagged #ElvisWeek, #Graceland and more, and we posted a few of our favorites on the Graceland Blog. TYTYVM for answering the challenge, Elvis fans, and remember to... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, August 21, 2015
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Remembering Elvis' Co-Star Yvonne Craig

Yvonne Craig, who co-starred with Elvis Presley in two movies, passed away on Monday, August 17. She was 78. Yvonne starred alongside Elvis in "It Happened at the World's Fair" in 1963, and then in "Kissin' Cousins" in 1964. "Kissin' Cousins" was screened last week at Elvis Week 2015. Yvonne is best known for starring as Batgirl on the "Batman" TV show," and she also starred on episodes of "Love, American Style," "Star Trek" and "The Six Million Dollar Man." Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Thursday, August 20, 2015
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Elvis Radio Programs, August 18-27

Tune in to Sirius XM Elvis Radio for these great programs! TY presents Elvis Week 2015 For Fans Who Missed It! Tuesday, August 18, 8 p.m. ET Ronnie McDowell’s Guest DJ Show! TY presents The Best Of Elvis Radio: LIVE from Graceland It’s Elvis Week on Sirius XM’s Elvis Radio! Tuesday, August 18, 9 p.m. ET Doc, Big Jim and Argo LIVE from Graceland on this year’s Candlelight Vigil Day! TY Presents the Candlelight Vigil 2015 ... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Tuesday, August 18, 2015
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Elvis Week Recap - Candlelight Vigil and More

Elvis Week 2015 culminated in a very beautiful and touching Candlelight Vigil. About 30,000 fans joined the Presley family at the 37th annual Candlelight Vigil. Fans filled Elvis Presley Boulevard and created beautiful shrines to remember the king.  Memphis Jones chats with fans from around the world at the vigil in the video above. Watch the Candlelight Vigil here. Earlier in the day, fans heard from Elvis' friends and fellow musicians, who all warmly remembered... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Sunday, August 16, 2015
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