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Elvis Tribute Artists to Compete for Semifinalist Spots in 2018 Ultimate ETA Contest

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Elvis Tribute Artists to Compete for Semifinalist Spots in 2018 Ultimate ETA Contest

April 24, 2018 (Updated)

Elvis tribute artists from around the world will compete in the upcoming months at preliminary rounds around the world to win a coveted spot in the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Semifinal Round. The Semifinal and Final Rounds of the contest will take place during Elvis Week in Memphis, where the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist of 2018 will be crowned.

Check out the list of preliminary round locations, taking place at festivals, fairs and casinos. You can visit the website for each of these locations for a schedule of events, ticket information and much more. Be part of the contest by cheering on your favorite Elvis tribute artist as they compete for their chance at the ultimate title. This list will grow as more preliminaries are announced.

Interested in competing? If you are an Elvis tribute artist interested in competing, you can visit each of their websites below for more information.

Click here to learn more about the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest.


7th Annual Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival

August 25 - 27, 2017
Tweed, Ontario, Canada

Bruno Nesci will represent the Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

25th Annual Elvis FANtasy Festival

October 6 - 8, 2017 
Portage, Indiana

Al Joslin will represent the Elvis FANtasy Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.


Ocean City Elvis Festival

Part of the ElvisFestival.com series of events
October 19 - 22, 2017
Ocean City, Maryland

Brycen Katolinsky will represent the Ocean City Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.


Parkes Elvis Festival 

January 10 - 14, 2018
Parkes, New South Wales, Australia

Anthony Petrucci will represent the Parkes Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Ultimate ETA Contest Preliminary Round

January 26 - 27, 2018
Sioux City, Iowa

Cliff Wright will represent the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Elvis Weekend

March 2 - 4, 2018
Tucson, Arizona

Tyler Hunter will represent Casino del Sol at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Georgia Elvis Festival

Part of the ElvisFestival.com series of events
March 8 - 11, 2018
Brunswick, Georgia

Austin Irby will represent the Georgia Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Nashville Elvis Festival

March 22 - 25, 2018
Nashville, Tennessee

Diogo Light will represent the Nashville Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Japan

April 8, 2018
Tsukushi Hall, Fukuoka, Japan

Yukihiro Nishijima will represent the Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Japan at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Branson Elvis Festival

April 13 - 15, 2018
Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater, Branson, Missouri


Cote Deonath will represent the Branson Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Niagara Falls Elvis Festival 

April 20 - 22, 2018
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Sylvain Leduc will represent the Niagara Falls Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Lake George Elvis Festival

Part of the ElvisFestival.com series of events
May 30 - June 3, 2018

Lake George, New York

The Lake George Elvis Festival will feature three headline concerts with performances by Dwight Icenhower, Dean Z, Jay Dupuis, Ted Torres, Ben Thompson, Taylor Rodriguez and Riley Jenkins with Irv Cass and the Change of Habit tribute band.  The festival includes a three-day preliminary to the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest with over 40 artists expected to compete, Elvis entertainment all over town and late night fun every night!  Tickets are currently on sale.  Call 1-888-406-5885 or learn more at

Tupelo Elvis Festival

June 6 - 10, 2018
Tupelo, Mississippi
Tupelo Elvis Festival is a musical celebration designed to honor Elvis Presley, Tupelo’s native son, and the impact that his music has on the world. Each year's festival features regional, national and local artists along with a Sunday Gospel Concert and a preliminary to the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. In addition to all of the great music, the festival features a number of local food vendors, a carnival midway, pet parade, beauty pageant, 5k run, disc golf, movie poster exhibit, and much more. Find out more at 

Penticton Elvis Festival

June 21 - 24, 2018
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
Celebrate Elvis at the Penticton Elvis Fesival! The schedule of events includes an Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminary, ETA performances, a gospel show and more. Get festival information at PentictonElvisFestival.ca.

Elvis Presley Continentals Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and Festival

June 29 - July 1, 2018
Mt. Dora, Florida
The 39th annual Elvis Presley Continentals Charity Festival is hosting a preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. The winner, runner-up and third-place winner will each receive a cash prize, and the winner will advance to the Semifinal Round during Elvis Week in Memphis.  Click here  to learn more. 

Viva Surfer's Paradise

July 13 - 22, 2018
Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia

Take a step back in time at Viva Surfers Paradise! Over 10 days at the festival, enjoy live performances, dancing, classic cars, the annual renewal of the vows ceremony and, of course, a preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. The winner will advance to the Semifinal Round during Elvis Week in Memphis. Sign up to compete and learn more at SurfersParadise.com.
 

Collingwood Elvis Festival

July 27 - 29, 2018
Collingwood, Ontario, Canada

The annual Collingwood Elvis Festival features a full schedule with events such as the Ultimate ETA Contest preliminary round, ETA showcases, concerts, dinners and more. Visit CollingwoodElvisFestival.com for more information on how to attend or compete.
 


*Specific event locations and details are subject to change.