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Top Elvis Tribute Artists Compete for Semifinalist Spots

August 15, 2017 (Updated)

Some of the best Elvis tribute artists in the world will be competing in the upcoming months at preliminary locations around the world to win a coveted spot in the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Semifinal Round. The Semifinal and Final Round of the contest will take place during Elvis Week in Memphis, where the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist of 2017 will be crowned. 

Below is a list of upcoming 2017 preliminary round locations, taking place at fairs, festivals 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. 

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.


Past Contests



6th Annual Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival

August 19 - 21, 2016
Tweed, Ontario, Canada
Oliver Steinhoff will represent the Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

24th Annual Elvis FANtasy Festival

October 7 - 9, 2016 
Portage, Indiana
Matt King 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 27 - 30, 2016 
Ocean City, Maryland

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

Parkes Elvis Festival 

January 11 - 15, 2017
Parkes, New South Wales, Australia

Brendon Chase will represent the Parkes Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Elvis Weekend

January 21 - 22, 2017
Tucson, Arizona

Doug Church will represent Casino Del Sol at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.


Ultimate ETA Contest Preliminary Round

January 27 - 28, 2017
Sioux City, Iowa

Tyler Hunter will represent Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City in the Semifinal Round in Memphis.


Georgia Elvis Festival 

Part of the ElvisFestival.com series of events
March 9 - 12, 2017
Brunswick, Georgia

Tim E. Hendry will represent the Georgia Elvis Festival in the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Japan

March 26, 2017
Kobe, Japan

Daisuke Kiryu will represent the Elvis Tribute Artist Contest of Japan in the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Nashville Elvis Festival

March 30 - April 2, 2017
Nashville, Tennessee

Mark Anthony will represent the Nashville Elvis Festival in the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Branson Elvis Festival

April 7 - 9, 2017
Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater, Branson, Missouri


Ben Thompson will represent the Branson Elvis Festival in the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Myrtle Beach Elvis Festival

Part of the ElvisFestival.com series of events 
April 27 - 30, 2017
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Taylor Rodriguez will represent the Myrtle Beach Elvis Festival in the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Niagara Falls Elvis Festival 

May 19 - 21, 2017
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Bruno Nesci will represent the Niagara Falls Elvis Festival in the Semifinal Round in Memphis.


Texas' Tribute to Elvis Festival

May 26 - 28, 2017
Dallas, Texas

Al Joslin will represent Texas' Tribute to Elvis Festival in the Semifinal Round in Memphis.




Lake George Elvis Festival

Part of the ElvisFestival.com series of events
May 31 - June 4, 2017

Lake George, New York


Ted Torres will represent the Lake George Elvis Festival in the Semifinal Round in Memphis.


Tupelo Elvis Festival

June 1 -4, 2017
Tupelo, Mississippi
Cote Deonath will represent the Tupelo Elvis Festival in the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Elvis Presley Continentals Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and Festival

June 16 -17, 2017
Mt. Dora, Florida

Michael Cullipher will represent the Elvis Presley Continentals Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Penticton Elvis Festival

June 22 - 25, 2017
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
Corny Rempel will represent the Penticton Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

Viva Surfers Paradise

July 7 - 16, 2017
Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
Nic Nicolas will represent Viva Surfers Paradise at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.
 

Collingwood Elvis Festival

July 28 - 30, 2017
Collingwood Ontario, Canada
Gordon Hendricks will represent the Collingwood Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.
 

Hard Rock Last Chance Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest

August 11 - 13, 2017
Hard Rock Cafe, Memphis, Tennessee


Ryan Pelton will represent the Hard Rock Last Chance Contest at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

 

*Specific event locations and details are subject to change.