Elvis Week

Sunday, Aug 15, 2021 at 10:00am

Various Venues in Memphis
Memphis, TN 38116

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It will be a great time to gather again with friends to celebrate the music, movies and legacy of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. Our Elvis Week includes concerts, panel discussions, special tours, Elvis tribute artist events and contests, and so much more!

Schedule:
10:00am, 11:00am and 12:00pm: Graceland Stable Tours
Back by popular demand, fans can tour the stables at Graceland during Elvis Week 2021! Artifacts on display as part of the Elvis Presley Stable Tour include saddles used by Elvis and his entourage, personal western wear worn by Elvis, checks and documents related to the purchase of some of Elvis’ horses, and home movie footage of Elvis on horseback at Graceland.

Tickets: $20

10:00am: Elvis Week Gospel Brunch
Also included in the Elvis Week Platinum and Gold Packages
Enjoy a Memphis-style brunch at The Guest House at Graceland while enjoying Elvis gospel music by Terry Blackwood and The Imperials. Terry Blackwood performed with Elvis as part of The Imperials – including during Elvis’ return to Vegas in 1969 and in the studio during Elvis’ recording of his Grammy award winning album “He Touched Me.” Advance ticket sales only for this event.

Location: Guest House Ballroom, The Guest House at Graceland.

Tickets: $70

2:00 pm: An Afternoon With Elvis’ Piano Man Glen Hardin
Also included in the Elvis Week Platinum Package and Gold Package
Join us for an afternoon performance featuring TCB Band member Glen Hardin and singer/musician Terry Mike Jeffrey as they share stories and music from Glen’s remarkable career. Glen performed and played piano for Elvis from 1970 to 1976 and was responsible for a large percentage of Elvis’ live orchestral arrangements – plus he has performed and recorded with artists such as Roy Orbison, Emmylou Harris, John Denver, and Ricky Nelson. A fun, casual performance experience!

Location: Graceland Soundstage, Elvis Presley’s Memphis.

Tickets: $42/$32

8:30pm: Candlelight Vigil
After an opening ceremony at the Gates of Graceland, fans are invited to walk up the driveway to Elvis' gravesite and back down carrying a candle in quiet remembrance. Gates remain open until all who wish to participate in the procession have done so, which typically takes until the early morning hours of August 16, the anniversary of Elvis' passing. The Candlelight Vigil will be open for all to attend. No special passes or wristbands are required to participate in the Candlelight Vigil. All guests will be required to pass through security checkpoint. Can't be in Memphis for the vigil? The Candlelight Vigil Ceremony will also be available to watch online.

Location: Gates of Graceland.

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