An extraordinary artifact recently acquired by Elvis Presley Enterprises will be unveiled at the January 8 official Elvis Birthday Proclamation Ceremony.
–Elvis’ birthday will be celebrated with four days of festivities at Graceland in Memphis January 5-8. Events include live music, special tours, conversations with celebrities, bus tours and more.
A highlight of the celebrations will be the unveiling of one of the most valuable artifacts recently acquired by Elvis Presley Enterprises at Elvis’ Birthday Proclamation Ceremony. Fans from around the world will gather on the north lawn of Graceland Mansion on January 8, at 8:30 am CST, for the event featuring EPE officials, a birthday cake cutting, and an official proclamation of Elvis Presley Day. Fans will also be able to watch the ceremony online for free via Graceland’s Livestream page.
Highlights of Elvis’ Birthday Celebration include an Elvis Birthday Bash on January 5; Conversations on Elvis on January 6; Elvis Birthday Pops Concert Featuring Terry Mike Jeffrey and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra on January 6; and A Night at American Sound Concert on January 7.
The following special guests will be participating in the Elvis Birthday activities:
- Radio and television personality Wink Martindale will appear at Conversations on Elvis (1/6) and the Elvis Birthday Proclamation Ceremony (1/8).
- Dancer and stunt woman Sandra Gimpel will share her stories and memories of Elvis at Conversations on Elvis (1/6).
- Singer and musician Terry Mike Jeffrey, along with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, will present Viva Elvis Pops Concert (1/6)
- Memphis Boys’ Gene Chrisman and backup singers the Holladay sisters, Ginger and Mary, will share memories at Conversations on Elvis (1/6) and perform at A Night at American Sound concert (1/7).
- Department 56 Senior Sculptor Kiri Namtvedt will do a Signing Event (1/6 & 1/7) at the new Enesco Gift Shop and Gallery at Graceland Crossing and will appear at Conversations on Elvis (1/6).
- Singer and musician Andy Childs will celebrate Elvis’ recordings at American Sound during A Night at American Sound (1/7) with some of the original musicians and backing singers from those legendary recordings.
- Plus Patrick Dunn, SiriusXM Elvis Radio DJ Argo, and Tom Brown will host various events throughout the celebrations.
For a complete list of events visit Elvis’ Birthday.
About Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
Elvis Presley’s Graceland, in Memphis, is music’s most important and beloved landmark, with hundreds of thousands of fans from around the world visiting the historic home each year.
Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) manages the operations of Graceland and its related properties, including Elvis Presley’s Memphis, Graceland’s entertainment and exhibition complex over 200,000 square feet in size; the new 80,000 square feet Graceland Exhibition Center featuring rotating exhibits; the AAA Four Diamond Guest House at Graceland 450-room resort hotel; and the Graceland Archives, featuring thousands of artifacts from Elvis’ home and career.
EPE also produces and licenses Elvis-themed live events, tours, and attractions worldwide. Graceland Holdings LLC, led by managing partner Joel Weinshanker, is the majority owner of EPE. Graceland is the only attraction worldwide to ever receive eleven USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards including “Best Holiday Historic Home Tour,” “Best Tennessee Attraction and Iconic Landmark,” “Best Musical Attraction,” “Best Historic Southern Attraction,” and the #1 “Iconic American Attraction.”
The TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards named Graceland the most popular attraction in Tennessee and one of the top 25 landmarks in the world and Rolling Stone named it one of 10 Great American Music Landmarks. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit www.graceland.com.
Stay connected to Elvis Presley’s Graceland:
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SiriusXM’s Elvis Radio, Channel 76
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