2015 Elvis Week Memphis
& Images of the King Contest
Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and Showcase since 1987.
2015 Tickets on sale NOW!!!
Welcome to the website for Elvis Week in Memphis and the Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and Showcase that started it all. In 1987 Elvis’ friend and veterinarian Edward “Doc” Franklin built the foundation upon which the modern world of Elvis Tribute Artists stands on.
ElvisFestival.com is pleased to offer an exciting lineup for 2015. Doc Franklin’s Original Images of the King Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and Showcase will anchor the week at the New Daisy Theater on Beale Street, and we’ll be offer more headline shows with the very best Elvis Tribute Artists around including shows featuring Shawn Klush, Cody Ray Slaughter, Ben Portsmouth, Dean Z, Jay Dupuis, Chris Connor, Doug Church, Michael Chambliss and David Lee.
Wednesday night we’re please to present a very special show called “Elvis meets the Beatles.” This show brings together the very best Beatles tribute act, the Liverpool Legends and two great Elvis Tribute Artists, Cody Ray Slaughter and Chris Connor. Don’t miss a night of iconic performers and great rock and roll.
Our “Jukebox LIVE,” a tribute to the history of rock and roll will return for another Thursday matinee. The show will star Dean Z as Buddy Holly, Cliff Wright as Johnny Cash, Irv Cass as Tom Jones and many more talented performers. Once again we’re please to present special guest Samantha Chambliss with her hilarious tribute to Marilyn Monroe.
JUST ANNOUNCED! Friday night of Elvis Week at the New Daisy Theater we are proud to present the world premier of Cody Ray Slaughter in “Elvis ’56.” Cody will perform live with a period appropriate 5-piece band in a show recreating the magic of Elvis Presley as he went from being a local talent to in international sensation.
ElvisFestival.com and Images of the King is honored to host the Elvis Week St. Jude Research Hospital Benefit Concert at the New Daisy Theater. The money from all ticket sales will go to benefit St. Jude’s. Check out the Elvis Week Schedule for more details.
This year’s Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, open to any an all, will feature three divisions: Professional, Non-Professional and Youth.
Our events are all held on historic Beale Street, the heart of Memphis. Again this year we’ve made some changes to the set up at the New Daisy Theater to improve your comfort.
We hope you find all the information you’re looking for here, but if you can’t find something, don’t be afraid to call us at 1-888-406-5885 or contact us using the form on the website.
“Back in 1986, when we first started working on the show, we had no idea that people would still be interested 27 years later. Carry on!”
- Jackie Myrick (Jackie Franklin), January 2013