Elvis Week Schedule

 

2018 SCHEDULE

(UPDATED 2/12/18)

 

All times and events are subject to change.  The producer reserves the right to substitute similar performers if those scheduled are not able to perform for any reason. Not all of the events shown on this schedule are produced by Sherry Management, LLC. Some are provided as a courtesy to other promoters or to provide you with the most extensive list of Elvis Week events possible.

 

Images of the King is an official part of Graceland’s Elvis Week, but this is not the official Graceland schedule of events. The official Elvis Week schedule is available by clicking here.

 


Friday, August 10

The box office at the New Daisy Theater will be closed today but you can pickup your tickets and passes at the Welcome to Elvis Week Reception between 3 PM and 5 PM at the Holiday Inn, Memphis Airport.

 

Welcome to Elvis Week Welcome Reception

Holiday Inn Memphis Airport

3PM – 5 PM

Once again we will be using the Holiday Inn Memphis Airport, as this year’s host hotel.  Visit the lodging page for details.  Come by during the welcome reception and say hello to your Elvis family, pick up your tickets, enjoy live entertainment, and learn about all the entertainment taking place at the New Daisy Theatre and the hotel all week long.

Free

 

It is our understanding that the Semi-Final round of Graceland’s Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest will be held tonight at 7 PM.


Saturday, August 11

The box office at the New Daisy Theater will open at 3 PM today for tonight’s show.

 

The DEAN Z Show!

New Daisy Theater

7 PM

Come enjoy entertainment provided by 2013 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Dean Z.  This truly talented and dynamic entertainer will pay tribute to Elvis and other entertainers. He will be joined on stage by some of his ETA friends and maybe some special guests.  The show will be backed by the Change of Habit tribute band.  Doors open one hour prior to showtime.

Tickets:

Platinum Reserved Tables: $89

Gold Reserved Tables: $74

Silver Balcony General Admission Seats: $49

This show is included in the MEGA PASS.


Sunday, August 12

The box office at the New Daisy Theater will be closed today.

 

Happy Hour / Meet & Greet

Holiday Inn Memphis Airport

2PM – 4 PM

Before heading off to tonight’s concert, join us at the Holiday Inn Memphis Airport for happy hour including entertainment and the chance to meet and get autographs from some of our 2018 Elvis Week headliners.

Free

 

It is our understanding that the Final round of Graceland’s Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest will be held tonight at 7 PM.


Monday, August 13

The box office at the New Daisy Theater will open at 9 AM today for this afternoon’s contest and again at 5 PM for tonight’s show.

 

 

Images of the King Contest Preliminary Round

New Daisy Theater

11 AM

The contest will feature Elvis Tribute Artists competing in three divisions for prize money and the title of Images of the King 2018 World Champion.  In the preliminary round, all of the tribute artists will perform with tracks. The semi-finalists will be posted following the preliminary round. Doors open one hour prior to showtime.

Tickets:

Platinum Reserved Tables: $49

Gold Reserved Tables: $39

Silver Balcony General Admission Seats: $19

This show is included in the MEGA PASS.

A CONTEST BUNDLE is also available including all three rounds of the contest only.

 

Jukebox LIVE

New Daisy Theater

7 PM

Enjoy some of your favorite ETAs and some very special guests as they perform as other characters.  This year’s show will feature Dean Z, Dwight Icenhower, Robert Washington, Jesse Aron, Irv Cass, Taylor Rodriguez, Diogo Light and many more performers to be announced.  The show will be backed by the Change of Habit tribute band.  Doors open one hour prior to showtime.

Tickets:

Platinum Reserved Tables: $89

Gold Reserved Tables: $74

Silver Balcony General Admission Seats: $49

This show is included in the MEGA PASS.


Tuesday, August 14

The box office at the New Daisy Theater will open at 10 AM today for this afternoon’s show and again at 5 PM for tonight’s show.

 

Elvis: A New Generation

New Daisy Theater

Noon

This year we are recognizing the next generation of Elvis Tribute Artists.  We are always excited to support new talent and looking forward to presenting a handful of talented young artists who are sure to make an impact in our industry for years to come.  Starring 2015 Images of the King World Champion, Brycen Katolinsky with Taylor Rodriguez, Riley Jenkins with more to be announced.  The show will be backed by the Change of Habit tribute band.  Doors open one hour prior to showtime.

Tickets:

Platinum Reserved Tables: $59

Gold Reserved Tables: $49

Silver Balcony General Admission Seats: $29

This show is included in the MEGA PASS.

 

Dwight Icenhower: Reflections on Elvis

New Daisy Theater

7 PM

Once again we present Images of the King World Champion and Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Dwight Icenhower in a concert where he reflects on Elvis Presley’s impact on him personally and music in general.  Enjoy music from all years of Elvis’ career, out of costume, in Dwight’s unique style.  Dwight always includes some songs that Elvis would have sang if he had lived past 1977. The show will be backed by the Change of Habit tribute band and feature some special guests.  Doors open one hour prior to showtime.

Tickets:

Platinum Reserved Tables: $89

Gold Reserved Tables: $74

Silver Balcony General Admission Seats: $49

This show is included in the MEGA PASS.

 

Elvis Week 50’s Prom Night

Holiday Inn Memphis Airport

11 PM – 2 AM

Starting a new tradition of music and dancing celebrating Elvis Week at the Holiday Inn Memphis Airport.  Join MC and DJ Dashing Dan Barrella.  Dress in your best prom attire or come as you are.  There will be plenty of Elvis music, but also other great tunes to dance to and enjoy.

Free


Wednesday, August 15

The box office at the New Daisy Theater will open at 10 AM today.

 

Elvis Meets Motown

New Daisy Theater

Noon

2018’s new production show features the music of Motown juxtaposed to the music of the King of Rock and Roll.  Experience the roots of Rock and Roll in the early years, when rhythm and blues still dominated.  The show features Bobby Brooks Wilson, son of Jackie Wilson along with Dean Z and other guest performers.  Doors open one hour prior to showtime.

Tickets:

Platinum Reserved Tables: $69

Gold Reserved Tables: $59

Silver Balcony General Admission Seats: $39

This show is included in the MEGA PASS.

 

Happy Hour / Meet & Greet

Holiday Inn Memphis Airport

4PM – 6 PM

Before heading off to tonight’s Candlelight Vigil at Graceland, join us at the Holiday Inn Memphis Airport for happy hour including entertainment and the chance to meet and get autographs from some of our 2018 Elvis Week headliners.

Free

 

We’re wrapping up early today so that everyone can attend Graceland’s Candlelight Vigil tonight.


Thursday, August 16

The box office at the New Daisy Theater will open at 9 AM today for this afternoon’s show and again at 5 PM for tonight’s show.

 

 

Images of the King Contest Semi-Final Round

New Daisy Theater

11 AM

The contest will feature Elvis Tribute Artists competing in three divisions for prize money and the title of Images of the King 2018 World Champion.  Today, all of the tribute artists will perform with the band. The finalists will be named after today’s round. The contest will be backed by Change of Habit tribute band. Doors open one hour prior to showtime.

Tickets:

Platinum Reserved Tables: $59

Gold Reserved Tables: $49

Silver Balcony General Admission Seats: $29

This show is included in the MEGA PASS.

A CONTEST BUNDLE is also available including all three rounds of the contest only.

 

Images of the King Contest Final Round

New Daisy Theater

7 PM

The Images of the King World Champion will be crowned at the end of today’s finals.  Today, five tribute artists in the professional and non-professional division and three in the youth division will compete for over $15,000 with $12,500 of that going to the five professional finalists.  All of the tribute artists will perform with the band. The contest will be backed by Change of Habit tribute band, with Irv Cass as Master of Ceremonies. The winners will be named the 2018 Images of the King World Champion.  Doors open one hour prior to showtime.

Tickets:

Platinum Reserved Tables: $69

Gold Reserved Tables: $59

Silver Balcony General Admission Seats: $39

This show is included in the MEGA PASS.

A CONTEST BUNDLE is also available including all three rounds of the contest only.

 

Elvis Week Roast of Irv “I.C. HOT” Cass

Holiday Inn Memphis Airport

11 PM – 2 AM

Celebrate this year’s honoree, Images of the King and ElvisFestival.com‘s very own, Irv Cass for his years of bringing us joy as both an entertainer and master of ceremonies.  The comedic roast will be hosted by our Elvis Week late night guru Dan Barrella and feature appearances by a whole bunch of Irv’s “friends”.  Don’t miss what is sure to be one of the most entertaining new annual Elvis Week events.

Free


Friday, August 17

The box office at the New Daisy Theater will open at 10 AM today for this afternoon’s show and again at 5 PM for tonight’s show.

 

Images of the King World Champions Concert

New Daisy Theater

Noon

2018’s celebration of the legacy of Images of the King features performers from throughout the past 31 years including Diogo Light (2017), Brycen Katolinsky (2015), Jesse Aron (2009), Robert Washington (2003), Michael Hoover (1988) and more. The show will be backed by the Change of Habit tribute band.  Doors open one hour prior to showtime.

Tickets:

Platinum Reserved Tables: $69

Gold Reserved Tables: $59

Silver Balcony General Admission Seats: $39

This show is included in the MEGA PASS.

 

Elvis Meets the Beatles

New Daisy Theater

7 PM

The hit show returns, starring the Liverpool Legends with their tribute to the Beatles along with Jay Dupuis, Diogo Light and Taylor Rodriguez with their tributes to Elvis.  Don’t miss this great show that interweaves the musical catalog of two very different musical acts that changed the landscape of Rock and Roll forever.  Doors open one hour prior to showtime.

Tickets:

Platinum Reserved Tables: $89

Gold Reserved Tables: $74

Silver Balcony General Admission Seats: $49

This show is included in the MEGA PASS.

 

 

The Great ETA Auction for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Holiday Inn Memphis Airport

11 PM – 2 AM

Let’s kick off the fundraising of tomorrow’s benefit concert early with another Great ETA Auction.  Some items auctioned in previous years; A private (hotel room) mini-concert from Dean Z, a backstage pass from Cody Ray Slaughter, tons of ETA memorabilia, plus lots of ETAs auction off your choice of song, slow dances and more.

Free (but bring cash, checks or event your credit card for the auction)


Saturday, August 18

The box office at the New Daisy Theater will open at 9 AM for today’s show.

 

Carolyn Quinn Nichols Memorial

Elvis Week Benefit Concert for

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

New Daisy Theater

10 AM – 1 PM & 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

ElvisFestival.com and Images of the King is honored to host this annual benefit concert at the New Daisy Theater. There are so many performers that choose to participate, we break the concert into two parts with a 1.5 hour lunch break in the middle.  All proceeds from the event go directly to St Jude. All performers are donating their time and Sherry Management, LLC is underwriting the cost of the venue, sound and lighting. Over the past three years we’ve donated almost $44,000 through this concert and other activities.  Come out and support a cause that was near and dear to Elvis.  Click here for an constantly updating list of performers. Doors open one hour prior to showtime.

Tickets:

Platinum Reserved Tables: $60

Gold Reserved Tables: $50

Silver Reserved Balcony Seats: $30

NOT included in any of our passes or ticket bundles.


Sunday, August 19

 

Images of the King Champions’ Gospel Breakfast

Holiday Inn Memphis Airport

10 AM

Celebrate Doc Franklin’s original Images of the King by joining us for breakfast with entertainment provided by many of our past champions.  Michael & Bobbie Hoover will be on hand to host and tell story of Images days gone by… plus celebrate Michael’s 30 years as an Images World Champion.

Tickets:

$32 per person

NOT included in any of our passes or ticket bundles.


 

All times and events are subject to change.  The producer reserves the right to substitute similar performers if those scheduled are not able to perform for any reason. Not all of the events shown on this schedule are produced by Sherry Management, LLC. Some are provided as a courtesy to other promoters or to provide you with the most extensive list of Elvis Week events possible.

 

Images of the King is an official part of Graceland’s Elvis Week, but this is not the official Graceland schedule of events. The official Elvis Week schedule is available by clicking here.