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2018 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest

2018 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Parkes Elvis Festival proudly presents a preliminary round of the 2018 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Contest, officially endorsed by the estate of Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. Across two momentous days, leading Australian and New Zealand Elvis tribute artists will compete for the opportunity to represent their nation in the semi-final round of…

Dean Rias, Elvis at the Movies

Wednesday 10 January 2018 7.30pm, Parkes Leagues Club $45 click here to buy tickets Dean Rias brings the sound of Elvis alive with this tribute. His great vocal talent is complemented with a 4 piece band with regular lineup – Leon Isackson, Allan Freeman, John Pickworth and Mario Gauci, and two backing vocalists Jacquie & Briget.  Add to…

Ben Thompson

2018 Feature Concert Series starring Ben Thompson Thursday 11 January, 8pm 1955: A Rising Star Friday 12 January, 8pm Its Now or Never Saturday 13 January, 8pm That’s the way it is Sunday 14 January, 2pm 1968: The anniversary event of the Comeback Special Parkes Leagues Club 194-196 Clarinda St $70 Bookings: Tickets will be on sale…

Markets

Cooke Park Thursday 11 January to Sunday 14 January 2018 The Festival Markets in Cooke Park showcase a wide array of merchandise, including memorabilia, rock’n’roll wear, food and beverage stalls and gifts. Cooke Park Markets Cooke Park, corner Clarinda, Short & Welcome Streets Thursday 11 January:       Midday to 9:30pm Friday 12 January:        …

Viva Splash Vegas

Sunday 14 January 5pm Parkes Aquatic Centre $10 adults / $5 children (U18) / $5 season pass holders Tickets available from January 2018 or at the gate Cool off at the Festival in the ‘Viva Splash Vegas’ pool party. This family-friendly event is full of music, games and competitions. This year we will also be…

Mark Andrew

’68 Comeback: Up Close & Personal with Mark Andrew Friday 12 January & Saturday 13 January 2018 6pm Parkes Little Theatre 34 Bogan Street $66 per show. Click here to purchase tickets. Experience the talent of Mark Andrew in this intimate venue as he recreates some of the highlights of the ’68 Comeback. Backed by a ten…

‘In Dreams’

  Saturday 13 January 2018 5pm to 6.30pm Parkes Leagues Club 194-196 Clarinda St $48 Click here to purchase tickets. Join Aaron Mansfield as The Big ‘O’ and Paul Fenech as The King in this non-stop Orbison & Presley tribute, ‘In Dreams’.  Backed by the Elvis In Concert band, this dynamic show will take you back in time. Aaron…

Poets’ Breakfast

2018 Parkes Elvis Festival Poets’ Breakfast, Parkes Bowling & Sports Club 6.30am for 7.30am start, Thursday 11 January $5 admission at the door, $10 hot breakfast (optional) Are you a poet that doesn’t quite know it yet? Well, why not take the poetic plunge and enter the 2018 Parkes Elvis Festival Poets’ Breakfast competition for…

Busking

Register now to take part in the 2018 Parkes Elvis Festival Busking Competition. Each year, talented buskers line Clarinda Street to wow the crowds and compete for the title of winner: Parkes Elvis Festival Busking Competition. There are great prizes on offer in both the Junior and Open Categories, with the top three buskers decided by…

Miss Priscilla

The 2018 Goodsell Machinery Miss Priscilla Dinner features the judging and sashing of the 2018 Parkes Elvis Festival Miss Priscilla: Face of the Festival. Competitions will also include Picture Perfect Make up, Miss ’68 Comeback and Hairstyles of ’68 along with best-dressed, a raffle draw and lucky door prize on the night of the event.…

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