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Wednesday
Am
Elvis Yogalates
Holy Family School
Wednesday, 06:30 ( 1 Hr)
$25
It's Elvis Yogalates time! Are you wanting to get your groove and movement happening over the Elvis Festival? Come join the crew with a blend of Yoga plus Pilates equals Yogalates.
Trike Adventures
Festival Boulevard
Wednesday, 10:00 ( 10 Hrs)
$20
Cruise around Parkes on the totally awesome motor trike. Three friends can get All Shook Up at once whilst wheel'n and deal'n down Festival boulevard.
Photographic Competition Exhibit
Coventry Room - Parkes Library
Wednesday, 10:00 ( 7 Hrs)
FREE
A picture is normally worth 1000 words, but when it comes to Parkes Elvis Festival, an image is priceless. There are four categories: a smartphone, digital portrait, digital black and white, plus digital colour categories. View the collection of photos entered in the photography competition - you'll never know who or what you will discover hidden in the photographs! Proudly supported by Harvey Norman and Adobe.
The King’s Castle Elvis Exhibit & Parkes Motor Museum
Wednesday, 09:00 ( 8 Hrs)
$10 adults / $8 concession / $5 children / $25 family
The King's Castle Elvis Exhibit and Parkes Motor Museum adjoin the Visitor Information Centre and one pass gains entry to both of these impressive collections. The King's Castle is Australia's only permanent exhibition of artefact that were owned by Elvis Presley. It includes items owned by Greg Page, the original Yellow Wiggle. The King's Castle features jewellery, movie, stage and personal clothing, books, documents and furniture owned by Elvis or directly connected to his life. The Parkes Motor Museum is an impressive collection of motor vehicles representing all Heritage motoring eras, with up to 24 cars, 15 motorcycles and other motoring items on display.
Elvis Central
Elvis Central
Wednesday, 09:00 ( 7 Hrs)
FREE
A visit to Parkes Elvis Festival would not be complete without a piece of memorabilia from the official festival merchandise outlet. Whether this is your first Festival or 27th, Elvis Central has something for everyone - Elvii, Rock n rollers, young and old. The unique range includes 2019 themed official products and exciting her product lines. Pick up licensed Elvis Presley souvenirs, the official souvenir program and Festival calendar. All the popular products will be back, including t-shirts, sunglasses, stubby holders and caps. For the some first time, we are now offering scarves, car sunshades, ties and folding stools. For diehard Elvis fans who want to look just like The King, get in quick for our licensed suits. Can't make it to the Festival? Visit our online store to buy instead! https://elviscentral.vendecommerce.com/
Bingo with Elvis
Parkes Services Club
Wednesday, 10:30 ( 1 Hr)
$2
Pop in for a round or two of bingo with Elvis. $2 buys 10 games. Prizes include club vouchers and Elvis memorabilia.
Busking Competition
Festival Boulevard
Wednesday, 09:00 ( 9 Hrs)
FREE
Each year, talented buskers line Clarinda Street to wow the crowds and compete for the title of winner: Parkes Elvis Festival Busking Competition.
Henry Parkes Museum & Antique Machinery Collection
Henry Parkes Museum
Wednesday, 09:00 ( 6 Hrs & 45 mins)
$5
Henry Parkes Museum is owned and managed by the Parkes & District Historical Society. The Henry Parkes Museum depicts early life in Parkes through objects, photos and historical information. Items on display include traditional family items, furniture, clothing and collectables along with displays that are significant to Parkes Shire’s history including Sir Henry Parkes, mining, the […]
Jailhouse Rock
Parkes Library
Wednesday, 10:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
FREE
Elvis stars at the young Vince Everett, who serves a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in Jail, Everett befriends his cellmate, a former country singer, who introduced him to the record business. Everett takes to it so well that he decides to become a singer when he gets out. However, when he becomes a superstar, […]
Rock ‘n’ Roll Lessons with Stan & Stela Alexander
Parkes Leagues Club
Wednesday, 10:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
$20
Dust off those blue suede shoes and learn how to rock 'n' roll with Stan & Stela Alexander!
Noon
Elvis Yogalates
Holy Family School
Wednesday, 17:00 ( 1 Hr)
$25
It's Elvis Yogalates time! Are you wanting to get your groove and movement happening over the Elvis Festival? Come join the crew with a blend of Yoga plus Pilates equals Yogalates.
The Crofts
Parkes Leagues Club
Wednesday, 17:15 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Bill and Darlene Croft downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Rick Charles
Parkes Leagues Club
Wednesday, 16:00 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Jeffrey Hancox
Parkes Leagues Club
Wednesday, 14:45 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Jeffrey Hancock downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Russell Morris Show
Parkes Services Club
Wednesday, 16:00 ( 1 Hr)
$38
To celebrate Russell Morris’ induction to the Parkes Elvis Festival Wall of Fame, Russell will be performing an intimate 60 minute performance with guitarist Pete Robinson at Parkes Services Club following the Elvis Wall of Fame event.
The Fuzzy Tree Lounge
Parkes Services Club
Wednesday, 12:00 ( 11 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free entertainment over a cool drink in The Fuzzy Tree Lounge downstairs in the Parkes Services Club. Relax to your Elvis favourites performed by various artists.
Elvis Wall of Fame: Russell Morris
Kelly Reserve
Wednesday, 14:00 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
In 2019, the Festival is proud to induct not only a pioneer, but a continuing force in the music industry to this day: Russell Morris AM. With a success career spanning more than 50 years, Russell continues to be an innovator in the Australian music industry and a highly respected performer. Join us as recognise […]
King Creole
Parkes Library
Wednesday, 13:30 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Fondly referred to by many as The King’s best movie of his career, King Creole features Elvis as Danny Fisher, a rebellious young man who takes a job as a nightclub singer. The King Creole nightclub is the only joint in town not run by crook Maxie Field, and Elvis soon attracts the crime boss’s […]
Anthony Tenace
Parkes Leagues Club
Wednesday, 13:30 ( 1 Hr & 15 mins)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Anthony Tenace downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Elvis Lives in Parkes
Parkes Library
Wednesday, 16:00 ( 30 mins)
FREE
In 2007 filmmaker Anthony Mullins immortalised the Parkes Elvis Festival in the fantastic short documentary Elvis Lives in Parkes for SBS. Take a break from the heat to sit down and relive the story of the Festival, from its grassroots beginning one night at Hotel Gracelands to its international  success today.
Pm
Rock and Bowl Dinner Show
Parkes Bowling and Sports Club
Wednesday, 19:00 ( 3 Hrs)
$50.00
Join the Elvis Express ETA's as they arrive into Parkes. One of the Festival's biggest parties! Includes a two course meal and three hours of great entertainment.
Opening Night Karaoke
Parkes Hotel
Wednesday, 20:00 ( 4 Hrs)
FREE
Parkes' home of karaoke! Get into the spirit of the Festival show us your best tunes at the first karaoke session of the Festival!
Elvis Pool Comp
Parkes Hotel
Wednesday, 19:00 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Calling all pool sharks. Cash prizes on offer, with free entry for Elvii.
Amitie
Parkes Services Club
Wednesday, 18:30 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Amitie downstairs at the Parkes Services Club.
Stuey V
Parkes Leagues Club
Wednesday, 21:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Stuey V downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Wayne Cooper as Sincerely Elvis
CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope
Wednesday, 18:00 ( 4 Hrs)
$25 Adults / $10 Children 12-18 years / U12 free
Celebrate the start of the 2019 Parkes Elvis Festival at Parkes’ beloved icon, The Dish, with a fantastic evening of fine food and entertainment. Parkes’ two great icons are brought together again with Wayne Cooper as Elvis and his fabulous TCB singers. Bookings are essential to purchase meals for the event. Email [email protected] or phone (02) 6862 […]
Elvis at the Trots featuring Brendon Chase
Parkes Showground Paceway
Wednesday, 18:00 ( 4 Hrs)
$10
It’s harness racing at its best in the west! Grab your entry ticket at the gate. All patrons that pay to attend will go into the draw for one of six $500 lucky gate prizes that are drawn between race 2 to 8 on the night. Bring the family and kick off your Festival in […]
Allan Wright
Parkes Leagues Club
Wednesday, 19:30 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
FREE
Free live entertainment downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club with Allan Wright.
All Shook Up Special: Tribute to Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis & Carl Perkins
Parkes Leagues Club
Wednesday, 19:30 ( 3 Hrs)
$48
The Festival will well and truly be All Shook Up with this opening night special, a tribute to the Million Dollar Quartet. In 1956, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash made music history, recording an impromptu jam session. Experience four incredible artists as they pay homage to these performers. Performing hits by: Jerry Lee Lewis - Lance Lipinsky, direct from the USA!! Elvis Presley - Anthony Petrucci Johnny Cash - Daniel Thompson Carl Perkins - Brad Bergen An opening night not to be missed!!

Thursday
Am
Elvis Yogalates
Holy Family School
Thursday, 06:30 ( 1 Hr)
$25
It's Elvis Yogalates time! Are you wanting to get your groove and movement happening over the Elvis Festival? Come join the crew with a blend of Yoga plus Pilates equals Yogalates.
Ukulele Workshop – Beginners
Parkes Golf Club
Thursday, 10:00 ( 2 Hrs)
$28
Learn your favourite Elvis songs on the ukulele; it's easy to play and loads of fun.
In the Shadow of the King
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Thursday, 10:30 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
FREE
Starring Lenard Connolly, one of the very few Indigenous Elvis tribute artists. Len is stepping away from his seven piece backing band to do a one man show that will entertain all.
Barry Bishop
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Thursday, 09:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
FREE
Barry Bishop will entertain you and perform for you as the Master of Ceremonies in the relaxed and friendly environment of the Railway Bowling Club.
Elvis Buffet Breakfast
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Thursday, 07:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
A great start to the day, this delicious buffet breakfast will be served from 7am daily.
Trike Adventures
Festival Boulevard
Thursday, 10:00 ( 10 Hrs)
$20
Cruise around Parkes on the totally awesome motor trike. Three friends can get All Shook Up at once whilst wheel'n and deal'n down Festival boulevard.
Photographic Competition Exhibit
Coventry Room - Parkes Library
Thursday, 10:00 ( 7 Hrs)
FREE
A picture is normally worth 1000 words, but when it comes to Parkes Elvis Festival, an image is priceless. There are four categories: a smartphone, digital portrait, digital black and white, plus digital colour categories. View the collection of photos entered in the photography competition - you'll never know who or what you will discover hidden in the photographs! Proudly supported by Harvey Norman and Adobe.
The King’s Castle Elvis Exhibit & Parkes Motor Museum
Thursday, 09:00 ( 8 Hrs)
$10 adults / $8 concession / $5 children / $25 family
The King's Castle Elvis Exhibit and Parkes Motor Museum adjoin the Visitor Information Centre and one pass gains entry to both of these impressive collections. The King's Castle is Australia's only permanent exhibition of artefact that were owned by Elvis Presley. It includes items owned by Greg Page, the original Yellow Wiggle. The King's Castle features jewellery, movie, stage and personal clothing, books, documents and furniture owned by Elvis or directly connected to his life. The Parkes Motor Museum is an impressive collection of motor vehicles representing all Heritage motoring eras, with up to 24 cars, 15 motorcycles and other motoring items on display.
Elvis Central
Elvis Central
Thursday, 09:00 ( 10 Hrs)
FREE
A visit to Parkes Elvis Festival would not be complete without a piece of memorabilia from the official festival merchandise outlet. Whether this is your first Festival or 27th, Elvis Central has something for everyone - Elvii, Rock n rollers, young and old. The unique range includes 2019 themed official products and exciting her product lines. Pick up licensed Elvis Presley souvenirs, the official souvenir program and Festival calendar. All the popular products will be back, including t-shirts, sunglasses, stubby holders and caps. For the some first time, we are now offering scarves, car sunshades, ties and folding stools. For diehard Elvis fans who want to look just like The King, get in quick for our licensed suits. Can't make it to the Festival? Visit our online store to buy instead! https://elviscentral.vendecommerce.com/
Elvis Poets’ Breakfast
Parkes Bowling and Sports Club
Thursday, 06:30 ( 3 Hrs)
$5, $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 just $10 per poem.
Bingo with Elvis
Parkes Services Club
Thursday, 10:30 ( 1 Hr)
$2
Pop in for a round or two of bingo with Elvis. $2 buys 10 games. Prizes include club vouchers and Elvis memorabilia.
Busking Competition
Festival Boulevard
Thursday, 09:00 ( 9 Hrs)
FREE
Each year, talented buskers line Clarinda Street to wow the crowds and compete for the title of winner: Parkes Elvis Festival Busking Competition.
Henry Parkes Museum & Antique Machinery Collection
Henry Parkes Museum
Thursday, 09:00 ( 6 Hrs & 45 mins)
$5
Henry Parkes Museum is owned and managed by the Parkes & District Historical Society. The Henry Parkes Museum depicts early life in Parkes through objects, photos and historical information. Items on display include traditional family items, furniture, clothing and collectables along with displays that are significant to Parkes Shire’s history including Sir Henry Parkes, mining, the […]
King Creole
Parkes Library
Thursday, 11:30 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Fondly referred to by many as The King’s best movie of his career, King Creole features Elvis as Danny Fisher, a rebellious young man who takes a job as a nightclub singer. The King Creole nightclub is the only joint in town not run by crook Maxie Field, and Elvis soon attracts the crime boss’s […]
Rock ‘n’ Roll Lessons with Stan & Stela Alexander
Parkes Leagues Club
Thursday, 10:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
$20
Dust off those blue suede shoes and learn how to rock 'n' roll with Stan & Stela Alexander!
Elvis Lives in Parkes
Parkes Library
Thursday, 10:00 ( 30 mins)
FREE
In 2007 filmmaker Anthony Mullins immortalised the Parkes Elvis Festival in the fantastic short documentary Elvis Lives in Parkes for SBS. Take a break from the heat to sit down and relive the story of the Festival, from its grassroots beginning one night at Hotel Gracelands to its international  success today.
Joe Piastrino
Parkes Leagues Club
Thursday, 11:45 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Joe is a tribute artist from Melbourne, Victoria who impersonates many of the great musical artists of our time. He is renowned for his authentic tribute to Elvis Presley. Catch Joe Piastrino live downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Noon
Elvis Bridge Afternoon
Astro Dish Motor Inn
Thursday, 13:00 ( 4 Hrs)
$10
Relax and make new friends at the inaugural Elvis Bridge Afternoon hosted by the Parkes Bridge Club.
Elvis Yogalates
Holy Family School
Thursday, 17:00 ( 1 Hr)
$25
It's Elvis Yogalates time! Are you wanting to get your groove and movement happening over the Elvis Festival? Come join the crew with a blend of Yoga plus Pilates equals Yogalates.
Ukulele Workshop – Intermediate
Parkes Golf Club
Thursday, 14:00 ( 2 Hrs)
$24
Learn your favourite Elvis songs on the ukulele. This workshop is for those players that know a few chords and want to learn more.
ARTC Main Stage Entertainment
ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage
Thursday, 12:00 ( 10 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
The ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage will leave you 'All Shook Up' with a power-packed combination of more than 50 artists performing over 4 days for your enjoyment.
‘Elvis, Elvis, Elvis’ Tribute Show
Parkes Hotel
Thursday, 17:30 ( 2 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
Kick start your Festival with this showcase of local and international Elvis tribute artists.
‘Elvis, Elvis, Elvis’ with Brendon Chase
Parkes Hotel
Thursday, 14:45 ( 2 Hrs & 45 mins)
FREE
Whilst you are waiting for the trains to arrive, enjoy singing along with New Zealand's Brendon Chase.
Lounge Elvis
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Thursday, 16:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Chris White is Lounge Elvis. A show that's a little bit different and spiced with humour.
Andrew Portelli
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Thursday, 14:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy this free concert in air conditioned comfort at the Railway Bowling Club.
Rod Toovey
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Thursday, 12:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy this free concert with Rod Toovey in the air conditioned comfort of the Railway Bowling Club.
Regional Hound Dog Express Arrival
Parkes Regional Airport
Thursday, 15:00 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
In a Festival experience not to be missed, give excited passengers a warm Elvis Festival welcome as they arrive in Parkes.
Lachlan Valley Rail Blue Suede Express Arrival
Parkes Railway Station
Thursday, 17:00 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
In a Festival experience not to be missed, give excited passengers a warm Elvis Festival welcome as they arrive in Parkes!
NSW TrainLink Elvis Express Arrival
Parkes Railway Station
Thursday, 16:15 ( 45 mins)
FREE
In a Festival experience not to be missed, give excited passengers a warm Elvis Festival welcome as they arrive in Parkes!
Stuey V
Parkes Leagues Club
Thursday, 16:30 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Stuey V downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Rick Charles
Parkes Leagues Club
Thursday, 15:15 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Big Al’s Elvis World Karaoke
Parkview Motor Inn
Thursday, 17:00 ( 5 Hrs)
FREE
Sing up a storm at Big Al’s Karaoke and be in the running for great prizes. With a la carte dining and families welcome.
The Fuzzy Tree Lounge
Parkes Services Club
Thursday, 12:00 ( 12 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free entertainment over a cool drink in The Fuzzy Tree Lounge downstairs in the Parkes Services Club. Relax to your Elvis favourites performed by various artists.
King Creole
Parkes Library
Thursday, 17:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Fondly referred to by many as The King’s best movie of his career, King Creole features Elvis as Danny Fisher, a rebellious young man who takes a job as a nightclub singer. The King Creole nightclub is the only joint in town not run by crook Maxie Field, and Elvis soon attracts the crime boss’s […]
Jailhouse Rock
Parkes Library
Thursday, 14:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
FREE
Elvis stars at the young Vince Everett, who serves a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in Jail, Everett befriends his cellmate, a former country singer, who introduced him to the record business. Everett takes to it so well that he decides to become a singer when he gets out. However, when he becomes a superstar, […]
Festival Markets
ARTC Cooke Park
Thursday, 12:00 ( 9 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
The Festival Markets are located at Cooke Park and showcase a wide array of merchandise, including memorabilia, rock’n’roll wear, food and beverage stalls and gifts. Markets operate at the following times: Thursday 10 January: 12pm -9.30pm Friday 11 January: 9am – 9.30pm Saturday 12 January: 9am – 9.30pm Sunday 13 January: 9am – 4pm
Allan Wright
Parkes Leagues Club
Thursday, 13:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Free live entertainment downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club with Allan Wright.
Pm
Feature Concert: Ted Torres Martin – The Hill Billy Cat
Parkes Leagues Club
Thursday, 20:00 ( 3 Hrs)
$70
US Elvis Tribute Artist Ted Torres Martin is set to wow audiences in four high-energy concerts, celebrating Elvis Presley’s music, to be held at Parkes Leagues Club from Thursday 10 January to Sunday 13 January 2019. Ted’s Thursday night concert will get fans All Shook Up as we celebrate all things ’50s. Proudly sponsored by Pacific National.
Elvis Trivia
The Railway Hotel
Thursday, 19:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Test how many weird, wonderful and utterly useless facts are in your arsenal at Elvis trivia! Its free to play and there are fun prizes to be won.
Elvis Tribute Show with Gavin Chatelier
Pink Orchid Cafe
Thursday, 18:00 ( 3 Hrs)
$15 adults / $5 children
Gavin Chatelier is an accomplished full time singer, songwriter and entertainer with a passion for music. Don't miss Gavin up close and personal in the intimate setting of the Pink Orchid Café.
Elvis Karaoke
Parkes Hotel
Thursday, 20:00 ( 4 Hrs)
FREE
Belt out some tunes at Parkes' home of karaoke, The Parkes Hotel.
Kiwi Elvis
Coachman Hotel Motel
Thursday, 20:00 ( 3 Hrs)
FREE
Join Trevor T Martin, fondly known to many as Kiwi Elvis. His rock 'n' roll show including hits from The King assures a night of great music and dancing for all.
Mike Cole
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Thursday, 20:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy the sounds of Mike Cole and his tribute band in the pleasant surroundings of the Railway Bowling Club.
Elvis Meets Tom
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Thursday, 18:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy this entertaining free concert listening to Mike Tsama as Elvis and Broderick Lloyd Jones as Tom Jones, in the friendly air conditioned environment of the Railway Bowling Club.
Barry Bishop
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Thursday, 22:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Barry Bishop will entertain you and perform for you as the Master of Ceremonies in the relaxed and friendly environment of the Railway Bowling Club.
Damian Mullin & The Cadillacs
Parkes Leagues Club
Thursday, 21:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Damian Mullin & The Cadillacs downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
The Crofts
Parkes Leagues Club
Thursday, 19:00 ( 1 Hr & 45 mins)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Bill and Darlene Croft downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Cinema Under The Stars: Jailhouse Rock
ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage
Thursday, 20:30 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Bring the family and relax under the warm evening sky with the classic movie, Jailhouse Rock.
Goodsell Machinery Miss Priscilla Dinner
Parkes Services Club
Thursday, 18:30 ( 3 Hrs & 30 mins)
$66
Ladies, it’s your time to shine at the 2019 Goodsell Machinery Miss Priscilla Dinner and celebrate the style and grace of Pricilla Presley. As winner of Miss Priscilla: Face of the Festival, the official duties include being treated as a celebrity with Festival fans wanting to snap a photo everywhere you go and having the […]

Friday
Am
Ukulele Workshop – Intermediate
Parkes Little Theatre
Friday, 10:00 ( 2 Hrs)
$24
Learn your favourite Elvis songs on the ukulele. This workshop is for those players that know a few chords and want to learn more.
Elvis Golf
Parkes Golf Club
Friday, 09:00 ( 2 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
In these dry times, the Parkes Golf Club has been calling out Love Me Tender so come and help us give the course some Burning Love and cover the course with spandex, gems and rockabilly hair.
Elvis Yogalates
Holy Family School
Friday, 06:30 ( 1 Hr)
$25
It's Elvis Yogalates time! Are you wanting to get your groove and movement happening over the Elvis Festival? Come join the crew with a blend of Yoga plus Pilates equals Yogalates.
Memphis Stage entertainment
Memphis Satellite Stage
Friday, 09:30 ( 9 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
Pop on those blue suede shoes and rock ‘n’ roll to the Memphis Satellite Stage located on the corner of Church Street and Clarinda Street. A great line up of entertainment awaits: Friday 11th January 9.30am – Twinkle Toes Dance Display 11.15am – Amitie 12pm – Anthony Petrucci 1pm – Claudia Trejbal 1.30pm – Ross […]
ARTC Main Stage Entertainment
ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage
Friday, 09:00 ( 12 Hrs & 45 mins)
FREE
The ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage will leave you 'All Shook Up' with a power-packed combination of more than 50 artists performing over 4 days for your enjoyment.
Andrew Portelli
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Friday, 10:30 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy this free concert in air conditioned comfort at the Railway Bowling Club.
In the Shadow of the King
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Friday, 09:30 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Starring Lenard Connolly, one of the very few Indigenous Elvis tribute artists. Len is stepping away from his seven piece backing band to do a one man show that will entertain all.
Barry Bishop
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Friday, 09:00 ( 30 mins)
FREE
Barry Bishop will entertain you and perform for you as the Master of Ceremonies in the relaxed and friendly environment of the Railway Bowling Club.
Elvis Buffet Breakfast
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Friday, 07:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
A great start to the day, this delicious buffet breakfast will be served from 7am daily.
2019 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Heats
Parkes Leagues Club
Friday, 10:00 ( 2 Hrs)
$48
Experience some of the best Elvis tribute artists in the industry as they compete for their place in history at the preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, officially endorsed by the estate of Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc. This contest is a search for the Elvis tribute artist who best represents Elvis in the area of vocals, style, stage presence and overall performance. In this show, see all the competitors as they strive for a place in Saturday's Finals. Contestants are backed by a full band.
The Crofts
Parkes Leagues Club
Friday, 11:45 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Bill and Darlene Croft downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Trike Adventures
Festival Boulevard
Friday, 09:00 ( 8 Hrs)
$20
Cruise around Parkes on the totally awesome motor trike. Three friends can get All Shook Up at once whilst wheel'n and deal'n down Festival boulevard.
Photographic Competition Exhibit
Coventry Room - Parkes Library
Friday, 10:00 ( 7 Hrs)
FREE
A picture is normally worth 1000 words, but when it comes to Parkes Elvis Festival, an image is priceless. There are four categories: a smartphone, digital portrait, digital black and white, plus digital colour categories. View the collection of photos entered in the photography competition - you'll never know who or what you will discover hidden in the photographs! Proudly supported by Harvey Norman and Adobe.
The King’s Castle Elvis Exhibit & Parkes Motor Museum
Friday, 09:00 ( 8 Hrs)
$10 adults / $8 concession / $5 children / $25 family
The King's Castle Elvis Exhibit and Parkes Motor Museum adjoin the Visitor Information Centre and one pass gains entry to both of these impressive collections. The King's Castle is Australia's only permanent exhibition of artefact that were owned by Elvis Presley. It includes items owned by Greg Page, the original Yellow Wiggle. The King's Castle features jewellery, movie, stage and personal clothing, books, documents and furniture owned by Elvis or directly connected to his life. The Parkes Motor Museum is an impressive collection of motor vehicles representing all Heritage motoring eras, with up to 24 cars, 15 motorcycles and other motoring items on display.
Elvis Central
Elvis Central
Friday, 09:00 ( 10 Hrs)
FREE
A visit to Parkes Elvis Festival would not be complete without a piece of memorabilia from the official festival merchandise outlet. Whether this is your first Festival or 27th, Elvis Central has something for everyone - Elvii, Rock n rollers, young and old. The unique range includes 2019 themed official products and exciting her product lines. Pick up licensed Elvis Presley souvenirs, the official souvenir program and Festival calendar. All the popular products will be back, including t-shirts, sunglasses, stubby holders and caps. For the some first time, we are now offering scarves, car sunshades, ties and folding stools. For diehard Elvis fans who want to look just like The King, get in quick for our licensed suits. Can't make it to the Festival? Visit our online store to buy instead! https://elviscentral.vendecommerce.com/
Bingo with Elvis
Parkes Services Club
Friday, 10:30 ( 1 Hr)
$2
Pop in for a round or two of bingo with Elvis. $2 buys 10 games. Prizes include club vouchers and Elvis memorabilia.
Busking Competition
Festival Boulevard
Friday, 09:00 ( 9 Hrs)
FREE
Each year, talented buskers line Clarinda Street to wow the crowds and compete for the title of winner: Parkes Elvis Festival Busking Competition.
Henry Parkes Museum & Antique Machinery Collection
Henry Parkes Museum
Friday, 09:00 ( 6 Hrs & 45 mins)
$5
Henry Parkes Museum is owned and managed by the Parkes & District Historical Society. The Henry Parkes Museum depicts early life in Parkes through objects, photos and historical information. Items on display include traditional family items, furniture, clothing and collectables along with displays that are significant to Parkes Shire’s history including Sir Henry Parkes, mining, the […]
Jailhouse Rock
Parkes Library
Friday, 10:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
FREE
Elvis stars at the young Vince Everett, who serves a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in Jail, Everett befriends his cellmate, a former country singer, who introduced him to the record business. Everett takes to it so well that he decides to become a singer when he gets out. However, when he becomes a superstar, […]
Festival Markets
ARTC Cooke Park
Friday, 09:00 ( 12 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
The Festival Markets are located at Cooke Park and showcase a wide array of merchandise, including memorabilia, rock’n’roll wear, food and beverage stalls and gifts. Markets operate at the following times: Thursday 10 January: 12pm -9.30pm Friday 11 January: 9am – 9.30pm Saturday 12 January: 9am – 9.30pm Sunday 13 January: 9am – 4pm
Rock ‘n’ Roll Lessons with Stan & Stela Alexander
Parkes Leagues Club
Friday, 10:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
$20
Dust off those blue suede shoes and learn how to rock 'n' roll with Stan & Stela Alexander!
Classic and Heritage Car Show
Festival Boulevard
Friday, 10:00 ( 6 Hrs)
FREE
Featuring cars, vans and motorbikes from bygone days.Registrations are open, with entry forms available online.
Noon
Vintage Showgirl Burlesque Workshop
Hart Bar at the Railway Hotel
Friday, 16:00 ( 2 Hrs & 30 mins)
$40
A fun and playful bump ‘n’ grind dance workshop for lovers of all things vintage. Get ‘all shook up” to some of Elvis’ sexiest tracks as well as burlesque classics from the 40s 50s & 60s. Learn burlesque basics and elegant showgirl moves. Discover the quintessential glove peel and graceful silk fans.
From Vegas to the Parkes Hotel
Parkes Hotel
Friday, 15:30 ( 2 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
Enjoy an afternoon of singing and dancing to local and overseas Elvis tribute artists.
Sean Luke Spiteri: The Way It Is
Parkes Services Club
Friday, 14:00 ( 2 Hrs)
$45 A reserve / $40 B Reserve / $35 C Reserve
The Way It Is will take you back to the International Hotel in Las Vegas during 1970 when Elvis was at his peak, playing to sold out crowds and performing special VIP concerts to all the stars.
Photography Competition Winners Announcement
Parkes Library
Friday, 16:00 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Winners of the 2019 Photography Competition will be announced at the Coventry Room, Parkes Shire Library on Friday 11 January at 4pm.
One Song Sing
Coachman Hotel Motel
Friday, 15:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
$10
Join in singing with everyone to your favourite Elvis song! In one hour we are going to teach you 'Return to Sender' in three vocal parts.
Busking Competition Judging
Memphis Satellite Stage
Friday, 16:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Catch all the Festival buskers as they perform on the Memphis Satellite Stage.
Elvis Bingo
Parkes Bowling and Sports Club
Friday, 13:00 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Come along and support Can Assist at this fun, annual fundraiser. Legs eleven it could be your lucky day.
Lounge Elvis
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Friday, 16:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Chris White is Lounge Elvis. A show that's a little bit different and spiced with humour.
Elvis Bingo at the Railway Bowling Club
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Friday, 12:30 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Knock on the door, it's number four! Pop in for a round or two of bingo and meet some new Festival friends.
Mark Andrew Legends Show
Parkes Leagues Club
Friday, 14:00 ( 2 Hrs)
$58
Mark Andrew will wow audiences with his renowned Legends show. Wonder at the versatility of our Festival friend as he skilfully portrays Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Tom Jones, Jim Morrison and Dean Martin. Backed by the phenomenal TIC band, this show is not to be missed.
Kids Talent Workshop with Greg Page
Parkes Leagues Club
Friday, 16:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
$28
Fans just can't help falling in love with Elvis at an early age in Parkes, so in a Festival first we are bringing you an exclusive kid's talent workshop to nurture and develop the next generation of Elvis tribute artists. Do you want to learn to shake, rattle and roll like The King? Join Greg Page, the former Yellow Wiggle, and Damian Mullin, accomplished Elvis Tribute Artist in a hands-on interactive workshop to help you perform just like Elvis himself. Learn how to master the moves, the look and the voice in small groups lead by the pros. Even if you just love to perform, come along and see what you can learn as you sing and dance your way through the afternoon! Suitable for both boys and girls aged 6 to 10 years, this is an opportunity not to be missed. Limited spaces.
Stuey V
Parkes Leagues Club
Friday, 13:30 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Stuey V downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
The Fuzzy Tree Lounge
Parkes Services Club
Friday, 12:00 ( 12 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free entertainment over a cool drink in The Fuzzy Tree Lounge downstairs in the Parkes Services Club. Relax to your Elvis favourites performed by various artists.
King Creole
Parkes Library
Friday, 14:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Fondly referred to by many as The King’s best movie of his career, King Creole features Elvis as Danny Fisher, a rebellious young man who takes a job as a nightclub singer. The King Creole nightclub is the only joint in town not run by crook Maxie Field, and Elvis soon attracts the crime boss’s […]
Anthony Tenace
Parkes Leagues Club
Friday, 16:00 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Anthony Tenace downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Live at Lunch with Damian Mullin
Parkes Leagues Club
Friday, 12:00 ( 2 Hrs)
$25 show only / $45 lunch and show
Share a delicious lunchtime escape with crowd favourite, Damian Mullin. Damian stands a powerful 6'2" and possesses a voice and the moves that capture the essence of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. Damian will deliver a high energy, interactive and incredibly exciting performance every time he is on stage.
Elvis Lives in Parkes
Parkes Library
Friday, 12:00 ( 30 mins)
FREE
In 2007 filmmaker Anthony Mullins immortalised the Parkes Elvis Festival in the fantastic short documentary Elvis Lives in Parkes for SBS. Take a break from the heat to sit down and relive the story of the Festival, from its grassroots beginning one night at Hotel Gracelands to its international  success today.
Joe Piastrino
Parkes Leagues Club
Friday, 17:15 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Joe is a tribute artist from Melbourne, Victoria who impersonates many of the great musical artists of our time. He is renowned for his authentic tribute to Elvis Presley. Catch Joe Piastrino live downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
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Sincerely Elvis & The TCB Singers
IKON @ Hotel Gracelands
Friday, 18:00 ( 4 Hrs)
$80
Enjoy a delicious two-course meal and the fantastic sounds of Wayne Cooper as Elvis Presley and The TCB singers.
Rock Back The Clock featuring Aaron Mansfield
Parkes Hotel
Friday, 20:00 ( 2 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
Elvis will definitely be in the building. With some special guests that will certainly have you dancing, singing and yelling for more. This show will get you All Shook Up.
Elvis Rising & The Voice, starring Gabe Phoenix and Allan Wright
Parkview Motor Inn
Friday, 18:00 ( 4 Hrs)
$70
Come and join us for a night of fun and great music with Gabe and Allan. Together, they will deliver a show not to be missed.
Dinner in the Vines with ‘Trouble for Johnny’
Twisted River Wines
Friday, 19:30 ( 3 Hrs & 30 mins)
$80 without bus / $90 with bus
The vines will be rocking again when Twisted River team up with Baz Patterson and Trouble with Johnny. Watch the sunset over the vines and enjoy dinner and extensive bar (no BYO) and live Elvis entertainment.
Rock ‘n’ Roll with Adam Page
Coachman Hotel Motel
Friday, 20:00 ( 3 Hrs)
FREE
Adam's popular rock 'n' roll show covers all the hits from 1956 through to now from artists as diverse as Joe Cocker, The Hollies, Bobby Darin, Ray Charles, Alan Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Roy Orbison, Queen, Creedence, The Blues Bros, The Beatles, Bog Seger, Kenny Rogers and, of course, Elvis Presley!
Jack Gatto – From a Jack to a King
Parkes Services Club
Friday, 19:30 ( 3 Hrs)
FREE
Jack Gatto returns to where it all began - Parkes Elvis Festival. Since winning the Parkes sound-a-like and then proceeding to win Australia's Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist contest twice, Jack has been fortunate enough to travel the world and fill venues paying tribute to the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley.
Rod Toovey: The Essence of Elvis
Hart Bar at the Railway Hotel
Friday, 20:00 ( 3 Hrs)
FREE
Rod's show includes all your Elvis favourites played by this talented singer and guitarist.
The John Field Band with special guest Brendon Chase
ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage
Friday, 19:00 ( 3 Hrs)
FREE
Bring your dancing shoes and enjoy the fantastic John Field Band. This eight-piece high energy, engaging, party-style, rock 'n' roll band includes the vocal talents of John Field and Bronwyn Mulcahy plus a dynamic three piece horn section and the 'engine room' of rock rhythm sections.
Feature Concert: Ted Torres Martin – If I can Dream, The Greatest Comeback of All Time
Parkes Leagues Club
Friday, 20:00 ( 3 Hrs)
$70
US Elvis Tribute Artist Ted Torres Martin is set to wow audiences four high-energy concerts, celebrating Elvis Presley’s music, to be held at Parkes Leagues Club from Thursday 10 January to Sunday 13 January 2019. Ted's Friday night concert will pay homage to Elvis' hits of the 60's through until the '68 Comeback Special.
Johnny Lee Memphis
Parkes Leagues Club
Friday, 18:30 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Johnny Lee Memphis downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Elvis Karaoke
Parkes Hotel
Friday, 22:30 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Belt out some tunes at Parkes' home of karaoke, The Parkes Hotel.
Memphis to Vegas Dinner Show
Parkes Bowling and Sports Club
Friday, 19:00 ( 3 Hrs)
$50.00
Vince Gelonese and Brody Finlay will take you on a musical journey complete with the Entourage Dancers. Enjoy a two course meal and three hours of great entertainment.
Mike Cole
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Friday, 18:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy the sounds of Mike Cole and his tribute band in the pleasant surroundings of the Railway Bowling Club.
Elvis Meets Tom
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Friday, 20:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy this entertaining free concert listening to Mike Tsama as Elvis and Broderick Lloyd Jones as Tom Jones, in the friendly air conditioned environment of the Railway Bowling Club.
Barry Bishop
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Friday, 22:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Barry Bishop will entertain you and perform for you as the Master of Ceremonies in the relaxed and friendly environment of the Railway Bowling Club.
Damian Mullin & The Cadillacs
Parkes Leagues Club
Friday, 21:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Damian Mullin & The Cadillacs downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Rick Charles
Parkes Leagues Club
Friday, 19:45 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
HILLBILLY ELVIS: Y’all Shook Up!
Barkley Park, Parkes
Friday, 19:00 ( 3 Hrs)
$59 Adults / $29 Children under 15
Alt-country singer-songwriter Raechel Whitchurch, a former Parkes local, will pay tribute to Elvis’ country side with ‘HILLBILLY ELVIS: Y’all Shook Up!’.
Up Close & Personal with Lance Lipinsky
Parkes Little Theatre
Friday, 18:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
$38
Direct from the USA, get up close and personal with retro revivalist Lance Lipinksy in this 90 minute solo show. Influenced by the 1950’s and 60’s, and the birth of rock ‘n’ roll, Texas born Lipinsky preserves the timeless tradition of American roots music as a songwriter and entertainer, with show stopping boogie woogie piano […]

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Casey McFarlane
Coachman Hotel Motel
Saturday, 11:30 ( 4 Hrs)
FREE
Casey is a popular solo performer in the Central West, singing a mix of rock 'n' roll, country and blues. Join Casey at the Coachman for a cool drink and some great tunes.
Kombi Display
Festival Boulevard
Saturday, 11:30 ( 4 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
Join in the fun and display your Kombi at our inaugural show, or just wander along and marvel at these beloved vehicles.
Cars of the Era Show
Short St Parkes
Saturday, 11:30 ( 4 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
Cars of the Era showcases the automobiles that ruled the road from a time when Elvis ruled the airwaves.
Northparkes Mines Street Parade
Festival Boulevard
Saturday, 10:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
FREE
Enjoy Elvis-themed floats, Elvis and Priscilla look-a-likes, vintage and classic cars, motorcycles and marching bands as they head from Bushman Street to Cooke Park down the length of Clarinda Street.
Forbes Street Breakfast
Templar St Forbes
Saturday, 07:00 ( 5 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast from 7am with live entertainment right in the heart of Templar Street, Forbes.
Memphis Stage entertainment
Memphis Satellite Stage
Saturday, 11:30 ( 8 Hrs)
FREE
Pop on those blue suede shoes and rock ‘n’ roll to the Memphis Satellite Stage located on the corner of Church Street and Clarinda Street. A great line up of entertainment awaits: Friday 11th January 9.30am – Twinkle Toes Dance Display 11.15am – Amitie 12pm – Anthony Petrucci 1pm – Claudia Trejbal 1.30pm – Ross […]
ARTC Main Stage Entertainment
ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage
Saturday, 09:30 ( 12 Hrs & 45 mins)
FREE
The ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage will leave you 'All Shook Up' with a power-packed combination of more than 50 artists performing over 4 days for your enjoyment.
Adam Page
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Saturday, 11:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy this free Adam Page concert in air conditioned comfort at the Railway Bowling Club.
Barry Bishop
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Saturday, 09:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Barry Bishop will entertain you and perform for you as the Master of Ceremonies in the relaxed and friendly environment of the Railway Bowling Club.
Elvis Buffet Breakfast
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Saturday, 07:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
A great start to the day, this delicious buffet breakfast will be served from 7am daily.
Trike Adventures
Festival Boulevard
Saturday, 09:00 ( 8 Hrs)
$20
Cruise around Parkes on the totally awesome motor trike. Three friends can get All Shook Up at once whilst wheel'n and deal'n down Festival boulevard.
Photographic Competition Exhibit
Coventry Room - Parkes Library
Saturday, 10:00 ( 6 Hrs)
FREE
A picture is normally worth 1000 words, but when it comes to Parkes Elvis Festival, an image is priceless. There are four categories: a smartphone, digital portrait, digital black and white, plus digital colour categories. View the collection of photos entered in the photography competition - you'll never know who or what you will discover hidden in the photographs! Proudly supported by Harvey Norman and Adobe.
The King’s Castle Elvis Exhibit & Parkes Motor Museum
Saturday, 09:00 ( 8 Hrs)
$10 adults / $8 concession / $5 children / $25 family
The King's Castle Elvis Exhibit and Parkes Motor Museum adjoin the Visitor Information Centre and one pass gains entry to both of these impressive collections. The King's Castle is Australia's only permanent exhibition of artefact that were owned by Elvis Presley. It includes items owned by Greg Page, the original Yellow Wiggle. The King's Castle features jewellery, movie, stage and personal clothing, books, documents and furniture owned by Elvis or directly connected to his life. The Parkes Motor Museum is an impressive collection of motor vehicles representing all Heritage motoring eras, with up to 24 cars, 15 motorcycles and other motoring items on display.
Elvis Central
Elvis Central
Saturday, 08:30 ( 10 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
A visit to Parkes Elvis Festival would not be complete without a piece of memorabilia from the official festival merchandise outlet. Whether this is your first Festival or 27th, Elvis Central has something for everyone - Elvii, Rock n rollers, young and old. The unique range includes 2019 themed official products and exciting her product lines. Pick up licensed Elvis Presley souvenirs, the official souvenir program and Festival calendar. All the popular products will be back, including t-shirts, sunglasses, stubby holders and caps. For the some first time, we are now offering scarves, car sunshades, ties and folding stools. For diehard Elvis fans who want to look just like The King, get in quick for our licensed suits. Can't make it to the Festival? Visit our online store to buy instead! https://elviscentral.vendecommerce.com/
Busking Competition
Festival Boulevard
Saturday, 09:00 ( 9 Hrs)
FREE
Each year, talented buskers line Clarinda Street to wow the crowds and compete for the title of winner: Parkes Elvis Festival Busking Competition.
Henry Parkes Museum & Antique Machinery Collection
Henry Parkes Museum
Saturday, 09:00 ( 6 Hrs & 45 mins)
$5
Henry Parkes Museum is owned and managed by the Parkes & District Historical Society. The Henry Parkes Museum depicts early life in Parkes through objects, photos and historical information. Items on display include traditional family items, furniture, clothing and collectables along with displays that are significant to Parkes Shire’s history including Sir Henry Parkes, mining, the […]
The Fuzzy Tree Lounge
Parkes Services Club
Saturday, 11:00 ( 12 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free entertainment over a cool drink in The Fuzzy Tree Lounge downstairs in the Parkes Services Club. Relax to your Elvis favourites performed by various artists.
King Creole
Parkes Library
Saturday, 11:30 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Fondly referred to by many as The King’s best movie of his career, King Creole features Elvis as Danny Fisher, a rebellious young man who takes a job as a nightclub singer. The King Creole nightclub is the only joint in town not run by crook Maxie Field, and Elvis soon attracts the crime boss’s […]
Festival Markets
ARTC Cooke Park
Saturday, 09:00 ( 12 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
The Festival Markets are located at Cooke Park and showcase a wide array of merchandise, including memorabilia, rock’n’roll wear, food and beverage stalls and gifts. Markets operate at the following times: Thursday 10 January: 12pm -9.30pm Friday 11 January: 9am – 9.30pm Saturday 12 January: 9am – 9.30pm Sunday 13 January: 9am – 4pm
Rock ‘n’ Roll Lessons with Stan & Stela Alexander
Parkes Leagues Club
Saturday, 10:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
$20
Dust off those blue suede shoes and learn how to rock 'n' roll with Stan & Stela Alexander!
Live at Lunch with Damian Mullin
Parkes Leagues Club
Saturday, 11:30 ( 2 Hrs)
$25 show only / $45 lunch and show
Share a delicious lunchtime escape with crowd favourite, Damian Mullin. Damian stands a powerful 6'2" and possesses a voice and the moves that capture the essence of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. Damian will deliver a high energy, interactive and incredibly exciting performance every time he is on stage.
Joe Piastrino
Parkes Leagues Club
Saturday, 11:45 ( 1 Hr & 15 mins)
FREE
Joe is a tribute artist from Melbourne, Victoria who impersonates many of the great musical artists of our time. He is renowned for his authentic tribute to Elvis Presley. Catch Joe Piastrino live downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
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Blue Suede Experience
Parkes Railway Station
Saturday, 12:00 ( 3 Hrs)
$99
Enjoy a three hour version of all the fun our passengers experience on the Blue Suede Express from Sydney.
Elvis Gospel Show with Gavin Chatelier
Seventh Day Adventist Church
Saturday, 14:30 ( 2 Hrs)
$Free
Gavin Chatelier is an accomplished full time singer, song writer and entertainer with a passion for music. Known as 'the singer with the velvet voice' his performances evoke emotion and leave you will unforgettable memories. Catch Gavin at the Seventh Day Adventist Church as he performs his Elvis Gospel Show.
Marilyn Monroe Little Rock Dance Workshop
Hart Bar at the Railway Hotel
Saturday, 16:00 ( 2 Hrs & 30 mins)
$40
The Marilyn workshop is based on the iconic "Two Little Girls From Little Rock" from the 1953 movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Learn a glamorous Marilyn-inspired routine and work with silk scarves, satin gloves and men’s ties as props. Feel free to dress up, bring your dancing heels along and whilst bling is not compulsory, remember, "Diamonds are a Girls' best friend"! Guest performances are naughty but nice - suitable for all ages from teens up!
Viva, Viva, Viva Elvis Tribute Show
Parkes Hotel
Saturday, 15:30 ( 2 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
Bringing you three Elvis tribute artists with over three decades of The King's hit songs. Requests taken!
Rock ‘n’ Roll with Adam Page
Coachman Hotel Motel
Saturday, 16:00 ( 4 Hrs)
FREE
Adam's popular rock 'n' roll show covers all the hits from 1956 through to now from artists as diverse as Joe Cocker, The Hollies, Bobby Darin, Ray Charles, Alan Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Roy Orbison, Queen, Creedence, The Blues Bros, The Beatles, Bog Seger, Kenny Rogers and, of course, Elvis Presley!
Sean Luke Spiteri: On Tour
Parkes Services Club
Saturday, 14:00 ( 2 Hrs)
$45 A reserve / $35 B reserve / $35 C reserve
Sean's On Tour show will recreate Elvis On Tour during 1972 when Elvis played 15 nights in 15 cities selling out every show. It is a non-stop electrifying concert production backed by live musicians. This spectacular show will showcase two Elvis jumpsuits from Sean's authentic wardrobe which Elvis wore during Elvis On Tour. Sean will sing all the hits from Burning Love to An American Trilogy and much more.
Busking Competition Judging
Memphis Satellite Stage
Saturday, 16:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Catch all the Festival buskers as they perform on the Memphis Satellite Stage.
Elvis by Request
Parkes Bowling and Sports Club
Saturday, 13:00 ( 2 Hrs)
$10.00
Two hours of great Elvis hits that you ask for! Enjoy a great afternoon as some of the best ETA's cover three decades of Elvis. Meals availabe at the Club.
In Dreams: Elvis & Roy Orbison
Parkes Leagues Club
Saturday, 17:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
$48
Join Aaron Mansfield as The Big ‘O’ and Paul Fenech as The King in the mesmerising tribute, In Dreams.
2019 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Finals
Parkes Leagues Club
Saturday, 13:30 ( 2 Hrs)
$66
Twenty become eight as Elvis tribute artists battle it out to represent Parkes in Memphis.
Lounge Elvis
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Saturday, 14:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Chris White is Lounge Elvis. A show that's a little bit different and spiced with humour.
Andrew Portelli
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Saturday, 16:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy this free concert in air conditioned comfort at the Railway Bowling Club.
In the Shadow of the King
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Saturday, 13:00 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Starring Lenard Connolly, one of the very few Indigenous Elvis tribute artists. Len is stepping away from his seven piece backing band to do a one man show that will entertain all.
Stuey V
Parkes Leagues Club
Saturday, 17:00 ( 1 Hr & 45 mins)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Stuey V downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
The Crofts
Parkes Leagues Club
Saturday, 15:15 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Bill and Darlene Croft downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Jailhouse Rock
Parkes Library
Saturday, 14:15 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
FREE
Elvis stars at the young Vince Everett, who serves a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in Jail, Everett befriends his cellmate, a former country singer, who introduced him to the record business. Everett takes to it so well that he decides to become a singer when he gets out. However, when he becomes a superstar, […]
Elvis Lives in Parkes
Parkes Library
Saturday, 13:00 ( 30 mins)
FREE
In 2007 filmmaker Anthony Mullins immortalised the Parkes Elvis Festival in the fantastic short documentary Elvis Lives in Parkes for SBS. Take a break from the heat to sit down and relive the story of the Festival, from its grassroots beginning one night at Hotel Gracelands to its international  success today.
Allan Wright
Parkes Leagues Club
Saturday, 13:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Free live entertainment downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club with Allan Wright.
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Gabemusic
Hart Bar at the Railway Hotel
Saturday, 20:30 ( 3 Hrs)
FREE
Gabemusic perform your favourite songs to get you up and dancing! This dynamic duo of Gabe Middleton and Malcolm Key will bring the house down as they cover artists from all over the globe including Amy Winehouse, Taylor Swift, Aretha Franklin, Barbara Streisand, Paloma Faith, Dusty Springfield, Shirley Bassey, Lana Del Ray and Ellie Goulding to name a few.
Terry Leonard
Coachman Hotel Motel
Saturday, 20:30 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Hailing all the way from Wellington NSW, Terry Leonard is a Festival regular and has been performing throughout Australia for 35 years. Terry's act always includes a touch of humour, to keep you entertainment by this popular performer.
Saturday Night Special featuring Dean Vegas, supported by Anthony Petrucci, Brody Finlay & Stuey V
ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage
Saturday, 19:00 ( 3 Hrs)
FREE
The Elvis party to end all parties! The night kicks off with three fabulous performers celebrating all thing '50s. Enjoy Anthony Petrucci, Brody Finlay and Stuey V as they pay tribute to The King in the era that launched his career. Then for the third year running, the ever-popular Dean Vegas will be back to wow audiences with his dynamic tribute show. Supported by the incredible TIC band, this is a show not to be missed.
Tribute to Phil Emmanuel
Parkes Little Theatre
Saturday, 18:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
$35
In 2018, Parkes Elvis Festival was proud to induct Phil & Tommy Emmanuel into the Elvis Wall of Fame. Sadly, in May 2018, Phil died suddenly from an asthma attack. The Festival will honour Phil in a special tribute show, coordinated by his brother Darcy.
Heaven & Earth Legends Show
IKON @ Hotel Gracelands
Saturday, 18:00 ( 4 Hrs)
$80
Enjoy a delicious two-course meal and superb entertainment. Featuring Wayne Cooper as Neil Diamond, Roy Orbison and Elvis Presley with Alicia Cooper as Dusty Springfield and Mel Zambelis as Connie Francis.
Elvis & Legends Show featuring Aaron Mansfield
Parkes Hotel
Saturday, 19:30 ( 3 Hrs)
FREE
Bringing The King and his friends together, you never know who will drop by. Buddy, JOK, Tom Jones and more!!
Elvis Rising & The Voice, starring Gabe Phoenix and Allan Wright
Parkview Motor Inn
Saturday, 18:00 ( 4 Hrs)
$70
Come and join us for a night of fun and great music with Gabe and Allan. Together, they will deliver a show not to be missed.
Jack Gatto – From a Jack to a King
Parkes Services Club
Saturday, 19:30 ( 3 Hrs)
$50
Jack Gatto returns to where it all began - Parkes Elvis Festival. Since winning the Parkes sound-a-like and then proceeding to win Australia's Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist contest twice, Jack has been fortunate enough to travel the world and fill venues paying tribute to the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley.
Feature Concert: Ted Torres Martin – My Way, A Journey Through the 70’s
Parkes Leagues Club
Saturday, 20:00 ( 3 Hrs)
$70
US Elvis Tribute Artist Ted Torres Martin is set to wow audiences in four high-energy concerts, celebrating Elvis Presley’s music, to be held at Parkes Leagues Club from Thursday 10 January to Sunday 13 January 2019. Ted's Saturday night concert will get those jumpsuits moving as he pays tribute to Elvis in the 70's.
Elvis Karaoke
Parkes Hotel
Saturday, 22:30 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Belt out some tunes at Parkes' home of karaoke, The Parkes Hotel.
Elvis Downunder Dinner Show
Parkes Bowling and Sports Club
Saturday, 19:00 ( 3 Hrs)
$50.00
Starring Australia's Paul Fenech and New Zealand's Brendon Chase along with Johnny Angel and for the first time in Parkes, Che Orton. Together they will bring an exciting and dynamic tribute to The King. Two course meal and three hours of great entertainment.
Mike Cole
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Saturday, 18:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy the sounds of Mike Cole and his tribute band in the pleasant surroundings of the Railway Bowling Club.
Elvis Meets Tom
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Saturday, 20:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy this entertaining free concert listening to Mike Tsama as Elvis and Broderick Lloyd Jones as Tom Jones, in the friendly air conditioned environment of the Railway Bowling Club.
Barry Bishop
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Saturday, 22:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Barry Bishop will entertain you and perform for you as the Master of Ceremonies in the relaxed and friendly environment of the Railway Bowling Club.
Damian Mullin & The Cadillacs
Parkes Leagues Club
Saturday, 21:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Damian Mullin & The Cadillacs downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Rick Charles
Parkes Leagues Club
Saturday, 19:15 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
FREE

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Elvis Gospel Service
ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage
Sunday, 09:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
FREE
Come and celebrate the gospel music beloved by Elvis on Sunday morning in the park.
ARTC Main Stage Entertainment
ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage
Sunday, 09:00 ( 7 Hrs)
FREE
The ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage will leave you 'All Shook Up' with a power-packed combination of more than 50 artists performing over 4 days for your enjoyment.
Barry Bishop
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Sunday, 11:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Barry Bishop will entertain you and perform for you as the Master of Ceremonies in the relaxed and friendly environment of the Railway Bowling Club.
Barefoot Bowls with Elvis
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Sunday, 09:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Come along for a social bowl at our local club. The perfect combinations of sunshine, new friends and friendly competition - fun guaranteed!
Elvis Buffet Breakfast
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Sunday, 07:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
A great start to the day, this delicious buffet breakfast will be served from 7am daily.
Jeffrey Hancox
Parkes Leagues Club
Sunday, 11:45 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Jeffrey Hancock downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Trike Adventures
Festival Boulevard
Sunday, 09:00 ( 8 Hrs)
$20
Cruise around Parkes on the totally awesome motor trike. Three friends can get All Shook Up at once whilst wheel'n and deal'n down Festival boulevard.
Photographic Competition Exhibit
Coventry Room - Parkes Library
Sunday, 10:00 ( 6 Hrs)
FREE
A picture is normally worth 1000 words, but when it comes to Parkes Elvis Festival, an image is priceless. There are four categories: a smartphone, digital portrait, digital black and white, plus digital colour categories. View the collection of photos entered in the photography competition - you'll never know who or what you will discover hidden in the photographs! Proudly supported by Harvey Norman and Adobe.
The King’s Castle Elvis Exhibit & Parkes Motor Museum
Sunday, 09:00 ( 8 Hrs)
$10 adults / $8 concession / $5 children / $25 family
The King's Castle Elvis Exhibit and Parkes Motor Museum adjoin the Visitor Information Centre and one pass gains entry to both of these impressive collections. The King's Castle is Australia's only permanent exhibition of artefact that were owned by Elvis Presley. It includes items owned by Greg Page, the original Yellow Wiggle. The King's Castle features jewellery, movie, stage and personal clothing, books, documents and furniture owned by Elvis or directly connected to his life. The Parkes Motor Museum is an impressive collection of motor vehicles representing all Heritage motoring eras, with up to 24 cars, 15 motorcycles and other motoring items on display.
Elvis Central
Elvis Central
Sunday, 08:30 ( 8 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
A visit to Parkes Elvis Festival would not be complete without a piece of memorabilia from the official festival merchandise outlet. Whether this is your first Festival or 27th, Elvis Central has something for everyone - Elvii, Rock n rollers, young and old. The unique range includes 2019 themed official products and exciting her product lines. Pick up licensed Elvis Presley souvenirs, the official souvenir program and Festival calendar. All the popular products will be back, including t-shirts, sunglasses, stubby holders and caps. For the some first time, we are now offering scarves, car sunshades, ties and folding stools. For diehard Elvis fans who want to look just like The King, get in quick for our licensed suits. Can't make it to the Festival? Visit our online store to buy instead! https://elviscentral.vendecommerce.com/
Busking Competition
Festival Boulevard
Sunday, 09:00 ( 9 Hrs)
FREE
Each year, talented buskers line Clarinda Street to wow the crowds and compete for the title of winner: Parkes Elvis Festival Busking Competition.
Henry Parkes Museum & Antique Machinery Collection
Henry Parkes Museum
Sunday, 09:00 ( 6 Hrs & 45 mins)
$5
Henry Parkes Museum is owned and managed by the Parkes & District Historical Society. The Henry Parkes Museum depicts early life in Parkes through objects, photos and historical information. Items on display include traditional family items, furniture, clothing and collectables along with displays that are significant to Parkes Shire’s history including Sir Henry Parkes, mining, the […]
The Fuzzy Tree Lounge
Parkes Services Club
Sunday, 10:00 ( 12 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free entertainment over a cool drink in The Fuzzy Tree Lounge downstairs in the Parkes Services Club. Relax to your Elvis favourites performed by various artists.
Festival Markets
ARTC Cooke Park
Sunday, 09:00 ( 7 Hrs)
FREE
The Festival Markets are located at Cooke Park and showcase a wide array of merchandise, including memorabilia, rock’n’roll wear, food and beverage stalls and gifts. Markets operate at the following times: Thursday 10 January: 12pm -9.30pm Friday 11 January: 9am – 9.30pm Saturday 12 January: 9am – 9.30pm Sunday 13 January: 9am – 4pm
Rock ‘n’ Roll Lessons with Stan & Stela Alexander
Parkes Leagues Club
Sunday, 10:00 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
$20
Dust off those blue suede shoes and learn how to rock 'n' roll with Stan & Stela Alexander!
Renewal of Vows ceremony
ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage
Sunday, 11:30 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Declare your love at the 2019 Parkes Elvis Festival at our popular Renewal of Vows ceremony.
Noon
Wayne Cooper
Coachman Hotel Motel
Sunday, 15:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Come and enjoy a laid back afternoon this Parkes Elvis Festival wind down show. This is the talent Wayne Cooper's final show of the 2019 Festival, so don't miss this opportunity to catch the popular performer
A Tribute to Elvis’ Gospel Favourites and Inspirational Songs with Gavin Chatelier
Presbyterian Church
Sunday, 13:00 ( 2 Hrs)
$Free
Gavin Chatelier is an accomplished full time singer, song writer and entertainer with a passion for music. Known as ‘the singer with the velvet voice’ his performances evoke emotion and leave you will unforgettable memories. Catch Gavin at the Parkes Presbyterian Church as he pays tribute to Elvis’ Gospel Favourites and Inspirational Songs. Entry is free, […]
Elvis & Legends Show featuring Aaron Mansfield
Parkes Hotel
Sunday, 17:00 ( 3 Hrs)
FREE
Bringing The King and his friends together, you never know who will drop by. Buddy, JOK, Tom Jones and more!!
From Vegas to the Parkes Hotel
Parkes Hotel
Sunday, 14:00 ( 2 Hrs & 30 mins)
FREE
Enjoy an afternoon of singing and dancing to local and overseas Elvis tribute artists.
Sean Luke Spiteri – Tigerman
Parkes Services Club
Sunday, 14:00 ( 2 Hrs)
$45 A reserve / $40 B reserve / $35 C reserve
With the belt, rings and accessories to match, fans will have a rare opportunity to see Sean Luke Spiteri and his Tiger Jumpsuit live in action. Elvis wore this suit during 1974 and Sean will be singing songs from this iconic period in Elvis Presley's career.
Feature Concert: Ted Torres Martin – All Shook Up, The King At His Best
Parkes Leagues Club
Sunday, 14:00 ( 3 Hrs)
$70
US Elvis Tribute Artist Ted Torres Martin is set to wow audiences in four high-energy concerts, celebrating Elvis Presley’s music, to be held at Parkes Leagues Club from Thursday 10 January to Sunday 13 January 2019. Ted's Sunday matinee concert will cover all eras, showcasing Elvis' greatest hits.
Elvis Trivia
The Railway Hotel
Sunday, 13:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Test how many weird, wonderful and utterly useless facts are in your arsenal at Elvis trivia! Its free to play and there are fun prizes to be won.
Elvis and Friends Show
Parkes Bowling and Sports Club
Sunday, 17:00 ( 3 Hrs)
$10.00
Enjoy a great evening with a high energy tribute to icons of the '50s, '60s and '70; the legends Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Johnny O'Keefe, Frankie Valli and more! Meals available at the Club.
Adam Page
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Sunday, 14:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy this free Adam Page concert in air conditioned comfort at the Railway Bowling Club.
Lounge Elvis
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Sunday, 13:00 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Chris White is Lounge Elvis. A show that's a little bit different and spiced with humour.
Andrew Portelli
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Sunday, 16:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy this free concert in air conditioned comfort at the Railway Bowling Club.
In the Shadow of the King
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Sunday, 12:00 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Starring Lenard Connolly, one of the very few Indigenous Elvis tribute artists. Len is stepping away from his seven piece backing band to do a one man show that will entertain all.
Viva Splash Vegas
Parkes Aquatic Centre
Sunday, 17:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Cool off and relax after five days of celebrating at Parkes Aquatic Centre. Bring the kids along to have fun on the giant pool inflatable - only $5 for unlimited fun! This family-friendly facility is the perfect place to escape the summer heat in the 50m pool and splash pool for the kids.
Q&A with Mark Andrew, Dean Vegas & Damian Mullin
Parkes Little Theatre
Sunday, 12:00 ( 1 Hr)
$30
Learn about the life of an Elvis Tribute Artist from those who have lived it. Gain an insight into a 'day in the life' of these respected entertainers. An interactive, one hour show hosted by Kia Handley.
Amitie
Parkes Services Club
Sunday, 13:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Amitie downstairs at the Parkes Services Club.
Stuey V
Parkes Leagues Club
Sunday, 13:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Stuey V downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Allan Wright
Parkes Leagues Club
Sunday, 15:30 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Free live entertainment downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club with Allan Wright.
Joe Piastrino
Parkes Leagues Club
Sunday, 16:45 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
Joe is a tribute artist from Melbourne, Victoria who impersonates many of the great musical artists of our time. He is renowned for his authentic tribute to Elvis Presley. Catch Joe Piastrino live downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Pm
Elvis Gospel Show with Gavin Chatelier
St George's Anglican Church
Sunday, 19:00 ( 2 Hrs)
$Free
Gavin Chatelier is an accomplished full time singer, song writer and entertainer with a passion for music. Known as ‘the singer with the velvet voice’ his performances evoke emotion and leave you will unforgettable memories. Catch Gavin at St George’s Church, Parkes as he performs his Elvis Gospel Show. Entry is free, but numbers limited. […]
Jack Gatto – From a Jack to a King
Parkes Services Club
Sunday, 19:30 ( 3 Hrs)
$50
Jack Gatto returns to where it all began - Parkes Elvis Festival. Since winning the Parkes sound-a-like and then proceeding to win Australia's Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist contest twice, Jack has been fortunate enough to travel the world and fill venues paying tribute to the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley.
Elvis Meets Tom
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Sunday, 18:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy this entertaining free concert listening to Mike Tsama as Elvis and Broderick Lloyd Jones as Tom Jones, in the friendly air conditioned environment of the Railway Bowling Club.
Rod Toovey
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Sunday, 20:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy this free concert with Rod Toovey in the air conditioned comfort of the Railway Bowling Club.
Damian Mullin & The Cadillacs
Parkes Leagues Club
Sunday, 21:00 ( 2 Hrs)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Damian Mullin & The Cadillacs downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
The Crofts
Parkes Leagues Club
Sunday, 19:15 ( 1 Hr & 30 mins)
FREE
Enjoy free live entertainment with Bill and Darlene Croft downstairs at the Parkes Leagues Club.
Rick Charles
Parkes Leagues Club
Sunday, 18:00 ( 1 Hr)
FREE
The Ultimates Finale
Parkes Leagues Club
Sunday, 19:30 ( 3 Hrs)
$48
It may be the last night of the Festival, but the party does not stop. For one night only, enjoy award-winning Elvis tribute artists, including the newly crowned winner of the Parkes 2019 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, in a special closing night concert celebrating The King.