Virtual Elvis Week 2024 – Linda Thompson confirmed in Graceland guest line-up | Music | Entertainment


Every year at Graceland, Elvis Presley fans descend on the mansion and its grounds for Elvis Week.

The King of Rock and Roll’s celebrations occur in the days leading up to August 16, when the star died at just 42 in 1977.

Since the pandemic, the estate has offered virtual Elvis Week tickets for fans who cannot get to Memphis, Tennessee in person.

Graceland teased: “Virtual Elvis Week brings all the excitement of Elvis Week 2024 right to your home. You’ll have a front row seat at the concerts, tribute contests, and panel discussions that make Elvis Week the best week of the year for Elvis fans round the world. And for you Super fans out there, you can even take a virtual tour of Graceland Mansion and all the major exhibits here at Graceland.

“PLUS, new for 2024, enjoy a show & tell with Graceland’s VP of Archives and Exhibits, Angie Marchese. It’s the next best thing to being here. Plus, again for 2024, every event is rewatchable for 10 days after its conclusion. Relive your favourite moments again and again.”

The Elvis Super Fan Pass costs $225 and gives you full virtual access to every major event:

Ultimate Elvis Tribute: Salute to the 50s (Aug 9)
Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Semifinal Round (Aug 10)
Elvis Gospel Show (Aug 11)
Ultimate Elvis Tribute: Salute to the 70s (Aug 11)
Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Final Round (Aug 12)
Elvis: Back in Memphis (Aug 13)
Elvis Fan Choice Awards (Aug 14)
Conversations on Elvis (Aug 15)
Elvis: Return to Vegas (Aug 16)Pre-recorded Virtual Tour of Graceland Mansion and Elvis Presley’s Memphis
Pre-recorded Archives Show & Tell hosted by Angie Marchese

But if you only want to do the first or second half there’s also the Elvis Fan and Tribute passes for $130.

As for this year’s guest speakers during Conservations on Elvis, Graceland shared: “Hosted by Tom Brown, enjoy an intimate and heartfelt celebration of Elvis’ life with friends, co-stars, musicians, singers, and more sharing their cherished memories and stories. Confirmed segments include Linda Thompson, along with her brother Sam Thompson, who will share their favourite family memories of spending time with Elvis, as well as each of their personal remembrances; Shirley Dieu, Joe Esposito’s girlfriend and Elvis’ friend from 1974-1977; Jerome Stump Monroe, drummer for the Sweet Inspirations who opened nearly every Elvis show from 1969-1977; Larry Geller, Elvis’ hairstylist and spiritual advisor; and Lisa Marie co-pilot Ron Strauss. In addition, enjoy a special awards presentation to The Jordanaires, who will be inducted into Graceland Legends.”

To find out more about each event and book tickets for Virtual Elvis Week 2024, click here.



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