The Ulitmate Elvis Tribute Contest is coming to Branson

The 9th Annual Branson Elvis Festival will be held at Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater March 27th – 29th , 2015. The highlight of the festival, the Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™, will take place on Saturday, March 28th at 7 p.m. This contest is one of a select few tribute competitions sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.

              The winner of the Branson contest will receive a prize package and the opportunity to compete in The 2015 Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™ finals presented by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.  The finals will be held August 8-16 in Memphis, Tennessee during Elvis Week.
 
The Branson Elvis Festival includes several exciting events:
·         Elvis Meet & Greet Dinner on Friday, March 27th at 5 p.m. at Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Grill. Call the box office (417-339-3003) for reservations as “family style seating” is limited.
·          At 10:15 pm on March 27th and 28th, Elvis Contestant Karaoke will take place at Club 57. Tickets for both nights will be available at Legends box office beginning March 1st, and are $5 plus tax. Limited space available!
·         The Elvis Vendor Village will take place in Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater lobby from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 28th.  Vendors from across the country will be selling unique Elvis merchandise.
·         We’re excited to announce a new event this year.  On Saturday March 28th, the Junior and Senior Youth Division Elvis Contests for kids (ages 5-18) will take place at 10:00 AM on the Legends in Concert stage. A $25 entry fee and registration is required. Call 417-339-3003 x 3015 to request more information on this event, or email tbailey@legendsinconcert.com.
·         Tickets for the 7:00 pm Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™ on March 28th are $30.55 plus tax/svc fee for regular seating and $35.55 plus tax/svc fee for preferred and VIP balcony seating.  Special pricing for children and locals is available. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Legends in Concert box office at 417-339-3003. Guests can enjoy dinner and cocktail service provided by Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Grill in the VIP overlook while enjoying the show.
·         Join us Sunday, March 29th for Branson Gospel Sunday at the Hamner Variety Theater at 10 a.m. Enjoy some of Elvis’ favorite gospel numbers. Free to the public.
 
For festival information and updates, visit www.bransonelvisfestival.com.
(Courtesy of Noreen Heron & Associates)