400 Caddo St
Shreveport, LA 71101
SHREVEPORT CONVENTION CENTER, SHREVEPORT LOUISIANA
ULTIMATE ELVIS TOUR
The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Tour Kicks off in January!
Tickets for Shreveport show go on sale December 11.
The performance will be held at the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium – 8pm.
LOS ANGELES (Dec. 9, 2009) – In celebration of the King of Rock 'n' Roll’s 75th birthday in 2010, On Stage Touring, LLC, in association with Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc., today announced the launch of the first-ever Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists Tour. The 26-city nationwide tour will visit Shreveport on January 22 at the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, and tickets for the performance will go on sale Friday, December 11.The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists Tour is a multi-media extravaganza that pays homage to Elvis Presley during various stages of his career. The performers are tribute artists who were previously selected as finalists at worldwide preliminary competitions for the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist competition, held annually by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. The performers portray Elvis in one of four eras: the 1950s, 1960s, during his movie career and his concert years.
The Elvis tribute artists will be joined by a live band, back-up singers, dancers, and an Ann-Margret tribute artist, as well as iconic imagery made available from the Graceland archives.
Tickets for the Shreveport engagement on January 22 start at $25 (plus applicable convenience and service charges). They will go on sale Friday, December 11, at all Ticket Master locations, via phone 1-800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com. The performance will be held at the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, at 8:00 p.m."The partnership between On Stage Touring and Elvis Presley Enterprises provides the only authentic touring showcase of Elvis tribute artists for fans who want to experience the music and live performance charisma of one of the most popular recording artists in history," said Brian Brigner, chief operating officer of On Stage.
“It’s been exciting to see The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest spotlight some of the most talented Elvis tribute artists in the world,” said Scott Williams, vice president of marketing for Elvis Presley Enterprises. “This tour will give even more Elvis fans around the nation an opportunity to see these talented entertainers.”
The following are initial dates for The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists tour; more dates will be announced soon:January 15 Ames, IA January 23 Baton Rouge, LA
January 16 Davenport, IA January 25 Mobile, AL
January 17 Burnsville, MN January 26 Daytona Beach, FL
January 19 Omaha, NE January 27 Punta Gorda, FL
January 20 Topeka, KS January 29 Jacksonville, FL
January 21 Park City (Wichita), KS January 30 Coral Gables, FL
January 22 Shreveport, LA January 31 St. Petersburg, FL
For additional information and updates visit: ultimateelvistour.com
About On Stage Touring, LLC
On Stage Touring, producers of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists Tour, is a subsidiary of On Stage Entertainment, owners and operators of Legends in Concert. Celebrating its 25th year, Legends in Concert is a live musical celebration featuring the world’s greatest celebrity tribute artists. Widely recognized in the entertainment industry as the original celebrity tribute show, Legends in Concert has not only performed throughout the United States, but the show has traveled to 15 countries on five continents, entertaining more than 20 million fans. On Stage Entertainment operates numerous fixed-based, touring, limited-term and private engagements of Legends in Concert throughout the world. In addition to Las Vegas, Legends is presented year-round in numerous cities including Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Branson, Mo.; and Foxwoods (Mashantucket), CT. For more information on Legends in Concert or On Stage Entertainment, visit www.legendsinconcert.com.
About Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) is based in Memphis, with additional offices in Los Angeles. In addition to Graceland and its related attractions in Memphis, including the Heartbreak Hotel, EPE is aggressively involved in a worldwide licensing program, merchandising, music publishing, and television, film, video and Internet projects. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit www.elvis.com. EPE is a subsidiary of CKX, Inc. (www.ckx.com), a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ Global Market® under the ticker symbol CKXE.
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