Hello Tampa Bay, Alex here to inform all of you Elvis lovers that the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest is back for its ninth year this July.
The 2011 Elvis Festival/Contest celebrates the King's music with Elvis events scheduled for the whole day. Now in its ninth year, the Elvis® Festival takes place at the All Peoples Life Center from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 16th. This event is for Elvis fans and their family. The festival will feature Elvis Tribute Artists, Elvis memorabilia and food vendors, Elvis performances and music/shows throughout the day.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
10:00: Box office and Vendors OPEN
11:00: Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest – Non-Professional
Come and enjoy approximately 5-10 Tribute Artists Perform Elvis songs.
12:30-1:00: BREAK- Vendors and Lunch Vendors- available at this time and ALL DAY
1:00-3:00: Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest – Professional Preliminary Round
Come and enjoy approximately 10-13 Tribute Artists Perform Elvis songs.
3:30: ELVIS show/ELVIS specials ~Elvis at the Movies (all 33) Starring TED TORRES & featuring DUANE FARMER as the Host/Director. & 2 junior Elvis Tribute Artist performances (Bring your camera for Kodak moment)
6:30: BREAK- Vendors and Dinner– available at this time and ALL DAY
7:00: Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest- Preliminary FINALS ---6 Finalists will compete for the title of the “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist” in Tampa. He will represent Tampa, Florida in “The Ultimate Elvis Tribute ArtistContest” in Memphis, August 2011.
8:30: Finale for the evening (Presentations of Preliminary Finals)- ETAs singing “Memories” .