MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Elvis fans gathered at Graceland to celebrate what would have been the King of Rock “n” Roll’s 85th birthday.
Wednesday morning, the festivities began with the annual Elvis Birthday Proclamation Ceremony on Graceland’s North Lawn. There was birthday cake and coffee, after the official proclamation and cake cutting at 9:00 a.m.
Here’s a look at other upcoming events from Elvis PresleyEnterprises:
January 8 at 11 a.m.| The Auction at Graceland |The Guest House at Graceland
Fans and collectors from around the world will have the opportunity to participate on-site and online in The Auction at Graceland, featuring artifacts authenticated by Graceland Authenticated. All the items in the auction will be offered from third-party collectors and none of the items included in the auction will come from the treasured Graceland Archives. The mansion and all artifacts in the Graceland Archives continue to be owned by Lisa Marie Presley and are not for sale. In addition to artifacts several “Graceland Experiences” will be auctioned with the proceeds benefitting the Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation.
January 10 at 7:30 p.m.| Elvis 85th Birthday Pops Concert with Terry Mike Jeffrey & The Memphis Symphony Orchestra| Soundstage at Graceland
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra brings their annual Elvis Pops Concert home to the Graceland Soundstage for Elvis’ 85th Birthday Celebration! Musician and singer Terry Mike Jeffrey and his band join the Memphis Symphony Orchestra for a special birthday salute featuring music from all facets of Elvis’ amazing career. With performances featuring his greatest hits, movie songs and love ballads, the concert will take you from Memphis to Las Vegas to Hawaii all in one evening.
January 11 at 7:30 p.m.| Elvis: Live In Concert Featuring Special Guests Priscilla Presley, Jerry Schilling And The TCB Band| Soundstage at Graceland
Join us for a special concert experience featuring amazing on-screen performances from the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, backed live on stage by a live band with special appearances by TCB Band members James Burton, Glen Hardin and Ronnie Tutt, plus Terry Blackwood & the Imperials. In addition to an amazing performance, the evening features special appearances by Priscilla Presley and long-term Elvis associate Jerry Schilling. A one-time only performance to celebrate Elvis’ 85th Birthday!
For ticket information and the complete schedule of Graceland’s 85th Birthday Celebration for Elvis Presley, visit https://www.graceland.com/elvis-birthday.