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Legends in Concert presents the Branson Elvis Festival & Tribute Artist Contest

Legends in Concert in Branson, Missouri are proud to present the Branson Elvis Festival & Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. The Festival is scheduled for April 17-19, with the Elvis Tribute Artist Contest scheduled for 7pm on April 18.

The three day Elvis Festival will be located at the Dick Clarks American Bandstand Theater, the new home of Legends in Concert. The festival will feature an Elvis Meet & Greet Dinner at Dick Clarks American Bandstand Grill, Elvis Karaoke, Elvis Festival Vendor Village, Grand Old Gospel Hour featuring Elvis Gospel Music and more.
The full schedule for the Branson Elvis Festival is as follows:
April 17:

Elvis Meet & Greet Dinner: 5pm at Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Grill
Legends in Concert Show: 8pm at Dick Clarks American Bandstand Theater
Elvis Karaoke: 10:30pm at ’57 Heaven (inside the Dick Clark Complex)

April 18:

Elvis Vendor Village: 9am – 5pm at Dick Clarks American Bandstand Theater Lobby
“Speedway” Presentation – Stars Elvis & Nancy Sinatra: 10am on the Legends in Concert Stage
Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest: 7pm on the Legends in Concert Stage
Elvis Karaoke: 10:30pm at ’57 Heaven (inside the Dick Clark Complex)

April 19:

Grand Old Gospel hour with Elvis: 10am at Dick Clark Complex

Tickets for the Elvis Tribute Artist Contest are $20 per person or $25 for preferred and VIP balcony seating. This is the 3rd Annual Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and the Branson contest is one of only a select few tribute competitions sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. around the world. The winning contestant from this Branson competition will advance to the semi final rounds, which will be held during Elvis Week in Memphis, August 8-16, 2009. Judges will be looking for the “best representation of the Elvis legacy” in talent, appearance, performance, stage presence and each contestant’s overall tribute to Elvis. The best overall performer will be named the “2009 Elvis Tribute Artist of the Year.”

Prizes for the 2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest include:

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest First Place Winner:
• Title of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist of 2009
• Recognition by Elvis Presley Enterprises
• Cash prize of $20,000
• Opportunity to sign a performance contract to appear with Legends in Concert
• Selection of other valuable prizes

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Second Place Winner:
• Cash prize of $3,000
• Selection of other valuable prizes

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Third Place Winner:
• Cash prize of $2,000
• Selection of other valuable prizes