Legends in Concert announced today that the 2nd Annual Branson Elvis Tribute Artist Contest will take place on July 2nd, 2008 at 7:00pm at the Legends in Concert Theater. The Branson contest is one of only twenty four tribute competitions sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. around the world. The winner of this contest will travel to Memphis on August 13th and 14th to compete against a number of other Elvis tribute finalists for the coveted title of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist of the year.
“Legends has featured remarkably talented Elvis tribute artists in our shows worldwide for 25 years and we are thrilled to once again host a preliminary round in Branson,” said Brian Brigner, chief operating officer of On Stage entertainment, producers of Legends in Concert. “The contest last year at our theater was a smashing success and this year’s promises to be even bigger and better, as we crown the tribute artist that best represents the legacy of Elvis Presley and send them proudly representing this venue to Memphis.”
The winner of this contest will receive the opportunity to perform live at the Legends in Concert 8pm show on July 3rd, 2008. They will receive $1,500.00 cash, hotel accommodations in Memphis, Tennessee, and the chance to compete for the coveted title of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist of the Year.