More details revealed about the Geelong Elvis Festival happening this year

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More details revealed about the Geelong Elvis Festival happening this year

Elvis at the New Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas, 1956. © EPE. Graceland and its marks are trademarks of EPE. All Rights Reserved. Elvis Presley™ © 2021 ABG EPE IP LLC.

The undisputed ‘King of Rock and Roll’ will be celebrated in Geelong this August.

In news that sees regional Elvis fans all shook up, the producers of the beloved Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth & Queensland Elvis Festivals recently announced they would be bringing a Geelong Elvis Festival to the regional city for the very first time.

Taking place across two days in August, this four-concert international event was tipped to feature some truly incredible superstar Elvis tribute artists direct from Memphis and Graceland.

And now, more details have been revealed about the highly-anticipated event.

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There’s a Geelong Elvis Festival happening this year, bringing Graceland’s best to regional Victoria

In a post to the festival’s social media, the Geelong Elvis Festival revealed it would be heading to Geelong on August 25 and 26 2023.

Bringing Graceland’s best to Geelong, the festival also announced it would be hosting incredible International act, including Bill Cherry and Jay Dupuis, who are Graceland’s Ultimate Champions, and Ted Torres Martin who in his own right could win it every year and an unbelievable act specifically 68 and the early 70s.

“These guys are simply three of the world’s best. They have the look, the voice, the aura and the Elvis feeling on stage.”

The iconic Sphinx Hotel has also been revealed as the ‘Elvis Hub’ for the duration of the festival, which will feature four unique concerts over two days. Shows including ‘Jumpsuit Heaven’ showcasing four iconic jumpsuits, ‘Elvis at the movies’ and ‘Sun to Sundial’ which will take you on a journey from the years 55-77. All shows have been coined as different and will feature ‘different music’ from the Elvis era.

There’s clearly been some heavy demand for local acts too, with the festival revealing that “local acts Jack Gatto & Damien Mullin, both are booked and unavailable. They are both great acts, and if we can fit them in down the track we will.”

Tickets go on sale soon and will be available through Ticketek only. Register for your chance to access tickets before the general public via the website