Posted: Sep 12, 2006 6:04 am
This was a skit on Saturday Night Live about 25 years ago involving Elvis' jacket...he's still hiring the best musicians, Dirk. Hope to see ya there--you'll be pleasantly surprised to know it's a lot less than 1000$
ELVIS: THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT' COMING TO FEDEXFORUM AUG. 16, 2007; TICKETS ON SALE SATURDAY, SEPT. 16
Memphis, Tennessee — The King of Rock and Roll is returning to Memphis! 'Elvis: The 30th Anniversary Concert' will 'shake, rattle and roll' its way into FedExForum on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the event will go on sale Saturday, Sept. 16 at Noon.
The show features the real Elvis Presley via video along with a cast of singers and musicians who worked with Presley during his career. Booked to appear are Joe Guercio (musical director & conductor); the TCB Band: James Burton (lead guitar), Glen D. Hardin (piano), Jerry Scheff (bass guitar), and Ronnie Tutt (drums); Sweet Inspirations members Myrna Smith and Estelle Brown; Imperials members Terry Blackwood and Joe Moscheo; Stamps members Bill Baize and Larry Strickland; Jordanaires members Gordon Stoker and Ray Walker; D.J. Fontana (drums) and Millie Kirkham (soprano). Other artists may be added as the show date nears.
Tickets are $50.00, $70.00 and $90.00. Also available are a limited number of $250.00 VIP tickets that include "guaranteed best seats in the house" for the concert, access to a private VIP reception room before and after the concert to enjoy beverage service and heavy hors d'oeuvres, an opportunity to mingle with the cast in the reception room and a special gift package of commemorative concert merchandise.
All tickets are subject to convenience and handling charges and are available at the FedExForum box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com,
or charge-by-phone at 901-525-1515.
For more information on the event visit www.elvis.com