March 29 - Elvisweek 2018

Here is the first information on Elvis Week 2018. Ten-Day Event to Celebrate the Music, Life and Legacy of Elvis Presley with Unprecedented Concerts and Special Performances at Graceland’s New Entertainment Complex

Guest Stars include Lisa Marie Presley, First-Ever Appearances by Music Legends Darlene Love and Dr. Emily “Cissy” Houston,  Plus Many of Elvis’ Co-stars and Stage Performers

Fans from around the world will gather at Graceland in Memphis to celebrate and honor the life of Elvis Presley during Elvis Week 2018 – which will be the biggest Elvis Week in history. Unprecedented concerts, special performances and guest appearances will take place from August 9 through 18 at Graceland’s new entertainment complex, Elvis Presley’s Memphis.

Among the very special guests will be Lisa Marie Presley, who will appear on stage at the Graceland Soundstage on August 15; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Legend and Elvis’ ’68 Comeback Special performer Darlene Love live in concert, making her first-ever Elvis Week appearance; Gospel and Soul legend and former Elvis back-up singer Dr. Emily “Cissy” Houston, also making her first Elvis Week appearance; Elvis’ acclaimed drummer from the TCB Band, Ronnie Tutt; and many more.

Highlights of the week’s events include a special tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the legendary ’68 Comeback Special, a concert and conversation honoring Elvis’ gospel recordings, a live concert performance with Elvis on the big screen, a special Lisa Marie Presley autograph opportunity for exclusive ticket package holders, and of course the Candlelight Vigil, held on the evening of August 15. Fans will enjoy stories from people who knew and/or worked with Elvis, bid on auction items, and celebrate with special events throughout the week hosted at Elvis Presley’s Graceland complex.

Tickets for all Elvis Week events go on-sale beginning Friday, March 30 at Noon Central time. For additional ticket information, including exclusive Elvis Week packages, visit the Elvis Week ticket page.  Most events will take place at the Graceland Soundstage, directly across the street from Graceland Mansion.  

The cornerstone event, the Candlelight Vigil, will begin on Wednesday, August 15, at 8:30 p.m. Central Time at Graceland’s front gate. Elvis music sets the tone of the evening as fans walk up the driveway to the Meditation Garden. This event lasts throughout the night as thousands of participants gather on Elvis Presley Boulevard listening to music, remembering Elvis and enjoying the memorials that are created by fans along the street.

Remind Magazine

The US Remind magazine features an Elvis article entitled "Elvis: His Best Need-For-Speed Films!".

Elvis 5-Movie Collection

Due for release from Paramount Home Movie on June 12, 2018 is the 5 DVD box “Elvis 5 Movie Collection”.

Searcher Preview


On the FECC forum the first previews appeared of the upcoming “Elvis: The Searcher” soundtrack. 

The new documentary for HBO, Elvis Presley: The Searcher, promises to explore his creative journey. The score was composed by Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready. 

Elvis Presley: The Searcher is a three-hour, two-film presentation that includes interviews with Scotty Moore, Red West, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, and Priscilla Presley talking about the artistic and personal struggles that preceded Presley’s death in 1977. The documentary focuses on Presley the musical artist, from his childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions.


Six Classic Albums


Due for release from the Reel To Reel label is the 4 CD set "Elvis Presley - Six Classic Albums: Volume 2" containing the original recordings, movie versions and out-takes from various sixties movies.

CD 1: Wild In The Country - I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell - Wild In The Country - I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell - In My Way - Husky Dusky Day (With Hope Lange) - Wild In The Country (End Titles) - Blue Hawaii - Almost Always True - Aloha-Oe - No More - Can't Help Falling In Love - Rock-A-Hula Baby - Moonlight Swim - Ku-U-I-Po (Hawaiian Sweet Heart) - Ito Eats - Slicin' Sand - Hawaiian Sunset - Beach Boy Blues - 20.Island Of Love - Hawaiian Wedding Song

CD 2: Blue Hawaii - Almost Always True - Aloha-Oe - No More - Can't Help Falling In Love - Rock-A-Hula Baby - Moonlight Swim - Ku-U-I-Po  (Hawaiian Sweetheart) - Ito Eats - Slicin' Sand - Hawaiian Sunset - Beach Boy Blues - Island Of Love - Hawaiian Wedding Song - Follow That Dream - Angel - What A Wonderful Life - I'm Not The Marrying Kind - What A Wonderful Life - I'm Not The Marrying Kind

CD 3: Sound Advice - On Top Of Old Smokey - Follow That Dream - Angel - Angel (Instrumental) - King Of The Whole Wide World - This Is Living - Riding The Rainbow - Home Is Where The Heart Is - I Got Lucky - Whistling Tune - King Of The Whole Wide World - This Is Living - Riding The Rainbow - Home Is Where The Heart Is - I Got Lucky - A Whistling Tune - Girls Girls Girls - I Don't Wanna Be Tied - Where Do You Come From - I Don't Want To

CD 4: We'll Be Together - A Boy Like Me, A Girl Like You - Earth Boy - Return To Sender - Because Of Love - Thanks To The Rolling Sea - Song Of The Shrimp - Walls Have Ears - We're Comin' In Loaded - Girls Girls Girls - I Don't Wanna Be Tied - We'll Be Together - A Boy Like Me, A Girl Like You - Earth Boy - Return To Sender - Because Of Love - Thanks To The Rolling Sea - Song Of The Shrimp - Walls Have Ears - We're Comin' In Loaded - Dainty Little Moonbeams / Girls Girls Girls

(Source: EPE / JeroenNL / Amazon / Elvis Club Berlin)

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