AT BALLY’S ATLANTIC CITY ON JUNE 9
The World’s Greatest Live Tribute Show Honors the “the King”
ATLANTIC CITY NJ – May 29, 2012 – Celebrated tribute artist production “Legends in Concert”, Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) and Bally’s Atlantic City are joining together to bring the 5th Annual preliminaries of the “Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™” once again to the Jersey shore. On Stage Touring, a subsidiary of On Stage Enterprises and creators of the world’s longest-running celebrity tribute show, has been officially licensed by EPE to produce preliminary contests at “Legends in Concert” locations, including Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The contest will take place on Saturday, June 9th at the all new “Legends in Concert Theater.” The contest begins at 7 p.m. and tickets are $32.50 per adult and $16.25 per child (3-16). A special two show package is also being offered, “The Ultimate Legendary Deal” is $55.00 per person and includes a ticket to the “Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™” and any 2012 Legends in Concert performance. The total package savings is $17.00 per adult and each party will receive the newest edition of the Legends in Concert Souvenir Program valued at $15.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at www.ballysac.com, www.ticketmaster.com, calling 800-745-3000 or at the box office.
Approximately 15 world-class Elvis tribute artists will be competing for the legendary title of “Elvis Tribute Artist of the Year!” All contestants will perform one song with the Legends in Concert band. Finalists will then be announced and perform a second song, and a winner will be crowned. Elvis fans who “Can’t Stop Falling in Love” with the King can cheer for their favorites! It’s a visual and event worthy of the King himself. The winner will receive a $1500 cash prize and a Graceland getaway prize package, and qualifies for the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest presented by EPE in Memphis, during “The 35th Anniversary Elvis Week,” August 10-18, 2012.
The Bally’s event will also feature a special guest appearance by “Legends” veteran Elvis Tribute Artist, Kevin Mills, who will be performing at Legends In Concert® at the time of the contest.
Launched in August of 2007, the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Memphis is one of the highlights of Elvis Week activities, which attracts more than 70,000 fans from all over the world.
“We are extremely honored to be hosting such a highly-regarded contest and collaborating with Elvis Presley Enterprises for the fifth straight year,” said Christine Beattie, regional general manager of Legends in Concert. “The contest is always an unforgettable experience for Elvis fans of all ages!”
Christine Beattie/ Legends In Concert
[email protected] (843) 839- 6668
Jerry Eisenband/Caesars Entertainment
[email protected] (609) 892-9093