MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Graceland®, home of Elvis Presley, the artist who started a musical revolution, and Live Nation recently announced a new partnership to elevate Graceland as the top live music destination in the region. Graceland Live kicks off the first show March 23 in a growing list of live performances slated for 2019 and beyond.
The Graceland Soundstage is located in the heart of the 200,000 square foot Elvis Presley’s Memphis complex. This new venue features two giant 20’ x 12’ screens for easy viewing and can accommodate 1,500 fans for seated shows and over 2,000 fans for general admission (standing) shows. The Graceland Guest House Theatre, located within Graceland’s AAA Four Diamond resort, gives fans a powerful, yet intimate experience with its leading-edge sound and light capability and 464-seat capacity making every seat a great one.
Nine performances are already confirmed for 2019 Graceland Live shows, and the list of shows include:
• March 23 – Bret Michaels (Graceland Soundstage)
• April 6 – Billy Gardell (Graceland Guest House Theatre)
• April 13 – George Thorogood and The Destroyers (Graceland Soundstage)
• April 19 – Buckcherry (Graceland Soundstage)
• May 3 – Allman Betts Band (Graceland Soundstage)
• June 2 – Stryper (Graceland Soundstage)
• June 16 – Boz Scaggs (Graceland Soundstage)
• June 22 – Chubby Checker & The Wildcats (Graceland Soundstage)
• Aug. 21 – Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot (Graceland Soundstage)
Early access pre-sale tickets for the first group of shows go on sale 10 a.m. EST (9 a.m. CST) Wednesday, Jan. 23 through 10 p.m. EST (9 p.m. CST) Thursday, Jan. 24 and are available when fans sign up for LiveFeed at www.gracelandlive.com.
General public tickets go on sale to fans 10 a.m. EST (9 a.m. CST) Friday, Jan. 25. Tickets can be purchased directly at www.gracelandlive.com or by calling 877-777-0606. The site will also offer the most up-to-the-minute concert announcements, exclusive promotions and discounts for ticket buyers on immersive Graceland experiences and rooms at The Guest House at Graceland so that they can extend their show into an entertainment experience.
Not only will show and concert-goers enjoy live music and entertainment events over the course of 2019, ticket holders will receive free access to Elvis Presley’s Memphis, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex featuring a full city block of exhibits, restaurants, and shops dedicated to the legend of Elvis Presley, after 3 p.m. on show dates.
Over the course of 2019, Graceland Live will host icons, national touring artists and rising stars, and fans returning to Graceland or visiting for the first time can explore the new world of Graceland and be part of a once-in-lifetime entertainment experience.
Graceland Soundstage is the centerpiece of Elvis Presley’s Memphis, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex featuring a full city block of museums, restaurants, and shops dedicated to the legend of Elvis Presley. Located less than 15 minutes from downtown Memphis, this exciting new live music venue can accommodate more than 1500 fans (seated) and over 2000 standing. Graceland Soundstage features state-of-the-art sound and lighting, two giant 20’ x 12’ screens for easy viewing and full premium bars and concessions. The complex offers more than 10 fascinating exhibits such as Elvis the Entertainer Career Museum, Presley Motors Automobile Museum and numerous pop culture exhibits including ICONS, as well as safe and convenient parking and two full-service restaurants for concert-goers to enjoy before or after the show.
Graceland Guest House Theatre is a beautiful 464 seat, stadium-style venue opened in Fall 2016 as part the AAA Four Diamond resort hotel that includes 430 guest rooms, 20 specialty suites, conference facilities, and a pool.
About Live Nation Clubs & Theatres
Live Nation Clubs & Theatres division promotes nearly 15,000 shows in over 125 venues across the United States. With 78 owned/operated/managed clubs and theaters and 50 additional exclusive or preferred booking partnerships, the Live Nation Entertainment Club & Theatre portfolio, a division of Live Nation, is wide-ranging and includes the legendary Fillmores and the intimate House of Blues clubs throughout the United States. Live Nation Entertainment Clubs & Theatres division is the country’s preeminent live-music venue collection featuring state-of-the-art sound and lighting technology in one-of-a-kind custom-designed environments aimed to bring fans and artists together in unparalleled musical environments.
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About Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
Elvis Presley’s Graceland, in Memphis, is music’s most important and beloved landmark, with hundreds of thousands of fans from around the world visiting the historic home each year. Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) manages the operations of Graceland and its related properties, including Elvis Presley's Memphis, Graceland's new entertainment and exhibition complex over 200,000 square feet in size; the AAA Four Diamond Guest House at Graceland 450-room resort hotel; and the Graceland Archives, featuring thousands of artifacts from Elvis’ home and career. EPE also produces and licenses Elvis-themed live events, tours, and attractions worldwide. Graceland Holdings LLC, led by managing partner Joel Weinshanker, is the majority owner of EPE. Graceland is the only attraction worldwide to ever receive five USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards: in 2018, it was voted “Best Tennessee Attraction” and Best Holiday Historic Home Tour, in 2015 voted the world’s “Best Musical Attraction” and “Best Historic Southern Attraction,” and in 2013 voted the #1 “Iconic American Attraction.” In 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards named Graceland one of the top 25 landmarks in the world and Rolling Stone named it one of 10 Great American Music Landmarks. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit www.graceland.com.