The Tupelo Elvis Festival is a musical celebration designed to honor Elvis Presley, Tupelo's native son, and the impact that his music has on the world. For the 14th annual Tupelo Elvis Festival regional, national, and international artists will entertain the fans.
This year's entertainment lineup includes renowned current musical acts with regional and national recognition.
Friday, June 1 - Jordyn Mallory and Paul Thorn
Saturday, June 2 - David Nail, Randy Houser and Little Big Town
Historic Lyric Theatre
Thursday, May 31 - DJ Fontana, Sonny Burgess & The Pacers and 2010 Tupelo Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist, Kevin Mills
Friday, June 1 - 2008 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist, Brandon Bennett
Saturday, June 2 - 2011 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist, Cody Slaughter
For the 5th consecutive year, Tupelo will host a preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist competition. Last year, there were 38 competitors for this preliminary round. Fans will come from near and far to see who will be chosen to represent Tupelo in Memphis in August, 2012.
All the concerts and competitions at the Lyric Theatre will again be backed by the EAS Band.