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FRIDAY EVENTS

May 19th, 2017


  • 6:00pm - Dinner
  • 7:30pm - The Story of Elvis
    • Featuring Dean Z 2013 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Winner – Elvis Early Years & ’68 Comeback
    • Special Guest Tim 'E' – Elvis Concert Years
  • 10:30pm - After Party Reception & Dance

SATURDAY EVENTS

May 20th, 2017


  • 10:00am - Elvis Competition (Morning)
  • 12:00pm - Lunch
  • 2:00pm - Elvis Competition (Afternoon)
  • 6:30pm - Dinner
  • 8:00pm - The Killer & The King
    • Featuring Bill Cherry 2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Winner – Elvis Concert Years
    • Special Guest Joe Passion as Jerry Lee Lewis
  • 10:30pm - After Party Reception & Dance

SUNDAY EVENTS

May 21st, 2017


  • 10:00am - Memphis Gospel Hour & Brunch
    • Featuring Dean Z 2013 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Winner and Collingwood 2016 Elvis Gospel Champ Matt Cage, with Joe Passion as Jerry Lee Lewis and Jim Yorfido as Johnny Cash
  • 2:00pm - Elvis Competition Afternoon Semi-Finals (10 finalists)
  • 7:00pm - Competition Evening Finale (5 finalists), People’s Choice Award & King Crowning


* All feature performances, including the ETA Competition Semi Final and Final will be accompanied by Canada's Premier Elvis Tribute Band, The Casino Brothers Band.

FRIDAY MAY 19th, 2017 - Schedule


6:00 PM - Dinner

Included in the Full Festival package and available as an add-on to show only tickets, our guests will enjoy our incredible buffet dinner before the show.

All meals for the weekend are guaranteed to include Southern specialties or a favourite Elvis treat.

Delicious Buffet Dinner At The Greg Frewin Theatre

7:30 PM - The Story of Elvis

The Story of Elvis takes us through the many stages of Elvis' career. The show starts with Special Guest Tim 'E', 2013 King Of The World Elvis Tribute Artist Champion, performing songs from Elvis Concert Years.

After a short break the show takes us back in time to the Early Years of Elvis and his '68 Comeback Special. This portion of the show features Dean Z, 2013 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Champion and multi talented musician. Dean Z performs the many hits that made Elvis a break out artist and the King of Rock and Roll. In addition the show includes many hit songs from Elvis '68 Comeback Special and of course Elvis in his memorable black leather outfit.

The Story of Elvis featuring Dean Z and Tim 'E'

10:30 PM - After Party Reception & Dance

Stay and party after the show. There will be a cash bar, light snacks, live Rock and Roll, and dancing because, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it!

The Hired Hitmen (featuring leader Sandy Vine) will be rocking the hits from the 1950's, '60's and '70's. They are Niagara's premier oldies band featuring American Bandstand style jukebox favourites of 1955-75. Come and dance to the nostalgic songs of rock and roll history that still fill the floor!

Artists covered include: Dion and The Belmonts, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Paul Anka, Roy Orbison, Bill Haley, Sam and Dave, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chubby Checker, Rolling Stones, Otis Redding, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley and so many more.

After Party Reception & Dance with The Hired Hitmen

SATURDAY MAY 20th, 2017 - Schedule


10:00 AM - Elvis Competition (Morning)

Watch as each of our 22 ETAs compete for $5,000 in prize money and a chance to represent Niagara Falls at the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Contest in Memphis. Competitors will perform two songs for the morning competition. All songs in the preliminary rounds will be performed with tracks.

Guests who attend both the morning and afternoon competition will have the opportunity to cast their vote for the People’s Choice Award.

Elvis Competition Preliminaries (Morning)

12:00 PM - Lunch

Included in the Full Festival package, and available as an add-on to show only tickets, our guests will enjoy our incredible buffet lunch.

All meals for the weekend are guaranteed to include Southern specialties or a favourite Elvis treat.

Delicious Lunch Buffet At The Greg Frewin Theatre

2:00 PM - Elvis Competition (Afternoon)

Watch as each of our 22 ETAs perform two songs for the afternoon competition. All songs in the preliminary rounds will be performed with tracks. The top 10 will compete in Sunday's Semi Final.

Guests who attend both the morning and afternoon competition will have the opportunity to cast their vote for the People's Choice Award.

Elvis Competition Preliminaries (Afternoon)

6:30 PM - Dinner

Included in the Full Festival package and available as an add-on to show only tickets, our guests will enjoy our incredible buffet dinner before the show.

All meals for the weekend are guaranteed to include Southern specialties or a favourite Elvis treat.

Delicious Dinner Buffet At The Greg Frewin Theatre

8:00 PM - The Killer & The King

The Killer and The King features Special Guest, 2009 Spittin Image Tribute Winner Joe Passion, who will perform Jerry Lee's hits including Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On, Great Balls Of Fire and many more of his memorable songs.

Connor Russo, one of the youngest Elvis Tribute Artists on the circuit, will come out and impress everyone with his renditions of famous Elvis songs. At only 11 years old, he is quickly becoming a fan favourite.

After a short intermission Bill Cherry, 2009 Ultimate Tribute Artist Champion and one of the stars of the very successful Elvis Lives Show will take the audience on a journey through Elvis' Concert Years. Bill is recognized as one of the best and most experienced Elvis Tribute Artist in the world and in this show he will take the audience back to these special years in Elvis' career. The show will include tender love ballads and hard rockin' show stoppers that are not to be missed.

The Killer & The King Featuring Joe Passion and Bill Cherry

10:30 PM - After Party Reception & Dance

Stay and party after the show. There will be a cash bar, light snacks, live Rock and Roll, and dancing because, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it!

The Hired Hitmen (featuring leader Sandy Vine) will be rocking the hits from the 1950's, '60's and '70's. They are Niagara's premier oldies band featuring American Bandstand style jukebox favourites of 1955-75. Come and dance to the nostalgic songs of rock and roll history that still fill the floor!

Artists covered include: Dion and The Belmonts, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Paul Anka, Roy Orbison, Bill Haley, Sam and Dave, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chubby Checker, Rolling Stones, Otis Redding, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley and so many more.

After Party Reception & Dance with The Hired Hitmen

SUNDAY MAY 21st, 2017 - Schedule


10:00 AM - Memphis Gospel Hour & Brunch

The Memphis Gospel Hour will be a live, unplugged, acoustic event. Featuring four Award Winning Internationally acclaimed tribute artists singing and playing their favourite Gospel songs as recorded by Elvis, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Featuring:

  • DEAN Z - Winner of the 2013 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest
  • MATT CAGE - Winner of the 2016 Elvis Collingwood Gospel award
  • JIM YORFIDO - Internationally acclaimed Johnny Cash Tribute Artist
  • JOE PASSION - Internationally acclaimed Jerry Lee Lewis Tribute Artist

Memphis Gospel Hour & Brunch

2:00 PM - Elvis Competition Afternoon Semi-Finals

The top 10 ETAs will compete for a spot in the final, performing three songs accompanied by The Casino Brothers Band.

Elvis Competition Semi-Finals

7:00 PM - Competition Evening Finale, People’s Choice Award & King Crowning

The top five ETAs will compete in the evening finale for the chance to be crowned King of the Festival and earn the right to compete in the finals of the 2017 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Contest in Memphis. Each of the five finalists will perform three songs, accompanied by The Casino Brothers Band.

Competition Evening Finale, People’s Choice Award & King Crowning