Elvis Presley’s Graceland and Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino introduced today that they’ll bring the authentic Elvis to Vegas the very first time in 4 decades. “Graceland Presents ELVIS: The Exhibition – The Show – The Experience” includes an expansive, new permanent exhibition featuring 100s of items nothing you’ve seen prior displayed outdoors of Graceland, and live entertainment implies that celebrate the existence and legacy of Elvis. Graceland Holdings LLC Controlling Partner Joel Weinshanker and Westgate Resorts Boss David Siegel together made the historic announcement that Elvis is going to be in your building, and revealed specific particulars from the approaching exhibition and entertainment, that are scheduled to debut April 23, 2015. The press conference happened around the 46th anniversary of Elvis’ first press event in the construction site of the identical venue, then referred to as Worldwide Hotel, where Elvis carried out over 600 record-breaking, offered-out shows.
The very first-ever permanent Graceland exhibition outdoors of Memphis will encompass over 28,000 sq ft and can include 100s of items in the Presley family’s treasured Graceland Archives, featuring the guy, the artist and also the music that totally changed popular culture all over the world. Site visitors are experiencing an unparalleled discover Elvis’ existence and career, starting with his beginning in Tupelo, Miss., through his first recording session in Memphis, rise to fame, Hollywood career, existence at Graceland, the Vegas many more. Graceland-created videos will immerse visitors within the experience, concluding having a 26-minute retrospective film featuring Elvis’ finest performances.
A few of the rare items include Elvis’ senior high school yearbooks, his first Gold Album, his 1957 Harley motorcycle, a 1962 Lincoln subsequently Continental, 1971 Stutz Blackhawk, jewellery and legendary stage put on from Elvis’ live performances, such as the first outfit worn on stage for his first concert in the Worldwide Hotel in 1969. Choose items is going to be rotated regularly with items within the Graceland Archives, to help keep the exhibit constantly changing and fresh. The exhibition is going to be open 7 days per week from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and tickets are listed at $22 plus taxes and costs, and available for sale now.
The recently re-named and refurbished Elvis Worldwide Showroom will show Elvis-designed concert events for limited engagement works on the very stage where Elvis carried out for countless visitors throughout his record-breaking, seven-year stint from 1969 through 1976. The debut show is going to be “The Elvis Experience,” a sizable-scale production replicating certainly one of Elvis’ legendary Vegas shows, starring actor Martin Fontaine and including 24 music artists and eight choir people representing the initial music artists and artists on stage with Elvis. The Elvis Experience is scheduled to spread out using the exhibition on April 23 and perform Tuesdays through Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. Following this limited engagement, the home will feature other limited-run, Graceland-created concert events within the Elvis Worldwide Showroom.
Another exciting feature would be the new, “Elvis Presley’s Graceland Wedding Chapel” which is the very first-ever wedding chapel in Vegas to become run by Elvis Presley Enterprises. More information around the chapel and special packages is going to be introduced in March. The chapel can also be scheduled to spread out on April 23.
The grand opening from the exhibition, live show and wedding chapel is going to be marked having a star-studded celebration, with Priscilla Presley joining the roster of VIPs and celebs around the red-colored carpet. Tickets for that exclusive opening celebration and opening weekend are on sale now.
“Elvis is symbolic of Vegas which property, therefore we are greatly excited to possess this new attraction and live show here to entertain Vegas site visitors,” stated David Siegel, Boss of Westgate Resorts. “It is really a true recognition to participate forces with Elvis Presley’s Graceland to create Elvis towards the Westgate Vegas Resort & Casino. We’re thrilled to possess Elvis in your building.”
“After a 40 year absence, it’s here we are at the authentic Elvis revisit Vegas,” mentioned Joel Weinshanker, Controlling Partner of Graceland Holdings LLC. “Elvis changed live entertainment in Vegas, so there isn’t any better place for this startup company compared to Westgate Vegas Resort & Casino, the site where more and more people saw Elvis perform live than elsewhere on the planet,” Weinshanker stated. “The extensive exhibition, live shows and wedding chapel will together create an unprecedented Elvis experience for visitors.”