Elvis Presley News

Date Of Birth:
January 08, 1935
Date Of Death:
August 16, 1977 (42)
Birth Place:
Tupelo, MS, USA
Gender:
Male
Amazon Expands Prime Music Selection: Hundreds of Thousands of Songs and Hundreds of Prime Playlists Added
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

"The response we've had to Prime Music has far exceeded our expectations and we're excited to make Prime Music even more valuable for Prime members," said Steve Boom, VP of Digital Music for Amazon. "Prime Music was introduced just over a month ago and we've already significantly expanded the Prime Music catalog. Prime members have been telling us how much they love Prime Playlists, so we're also pleased to offer hundreds of great new playlists to make it easier to enjoy the best of Prime Music." (more...)

First-Ever AUCTION AT GRACELAND to Feature Rare Elvis Presley Artifacts, 8/14
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Highlights of the rare Elvis Presley artifacts to be included in the first-ever 'Auction at Graceland' were announced today, along with registration and catalog ordering details for the auction, which will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8 pm Eastern / 7 pm Central. (more...)

Charles Aznavour to Play Farewell Concert at Theater at MSG, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

MSG Entertainment announced today that legendary French singer Charles Aznavour will make his only area appearance performing a farewell concert at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, September 20. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Cabrillo Brings Back BYE BYE BIRDIE
by Don Grigware - Jul 21, 2014

Ah, the rhythms of the 50s/60s! Got 'A Lot of Livin' to Do'! Lee Adams and Charles Strouse wrote the music and lyrics of Bye Bye Birdie to honor a generation of fans who swooned and literally gave themselves over to the rock and roll of Elvis Presley. Conrad Birdie (Austin MacPhee) is an obvious play on Conway Twitty, a rock star of that era who later became a superstar in the world of country. When Elvis went into the army, he became a national hero. Female teens adored him and would give up their own boyfriends just to be near him. This is Bye Bye Birdie in a nutshell now in a rollicking revival at Cabrillo Music Theatre through July 27. (more...)

Aloe Blacc & More to Join Bruno Mars' 'Moonshine Jungle World Tour'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars is proud to announce that he will be accompanied by an array of stellar support acts on selected dates of his 'Moonshine Jungle World Tour,' (more...)

BWW Reviews: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Rocks the Ohio Theatre…'Great Balls of Fire!'
by Roy Berko - Jul 10, 2014

Part concert, part history lesson, and a lot of rock 'n roll-- that's 'Million Dollar Quartet', now on stage at the Ohio Theatre in PlayhouseSquare. (more...)

Jay Leno, Wynton Marsalis, Audra McDonald, Natalie Cole, Alvin Ailey and More Set for Tilles Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post, Long Island's leading showplace, today announced its 2014-15 season, featuring some of the most celebrated stars of comedy, music, and dance. (more...)

VIDEO: Lady Gaga Makes Surprise Appearance w/ Tony Bennett at Montreal Jazz Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Monday night, Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance at the Montreal Jazz Fest, joining Tony Bennett on stage for a few songs from their upcoming joint jazz album 'Cheek to Cheek.' (more...)

Brandon Bennett's ELVIS MY WAY Returns to Suncoast Showroom, 8/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Brandon Bennett returns to the Suncoast Showroom to celebrate the "King of Rock and Roll" with his "Elvis My Way" show on August 16 and 17. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: 1776 - 60s, 70s & 90s Style
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 03, 2014

In honor of this week's major national holiday of Independence Day, today we celebrate the most patriotic musical of them all, 1776. (more...)

Spencer Wine Fest is This Saturday, 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Celebrating the vast grape growing and wine producing industry in southern New Mexico, as well as the state's booming microbrews, the Spencer unveils the first Spencer Wine & Brew Festival at the theater on Saturday, July 5 from 2 p.m.- 9 p.m. Various wineries and breweries will provide pours at booths set throughout the hall and arts & crafts vendors will also be on site, as will a selection of edibles including gourmet sliders & sides, fruit & cheese plates will be available for purchase. Live jazz music performed by the sizzling ensemble Straight Up Jazz of Albuquerque, and Spanish guitar with area favorite Tomas Vigil, also sets the mood for a day of popping good fun. (more...)

bergenPAC Presents CHRIS MACDONALD'S MEMORIES OF ELVIS CONCERT, 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

37 Years ago (August 16, 1977), we lost one of the greatest entertainers and pop culture icons of our time. Are you still lonesome for the energy, charisma and incredible voice of the King of Rock-n-Roll? Then head to the Bergen Performing Arts Center for Chris MacDonald's Memories of Elvis in Concert a special memorial celebration of the life and music of Elvis Presley. (more...)

PCA Presents BYE BYE BIRDIE, 7/17-20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

PCA presents Bye Bye Birdie.Directed by Jon Meyer, Musical Director Chris Tenney, and Choreography by Amanda Woolsey. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for youth. Performances are July 17, 18, & 19 at 7:30 PM and July 19 & 20, 2013 at 2:00 PM. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2nd Edition of Sound + Vision Documentary Series
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the second edition of Sound + Vision, the annual documentary series that explores a diverse range of music, artists, genres, and styles from all over the world. (more...)

Jill Paice, Mark Nadler, Marya Coburn and More Set for Two-Act BROADWAY BALLYHOO, 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Scott Siegel's BROADWAY BALLYHOO returns and breaks new ground with a two-act concert event on Tuesday, July 8 at 9:30 PM at 54 Below. Starring: Jill Paice, Mark Nadler, Camille Saviola, Carole Demas, Farah Alvin, Bob Stillman, Maxine Linehan and special guest star Marya Coburn. (more...)

Producer Babyface Confirms Barbra Streisand Duets Album Almost Finished
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds, one of the producers on Barbra Streisand's highly anticipated duets album, has revealed that the project is almost finished. (more...)

The National Music Museum Now Included in Google Cultural Institute
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The National Music Museum has been chosen to participate in the Google Cultural Institute, which will present high-resolution images about their exhibitions. (more...)

Elvis Presley's Graceland & City of Memphis Gear Up for 60th Anniversary of Rock 'N' Roll
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The yearlong celebration to commemorate Elvis' first professional recording kicks into high gear during the Independence Day weekend as Memphis and Elvis Presley's Graceland celebrate 60 years of rock 'n' roll. (more...)

GOTTA DANCE! Exhibit at Jacob's Pillow Celebrates Vintage Movie Poster Art, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

The art of the dance movie poster is celebrated at Jacob's Pillow this summer with GOTTA DANCE!, an extraordinary exhibit of vintage posters from throughout the world. The posters, which feature stars such as Gene Kelly, Rita Hayworth, Cyd Charisse, Eleanor Powell, and Astaire & Rogers, were selected from the personal collection of one of the genre's foremost experts, award-winning campaign designer and producer Mike Kaplan. GOTTA DANCE! includes a special six-poster salute to Marge and Gower Champion on the occasion of Marge Champion's 95th birthday. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2014: AN EVENING WITH DARLENE LOVE and Her Powerhouse Voice
by Jade Kops - Jun 21, 2014

The final weekend of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival bought the incredible Darlene Love's concert An Evening with Darlene Love to an enthusiastic Adelaide audience for a one night only engagement. (more...)

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