Elvis Presley News

Date Of Birth:
January 08, 1935
Date Of Death:
August 16, 1977 (42)
Birth Place:
Tupelo, MS, USA
Gender:
Male
FIRST LISTEN: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Sing 'Anything Goes' on Upcoming 'Cheek to Cheek' Album
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Today the pair shared a first listen to the Cole Porter hit 'Anything Goes' from the Broadway musical of the same name. (more...)

FLOWER DRUM SONG Star James Shigeta Dies at 81
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Variety reports that actor James Shigeta, best known for his roles in “Die Hard” and the big screen adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song, died Monday at 81. (more...)

John Stamos Narrates New Multimedia Tour of Elvis Presley's Graceland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Elvis Week 2014 will mark the beginning of an exciting new era at Elvis Presley's Graceland in Memphis as the first additions to the tour experience in 20 years debut to the public (more...)

James Shigeta, Star of FLOWER DRUM SONG Film, Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

According to Variety, Asian-American actor James Shigeta, known for his role as 'Wang Ta' in the 1961 film adaptation of the Broadway musical FLOWER DRUM SONG, died today, July 28, 2014. He was 81. (more...)

RICHARD III, MEMPHIS>BROADWAY and More Set for Tennessee Shakespeare's 7th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, today announced its 2014-15 schedule of plays, which includes three by Shakespeare, the Southern Exposure Series, a continuing partnership with Dixon Gallery & Gardens, a new summer partnership with the University of Memphis, and a new Musical Works Festival sponsored by the Broadway licensing company of Memphis, Monty Python's Spamalot, The Color Purple, and All Shook Up: The Music of Elvis Presley. (more...)

Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall to Celebrate Elvis, 8/15-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall will celebrate the life and legacy of 'The King of Rock n' Roll' Elvis Presley with live entertainment, food specials, contests, movies, music and gaming promotions August 15-17. (more...)

Lady Gaga Teases Highly Anticipated Duets Album with Tony Bennett on Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Today Lady Gaga turned to Instagram to share a photo of herself in the recording studio (more...)

Maverick Theater Extends ELVIS '68 Through 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Maverick Theater extends the run of its original play, ELVIS '68. Due to the overwhelming response from the public, ELVIS '68's entire run sold out faster than any other production in the Maverick's 12-year history! To meet the demand, the Maverick Theater has extended the run by pushing back its August production of "Cyrano de Bergerac" into the 2015 season. ELVIS '68 reopens August 15th (the day before the anniversary of Elvis' passing) and close September 20th. (more...)

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...)

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