'The King' Comes to Folsom as Harris Center/Three Stages Presents ELVIS LIVES The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Event October 8-9
"The King," or rather four male performers onstage paying homage to Elvis Presley through the four periods of his fabulous career, will appear at Harris Center/Three Stages as part of a 60 city tour. "The show has historical, nostalgic and emotional qualities. People are surprised. It takes them on a journey" (The Advocate).
Elvis Lives is an unforgettable multi-media and live musical journey across Elvis' life, featuring finalists from Elvis Presley Enterprises' annual worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. Each performer represents Elvis during different stages in his career. The Elvis tribute artists will be joined by a live band, back-up singers and dancers, along with an Ann-Margret tribute artist. Iconic imagery made available from the Graceland archives; which includes a never-before-seen exhibit of life-size images of Elvis' stage-wear will be on display in the lobby of Harris Center/Three Stages.
Elvis Lives will be performed Monday, October 8, 2013; 7 pm and Tuesday, October 9, 2013; 2 & 7 pm. Tickets are $39-$59; Premium $69; there is a 10% discount on Tuesday matinee. Tickets are available online at www.harriscenter.net or from Harris Center Ticket Office at 916-608-6888 from 10 am to 6 pm, Monday through Saturday, and two hours before show time. Parking is included in the price of the ticket. Harris Center is located on the west side of Folsom Lake College campus in Folsom, CA, facing East Bidwell Street.
The high energy show features Elvis Tribute Artist Contest winner Bill Cherry, along with Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest top five finalists Kevin Mills, Leo Days and Ben Klein; Klein, the 1950's Elvis, Mills, the Movie Elvis, Days, the '68 Comeback Elvis and Cherry, the Concert Years Elvis. The part of Leading Lady, Ann Margret is played by Lori Russo. "The first song that was performed was "That's All Right," an early Elvis favorite. From then on there was no stopping Elvis-all four of them-nor the excited audience that was on its feet for most of the time" (Rosemont Journal)
"The partnership between On Stage Touring and Elvis Presley Enterprises provides the only authentic touring showcase of Elvis tribute artists for fans who want to experience the music and live performance charisma of one of the most popular recording artists in history," said Brian Brigner, Chief Operating Officer of On Stage. "Our thriving production showcases each performer portraying Elvis in one of four eras: the 1950s, 1960s, his movie career and his concert years, so it is the complete musical package."
"We are very pleased that Elvis Lives continues to delight audiences all over the nation and that even more Elvis fans will be given the opportunity to see these talented entertainers in these expanded markets. We hope to see finalists from the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest starring in Elvis Lives for years to come," said Scott Williams, Vice President of Marketing for Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
"Elvis Lives makes you want to shout, throw your hands up and put on your blue suede shoes again. And again. And again" (souixcityjournal.com).
Same Three Stages, Brand New Name!
Originally named Three Stages at Folsom Lake College in 2011, the facility has been renamed to honor Brice Harris, Chancellor Emeritus of the Los Rios Community College District, for his many contributions to the capital region, including the vision and leadership he provided in opening this regional arts center. Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College presents touring artists from around the world; partners with the best regional arts organizations, and supports productions by FLC students and faculty.
The Harris Center is a $50 million facility built with a combination of state, regional, local and private funds. Harris Center has three intimate theaters, an art gallery, a recording studio, elegant teaching spaces, plenty of safe parking and all the other amenities of a state-of-the-art performing arts venue.
What: Elvis Lives