Schedule

 

All times and events are subject to change. The producer reserves the right to substitute similar performers if those scheduled are not able to perform for any reason.

Thursday, March 10

 

IMG_42347 PM – 8 PM

Opening Night Ceremony

Join us in the Mary Ross Park as we kick off the festival celebrating the life and music of Elvis Presley.  Hear all about what we have planned for the weekend from Master of Ceremonies Irv Cass and see performances from some of our headliners.  Plus there will be other performances and special surprises.

Location: Mary Ross Park – Brunswick, GA

Cost: FREE

 

Jameson Inn8 PM – 11 PM

Opening Night Party

After the opening ceremony head back to the hotel and join us for Elvis Karaoke with the ETAs. The hotel is generously serving “Breakfast for Diner” free to festival attendees so if you’re getting into town late Thursday just come straight to the hotel and you’ll be able to grab a bite (attendees staying at other local hotels are also welcome).  Bring your own… whatever you like to drink.  PLEASE use plastic cups and cans so we don’t have a lot of glass around.  It will be a low key way to start the weekend and kick back with old and new friends.

Location: Jameson Hotel

Cost: FREE to Ticket Holders

 

Friday, March 11

 

Ritz-at-night11 AM – 4:30 PM

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Round 1

Watch as some of the world’s best Elvis Tribute Artists (ETA’s) compete for almost $5,000 in prize money and the chance to represent Georgia at the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest held during Elvis Week in Memphis.  Each ETA will perform on Friday and on Saturday.  Each day, half the group performs with tracks and half will perform with the Change of Habit tribute band.  The top ten will compete in Sunday’s finals.  Irv Cass serves as Master of Ceremonies.

Location: Ritz Theater – Brunswick, GA

Cost: Tickets start at $20 and are only available at the door only

Included in the weekend pass.

 

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Elvis in Old Town

Grab dinner and drinks in the City of Brunswick, GA and enjoy Elvis entertainment in one of Brunswick’s Signature Squares (sponsored by local businesses, see sponsor page for current contributors).

Location: Jekyll Square East & West – Machen Square East & West.

Cost: FREE

 

Ritz-at-night7 PM

Return of the Champions

Celebrating the festival’s fourth year this concert stars our very first Georgia Elvis Festival Champion Michael Chambliss and last year’s Champion Tim E Hendry.  Our very first non-professional winner Austin Irby will open the show which also features the Change of Habit Tribute Band and Master of Ceremonies Irv Cass.

Location: Ritz Theater – Brunswick, GA

Cost: Tickets start at $50

Included in weekend pass.

 

10 PM – Closing39137

After Hours Party

When the concert ends, join us  for a late night party.  Indoor and outdoor seating will be available.  The Elvis’ will be performing inside.  Food and drinks will be available.

Location: Tipsy McSway’s

Cost: Free to Ticket Holders

 

Saturday, March 12

 

Ritz-at-night11 AM – 4:30 PM

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Round 2

Location: Ritz Theater – Brunswick, GA

Cost: Tickets start at $20 and are only available at the door only

Included in the weekend pass.

 

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Elvis in Old Town

Grab dinner and drinks in the City of Brunswick, GA and enjoy Elvis entertainment in one of Brunswick’s Signature Squares (sponsored by local businesses, see sponsor page for current contributors).

Location: Jekyll Square East & West – Machen Square East & West

Cost: FREE

 

Ritz-at-night7 PM

Elvis Evolutions

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Cody Ray Slaughter joins us once again, but this time in a unique solo show where Cody will present music from all eras of Elvis’ legendary career.  Cody will start with a set from the 1950’s followed by music from Elvis’ movie career, music from the 1968 Comeback Special and will conclude the evening in a jumpsuit performing music from Elvis’ run in Las Vegas.  The show will also featuring the Change of Habit Tribute Band and Master of Ceremonies Irv Cass.

Location: Ritz Theater – Brunswick, GA

Cost: Tickets start at $50

Included in weekend pass.

 

10 PM – Closing

1526017_230x111After Hours Party

When the concert ends, join us  for a late night party.  Dance and sing with the ETA’s.  Food and beverage will be available!

Location: Marshside Grill (1200 Glynn Avenue, Brunswick)

Cost: Free to Ticket Holders

 

Sunday, March 13

 
Ritz-at-night9 AM – 11 AM

Elvis Gospel Contest

Elvis’ rock and roll arose from his gospel roots.  On Sunday morning we take a break from the regular contest for a separate event where the Elvis Tribute Artists perform and are judged on inspirational songs from the King of Rock and Roll’s musical catalog.

Location: Ritz Theater – Brunswick, GA

Cost: FREE

 

Ritz-at-night1 PM – 5 PM

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Finals

Location: Ritz Theater – Brunswick, GA

Cost: Tickets start at $20 and are only available at the door only

Included in the ticket package

 

7 PM – Closing

Wrap Party

Enjoy birthday cake and sing happy birthday to the King of Rock and Roll.  Listen to the ETAs, grab a drink and a bite to eat as you say goodbye to your friends and the performers at our Wrap Party.

Location: To Be Announced

Cost: Free to Ticket Holders