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2017 Texas' Tribute to Elvis Schedule

Friday 26th May, 2017

  • 10:00am - ETA registration starts outside the Oil Barons Ballroom plus you can collect wristbands
  • 12:00am - Our Grand Opening in The Oil Barons Ballroom, fit for The King, plus Round One of Texas' Tribute to Elvis - Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminary heat.
  • "Conversations on Elvis" with special guest judge Jimmy Velvet.
  • Interval
  • 8:00pm - "Conversations on Elvis" with special guest judge Don Collier.
  • 8:30pm - Headliner Show "Long Live The King". A spectacular show to celebrate Elvis, the man and his music starring 2011 Ultimate World Champion Cody Ray Slaughter followed by multi-award winning Ryan Pelton performing the 68 Comeback Special then all the way from the UK multi award winning Ben Thompson performing an electrifying and charismatic live performance based on the iconic Las Vegas performances That's The Way It Is.
  • After hours party It's Midnight At The Ranch we have a live performance on the Lone Star Stage TBA. (Exclusive to 3-Day All Access ticket holders only.)

Saturday 27th May, 2017

  • 12:00pm - Semi-final of Texas' Tribute to Elvis - Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminary heat. Plus, meet-and-greet with our special guests.
  • "Conversations on Elvis" with our special guest Charles Stone.
  • Interval
  • 8:00pm"Conversations on Elvis" with our special guest Chris Christian.
  • 8:30pm - Headliner Show "Rockin' Across Texas". A spectacular show in the Lone Star State where Elvis first started out. Starring Ultimate Elvis 2013 World Champion Dean Z performing the early years, followed by 2011 Ultimate Elvis World Champion Cody Ray Slaughter performing the 68 Comeback Special. Closing the show will be Elvis Presley Enterprises 'First Ever' Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Champion Shawn Klush.
  • After hours party It's Midnight At The Ranch we have a live performance on the Lone Star Stage TBA. (Exclusive to 3-Day All Access ticket holders only.)

Sunday 28th May, 2017

  • 11:00am - Our wonderful Gospel show "Spirit of the King" hosted by Kraig Parker featuring Cody Ray Slaughter, Ciarán Houlihan and Ben Thompson. With opening sermon by Terry Bomar Followed by...
  • "Elvis Country" a musical journey of Elvis' country music & hits performed with The EAS Band hosted by Kraig Parker featuring Cody Ray Slaughter, Ciarán Houlihan and Ben Thompson.
  • Interval
  • 8:00pm - Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Grand Finals.
  • Texas' Tribute to Elvis Closing Ceremony and Awards. The winner will be crowned Texas' Tribute to Elvis. Followed by...
  • "Final Farewell Show". Our Texas' Tribute To Elvis 2016 Champion Victor Trevino Jr bids you farewell until 2018.
  • After hours party It's Midnight At The Ranch we have a live performance on the Lone Star Stage TBA. (Exclusive to 3-Day All Access ticket holders only.)

New To Our 2017 Festival

Our Lone Star Stage

Included in the price of your 3 Day ticket every evening have live entertainment within the grounds of Southfork in the Lone Star Atrium on our Lone Star Stage on the ranch.


Doors open 30 minutes before all shows.

Entertainment at the event will include showcases of the worlds finest Elvis tribute artists, after-show parties with the cast and official Elvis memorabilia stalls, prizes, special guests and much more...

After-show parties are limited to 3-Day All Access ticket-holders only.

All times and events are subject to change. Ticket prices are per person. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges are possible. The producer reserves the right to substitute similar performers if those originally scheduled are not able to perform for any reason. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.

The festival and all shows are produced by Tees Events USA LLC

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