Legends in Concert Myrtle Beach will host the 7th Annual Myrtle Beach Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Preliminary Contest on Saturday, May 31st at 7pm. The contest is open to the public and prices will range from $37.95 to $48.95 per ticket.
Nearly a dozen Elvis tribute artists are set to take the Legends in Concert stage for a chance to compete in the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist ContestTM finals in Memphis, Tenn., held this coming August during Elvis WeekTM. Each contestant will have the chance to sing one song that impresses the judges with their tributes to the King of Rock 'n Roll. The first place winner will receive $1,000; second place, $300; and third place, $200.
Radio personality and avid Elvis fan, Lou Krieger, returns as the emcee for this year’s contest. Melissa Armstrong- Marketing Director for Broadway at The Beach, WPDE’s Carolina & Company host Cecil Chandler, and long-time Myrtle Beach area radio personality Freakin’ Deacon Dawson, will serve as this year’s judges. The event will also feature a special guest appearance by Myrtle Beach’s current Legends Elvis tribute artist, Leo Days, who will be performing at Legends In Concert® Myrtle Beach this summer.
“This year’s contest marks our 7th time hosting this popular contest with Elvis Presley Enterprises®,” said Jason Aiesi, general manager of Legends in Concert Myrtle Beach. “Elvis fans from all over the Carolinas have come to love this annual competition featuring Elvis tributes from around the United States, and this year is no exception!”
Tickets to the contest can be purchased by calling 800-960-7469 or by visiting http://legendsinconcert.com/myrtle-beach