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Summer arts fun: Michigan Elvisfest 2010

By April MacIntyre Jun 25, 2010, 21:30 GMT

Summer arts fun: Michigan Elvisfest 2010

A handout photograph, raw scan from 35mm negative, provided by The National Archives on 08 January 2010 shows US President Nixon (L) shaking hands with US entertainer Elvis Presley (R) in the Oval Office, Washington, DC, USA, 21 December 1970. \'The King of Rock and Roll\' was born on 08 January 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. EPA/OLIVER F. ATKINS/WHITE HOUSE/THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES/HO

Calling all Elvis Presley lovers, if you have the moves, the hair and the love of peanut butter and Banana sandwiches, Jailhouse rock yourself to Ypsilanti Michigan and try to claim the glory of best Elvis impersonator.

Just when you thought Depot Town couldn’t get any cooler, here comes  a group of guys who are going to bring home the best of America's King of rock.

The Michigan ElvisFest has been rockin’ since 2000 and this is sure to be one of biggest festivals yet.  Come to Ypsilanti and expect to be “All Shook Up” in Riverside Park by award-winning Elvis tribute artists.

It’s time to rock ‘n’ roll over to www.mielvisfest.org and get your discounted tickets online. (Friday $10.00 in advance $15 at gate) Saturday $15.00 in advance ($25 at gate) The last day to purchase online is June 30, 2010. 

photo of Dwight Icenhower courtesy of Festival

photo of Dwight Icenhower courtesy of Festival

Check their Website for an updated performance schedule and other

What:            11th Annual Michigan ElvisFest - 2010

When:            Friday, July 9, 2010; 5 p.m. – Midnight

                    Saturday, July 10, 2010; Noon – Midnight

Where:          Riverside Park, Historic Depot Town - Ypsilanti, Michigan

Directions: Take I-94 10 miles west of I-275 or 5 miles east of US 23 to Exit #183, go north and follow the signs

On the Web: www.mielvisfest.org

Is your town in the USA, Canada or the UK having a fun summer arts festival? Food festival? Crazy film festival? Harvest festival?

Do tell!  Send me a note via Twitter and I will help you spread the word!!



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