Elvis is once again in the building, as Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort hosts the annual Tribute Artist contest. The winner of the Cherokee Finale will go on to compete against 20-30 other hopefuls from around the world at the 2014 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Memphis, Tenn.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Thursday, July 10
6:30pm- Parade of Kings on Casino Floor
Catch our contestants as they parade through the casino to meet, greet and take pictures with guests.
7:30pm – Contestant Showcase at the Rotunda
This is your first opportunity to see all the contestants perform in a special showcase. The showcase is open to the public with standing room only.
Friday, July 11
1pm – Preliminary Round 1 at the Essence Lounge
Reserved seating available by calling 877-811-0777 Free standing-room-only access is also available.
Meet Sam Thompson – at the Essence Lounge
Sam Thompson is a former bodyguard and personal friend of Elvis. He was a member of the “Memphis Mafia,” the nickname given to Elvis’s personal entourage. He is also the brother of Elvis’s former girlfriend, Linda Thompson. Reserved seating available by calling 877-811-0777. Free standing-room-only access is also available.
4pm – Preliminary Round 2 at the Essence Lounge
Reserved seating available by calling 877-811-0777. Free standing-room-only access is also available.
Saturday, July 12
7pm – Parade of Kings on the casino Floor
All eliminated Elvis Tribute Artists will parade through the casino on their way to the Event Center for a spectacular opening number.
7:30pm – Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Finals in Event Center
The top five contestants from our Preliminary Rounds compete for the Championship. Tickets are available beginning April 18 at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
– Harrah’s Cherokee