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  • Elvis Presley's Graceland to open hotel

    Elvis Presley's Graceland to open hotel

    Elvis may have left the building but the memories of the King of Rock-N-Roll live on in Memphis, Tennessee. The Guesthouse at Graceland a 450 room hotel will be opening Oct. 27, 2016. The six story hotel is just steps from Presley's former home.  The luxury hotel is the most significant enhancement...
  • Lida Keijzer with her mini-Graceland in the Netherlands

    Elvis Week fans campaign to bring Netherlands devotee to Presley's Graceland

    When Elvis Presley fans come together to celebrate the legacy of the entertainer during Elvis Week festivities on August 10-16, 2016, one of the most loyal fans may not be there. But a campaign starting this week by fellow Presley enthusiasts around the world could change that. Linda Keijzer, of...
  • Drake Milligan sings 'Baby I Don't Care.'

    Presley fans to attend Elvis Week festivities despite Memphis protest threats

    Never underestimate the devotion of Elvis Presley fans. Threats of protests during Elvis Week appear to not be hindering Presley fans travel plans to Memphis in August, but has resurrected discussion on the King of Rock n’ Roll's stance on racism. On Tuesday afternoon, July 12, 2016, six people...
  • The Christmas Spirit of Elvis

    GRACELAND gets ready for a special Christmas

    Those getting into the holiday spirit might have to make a special trip to Graceland this year, as they've got a few things listed on their website that are bound to lighten even the “Grinch-iest” of hearts. Those looking at the official website for the home of Elvis will find multiple fun...
  • Tanya Tucker To Kick Off 'Deck The Hall' November 27 @ Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum

    Tanya Tucker helps Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum deck the halls

    As Christmas gets a little closer with each passing week, readers of TheRowdy can expect more holiday announcements from their favorite locations and artists. But Friday, November 27 should be marked down for Tanya Tucker fans, as the Christmas happenings for the Country Music Hall of Fame and...
  • Priscilla Presley is coming to San Antonio.

    Priscilla Presley will be appearing at the Tobin Center in San Antonio

    Priscilla Presley, the former wife of legendary entertainer Elvis Presley is coming to San Antonio in December to share stories of her life at the H-E-B Performance Hall in the Tobin Center. Scheduled for Dec. 15, 2016 at 7:30 pm, the event is billed as “a format where she will answer audience...
  • Prince immortalized like Elvis: Paisley Park estate soon Graceland-like museum

    Prince immortalized like Elvis: Paisley Park estate soon Graceland-like museum

    Prince will be remembered in many ways, but his family is making sure his legacy lives on for a very long time by turning his Paisley Park home into a Graceland-like museum. Just as Elvis fans have made a pilgrimage to Graceland for years, fans of Prince will now have his home and business hub at...
  • David Rothschild & The Downtown Local

    David Rothschild & The Downtown Local release 'Carolina Seems So Long Ago' EP

    Alt-country singer and songwriter David Rothschild recently released a new EP, Carolina Seems So Long Ago. The talent of David and his band, The Downtown Local, shine through on the four-track project, and their diverse musical influences are evident on the EP. "It feels like a great representation...
  • Slideshow Main Photo Credits

    Exclusive photos of Elvis Tribute Artist winners at Texas Presley Festival

    Each time Victor Trevino Jr. walked on the Oil Baron Showroom stage at the Southfork Ranch near Plano, Texas this weekend, he came as an experienced competitor. Trevino walked away as the champion Elvis Tribute Artist (ETA) at the inaugural Texas Tribute to Elvis Festival and will be representing...
  • World famous Elvis Tribute Artist Bill Cherry performed at the first ever Texas Tribute to Elvis Festival the first weekend of March 2016.

    Presley fans attending three-day Elvis fan festival call event exciting success

    Elvis Presley fans across the globe are returning home “excited, happy, and exhausted” from their experience at the inaugural Texas Tribute to Elvis Festival held at the legendary Southfork Ranch, near Dallas this weekend. Victor Trevino Jr, of Ft. Worth, Texas competed against 17 Elvis Tribute...
  • Fats Domino, 88, remembers Elvis Presley

    Music legend Fats Domino turns 88 remembering Elvis Presley

    Fats Domino was so admired by Elvis Presley, that when Elvis appeared before the cameras at a 1969 Las Vegas press conference in regard to returning to perform live on stage after years of making movies, he brought his hero along. “When a reporter referred to Elvis as the ‘King of Rock ’n’ Roll’ at...
  • Largest Elvis Presley festival in Texas history announces contestants appearing

    Largest Elvis Presley festival in Texas history announces contestants appearing

    “There is no better venue to hold the largest ever Texas Ultimate Elvis Presley festival than at the famous Southfork Ranch,” said Texas Elvis aficionado Jay Hearne today. “Many of us remember that Priscilla Presley actually starred in the highly viewed Dallas television series that took place at...
  • Elvis Presley said Texas put him on top in his early career.

    Texas put Elvis Presley over the top during the beginning of his career

    “I owe a lot to Texas,” Elvis Presley once told a Dallas newspaper reporter. “They’re the ones who put me over the top.” In honor of the Lone Star State’s association with Presley, and the 60th anniversary of his banner year of 1956, Texas will pay a special tribute to the King of Rock n’ Roll on...
  • Most played Elvis Presley records on Texas jukeboxes

    Most top-played Elvis Presley records on Texas jukeboxes out prior to festival

    Throughout his career Texas constantly welcomed Elvis Presley with warm and enthusiastic receptions. On March 4-6, 2015, the Lone Star State will pay a special tribute to the King of Rock n’ Roll as the legendary Dallas South Fork Ranch opens its gates for the biggest Elvis Presley festival in Texas...
  • Elvis birthday celebration at Graceland January 7-10

    Elvis birthday celebration at Graceland January 7-10

    This January, Elvis fans from around the world will not only be going to Graceland to celebrate his birthday but also will be there to kick-off the year long celebration of the sixtieth Anniversary of Elvis' breakout year in music, film and television which was in 1956. The extended weekend...
  • Elvis Presley fans will celebrate the King of Rock n' Roll's 1956 achievements throughout 2016.

    Elvis Presley birthday and auction to kick off celebration events for 2016

    Elvis Presley’s 81st birthday celebration on Jan. 8, 2016 at his Graceland mansion in Memphis launches a year-long commemoration of 1956, the first year the King of Rock 'n’ Roll became a national phenomenon. The Presley birthday week festivities are just the beginning of special events honoring...
  • Hard Rock has announced they have acquired their 80,000th collectible: Elvis Presley's historic gold piano.

    Hard Rock is the proud new owner of Elvis Presley's famous gold piano

    The most important piano in Elvis Presley’s history has a new and very suitable owner, while Hard Rock now has 80,000 reasons to celebrate its world-famous memorabilia collection this week. At the recent Icons & Idols: Rock n' Roll Auction event at Julien’s Auctions Beverly Hills, Hard Rock...
  • Elvis Presley's climatic finale on his 68 Comeback Special was "If I Can Dream."

    Elvis Presley 'If I Can Dream' 68 Comeback Special boots sell for $45,000

    The white boots Elvis Presley wore during his famous performance of “If I Can Dream” at the conclusion of his 1968 NBC television broadcast now referred to as the ’68 Comeback Special were sold for $45,000 in the UK this weekend. The size-11 boots were purchased by a British collector during the...
  • Elvis Presley is ranked #2 on the top list of high earning deceased celebrities for 2015.

    Elvis Presley remains on Top Earning Dead Celebrities of 2015 list

    Decades after the death of Elvis Presley, America’s greatest music legend’s legacy remains strong with the King placing extremely high on Forbes’ new list of “Top-Earning Dead Celebrities of 2015.” The release of another commemorative stamp, new albums, international recognition and new generations...
  • Priscilla says Elvis Presley was the love of her life.

    Priscilla Presley reveals Elvis was the love of her life

    Priscilla Presley, the one and only wife of American icon, Elvis Presley said her husband was the true “love of her life” in an interview with Hello! magazine to be released today. Now, 70, Priscilla was married to Elvis from 1967 to 1973. They had one child, daughter Lisa Marie Presley. She told...
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