February 28, 2013
The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association continues to make additions to the celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Tupelo Elvis Festival on June 6 - 9, 2013. The Fairpark entertainment lineup has developed into a high energy and exciting festival. Tickets for each Fairpark concert will be on sale Friday, March 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. CST. Customers can purchase tickets through the office at 108 South Broadway Street in Downtown Tupelo or purchase online at TupeloElvisFestival.com.
Earlier this year, award-winning duo Montgomery Gentry was announced as the Saturday night headliner. To start off the night is a performance by Surviving Allison. The local hip band will take the stage at 7:00 p.m. and kick off a night filled with live music. Opening for Montgomery Gentry, the Tupelo Elvis Festival welcomes American Idol finalist Skylar Laine to the stage. This Brandon, Mississippi native was praised for her magnetic and sparkling personality, her rockin’ stage presence and her authentic country vocals that often moved her audience to tears. Skylar Laine recently performed during the 2012 Graceland Lighting Ceremonythis past November.
Friday night will kick off with Kirk Chism and The Lost Highway at 7:00pm, followed by Cadillac Three, a country/rock band from Nashville, Tennessee. The three-member band has recently been signed to Nashville label Big Machine Records, which is the home of many well-known country musicians. Cadillac Three will open for headliner the New Orleans rock band, Cowboy Mouth.
Weekend passes are $20 and will only be available until April 30, 2013. Please contact the Tupelo Elvis Festival office with any questions by calling 662-841-6598 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about all of this year's events by visiting TupeloElvisFestival.com.