Elvisfest Michigan, a 501©3, non-profit organization
106 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
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What: 17th Annual Michigan ElvisFest 2016
Who: A Non-profit 501©3 organization.
When: Friday, July 8th 5pm to midnight/ Saturday, July 9th, noon to midnight
Where: Riverside Park, Ypsilanti (5 W. Cross St.) I-94 to Exit 183.
17 years we’ve been putting on one of the best outdoor concert/festivals in Ypsilanti Michigan. Its time again to put on the Blue Suede Shoes and make your way to Riverside Park to see and hear such great Elvis Tribute Artists as Dwight Icenhower, Ted Torres, Leo Days, and many others, performing with their luxuriant vocals that cross genre boundaries. Playing behind them will be the famous Change of Habit Tribute Band out of Chicago , IL
We will have others doing their Tribute to such Artists,as -- Tom Jones, The Blues Brothers, James Brown just to name a few. This is the kind of outdoor festival that makes people feel young at heart. Elvis’ music soaked into the hearts and souls of each and every person he came into contact with, and we have it right here in Ypsilanti on July 8 & 9, 2016
Other enticing attractions that you’ll find there --such as classic cars, Great Beer, a Kids Korner with lots of free activities, raffles, great food and merchandise from our Vendors. We will also share a portion of our profits with other local charities: Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels, and the Habitat for Humanity Huron Valley.
Riverside Park, Ypsilanti will rock you on Friday, July 8 from 5pm to Midnight and Saturday, July 9th from noon to midnight. Tickets and other information available at www.mielvisfest.org
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The Show Rolls On: 2016 ElvisFest Arrives to Ypsilanti in July
The 17th Annual Elvisfest returns to Ypsilanti, Michigan on July 8 and July 9, 2016 and will feature some of the nation’s best Elvis Presley Tribute Artists backed by Chicago’s Change of Habit Tribute Band. The 2016 event, set in the heart of Depot Town at Riverside Park (5 E. Cross Street), offers a family-friendly weekend of rock n’ roll music, classic car shows, and kid-friendly entertainment and activities.
In addition to award-winning Elvis professionals, other tribute acts will grace the stage, including the Blues Brothers, Tom Jones & James Brown. Returning for their second year, the WhatAbouts will be performing fan favorites from the repertoire of 1960s girl groups and female solo artists.
Food vendors and a micro-brewery will be available on site. A wide variety of Elvis memorabilia and festival gear will also be available for sale.
Unpaid volunteers proudly devote hundreds of hours to the production of the festival. In the spirit of Elvis’s philanthropy throughout his lifetime, a portion of the ticket sale proceeds will be distributed to Ypsilanti’s Meals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity, the SOS Community Services Organization, and the Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation.
Tickets may be purchased online until June 26th and start at $18 per person on Friday, for Saturday, $28. A two-day ticket may be purchased for $40. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets are also available at the gate for Friday -$20 per person, & for Saturday $30 per person.
For more information, visit: www.mielvisfest.org or www.mielvisfest.com. Photos available upon request.