Posts tagged as: Elvis Presley

The King is (basically) back in the building, but not for long

The King is (basically) back in the building, but not for long

Just as peanut butter has jelly, beer has crisp bubbles and night has day, we simply cannot have one without the other. Unless you like über sticky nut butter sandwiches and flat, warm beer in the dark, of course. However, call us cliché but we like all of the aforementioned when they are rightfully paired […]

Back in the building: Elvis takes Vegas by storm-AGAIN

Back in the building: Elvis takes Vegas by storm-AGAIN

Thanks to the hit reality show on A&E, extreme hoarding is now frowned upon. But thanks to the holy rock gods, the show wasn’t around when Vernon Presley started collecting just about every personal item that passed through his son’s hands. Because of his slight “collector tendencies,” the rest of the world can see the […]

Elvis Presley headlining in Vegas almost 40 years after his death

Elvis Presley headlining in Vegas almost 40 years after his death

Remember when a public hip thrust was cause for covering your mouth and hiding freshly flushed cheeks? Yeah, neither do we. But before the days when near-fornication in music videos became the norm, there was the original panty dropper. The master of subtle seduction, ladies and gentleman: Elvis Aaron Presley. It’s been almost 40 years […]

Elvis spotting: Festival to celebrate the King

Elvis spotting: Festival to celebrate the King

The spirit of Elvis returns to Las Vegas — and the very hotel where he performed more than 800 shows — during the Las Vegas Elvis Fest at the Westgate Las Vegas Thursday, July 10 through Sunday, July 14. The four-day festival, sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc., is a celebration of all things Elvis. […]

Million Dollar Quartet offers free show ticket to the first 100 people dressed as Elvis on Jan. 8

Million Dollar Quartet offers free show ticket to the first 100 people dressed as Elvis on Jan. 8

Break out the sequined jumpsuit, sideburns and gold sunglasses. Jan. 8, in honor of Elvis Presley’s birthday, “Million Dollar Quartet” at Harrah’s Las Vegas will offer a free show ticket to the first 100 guests who dress as the King of rock ‘n’ roll. The free ticket will be good for the 7 p.m. performance […]

Go fast, go topless … Go do these 10 things in Vegas

Go fast, go topless … Go do these 10 things in Vegas

Las Vegas … so much to do, so little time. Here are 10 Vegas Must Do’s to add to your agenda: 1. Take a photo at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada sign Created in 1959, the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign is an iconic symbol of Sin City spawning souvenir T-shirts, key […]

Wax poetic with Elvis in Las Vegas

Wax poetic with Elvis in Las Vegas

It was 57 years ago to this day that Elvis Presley performed his first show in Las Vegas. Elvis was just 21 years old when he was booked in the Venus Room at the New Frontier hotel. But it wasn’t until The International hotel opened in 1969 (later the Hilton and now LVH), that Elvis truly became […]

Elvis sightings abound

Elvis sightings abound

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The Elvi have left the building, and they’re heading out to Fremont Street. This weekend downtown Vegas is all about pompadours, sideburns and bedazzled jumpsuits. If you’re hoping to experience an Elvis sighting in Vegas, get ready for an eyeful. On May 6 and 7, Fremont Street will be home to the Second Annual Las […]

2010 Elvis Week in Vegas

2010 Elvis Week in Vegas

There’s a “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” when it comes to Elvis in Vegas. August 16 marks the 33rd anniversary of the King’s passing, and the city he once called home is paying tribute to the entertainer who has become synonymous with Vegas. Here are places we recommend you visit to experience everything you love about […]

Vegas Weekender: King reigns supreme in Vegas

Vegas Weekender: King reigns supreme in Vegas

The greatest entertainer was The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll and he returns to the stage Aug. 3 with the release of “Elvis on Tour” on Blu-ray™, DVD and digital download. In addition, 460 select movie theaters across the nation will showcase the film tonight at 7 p.m. In Vegas, Elvis Presley continues to reign […]

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