18 Matching Articles for "Elvis Presley"

Conversations with Missy: Ben Thompson, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Ben Thompson, Nashville Elvis Festival

192 days ago / Missy Wolf

As I sat in the lobby of the Franklin Theatre speaking with several of the extremely talented Elvis Tribute Artists, I had no idea what I was about to hear when Ben Thompson began to speak. Immediately in love with his accent, I had a "Missy moment" and told him. I...

Conversations with Missy: Doug Jones, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Doug Jones, Nashville Elvis Festival

194 days ago / Missy Wolf

While attending the 2nd Annual Nashville Elvis Festival, I was seated next to the wife of one of the Elvis Tribute Artists. Michelle McMillian, the wife of Doug Jones, shared with me some fun stories about the journey she has been on with her husband.  Immediately intrigu...

Conversations with Missy: David Allen, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: David Allen, Nashville Elvis Festival

202 days ago / Missy Wolf

The journey to becoming an Elvis Tribute Artist is different for everyone. Though many of the ETAs started out as young Elvis fans, their stories are all uniquely different. For ETA David Allen, his beginning was not what I expected. As Allen described the moments that led to...

Conversations with Missy: Jake Slater, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Jake Slater, Nashville Elvis Festival

207 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we continue to bring you highlights of this year's Nashville Elvis Festival hosted by Tom Brown at The Franklin Theatre, I want to stress to all of you that the level of talent these Elvis Tribute Artists (ETAs) have is extraordinary. The knowledge they possess on knowing...

Conversations with Missy: Cote Deonath, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Cote Deonath, Nashville Elvis Festival

208 days ago / Missy Wolf

As many of you know, there are several Elvis impersonators all over the world and especially in places like Las Vegas. What many of you may not know is that there is a huge difference between those impersonators and actual Elvis Tribute Artists aka ETAs.  Elvis impersonat...

Conversations with Missy: Gib Maynard, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Gib Maynard, Nashville Elvis Festival

209 days ago / Missy Wolf

There is one artist whose name is known by virtually every living person, Elvis Presley. Presley is known for his thrusting hips, smooth soulful voice, generosity, flashy jumpsuits, boyish smile, making women blush, smile, scream, and faint, and so much more. To those who knew hi...

CRS 2018 with Missy: Tenille Arts

CRS 2018 with Missy: Tenille Arts

250 days ago / Missy Wolf

Continuing our coverage of CRS 2018 today is the very vibrant and successful up and coming artist Tenille Arts. Suited with a name that fits her career perfectly, Arts has found herself in the small but very big town of Nashville, Tennessee living out her dreams.  As a yo...

Music Is What Memories Sound Like, even 40 Years Later, Elvis Brings Those Memories to Life

Music Is What Memories Sound Like, even 40 Years Later, Elvis Brings Those Memories to Life

459 days ago / Laura Lou

August 16, 1977, at approximately 10:00 am, the world lost “The King”, Elvis Presley. I was 6 years old in 1977.  I can barely recall memories from that age other than the dog I loved, Tiger, the house I lived in on North Drive in Louisville, Kentucky and I ho...

A Sandwich Fit for a King

A Sandwich Fit for a King

460 days ago / Amanda Falk

It’s no secret that Elvis Presley had a royal appetite for greasy, Southern food. In what is perhaps the most legendary story about his indulgent habits, rumor has it that the King once took his private jet and a few friends from Graceland to Denver to cure a late night cra...

Gospel Music According to Elvis Presley

Gospel Music According to Elvis Presley

461 days ago / John Tedeski

Gospel Music According to Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley grew up, as a child, singing gospel music in a small Assemblies of God church in East Tupelo, Mississippi. As Elvis grew older he was encouraged by the Blackwood Brothers Quartet, which formed out of the small Assembli...

Elvis' Impact On the Life of a Modern Day Teenager

Elvis' Impact On the Life of a Modern Day Teenager

458 days ago / Jaide Alicia

I'm a metalhead. Well, a rock and metal fan- to broaden the spectrum a little bit. It's important, however, that when I'm listening to rock music to not forget where it came from. In the 50's there were a myriad of artists pioneering the rock and roll sound that h...

The Rhinestone Cowboy, Glen Campbell, will always be Gentle on My Mind

The Rhinestone Cowboy, Glen Campbell, will always be Gentle on My Mind

466 days ago / Laura Lou

I received the telephone call this afternoon that Glen Campbell, the legend in both the music and entertainment industries, respectively, had finally lost his long-term fight with Alzheimer’s Disease and had passed away at the age of 81. My editor had a request of me, wh...

Press Release: Country and Rock n' Roll Icon Jerry Lee Lewis to Play BB Kings Blues Club on Saturday, July 29

Press Release: Country and Rock n' Roll Icon Jerry Lee Lewis to Play BB Kings Blues Club on Saturday, July 29

485 days ago / Missy Wolf

Country and Rock n' Roll Icon Jerry Lee Lewis to Play BB Kings Blues Club on Saturday, July 29 Photo Credit Steve Roberts 'The Killer' to be Honored by Chris Stapleton, Lee Ann Womack and More on Skyville Live in August in Nashville - ROLLING STONE ARTICL...

Conversations with Missy: Los Kingdom

Conversations with Missy: Los Kingdom

488 days ago / Missy Wolf

Imagine getting off a tour and wondering what you are going to do next. Now that it is over, what are you going to do with your time? That is what Arielle Verinis and Dave Green of Los Kingdom were asking themselves when they received a phone call from their manager Brian Mayes a...

Press Release: Kenny Rogers Receives Special Award From Smithsonian

Press Release: Kenny Rogers Receives Special Award From Smithsonian

513 days ago / Missy Wolf

KENNY ROGERS RECEIVES SPECIAL AWARD FROM THE SMITHSONIAN Pictured L to R: Ambassador Nicholas Taubman; Kenny Rogers; John Gray, National Museum of American History Director. (Image Courtesy of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History)   NASHVILLE, Tenn.&n...

Fans Cry Out for Sun Records Season 2

Fans Cry Out for Sun Records Season 2

558 days ago / Missy Wolf

Never has there been a television series that has captured the vibrant history of the legendary artists of Sun Records, until now. During the first season of this hit show, the audience was introduced to the early stories of Sam Phillips, Dewey Phillips, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cas...

Press Release: Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers to Salute  Kenny Rogers at 2017 Texas Medal of Arts Awards

Press Release: Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers to Salute Kenny Rogers at 2017 Texas Medal of Arts Awards

635 days ago / Laura Lou

Nashville, Tenn. (February 17, 2017) - GRAMMY® Award-winning Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers will salute fellow Texan and music legend Kenny Rogers at the 2017 Texas Medal of Arts Awards on Wednesday, February 22 at the Texas Performing Arts Center in Austin.  The...

Conversations with Missy: T.G. Sheppard

Conversations with Missy: T.G. Sheppard

705 days ago / Missy Wolf

Having the ability to speak with artists has been a dream come true and a blessing for me. Sometimes, I connect with an artist in a way that I was not expecting. When I called my friend to tell her I was going to be interviewing T.G. Sheppard, she immediately became excited and t...