SCOTTISH ELVIS FESTIVAL 2018
March 16th-18th 2018
The Official Scottish Elvis Presley Festival is a celebration of the life and legacy of the king of rock and roll. At its core, it features a selection of themed shows from multiple award-winning Elvis Tribute Artists (ETAs). They will perform their interpretations of Elvis's performances at various stages of his career.
Elvis fans will have the chance to experience what it might have been like to see Elvis live on stage as well as interact with fellow fans and the ETAs at the after-show parties in a relaxed, friendly and intimate environment.
Tickets can be purchase online by clicking 'Add to Cart' on a ticket type below. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 0843 289 8255
Meet Our Lineup Of Tribute Artists
Our lineup of tribute artists feature award winning ETAs showcasing their interpretations of Elvis at various stages of his career.
- Johnny Lee Memphis (Scotland) - 'On Tour' era
- Juan Lozano (Wales) - Songs from the movie 'GI Blues'
- Simon Patrick (England) - 1969
- Chris Kelso (Canada) - Master of Ceremonies
- Mario Kombou (Cyprus) - 68 Comeback Special
- Matt King (England) - Aloha from Hawaii
- Ricky Aron (England) - 1950s
- Oliver Steinhoff (Germany) - 1970/71
- Gary Gibson (Ireland) - The movies
Registration opens at 3pm. Here you will receive your wristband, programme and glass of champagne. Dinner (included) will be served at 5.30pm. Doors for the show open at 7.30pm.
Friday will feature a selection of shows themed around Elvis between 1954 - 1968. This includes Ricky Aron with his 1950's themed show.
Gary Gibson and Juan Lozano will also be performing songs from the movies and Mario Kombou will dazzle with his interpretation of the 1968 comeback special.
After the show, there will be an Elvis disco until 1am.
Following this, everyone is welcome to come along to the after show party where we will be having drinks and sing-along into the wee hours. The bar will be open until 5am.
At 11am, an Elvis movie (TBC) will be showing in the main hall, cinema style.
After lunch at 1pm, the 'Elvis By Request' show will commence. This is where all Elvis tributes will perform a selection of the songs you requested on the back of your programme on Friday night.
The request show will break at 2.30 and will recommence at 3pm and finish at 4.30pm.
Dinner (included) is served at 5.30pm then we kick off our Saturday night show comprizing of Simon Patrick, Oliver Steinhoff, Johnny Lee Memphis and Matt King who recreate the dynamic concert years.
The Saturday Elvis-themed disco will commence immediately after the show until 1am followed by an after-show get together in the bar where everyone is encouraged to socialise with your favourite ETAs.
Sundays events are only available to those who have purchaced a full weekend wristband in advance of the festival.
On Sunday afternoon at 1pm, we will be showing an Elvis video (TBC) then, at 2.30pm, bringing the festival to a gentle close is our show themed around the lesser known songs that Elvis recorded throughout his career particularly Elvis's gospel repertoire.
Location and Accommodation
Due to increased demand, The Scottish Elvis Festival has moved to a larger venue.
The Doubletree Hilton Hotel offers exceptional facilities, an easy commute and easy parking for all. Its central location offers you a choice of hotels in the area.
Your wristband still includes your dinner on both days at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel regardless of which hotel you choose for your accommodation.
If you choose to stay at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel itself, luxury accommodation will be offered at a discounted rate subject to availability.
Be sure to mention you are attending the Elvis festival to ensure discounts are applied. To book accommodation the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, telephone on 01698 395500.