LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival 2012, May 31-June 3, To Celebrate Elvis' Life and Legacy 35 Years After His Death

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LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival 2012, May 31-June 3, To
Celebrate Elvis' Life and Legacy 35 Years After His Death
(1888PressRelease) Thirty-five years after the death of Elvis Presley, fans will be
gathering to celebrate his life and legacy at the 2012 LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival,
May 31-June 3. To find complete information about the 2012 LakeGeorge.com Elvis
Festival, and to buy tickets, visit www.LakeGeorgeElvisFest.com or call the festival
hotline, 518-681-7452.
(1888PressRelease) - Lake George, New York - Thirty-five years after the death of Elvis
Presley, fans will be gathering, as they have since 2004, to celebrate his life and
legacy at the 2012 LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival, May 31-June 3. Shawn Klush, 2007
Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest winner, will headline the very popular Saturday
evening show, "Elvis: 35 Years Later."
Festival events will fill four complete days and will be held at various venues
throughout the Lake George area, with most of the activities taking place at the Lake
George Forum. The Opening Night Ceremony in Shepard Park is free to the public
and begins at 7:00 pm, Thursday, May 31. Festival officials will preview the four-day
celebration as fans start rockin' to the King's music.
Following the ceremony, festival attendees and others will head to the Tiki Resort for
"Interpreting Elvis." This special show features an all-star lineup of Elvis performers,
each of whom will present his unique approach to the king's music. The Thursday
night show will feature Cliff Wright, the festival's 2011 50's champion, and Robert
Washington, the 2007 70's division winner.
The Lake George Forum will be the focus of fun, music and dancing throughout Friday
with the first round of the Elvis Tribute Artist Competition. Performances will continue
for three days leading to the crowning of a winner during the afternoon of Sunday,
June 3. The LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival 2012 champion also earns a spot in the
Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest held in Memphis, Tenn. during Elvis Week 2012.

A packed house is expected at the Forum on Friday evening for the Tribute to Rock
and Roll History Show. Jay Zanier, 2011 Grand Champion, will excite the audience
with his tribute to Elvis, while many other outstanding rock and roll tribute artists will
honor the music of Johnny Cash, Tom Jones, Rod Stewart, Roy Orbison and James
Brown. The 2012 LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival will welcome Jerry Connelly for his
first appearance performing the music of Gene Pitney.
"This year's LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival features some of the most popular tribute
artists of Elvis and other rock legends," said Jason Sherry, president of Sherry
Management, LLC and festival director. "What has everyone very excited is that Shawn
Klush, the top Elvis performer in the world, will be headlining Saturday's big show,
Elvis: 35 Years Later."
Sherry added, "Since 2004, Shawn's has been creating his own legend, having been
named the 2005 grand champion at the World Elvis Tribute Artist Competition. He
also earned the title of international champion of the BBC1's World's Greatest Elvis
competition in the United Kingdom. Then, during August 2007, Graceland selected
Shawn as the winner of Elvis Presley Enterprises' first-ever Ultimate Tribute Artist
Contest."
Highlights of the 2012 LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival on Sunday, June 3, will include
the Elvis Gospel Music Concert at 9 am and the Ultimate Elvis Wedding. There will
also be after-hours parties all four nights of the festival as well as an Elvis Classic Car
Parade on Saturday morning and an Elvis Collectible Sale throughout the weekend.
The host hotel for the event is the Wingate by Wyndham Lake George. In addition to
the Wingate, other hotels, inns and lakeside resorts in the area are offering special
room rates for festival attendees.
To find complete information about the 2012 LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival, and to
buy tickets, visit www.LakeGeorgeElvisFest.com or call the festival hotline, 518-681-
7452.
About Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. - Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) is based in
Memphis, with additional offices in Los Angeles. In addition to Graceland and related
attractions in Memphis, Tenn., including the Heartbreak Hotel, EPE is aggressively
involved in a worldwide licensing program as well as merchandising, music
publishing, and television, film, video and Internet projects. For more information on
EPE and Graceland, visit www.elvis.com. EPE is a subsidiary of CKX, Inc.
About Sherry Management, LLC - Sherry Management, LLC is an event production
company based in upstate New York. Working under a license agreement with Elvis
Presley Enterprises, Inc., Sherry Management produces the ElvisFestival.com series of

events that celebrate the life and music of Elvis Presley through live performances of
his music. The series includes events in Las Vegas, Nev., Lake George, N.Y., New
England and the Pocono Mountain region of Pennsylvania. More information can be
found at www.ElvisFestival.com.
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