Matt KingMulti award winning Elvis Tribute Artist MATT KING has been confirmed to bring the Elvis Celebration to a close on Saturday

Matt King who won last year’s event at the Winter Gardens Blackpool, taking the crown of 2016’s Elvis Tribute Artist competition will officially close the 2-day celebration of Elvis at the Winter Gardens Blackpool this weekend. 

The multi award winning tribute began his career in Tenerife initially winning a contest before earning a contract to work on the island. Since Matt has become world renowned appearing in contests across the globe including Memphis, Tennessee in August 2016 after qualifying in first place at competitions in Penticton, Canada & Europe’s tribute to Elvis at the Winter Gardens Blackpool in 2016. 

The Elvis Celebration takes place at the Winter Gardens Blackpool in place of Europe’s Tribute to Elvis which was cancelled by organisers at short notice.

The event will take place in the Empress Ballroom from 7pm on Friday 30 June and Saturday 01 July.

The event which will be free entry welcomes donations on behalf of the Winter Gardens Trust and the Mayor’s Charity.    

Michael Williams, Managing Director “We are delighted Matt has agreed to perform this weekend and bring what will be a fabulous celebration of Elvis to a close on Saturday evening”

“Our thanks go to him, and the hundreds of artists who have been in touch about the new celebration event.”

Those wishing to attend do not need to purchase a ticket, instead arrive at the Empress Ballroom from 7pm on Friday 30 June & Saturday 01 July. 

Entry is subject to the venue capacity.  

Individuals can request open mic spots at and visiting the Elvis Celebration page. 


1 Comment
  • Marie Quincey

    This was a fantastic weekend, thank you for turning it around, looking forward to next years event

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