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2013 LakeGeorge.com Elvis Tribute Artist Grand Champion Travis Powell Takes the Stage at This Year's Festival, May 28 - June 1, 2014
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY - Travis Powell, Elvis Tribute Artist, will grace the stage May 31 in an evening performance at the 11th Annual LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival in Lake George, New York. Powell was named the Grand Champion of last year's Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, winning the prize from a field of more than 54 competitors.
"I'm beyond excited to return to Lake George for this year's festival," said Powell. "The crowd at the LakeGeorge.com event is phenomenal, and I'm looking forward to giving them a show they'll never forget."
Powell will perform on Saturday, May 31, as part of the headline show, "ELVIS: It's International," which will celebrate Elvis' cultural and musical impact around the globe. The show will take place at the Lake George Forum, with doors opening at 7:00 PM.
"Travis Powell brings an electricity to the stage that you want to be part of," said Jason Sherry, president of Sherry Management, LLC, and festival director. "As a seasoned performer with a voice reminiscent of the King, Travis allows the audience to experience a flashback in time."
During the early years of his career, Travis was an accomplished country rock performer, touring across the U.S. and writing and recording a song that hit the top 100 country charts. He began competing in Elvis Tribute Artist contests and won his first title in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in 2012. His recent win at the Charlotte, North Carolina, Auto Fair qualifies him to compete in the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Memphis during Elvis Week, which will take place August 8 -18 in 2014. Travis will also be receiving the Heart of the King "New Horizon Award" for Best New Artist at the Las Vegas Elvis Festival, July 10 - 13, 2014, at the Las Vegas Hilton.
This year's LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival carries the theme "Elvis: It's International," featuring tribute artists from countries around the world, including Canada, the U.K., Australia and Germany. More than 60 competitors will vie for the title of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist during a three-day contest in which $10,000 in prize money and the opportunity to compete in the 2014 finals in Memphis will be awarded. For a complete schedule of events, visit http://www.LakeGeorgeElvisFest.com.
Tickets for Powell's performance start at $60. Ticket packages are also available. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.LakeGeorgeElvisFest.com or call 518-681-7452.
About Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. -
Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE), a division of CORE Media Group, Inc., is based in Memphis, with additional offices in Los Angeles. In addition to Graceland and its related attractions in Memphis, including the Heartbreak Hotel, EPE is aggressively involved in a worldwide licensing program, merchandising, music publishing, and television, film, video and Internet projects. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit www.elvis.com.
About the http://www.elvisfestival.com Series of Events -
The ElvisFestival.com series of events is produced by Sherry Management, LLC, under a licensing agreement with Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. Festivals include the LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival, the Las Vegas Elvis Festival, the Sao Paulo, Brazil, Elvis Festival, the Pocono Mountains Elvis Festival and the Elvis FANtasy Fest in Portage, Indiana.