Collingwood Elvis Festival throughout the Region
For Immediate Release
Collingwood, ON – The 18th Annual Collingwood Elvis Festival, July 26-29, will feature a myriad of Associate Venue productions in additional to the Festival’s core performances. Associate Venues are regional bars, restaurants, and
establishments that host licensed performances in support of and in collaboration with the Collingwood Elvis Festival.
This year’s Associate Venue productions include:
The First Hurrah Pub Crawl, Thursday, July 26, 2012
$Free, 5:30pm – 1am
Pizza Hut, 275 First Street, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
The Huron Club, 94 Pine Street @ 2nd Street, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Casbah, 18 Huron Street, 8:30pm – 10:00pm 19+
Olde Town Terrace, 219 Hurontario Street, 10:00pm – 11:30pm
Mogul’s Bar & Grill Indoor Venue, 32 Simcoe Street, 11:30pm – 1am 19+
Come out to the various venues and join in the open mic fun with the participating Tribute Artists. Participation is voluntary, not
mandatory. Your first chance to mingle with the Elvis Tribute Artists while enjoying some social time with friends.
Spend An Evening with Elvis, Thursday, July 26, 2012
Curling Club, 250 Hume Street, presented by Mogul’s Bar & Grill, $15 General Admission. Two shows available, 7pm and
At 7pm, see Shon Carroll, John Cigan Wayne Junior and special guest, International Champion Oliver Steinhoff, from
At 9:30 pm watch 2011 Finalist Bruce Andrew Stewart, Grand Champion Dean Vegas from Australia and 2011 Grand
Champion Pete Storm from the United Kingdom.
The Elvis Evolution, Friday, July 27, 2012
Olde Town Terrace, 219 Hurontario Street, $35 General Admission, 7pm – 1am
Featuring Collingwood Champions Roy LeBlanc, Tim E, Daylin James with your Host Brian Roman.
The name says it all! Come out and enjoy some of the best featured Champions performing together
with the fabulous Geri and the Koasters and special guests The Tonettes.
Dean Vegas at Blue, Friday, July 27, 2012
Blue Mountain Village, Jozo Weider Blvd., $Free, 6:30pm – 8pm
Come out and listen to a great entertainer all the way from “Down Under” as he performs for the crowd.
Featuring Grand Champion, Dean Vegas, from Australia here at Blue for your enjoyment.
Roots of Elvis: The Sun Sessions, Friday, July 27th
Casbah, 18 Huron Street, Tickets $10 advance / $15 at door, 7 pm – 1am
Come by and experience the early years of Elvis and other Sun Records Alumni such as Johnny Cash
and Carl Perkins, featuring Marty Allen and The Cadillac Cowboys playing the very best Honky-tonk
and Rockabilly songs and will take you through the history of early Rock and Roll and shed light onto the
roots of a young Elvis Presley and his early days as a rebellious innovator.
Rockin’ On Simcoe, Friday, July 27 & Saturday, July 28, 2012
Moguls Bar & Grill, 32 Simcoe Street, $5 Gate Admission, 8pm to 12 midnight
Featuring the rockin’ sounds of local band Frankie and the Favourites.
Intimate & Interactive, Friday, July 27, & Saturday, July 28, 2012
The Huron Club, 94 Pine Street @ Second St. $25 General Admission, 4:30 pm – 6 pm
Come enjoy a small intimate reception with the VIPs who worked with and knew Elvis himself! Limited to only 50 ticketholders. Listen to Elvis’ friends speak about their time with him and then
participate in a “Question and Answer” session where you can ask your own questions.
All followed by a “meet and mingle” with Jerry Schilling, Sam Thompson, Cynthia Pepper and Lowell Hays.
Roy LeBlanc in Concert, Saturday, July 28, 2012
Blue Mountain Village, Jozo Weider Blvd, $Free, 7pm – 10pm
See 2001 Champion Roy LeBlanc and his Roy L Tribute Band perform Elvis favourites on the Village Stage.
Two Champions “On Stage”, Saturday, July 28, 2012
Gayety Theatre, 161 Hurontario St., $25 Reserved Seating, Doors open at 1:30pm, Show 2pm
Starring Professional Champion Gino Monopoli and Tim E complimented by Rudy Salerno & the Angels.
Elvis In Hollywood, Saturday, July 28, 2011
Cranberry Resort at The Bear Estate, 300 Balsam Street, $64 Dinner & Show, Cocktails at 5:30pm, Dinner at 6pm, Show 7pm – 10pm
Enjoy the Elvis stylings of Bruno Nesci, and Matt Dowsett with their live band while feasting on a buffet dinner at the beautiful
waterfront, Bear Estate.
Best of the Fest, Saturday, July 28, 2012
Olde Town Terrace, 219 Hurontario Street, $35 General Admission, 7pm – 1am
Featuring four incredible Collingwood Champions Jay Zanier, Thane Dunn, Anthony Von, with your Host Brian Roman.
Enjoy your fill of great Elvis music played by the wonderful Geri & the Koasters and special guests, The Tonettes.
A show you won’t want to miss.
Roots of Elvis Saturday, July 28, 2012
Casbah, 18 Huron Street, Tickets $15 advance / $20 at door, 7 pm – 1am
Jack de Keyzer is a 2x Juno (Canada’s Grammy) and 7x Maple Blues award-winning artist and widely considered amongst the very
best guitarist ever to come out of Canada. For this special performance, Jack will take you back to the beginnings of his 30+ years in
the music industry, including early inspirations and his time in one of Canada’s very first Rockabilly bands, The Bopcats.
Gino Monopoli “Live On Stage”, Saturday, July 28, 2012
Gayety Theatre, 161 Hurontario St., $28 Reserved Seating, Doors open at 7pm, Show 8pm
Starring Professional Champion Gino Monopoli complimented by Rudy Salerno & the Angels.
All Star International Elvis, Saturday, July 28, 2012
Curling Club, 250 Hume Street, presented by Moguls Bar & Grill, $25 Reserved Seating, 8pm – 1am
See Champions from around the World including Dean Vegas (Australia), David Lee (United States), Ben Portsmouth (United
Kingdom), Mark Rio (Brazil) and Mori Yasumasa (Japan) and featuring the Jason Redman Trio.
Live At the Legion – A Champion Showcase, Saturday, July 28, 2012
Royal Canadian Legion Ballroom, 490 Ontario Street, $20 General Admission Seating, Doors 7pm, Show 8pm 19+
Watch Canadian Grand Champions John Cigan and Daylin James, with special guests, International Champions Mark Andrew
(Australia) and Johnny Lee Memphis (Scotland) as they re-creates some wonderful Elvis memories. This should be a crowd pleaser.
“Breakfast With the King” Gospel Brunch, Sunday, July 29, 2012
The Huron Club, 94 Pine Street @ Second Street, $25 General Admission, 9 am – 12 noon
Enjoy listening to great Gospel music performed by Champions Jay Zanier, Daylin James and officiate Doug McKenzie while you
savour a wonderful brunch.
3rd Annual Gospel Brunch, Sunday, July 29, 2012
Olde Town Terrace, 219 Hurontario Street, $20 General Admission, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Featuring Gospel Champions Roy LeBlanc, Anthony Von and officiate GaryElvis. Enjoy a delicious brunch while enjoying the best of
Elvis’ Gospel music.
Gospel Mountain Morning, Sunday, July 29, 2012
Blue Mountain Village, Jozo Weider Blvd., $Free, 10am-11am at the Waterstreet Bandstand.
Listen to Ben Portsmouth from the United Kingdom, with special guest Wayne Curtis as they perform a variety of Elvis gospel
Then stroll over to the Blue Mountain Village Stage to listen to our Elvis VIPs share some stories and a meet & greet opportunity.
Followed by a performance by Champion David Lee at 12 noon and Champion Tim E at 2 pm.
OLG Canadian Star Challenge, Sunday, July 29, 2012
Moguls Bar & Grill, 32 Simcoe Street, $Free, 11am – 4pm
Come out and cheer on twelve competitors as they vie for top honours. This is an interactive competition where the audience gets to
be the judge so grab your ballot and help us choose the 2012 Winner who receives a fantastic prize package.
The Martels Rock the Terrace, Sunday, July 29, 2012
Olde Town Terrace, 219 Hurontario Street, $20 General Admission, 2pm – 6pm, Subject to Capacity.
Enjoy the very best of the 50’s & 60’s from the legendary Martels who are ready to “Rock the Terrace”.
Last Hurrah Party, Sunday, July 29, 2012
Olde Town Terrace, 219 Hurontario Street, $10 at Gate, 7pm – 1am, Subject to Capacity. 19+
Entry wristbands for sale at door only. No advance reservations or purchases. Come gather with your friends and say farewell to the
ETAs as we wrap up another great Festival.
With more than 40 individual events and activities, totaling more than 200 hours of entertainment, the 18th Annual Collingwood Elvis
Festival promises festival-goers four jam-packed days of Vegas-style shows, Tribute Artist competitions, outdoor concerts, family
activities, collectibles, a carnival, and a classic car parade. Join friends, family, and fans in the heart of Collingwood’s historic
downtown, 1-½ hours north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Collingwood Elvis Festival is presented in partnership with the Town of Collingwood, Collingwood Downtown, Collingwood
Chamber of Commerce, Blue Mountain Resort, OLG, Molson Coors, and the Government of Ontario.
All ticket prices are subject to HST and service fees upon ordering. Order your tickets today by calling toll free 1-866-444-1162,
Ext. 3279 or purchase online at www.collingwoodelvisfestival.com.
For Olde Town Terrace show tickets call 705-445-6950 or purchase online at www.oldetownterrace.com .
For Casbah show tickets call (705) 293-0483 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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,
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