Play the Elvis 101 Trivia Game

How much do you know about Elvis Presley? Put your Elvis knowledge to the test with the Elvis 101 trivia game! The following questions cover Elvis’ music, movies, personal style and accomplishments, and many of them are related to Elvis Week events and guests. And if you love learning about Elvis, check out Elvis 101 at Elvis Week. Elvis 101, with host Tom Brown, features scholars, authors and those who have spent hundreds of hours studying Elvis Presley talking in-depth about different aspects of Elvis’ life and career. Our special guests include author Peter Guralnick, talking about his most recent release, “Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘n’ Roll;” Dr. Charles Hughes, Director of the Memphis Center at Rhodes College and professor for the course there entitled Elvis Presley and America; and John Jackson, Ernst Jorgensen and Roger Semon, all of Sony Music. Scroll down and enjoy the game, and get your Elvis Week tickets...
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10 Things You Might Not Know About Elvis Week

Are you ready? Elvis Week 2016 is only about a month away, and we can’t wait. There will be several concerts, like Elvis Love Songs, The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley and the Sound & Soul of Memphis, and so many panels and discussions, each with guests who have studied, worked with or were friends with the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. There’s the excitement of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, and, of course, the always-emotional Candlelight Vigil. It’s a busy week, but it’s full of Elvis and Elvis fans – and that makes it the highlight of the year. Think you know Elvis Week? Think again. Check out 10 Things You Might Not Know About Elvis Week: 1. You could run into someone from anywhere in the world. We all know Elvis is worldwide. But it’s pretty magical to hear “I love Elvis” in accents and languages from across the globe during Elvis Week. During Elvis Week 2015, we had visitors from Zimbabwe, Wales, Venezuela, United Arab Emirates, Canada, Taiwan, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Canada, Singapore, Scotland, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Norway, England, Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands, Nicaragua, South Korea, Mexico, Monaco, Israel, Egypt, China, Chile, France, Germany, Belgium, and Japan. And you know what? That’s not even all of the countries. There are more. Lots more. 2. Expect the unexpected. We like to stick to a schedule of events and a confirmed list of special guests… but sometimes, things go off-book. Special guests drop by. Exclusive previews, premieres or special announcements happen. Priscilla Presley has made a few surprise guest appearances, for example, and last year Lisa Marie Presley surprised thousands of fans when she spoke at the Candlelight Vigil. 3. You might get star-struck. Celebrities are Elvis fans, too, and they tour Graceland often (just check out our Celebrity Visitors page). You never know when they’ll stop by – and it might be during Elvis Week. Domenico Dolce of Dolce & Gabbana stopped to tour Graceland a few years ago, as did “Pitch Perfect” actress Anna Kendrick, who was in town celebrating her birthday and stopped by to see the king’s castle. 4. The Candlelight Vigil started in 1978. The very first Candlelight Vigil was held in 1978, the year after Elvis’ passing, by a small group of fans who gathered at the gates of Graceland. That makes this year’s vigil the 38th annual. For the Candlelight Vigil, we...
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