All New Exhibit Elvis: Dressed To Rock To Open At Graceland May 7

Elvis Presley’s Graceland is opening a new exhibit called Elvis: Dressed To Rock on May 7. The exhibit will explore Elvis’ on-stage style from 1969-1977 through more than 100 pieces of iconic stagewear, including jumpsuits, capes, belts, jewelry, original designer sketches and more.

This limited-time exhibit will feature a dramatic 21-foot floor-to-ceiling display of Elvis iconic stage costumes in a newly reimagined area of Elvis: The Entertainer Museum at Elvis Presley’s Memphis, and allow visitors to see Elvis’ jumpsuits like they never have before. Throughout the exhibit, visitors will immerse themselves in many of the fashion pieces that defined the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s style and career, all part of Graceland extensive archive collection.

From the two-piece tunics worn in 1969 in Las Vegas, to the last jumpsuit Elvis wore on stage in Indianapolis, Elvis: Dressed to Rock will showcase over 100 pieces of stagewear worn by the king including stunning jumpsuits, beautifully detailed capes, numerous belts, two-piece suits, studded boots, jewelry, and more. In addition, guests will see outfits displayed for the first time ever as their complete sets, including three Cisco Kid two-piece outfits, worn in Las Vegas in 1971, and two of Elvis’ Dude Suits, worn in Las Vegas in 1972.

Some of the iconic items included in the new Elvis: Dressed to Rock Exhibit, include:

Aloha from Hawaii jumpsuit, worn for the first-ever satellite concert

Aztec Sun jumpsuit, the last jumpsuit Elvis wore on stage

TCB Custom-made Ring, worn on stage the last few years of his career

Original Drawings by Bill Belew, designer of Elvis’ stagewear and personal wardrobe from 1968-1977

Jumpsuits worn in Las Vegas 1970, featured in his first concert documentary “Elvis: That’s The Way It Is”

Admission to the exhibit is included with all Graceland tickets as part of the Elvis Presley’s Memphis experience.

Plus, visitors to Elvis Presley’s Graceland on May 7 will not only be able to experience the first day of the exhibit, but they will also have a chance to be one of 1,000 ticket buyers who will receive an Elvis record as part of our Graceland Elvis 45 Record Giveaway. All guests who purchase tickets at least 48 hours in advance directly through Graceland for May 7, up to 1000 tickets, automatically qualify to receive a record when they visit, subject to availability. Remaining records will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis for walk-up ticket purchasers, subject to availability. More details available here.

The Elvis: Dressed to Rock exhibition and Graceland Elvis 45 Record Giveaway are part of Graceland’s yearlong celebration, ELVIS 45, to honor the life and legacy of Elvis 45 years after his passing. To find out more about Elvis 45, visit Graceland.com/45.

About Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.

Elvis Presley’s Graceland, in Memphis, is music’s most important and beloved landmark, with hundreds of thousands of fans from around the world visiting the historic home each year. Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) manages the operations of Graceland and its related properties, including Elvis Presley’s Memphis, Graceland’s entertainment and exhibition complex over 200,000 square feet in size; the new 80,000 square feet Graceland Exhibition Center featuring rotating exhibits; the AAA Four Diamond Guest House at Graceland 450-room resort hotel; and the Graceland Archives, featuring thousands of artifacts from Elvis’ home and career. EPE also produces and licenses Elvis-themed live events, tours, and attractions worldwide. Graceland Holdings LLC, led by managing partner Joel Weinshanker, is the majority owner of EPE. Graceland is the only attraction worldwide to ever receive nine USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards including “Best Holiday Historic Home Tour,” “Best Tennessee Attraction and Iconic Landmark,” “Best Musical Attraction,” “Best Historic Southern Attraction,” and the #1 “Iconic American Attraction.” The TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards named Graceland the most popular attraction in Tennessee and one of the top 25 landmarks in the world and Rolling Stone named it one of 10 Great American Music Landmarks. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit www.graceland.com.

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