List of Events for Elvis 75th Birthday Celebration

Elvis 75th Birthday Celebration – Tupelo, Mississippi

Friday, January 8, 2010 – 10:00 a.m.

Unveiling of a special exhibit housed in the Welcome Center of the Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau

Join Marty Stuart at the Tupelo CVB to unveil a special exhibit of music costuming and enjoy live gospel music. Free event.

Friday, January 8, 2010 – 10 a.m.

Official opening of the Sparkle and Twang exhibit at the Tupelo Automobile Museum

The Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau will bring Marty Stuart’s music memorabilia collection home to his birth state of Mississippi. The collection, named “Sparkle and Twang: Marty Stuart’s American Musical Odyssey” is an homage to music legends like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, George Jones, Bob Dylan and more and includes costumes, instruments, hand-written lyrics and personal mementos. Admission to the Tupelo Automobile Museum gains you entrance to the exhibit at no extra charge.

Friday, January 8, 2010 – 1:00 p.m.

Birthday Party at the Elvis Presley Birthplace

Celebrate Elvis’ birthday “where it all began.” Enjoy birthday cake with guests from around the world while reflecting on his humble beginnings in Tupelo. Free event.

Friday, January 8, 2010 – 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Marty Stuart Booksigning at the Tupelo Automobile Museum

Marty Stuart will sign copies of his book, “COUNTRY MUSIC: The Masters” in the lobby of the Tupelo Automobile Museum. The Sparkle and Twang exhibit available for viewing with paid admission to the Tupelo Automobile Museum.

Friday, January 8, 2010 – 7:30 p.m.

TomFoolery opens for Marty Stuart.

Friday, January 8, 2010 – 8:00 p.m.

Marty Stuart Concert at the Link Centre

Marty Stuart will perform in the intimate setting of the Link Centre. Tickets available by calling 662.690.4011.

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