Headlining the 2009 Tupelo Elvis Presley Festival are Lucero and Jason Michael Carroll.
Memphis-based alt. country band Lucero will headline Friday night, and country singer Jason Michael Carroll will headline Saturday.
Lucero has built a name for itself with its relentless touring schedule and solid records, all of which have been released independently. The band signed with Universal and will release its first major label album this year. Click here for a video that features music by and an interview with Lucero.
Jason Michael Carroll topped the charts with his hit "Alyssa Lies" from his 2006 album "Waitin' in the Country." Other hits include "Livin' Our Love Song" and "I Can Sleep When I'm Dead." Click here to check out a video by Jason Michael Carroll.
Also performing Friday are Allyria, Spunk Monkees, Drew Chapman, The House Rockers, John Milstead and Busted Screen Door.
Also performing Saturday are Jamie Davis & Soul Gravy, Shagadoo, Steven Floyd & Shane Rowe, Kevin and Bethany Page Band, Tatum Shappley and Antioch Road.
For more information about ticket prices, the tribute artist competition and the gospel show, check out tomorrow's Daily Journal.