Graceland contest no joke for Elvis tribute artists

‘Level of investment is not small financially, mentally or physically’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 16, 2021 1:19 PM CT | Published: August 15, 2021 6:28 PM CT

“The tribute artists are not the parody,” said Angie Marchese, vice president of archives and exhibits at Graceland. “These guys are true artists. They’re singers, they’re craftsmen, paying tribute to someone who has changed their lives.”


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Rob Moore is an Arkansas native who moved to Memphis to attend the University of Memphis. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English. He covers Economic Development and Commercial Real Estate.


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