30th Anniversary of 'Elvis Week' Live From Graceland Exclusively On Sirius' Elvis(R) Radio
Week Of Programming Will Include Live Coverage of Candlelight Vigil Hosted By George Klein and Exclusive Backstage Interviews From 'Elvis: The 30th Anniversary Concert'
NEW YORK, Aug 09, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ --
SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) will air exclusive coverage of Elvis Week 2007 on Elvis Radio, channel 13. Fans can tune in August 11 through August 17 to hear live special broadcasts, including back-stage coverage of Elvis: The 30th Anniversary Concert, and The 3rd Annual SIRIUS Satellite Radio Candlelight Vigil show hosted by long time Elvis friend George Klein.
Elvis Week is an annual event that attracts fans from around the globe to converge on Memphis and Graceland to pay tribute to the life and legacy of the rock 'n' roll icon. This year's Elvis Week will mark the 30th anniversary of Elvis Presley's passing and is expected to draw record crowds. Elvis Radio will bring complete in-depth coverage with live celebrity interviews, guest DJs, and memories from fans. Highlights from Elvis Week 2007 will include:
Sat. August 11 (4 pm ET) Elvis Radio hosts TY and Argo live from downtown Memphis at the Elvis Week Opening Ceremonies with Memphis Redbirds Mon. August 13 (1 pm ET) The GK Super Session with Jerry Schilling & Joe Esposito, George Klein hosts an intimate conversation with Elvis' closest friends. Tues August 14 (6 pm ET) Guest DJ is Joe Moscheo, the Imperials' Bassman and author of a brand new book, The Gospel Side of Elvis. Wed. August 15 (4 pm ET) Guest DJ Joe Guercio, Elvis' Maestro Wed. August 15 (8 pm ET) The 3rd Annual SIRIUS Satellite Radio Candlelight Vigil, hosted by George Klein (Elvis Radio host and close friend of Elvis Presley) Thurs. August 16 (6 pm ET) Live exclusive backstage coverage of Elvis: The 30th Anniversary Concert
Elvis Radio is broadcast live and commercial-free exclusively from studio located at Graceland. For a full Elvis Week schedule and more information, visit www.sirius.com/elvisradio.
To learn more about SIRIUS, please visit www.sirius.com.
Elvis Radio is made possible through a licensing arrangement with Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. Elvis, Elvis Presley and Graceland are registered
trademarks of Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc., a CKX company. For all the details about Elvis Week 2007 events visit www.ElvisWeek.com.
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