Rock Out at Elvis Fest 6, a Tribute to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, at Seminole Casino Immokalee, June 22 & 23
Elvis Tribute Artists’ Contest, Free Entertainment and Cash Giveaways
IMMOKALEE, Fla. – Seminole Casino Immokalee invites Elvis Presley enthusiasts to its Elvis Fest 6 on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23. The best Elvis tribute artists from all over the United States will celebrate and compete to become King. Plus, fans will also enjoy a special appearance by DJ Fontana, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and former drummer for Elvis Presley. Additionally, all attendees will receive a complimentary Blue Hawaiian drink. Admission to all Elvis Fest 6 events is free for Seminole Player’s Club members. Anyone who’s 21 or older can join; it’s fast, free and easy.
“We are proud to host this yearly festival and to bring award-winning Elvis tribute artists to loyal fans in Collier County,” said Jim Gibson, director of marketing at Seminole Casino Immokalee. “At Elvis Fest 6, our visitors will see several eras of Elvis through song, wardrobe and looks. We look forward to another wonderful competition and King-size celebration.”
On Saturday, June 22, the Elvis Tribute Artists’ Contest qualifying round will begin at 11 a.m. (doors open at 10:45 a.m.) in the casino’s Event Pavilion and run through 1 p.m. During the breaks, DJ Fontana, Elvis’ drummer, will sign autographs. The contest will continue from 2:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Among the qualities the judges look for are musical talent, performance and overall stage presence evoking the late, great Elvis Presley. First place will receive $1,000, second place $500 and third place $300. Attendees can also join the tribute artists in belting out their favorite Elvis tunes during karaoke at the casino’s Zig Zag Lounge at 6 p.m.
On Sunday, June 23 at 2 p.m. the Event Pavilion doors will open again, and from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. the Elvis Tribute Artists’ second round will begin. From 3 to 4 p.m., DJ Fontana will sign autographs. The Tribute second round will continue from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. At 5:30 p.m., the People’s Choice Award and contest winners will be announced. Karaoke with the Elvis tribute artists will take place again in the Zig Zag Lounge at 6 p.m.
During Elvis Fest 6, there will be fun promotions with great prizes. Saturday features “Cash is King” with $1000 cash drawings every two hours from 1:30 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. The winning continues with “Cash is King” drawings on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Participants must be 21 years old and belong to the Seminole Players Club.
For more information on Elvis Fest 6, visit seminolecasinoevents.com