October 12, 2016

Elvis Is Touring Australia In 2017, Sort Of


Still the King!                                                           
The ghost of Elvis Presley will tour Australia in 2017, backed by a 40-piece orchestra.
Elvis may have left the building, but you can catch his virtual likeness performing live at arenas in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Tasmania in May and June of next year.

The King’s voice and likeness will appear on screen as part of a virtual arena tour featuring symphonic re-workings of his vast collection of chart-topping hits.

Dubbed The Wonder of You after the forthcoming orchestral album of the same name, the tour is being spruiked as “the closest possible experience to seeing The King ELVIS perform live”.

“What an honour for us to be able to produce a live concert experience that evolved out of what has become a very prestigious and beloved album backed by a full and rich symphony orchestra,” Elvis’s former wife Priscilla Presley says in a statement (via News Corp).

And to cap off the new tour announcement, Sony Music will release The Wonder Of You: Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra LP on Friday, 21st October 2016.

Check out all the details of the Elvis The Wonder OF You tour, below.

Elvis – ‘The Wonder Of You’ Australian Tour
Friday, 26th May 2017
Perth Arena, Perth
Tickets: Tour Website

Sunday, 28th May 2017
Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide
Tickets: Tour Website

Thursday, 1st June 2017
Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Tickets: Tour Website

Friday, 2nd June 2017
ICC Theatre, Sydney
Tickets: Tour Website

Friday, 9th June 2017
Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne
Tickets: Tour Website

Sunday, 11th June 2017
Derwent Entertainment Centre, Tasmania
Tickets: Tour Website

By Emmy Mack

With many thanks to Music Feeds

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