The Bundoran Elvis Festival 2009 takes place this November in Ireland
Posted: 29th August 2009
Bundoran, Ireland's answer to Las Vegas is holding its annual festival dedicated to The King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley. The Great Northern Hotel will be hosting the event over three nights from 6th - 8th November 2009.
Friday the 6th of November includes a combined performance by five of the continents best tribute artists "The ETA Masters", backed up by competition winning Rock 'n' Roll band Red Alert.
On the Saturday (7th) The All Ireland Elvis 2009 Grand Final is being held, with last year's winner Ciaran Houlihan making an appearance. Some of Ireland's finest acts will rock for the title and a chance to enter the final of the Elvis World Cup. In the afternoon, Red Alert (the backing band for the Elvis tribute shows on the first day) will be playing in their own right.
Sunday (8th) celebrates Elvis' life, with a gospel show in the afternoon and a performance from one of the Worlds leading tribute artists, coming straight from the Alladin Casino in Dallas, Kraig Parker.
Tickets cost €20 for the ETA Masters on Friday, €10 for the Red Alert show on the Saturday, €30 for the All Ireland Elvis final also on Saturday, €10 for the Gospel show on the Sunday and a further €30 for the Sunday Kraig Parker show.
VIP tickets cost £90 (tickets below) and give you access to all of the shows and a private VIP bar and after-show. There are also accommodation packages available, costing €265, including accommodation at the Great Northern Hotel in County Donegal.