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Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 11:14 am

Elvis contest


Elvis fans are expected to pack downtown’s Hilton Hotel this weekend for the popular Elvis competition. Seventeen Presley tribute artists, selected from over 200, shake, sing and strum for cash prizes. Special guests are KAVAN, World’s No. 1 Rock ‘n Roll Elvis and Alphonse Franklin, a Smokey Robinson look-alike and former lead singer of the Miracles. COOL Radio 101.9 DJs Vonda Van Heuser, Ed Pritchard and Amy Meneghetti emcee. Doors open one hour prior to show. Tickets are available at 5 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday. For tickets call 1-877-772-5425 or visit

Midwest Tribute to the King Competition
Friday, Jan. 15
$15, $20, $25, $30
Saturday, Jan. 16
$25, $30, $35, $45
Springfield Hilton Hotel
700 E. Adams Street