Country music legend TG Sheppard returns to his old stomping grounds of Memphis, Tennessee this weekend to honor his late friend and the “King of Rock-n-Roll,” Elvis Presley. Elvis Week 2018, takes place August 12-18 at Graceland, the home of “The King.”
In remembrance of Elvis, Sheppard along with his wife, singer-songwriter Kelly Lang, will perform a full-length concert at Graceland this Saturday, August 18 at 3:00 pm/CT. The live performance is sponsored by Springer Mountain Farms.
“I am very excited that Elvis Presley Enterprises and Graceland have chosen to add our concert at the Guest House as one of the special events during Elvis Week 2018,” explains Sheppard. “It always feels great to go home to Graceland, a place where I was able to make so many incredible memories with my friend, Elvis.”
“Getting a chance to perform once again at the Guest House at Graceland is a privilege I do not take lightly,” notes Lang. “Once again, I will be able to make ‘memories pressed between the pages of my mind.'”
Sheppard who met Elvis as a runaway teenager outside of a Memphis skating rink went on to become close friends with the icon, even living at Graceland for a few years, after that serendipitous meeting. Serving as a mentor and friend, Elvis bought Sheppard his first tour bus, giving him the push and confidence he needed to pursue his own music career.
Now, with 21 No. 1 hits under his belt, the country music legend will also participate in a panel discussing Elvis’ life and career alongside individuals who knew and worked with him. The panel session takes place this Friday, August 17 at 10:00 am/CT.
About TG Sheppard TG Sheppard has always had an unstoppable passion for music. That passion, combined with a steadfast dedication to entertainment, has made him one of the most popular live performers in country music today. With 21 #1 hit songs, his live concerts are chock full of his chart-topping tunes like “Last Cheater’s Waltz”, “I Loved ‘Em Every One,” and “Do You Wanna Go To Heaven.” With more than 40 years of show business under his belt, it’s only natural that Sheppard has developed a reputation as a solid performer who delivers exactly what audiences want. All this and more, combined with a steadfast commitment to entertainment, has truly made him one of the great legends in country music.
About Kelly Lang Kelly Lang spent most of her childhood and youth growing up in the music business as the daughter of Conway Twitty’s road manager. She has performed on Star Search, Nashville Now, Music City Tonight, and the stage of the Grand Ole Opry. In addition, she has shared the stage many times with music icon, Barry Gibb. Over the past few years, she has recorded two critically-acclaimed albums of classic love songs. One of those albums, Throwback, includes collaborations with Olivia Newton-John, Lee Greenwood and Paul Shaffer. Obsession, her most recent album, is available for purchase now at kellylang.net. Lang is married to country music legend TG Sheppard. The singer-songwriter also recently resurrected her hilarious alter-ego, XOXO. Lang created the character in 2006 as an outlet for coping with her battle with breast cancer. Today she is cancer free. For more information on XOXO, visit xoxocountry.com.https://www.countryschatter.com/2018/08/tg-sheppard-and-kelly-lang-to-perform-at-graceland-during-elvis-week/Concert InfoPress ReleaseUncategorizedElvis Week,facebook,Graceland,Kelly Lang,Springer Mountain Farms,TG Sheppard,Twitter