Elvis Festival will be in Barriere this weekend

The Canadian Bluemoon Elvis Festival’s 5th Annual is being held this coming weekend July 14 – 16, at the North Thompson Fall Fairgrounds in Barriere, B.C. This year they are having a Hawaiian theme. Aloha!

The festival is a non-profit event in support of two charities, the B.C. Wounded Warrior/First Responders Foundation, and The Canadian Hemophilia Society, BC Chapter.

Elvis’ friend and tour producer throughout the 70’s, Charles Stone, from Dallas, Texas, will be there throughout the weekend to share some stories of his time with Elvis and Colonel Parker.

This Friday night the event kicks off with a meet and greet, followed by Vic Vaga from Las Vegas with a tribute to Rod Stewart.

Saturday morning start with opening ceremonies, followed by world class Elvis Tribute Artist’s, (ETA’s) from Washington; Bret Wiggins, Dino Macris and Roger Anderson, from B.C.; Darrell Douglas, Paul Ellis, Jeff Bodner, Ron Peacey and Tyler Cody. And all the way from Australia, Mark Anthony, who will be our Saturday night Headliner. Mark has qualified to compete in the Ultimate Elvis contest in August down in Memphis.

Sunday morning will begin with a pancake breakfast prepared by Sun Peaks Rotary Club, followed by Elvis Gospel Music at 9 a.m.

Sunday afternoon will be filled with country music by Candy &Darla (The Judd’s), Steve Hillis (One Man Show) and Ken Kirschner. Sunday night Byrd Dawg will perform with a tribute to The Everly Brothers and Simon and Garfunkel. The festival will be closed out with the ETA’s, Elvis finale.

All three night headliner shows will be backed by the outstwanding Cadillac Kings and The Uptown Hornz 10 piece band.

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