Enter to Win the "Ultimate Big Easy to Graceland" Sweeps Presented by ENCORE
National Sweepstakes Celebrates the ENCORE May Presentation of
"The Elvis Collection: A Whole Lotta Elvis"
Beverly Hills, Calif. - April 18, 2013 - ENCORE celebrates the King of Rock 'n' Roll throughout the entire month of May with best collection of uncut Elvis Presley films, including one documentary, plus a national sweepstakes to win an exclusive trip for two from New Orleans, LA to Elvis Presley's Graceland in Memphis. At Graceland, the winner will enjoy a private after-hours tour and access to the Graceland archives. With over 600,000 visitors a year, Graceland continues to be a rock 'n' roll pilgrimage for music fans from around the world.
Entry into the "Ultimate Big Easy to Graceland" sweepstakes is available at the official website, http://www.encoreultimategracelandsweeps.com/, with prizing provided by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. and American Queen Steamboat Company.
ENCORE kicks off the 24 film, month-long movie celebration of the king on-air with the fan favorite, Girls! Girls! Girls! (starring Elvis Presley, Stella Stevens and Jeremy Slate), starting Monday, May 1st at 8pm et/pt only on ENCORE. Throughout the month of May, "The Elvis Collection" will continue to feature some of Presley's most popular lead performances in classics such as King Creole (starring Carolyn Jones and Walter Matthau), Jailhouse Rock (starring Judy Tyler and Mickey Shaughnessy), Viva Las Vegas (starring Ann-Margret and Cesare Danova), Live a Little, Love a Little (starring Michele Carey and Don Porter), Girl Happy (starring Shelley Fabares and Harold J. Stone) and more. ENCORE will also air the biographical docu-drama, This Is Elvis, featuring rare footage of performances and interviews with the King himself.
ENCORE invites you to rock your way from New Orleans to Elvis Presley's Graceland in Memphis, with chances to win starting Wednesday, April 17 through Friday, May 31, 2013. The drawing is available to all legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older.
HOW TO ENTER: You may enter the Sweepstakes by visiting the official website and completing the entry form. http://www.encoreultimategracelandsweeps.com/ .
Grand prize estimated at $16,794 includes:
· Trip for two for thirteen days and twelve nights to New Orleans, LA and Memphis, TN.
· Roundtrip airfare for two.
· Two nights accommodations at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, LA.
· A cruise up the Mississippi River on the American Queen from New Orleans, LA to Memphis, TN. Includes a superior outside stateroom with private veranda for two.
· Cruise includes complimentary shore excursions in every port, complimentary wine and beer with dinner, complimentary cappuccino, espresso, bottled water, soft drinks throughout the voyage, and on-board entertainment.
· Three nights' accommodations at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, TN.
· Private nighttime tour for two of Graceland and Graceland archives with a Graceland archivist. Normally this is not available to the public.
· Two tickets to visit all other areas of Graceland.
· Two tickets to Sun Studio.
· Two tickets to Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum.
· Two tickets to Stax Museum of American Soul Music.
· Two tickets to the Memphis Zoo.
· One $50.00 gift certificate to the Memphis Hard Rock Café on Beale Street.
· Premium Avis car rental for use during stay in Memphis.
(Elvis Presley's Graceland, Memphis, TN)
About American Queen Steamboat Company
The American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC) is the owner and operator of the U.S. flagged American Queen, the largest, most opulent riverboat in the world. Longer than a football field, towering six decks in height and laced with fanciful gingerbread trim, she is a marvel of modern engineering. Her journeys through the heartland offer a unique perspective on America's history, culture and landscape with convenient departures from some of America's most iconic river port cities including Memphis, New Orleans, Cincinnati, Louisville, Pittsburgh, St. Louis and St. Paul. For additional information and reservations, contact the American Queen Steamboat Company at 888-749-5280, visit us online at www.AQSC.com or call a professional travel agent.
About Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE), a division of CORE Media Group, Inc., is based in Memphis, with additional offices in Los Angeles. In addition to Graceland and its related attractions in Memphis, including the Heartbreak Hotel, EPE is aggressively involved in a worldwide licensing program, merchandising, music publishing, and television, film, video and Internet projects. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit www.elvis.com.
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