Tribute artists teach kids about Elvis entertaining

The Tupelo Elvis Festival event gave kids the opportunity to learn what it takes to be an Elvis entertainer.

Posted: Jun 6, 2019 6:40 PM
Updated: Jun 7, 2019 9:18 AM

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got the chance to move, grove, and shake their hips just like elvis presely today at the elvis' festivals becoming' experience. wtvas amanda haley is at the elvis presley birthplace museum where elvis tribute artists taught kids about the ways of the king of rock n roll. elvis lovers from ages 8-17 got to meet world-class tribute elvis artists who shared stories and showed the kids tips on all things there is to know about becoming an elvis entertainer. ." nats- "thank you, thank you very much" vo- the event allowed kids to follow their dreams of being an entertainer by starting with tips on hair, makeup, and stage presence. the world class elvis tribute artists also gave the kids lessons on vocal skills, costumes, and elvis' famous dance moves. sot logan ramey becoming' experience atendee, trt: 6 oc: a lot actually "im learning so much. the makeup and the hair and the dance moves.. i learned a lot actually." cont vo- the becoming experience took place today from 8-5 at the birthplace museum. registered children also got a vip tour of the birthplace, a vocal lesson from vocal coach dr. j bruce lesley, and a chance to compete for one thousand dollars, an elvis statue, a guitar from tupelo hardware, and to perform with the eas band at the ultimate elvis tribute finals on saturday night. sot- dean z, world class elvis tribute artist, trt: 11 oc : good doesn't die "the goal of this whole thing is to show that elvis is so relevant and elvis is woven into the fabric of our culture and just music in general... what is good doesn't die." dean z went on to tell me that he thinks elvis is timeless and seeing these young people enjoying elvis' music is the best part for him. im amanda haley reporting live in tupelo, wtva 9 news the winner of the youth
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