The 15th Big E Festival & Elvis Tribute Artists Competition has partnered with the Rabun County Library for their summer reading program, Libraries Rock! The festival will be held at the Rabun County Civic Center on August 3 – 4.
Celebrating 15 years of Big Es demands a special event on Friday night, 2X World Champion David Lee from Birmingham, AL, will perform with last year’s Big E winner Damon Hendrix. The Voice of Conway Twitty, Greg Crick, will act as Master of Ceremonies. David Lee won the Big E in 2003, then took the 2004 World Champion International Images of the King title in Memphis, TN. In 2015, he was crowned the Ultimate Elvis Contest winner produced by the Elvis Presley Enterprises in Memphis, TN. He holds many titles including Canadian Grand Champion. Show starts at 7 PM, doors open at 6 PM.
Saturday at 1 PM the ETA Competition begins with Robby Dean, Spirit of the King, as Emcee. This former Hollywood stunt man and crowd pleaser promises to perform Polk Salad Annie. So get ready! Robby won the Big E in 2009. Fifteen or more ETAs will be competing. Doors open at noon. Elvis’ favorite foods – Moon Pies, peanut butter and banana sandwiches, Ding-Dongs, Cream Puffs, popcorn, Pepsi, and other fattening treats will be available. Door prizes will be distributed to the lucky.
A special People’s Choice Award, with all proceeds benefiting Rabun Life 4 Paws, will be awarded.