TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – The switch to virtual events during the coronavirus pandemic includes a festival honoring the king of rock ‘n’ roll.
Organizers for the Tupelo Elvis Festival in Mississippi announced Wednesday the music event slated to be held in June will now be a virtual gathering.
The director of the festival tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal the health and safety of patrons has been the most important thing.
The annual fest honoring Tupelo-born Elvis Presley features performances from musicians and includes a competition to qualify for the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Contest held in Memphis.