SiriusXM’s Elvis Radio (Ch. 19) honors the 40th anniversary of the King of Rock & Roll’s passing while celebrating his life, music and legacy.

SiriusXM will present an exclusive and historic Town Hall broadcast LIVE from Graceland with Priscilla Presley on Aug. 14 at 5:30 pm ET in the Guest House at Graceland Theater. Joining Priscilla will be Memphis Mafia member and best friend Jerry Schilling, singer/songwriter/actor Mac Davis along with expert Elvis musicologist and author Peter Guralnick.

For the 14th consecutive year, SiriusXM’s Elvis Radio will carry complete coverage of the live Candlelight Vigil on Aug. 15 at 9 pm ET.

The Elvis Presley Candlelight Vigil is a magnet for tens of thousands of Elvis fans from around the world to join in at Graceland so they can share their Elvis memories and pay their respects to the King of Rock & Roll. SiriusXM’s Elvis Radio has broadcast live coverage of the annual event every year since the channel’s launch in 2004.

Elvis Radio will also replay the 2017 Candlelight Vigil broadcast on Aug. 16 at 12 am ET and follow that with the historic 2007 30th Candlelight Vigil broadcast that featured an hour-long conversation with Elvis’ close friends George Klein and Larry Geller.

Starting on Aug. 11 and continuing through the nine days of Elvis Week events and activities, Elvis Radio will provide global coverage including reports, interviews and celebrity guest DJ shows with Guralnick, Norm N. Nite, and John Jackson with the Sony/Legacy’s Creative & Production team to share news about Elvis music releases.

Elvis Radio will also spotlight editions of the Elvis Quiz Show to be played on Aug. 11 and Aug. 18 at 1:30 pm ET, as well as the regularly scheduled George Klein Show on Aug. 11 and Aug. 18 at 4 pm ET.

As a special Elvis Week kick-off, Elvis TCB band leader and lead guitarist, James Burton will make a special LIVE guest DJ appearance as he records his James Burton Elvis Radio Hour in the brand new Elvis Radio studio at Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment complex at Graceland on Aug. 10 at 5 pm ET.

Think you really know Elvis? Take our quiz to test your knowledge and check out the full Elvis Week schedule below!

 


Thursday, August 10

5 pm ET – Guest DJ: James Burton LIVE and his James Burton Elvis Radio Hour-Play It James!


Friday, August 11

4 pm ET – George Klein kicks off the week with Elvis’ clothier Bernard Lansky’s son, Hal, and granddaughter, Julie. GK met Elvis in the 8th Grade at Hume High School and was a lifelong friend. Elvis was George’s best man and paid for his GK’s Las Vegas wedding.

8 pm ET – Elvis Live in Concert: Big Jim Sykes hosts the global world premiere of Elvis in Atlanta, April 30, 1975.


Saturday, August 12

12 pm ET – Guest DJ Norm N. Nite, featured speaker at the Elvis Fan Club President’s Summit, will share his Elvis memories and play his favorite Elvis songs.

7 pm ET – Don’t miss Bill Rock’s epic broadcast “The Fans Remember Elvis” originally aired on Aug. 16, 2008.


Sunday, August 13

8 am ET – Sunday Morning Gospeltime will feature the Elvis Week 2006 LIVE guest DJ show with the late Gordon Stoker, lead tenor for the Jordanaires.

5 pm ET – Guest DJ Norm N. Nite returns for his second guest DJ stint.


Monday, August 14

10 am ET – Peter Guralnick returns for his fourth guest DJ show on Elvis Radio.

4 pm ET – Sony/Legacy’s John Jackson, Rob Santos and Ernst Jørgensen will update Elvis fans on Presley scheduled music releases and share the story behind the making of A Boy From Tupelo collection box.

5:30 pm ET – Elvis Radio Town Hall with Priscilla Presley, Jerry Schilling, Mac Davis and Peter Guralnick.


Tuesday, August 15

9 pm ET – The 40th Elvis Week Candlelight Vigil will be aired LIVE.


Wednesday, August 16

12 am ET – Replay of the 40th Elvis Week Candlelight Vigil.

3 am ET – Elvis Radio presents the 30th Candlelight Vigil 2007 LIVE from Graceland on Sirius XM featuring Larry Geller & George Klein.

7 am ET – Ernst Jørgensen takes you through the making of the comprehensive box set of Elvis’ early work, A Boy From Tupelo.

8 am ET – The James Burton Elvis Radio Hour.

9 am ET – The Elvis Week Edition of The Graceland Beat, the Elvis Radio weekly news magazine radio show.

10 am ET – Replay of the Elvis Radio Town Hall with Priscilla Presley, Schilling, Davis and Guralnick.

8 pm ET – Big Jim Sykes hosts a “fantasy” concert featuring the Elvis and compositions from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

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