Lisa Marie Presley is a very busy woman these days. The only child of Elvis and Priscilla, is busy promoting her new CD "Storm and Grace," but she also will make an appearance in Memphis for Elvis Week 2012.
Oh, not only that, she will make her Grand Ole Opry debut on Aug. 21. A daunting task for any performer, but with her pedigree, it takes on a greater meaning, perhaps.
Lisa Marie will make her debut on the Grand Ole Opry on Aug. 21. Her father, Elvis, made his only appearance on the Opry stage, Oct. 2, 1954, He performed "Blue Moon of Kentucky," and that appearance has become legendary. Among others playing the Opry Aug. 21 are Rascal Flatts, Del McCoury Band and The Time Jumpers.
As for the Graceland appearance. "We are excited to announce Lisa Marie Presley will make a special appearance at 'Conversations on Elvis: Behind the Stage' on Friday, Aug. 17 at 1:30 p.m." Lisa Marie will also make a special appearance during the 35th Anniversary Concert at the FedExForum, which takes place Aug. 16. Her mother, Priscilla, will also appear at the same events as her daughter. Priscilla will narrate the show and Lisa Marie has a very special surprise in store for Elvis fans.
A joint appearance between the two will also take place on "The Today Show" and "Entertainment Tonight" on Aug. 16 for an exclusive interview. They will appear in media interviews together for the first time since a sit down in 2005 with Oprah.
For more information about purchasing tickets to the concert or to see the complete line-up, visit elvis.com/35concert. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-745-3000 or by visiting any Ticketmaster outlet or the FedExForum box office.
To catch Lisa Marie and Priscilla's interview on Aug. 16, check your local listings or visit the TodayShow.com or etonline.com.