Eternally Elvis! Exhibition Features Unseen Photographs From 1956 – 1957
Called Eternally Elvis!, it features rare and previously unseen photos from the singer’s early career. And the gallery making a night of it on Friday, January 10 – Elvis’ birthday is Jan. 8 – with live music, cocktails and appetizers.
The event runs from 7-10 p.m., and features the following elements:
– Live music from Los Angeles Rockabilly sensation James Intveld and his Trio playing early Elvis hits
– A fully restored 1957 Cadillac Eldorado convertible (the same model purchased by Elvis)
– Scotty Moore’s original Gibson Guitar on display courtesy of Guitar Center!
– Appetizers preferred by Elvis, prepared by Chef Vinh Nguyen
– Craft cocktails by Mixologist Ramon Camacho
Tickets are $39 on Eventbrite, and sales will be limited to 200.
Included in the exhibition are images from a live performance in Elvis Presley’s hometown of Tupelo, Mississippi (Mississippi – Alabama Fair, 1956), a rehearsal and performance on the Ed Sullivan Show, backstage images, candid shots, publicity shoot outtakes, Elvis with Bill Haley, Elvis on the set of the films ‘Love Me Tender’ and ‘Jailhouse Rock’, and a few images of a young Priscilla Beaulieu, who was to marry Elvis a decade later.
On display will be more than 40 estate-stamped, limited-edition silver gelatin prints. All images are available to purchase in 4 different sizes.
A portion of ticket sales will go to the newly established Mr Musichead Music Scholarship Fund with monies going toward tuition for children’s music education. Barbers from The Cut By Salon will also be at the event offering clean ups for $30 to support the Music Scholarship Fund.
Curated by Sam Milgrom, the photographs are culled from the archives of photographers Bill Avery, Roy Cummings, Roger Marshutz, William “Popsie” Randolph, Ernest E. Reshovsky, Gabi Rona, and Bob Willoughby.
After the event on Jan. 10, the exhibition will still be on display through Jan. 15th. It is also being considered for display in other cities.
Location and address: 7420 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA