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On Tour, Mar. 17 - Mar. 22, 1976
  • March 17-19, 1976. (8:30 pm) Johnson City. TN.
    "Elvis" by Benny Patrick

    "Elvis fans going wild for glimpse of their hero"

  • March 20, 1976 (2.30 pm). Charlotte, NC.
    "I'd Cut My Throat To Get Tickets " by Elizabeth Rhodes

  • March 21, 1976. Cincinnatti, OH.
    "Elvis Presley Is Coming To Cincinnati" by Brad Balfour

    "Fans "AIl Shook Up" No doubt about it: Elvis is still King" by Cliff Radel

  • March 22, 1976. St Louis, MO.
    "Elvis At Kiel, Still A Crowd Teaser" by Harper Barnes

On Tour, Apr. 21 - Apr. 27, 1976
  • April 21 1976 (8:30 pm). Kansas City, MO.
    "Elvis Fallout" by Jess Ritter

  • April 22, 1976. Omaha, NE.
    "Heavier King Elvis Still Classy As A Caddy" by Doug Smith

  • April 23 1976 (8:30 pm). Denver CO.
    "Elvis Is Chubby And 41 But His Voice Is Right On

  • April 24, 1976 (8:30 pm). San Diego, CA.
    "Elvis ... The Legend Still Enthralls" by Robert P. Laurence

  • April 25, 1976. Long Beach, CA.
    Elvis Sold Out

    "Elvis' spark gone, but still love 'em" by Denise Kusel

  • April 26, 1976 (8:30 pm). Seattle, WA.
    "Elvis Presley: still The King" by Patrick MacDonald

    "14,687 Strong... The Elvis Army"

  • April 27, 1976 (8:30 pm). Spokane, WA.
    "Elvis To Perform Here"
      Spokane Daily Chronicle (April 3, 1976) (Article)

    "Fans Prove Elvis Mania is Ageless" by Joann Gibbs

Lake Tahoe, NV. April 30 - May 9, 1976
  • April 30 - May 9, 1976 Lake Tahoe, NV.
    "On The Scene" by Perry Phillips

On Tour May 27 - Jun. 6, 1976
  • May 27 1976 (8:30 pm). Bloomington IN.
    "Elvis Lived The Good Life On Assembly Hall Stage" by Rich Stim

  • May 28 1976 (8:30 pm). Ames IA.
    "An Older, Slower Elvis: Still Very Much The King" by Jim Bealey

    "Iowans Ready To See Elvis" by Russ Smith

  • May 29 1976 (8:30 pm). Oklahoma City OK.
    "Fans Scream at Perennial Elvis Magic" by Jane Menninga

  • May 30 1976 (2:30 pm). Odessa TX.
    "Elvis "Wows 'Em" At 2 Local Shows" by Robert C. Borden

  • May 31 1976 (8:30 pm). Lubbock TX.
    "Elvis Wows Fans At Sellout Concert"

  • June 1 1976 (8:30 pm). Tucson AZ.
    "Elvis Presley A Record Sellout For June show"

    "The Fire Starts a Little Slower" by Larry Fleischman

    "The Hips Don't Twist Now, But It's Still Elvis" by Chuck Graham

  • June 2 1976 (8:30 pm). El Paso TX.
    "An Excitement Frenzy - It's Elvis in Person" by Barbara Funkhouser

    "Elvis Arrives Quietly Under Tight Security" by Francisco Trejo

  • June 3 1976 (8:30 pm). Fort Worth TX.
    "Does Elvis Still Care?" by Pete Oppel

  • June 4, 1976. Atlanta, GA.
    "Fans Change, But Presley Stays The Same"

On Tour Jun. 25 - Jul. 5, 1976
  • June 25, 1976. Buffalo, NY
    "Elvis to Wiggle Tonight Before 17,950"

    "Elvis Proves He's Still King" by Thomas Putnam

    "A Now Rotund Elvis Can Still Wow'em" by Jim Bisco


  • June 26, 1976. Providence, RI.
    "Elvis, His Hips Thrill 27,000" By Tony Lioce

  • June 27, 1976. Largo, MD.
    "Elvis' Popularity Grows By Leaps and Pounds" by Charlie McCollum

  • June 28, 1976. Philadelphia, PA.
    "King Elvis Still Reigns Supreme" By Matt Damskers

    "Elvis Cools His Fever Pitch" By Matt Damskersbr
  • June 29, 1976. (8:30 pm) Richmond, VA.
    "Elvis Gives Audience Glimpse Of Old Power" by Barbara Green

    "Music" by C.A. Bustard

  • June 30, 1976, Greensboro, NC.
    "'Pelvis' Slower; Voice Still There" by Ernie Neff

    "Bigger Than Life, Elvis Turns 'Em On" by Harvey Harris

  • July 1, 1976. Shreveport, LA.
    "Elvis Proves He's Still "The King" in Shreveport." by Mark Melson

  • July 2, 1976 (8:30 pm). Baton Rouge, LA.
    "Elvis Show Proves Rock'n'Roll's King Still Tops; "Hawking" Detracts" by Tom Aswell

  • July 4, 1976. (2:30 pm) Tulsa, OK.
    "Playbill" by Bill Donaldson

  • July 5, 1976 Memphis, TN.
    "Elvis' Personal Brand of Fireworks Lights the Night for Homecoming" by Charles Goodman

    "And 22 Years Later, The Mystique Of Elvis Is Still Rock-Solid" by Walter Dawson

On Tour July 23 - August 5, 1976
  • July 23, 1976. Louisville, KY.
    "Still Their King, Fans greet Elvis with moans and screams" by Kate Parry

    "Jive Hummer"

  • July 24, 1976. Charleston, WV.
    "Presley Poundage Doesn't Dim Appeal" by Ann Hughey

  • July 25, 1976. Syracuse, NY.
    "He's greatest Of All Time" by Ezra Greenhouse

    "Elvis Fans Pack War Memorial" by Joan E. Vadeboncouer

    "Fat, Puffy, Has-Been Elvis Is Outshone By His Costume" by Dale Rice

  • July 26, 1976. (8:30 pm) Rochester, NY.
    "King Elvis Holds Court" by Jack Garner

  • July 27, 1976 (8:30 pm). Syracuse, NY.
    "Still on Throne, "King Elvis" at His Rockin', Croonin' Best" by Mike Holdridge

  • July 28, 1976 (8:30 pm) Hartford, CT.
    "Bumps Are Gone But He's Still King" by J. Greg Robertson

  • July 29, 1976 (8:30 pm) Springfield, MA
    "King Elvis Casts Spell on Audience" by Sam Hoffman

  • July 31, 1976 (8:30 pm) Hampton Roads, VA.
    "Elvis - for the Way He Was" by Cheryl Tucker

  • August 2, 1976. Roanoke, VA.
    "Performance Shows He's Still A Star" by Russell Leavitt

  • August 3, 1976. Fayetteville, SC.
    "Shake, Rattle and Roly Poly" by Nancy Cain Schmitt

    "Sequined Presley Offers Sometimes Gaudy Evening" by Susan Prevatte

On Tour Aug. 27 - Sept. 8, 1976
  • August 27, 1976. San Antonio, TX.
    "S.A. Fans Scream Welcome to Elvis - Crowd Cheers as Elvis Sings" by Robert C. Stewart, Jr.

  • August 28, 1976. Houston, TX.
    "Elvis: a disappointing visit at a shrine" by Dale Adamson

    "Music: Elvis Presley" by Bob Claypool

    "Screams say Elvis still is King" by Wiley Alexander

  • August 29 1976 (2:30 pm). Mobile AL.
    "Elvis Is Still King, But He's Slowly Fading" by Mignon V. Kilday

  • August 30 1976 (8:30 pm). Tuscaloosa AL.
    'Elvis Worth It, "Doubly So"' by Tommy Stevenson

    "Elvis: The Thrill Is Gone..." by John H. Anderson

    "Old Magic Still There" by Doris Flora


  • August 31, 1976. Macon, GA.
    "Paunchy Elvis Struts For Adoring Crowd" by Cath Coleman

    "Elvis Presley Scores In Macon Again"

  • September 1, 1976 (8:30 pm) Jacksonville, FL.
    "Presley's In town To Rock Sell-Out Crowd"

    "Elvis' Bubble: It Never Popped" by Frank Young

    "Hip, Hip Hooray As Memories Stir" by Lloyd Brown

    "Elvis Presley Lets 'Em Know He's Still The King" by Frank Young

  • September 2 1976 (8:30 pm). Tampa FL.
    "Elvis: Still a Heavy on the Superstar Scale" by Frank Ross

  • September 3 1976 (8:30 pm). St Petersburg FL.
    Evening Independent (September 3, 1976) (Photo Article)

    "Elvis: A Brief Visit and The Back To Lakeland"
    "Oh Elvis, Our Youth Is Gone And We Went Our Separate Ways" by Judy Sedgema

    "The King: Waves of Humanity Go WOW At The Flick Of His Hand" by Jim Moorhead

    "King Elvis: His Legion Of Fans Showed Their Colors At The Bayfront Concert" by Steve Gunn

  • September 4 1976 (2:30 pm). Lakeland FL.
    "E" for Elvis, Exciting!" by Jim DeGennaro

  • September 6 1976 (8:30 pm). Huntsville AL.
    "Elvis' Waist Thicker, But Fans Still Loyal" by Winford Turner

  • September 7 1976 (8:30 pm). Pine Bluff AR.
    "Elvis Concert Gives Financial Boost To Convention Center at Pine Bluff"

On Tour Oct 14 - Oct. 27, 1976
  • October 14, 1976 (8:30 pm) Chicago, IL.
    "Fans Do More Gyrating Than Elvis, But He's Still Tops" by Lynn Van Matre

    "Surprise! Elvis Still Fits Into His Fancy Suit." by Jack Hafferkamp

  • October 16 1976 (8:30 pm). Duluth MN.
    "Elvis Sang ...And They Just Loved Him" by Jim Heffernan

  • October 17 1976 (8:30 pm). Minneapolis MN.
    "Elvis Shakes, Rafters Rattle, Money Rolls" by Michael Anthony

  • October 18 1976 (8:30 pm). Sioux Falls SD.
    "Elvis Comes to Arena And Leaves with Audience in His Hand" by Hugh O'Gara

  • October 19 1976 (8:30 pm). Madison WI.
    "Surprise - Elvis Sold-out"

    "Elvis - He's Still the King" by Dave Zweifel

  • October 20 1976 (8:30 pm). South Bend IN.
    "The Power And Magic Remain" by Joe Raymond

  • October 21 1976 (8:30 pm). Kalamazoo MI.
    "Old (Well, a Little) Swivel Hips Hits Town - Ooooooooh, It's Elvis" by James Stommen

  • October 22 1976 (8:30 pm). Champaign IL.
    "Elvis Is an Oldie But Goodie" by Martha Hirsch

  • October 23 1976 (8:30 pm). Richfield OH.
    "Elvis Spoofs And Sings, And It's Great" by Jane Scott

  • October 24, 1976 (8:30 pm) Evansville, IN.
    "Complaints Go On About Elvis Tickets"

    "Official Denies Reports saying Elvis Ticket Sales Mishandled" by James Szymanski

    "Legend Replaces Zest For Elvis" by James Szymanski

    "Elvis Knocked Them Out Like He's Done For Years" by Scott Hill

  • October 25, 1976. Fort Wayne, IN.
    "Elvis Presley Matured As "Sweetest Tough Guy" by Connie Trexler

  • October 26, 1976. Dayton, OH.
    "KING WIGGLES; CROWD STORMS STAGE" by Vince Staten

  • October 27 1976 (8:30 pm). Carbondale IL.
    "Ole Elvis Still Thrills The Fans" by Barbara Schechter

On Tour Nov 24 - Nov. 30, 1976
  • November 24, 1976. Reno, NV.
    "Presley Memories Stronger Than Reality" by Pat O'Driscoll

    "The Magical Magnet Of Elvis Still Exists" by Bill Steinauen

  • November 25, 1976. Eugene, OR.
    "Elvis in form: Good, bad, ungodly" by Fred Crafts

  • November 26, 1976. Portland, OR.
    "Elvis Still Rock King To His Fans" by John Wenderborn

  • November 28, 1976 (8:30 pm) San Francisco, CA.
    "Elvis' Return: Triumphant, As Always" by James Kelton

  • November 30 1976 (8:30 pm). Anaheim CA.
    "A Less Weighty Elvis Spectacle" by Robert Hilburn

Las Vegas, Dec. 2 - Dec 12, 1976
  • December 12, 1976. Las Vegas, NV.
    "Elvis sings and sings for fan's 112th visit"

On Tour Dec. 27 - Dec. 31, 1976
  • December 27, 1976 (8.30 pm) Wichita, KS.
    "To Many, Elvis Is Still The King" by Dave Goodwin

  • December 28, 1976 (8.30 pm) Dallas, TX.
    "ELVIS: A Happening at Memorial Coliseum" by Bob Porter

    "Elvis And His Fans - A Parody All The Way" by Maryln Schwartz

  • December 29, 1976 (8.30 pm) Birmingham, AL.
    "Magnetic Elvis Can Still Thrill Audience" by Emmett Weaver

    "Elvis Presley Concert Full Of Humor, Zest" by Gene Butts

  • December 30, 1976 (8.30 pm) Atlanta, GA.
    "Elvis Is Back - Slimmer, Healthier Presley Shows Adoring Fans He's In Top Form Again" by Scott Cain

  • December 31, 1976. (9.30 pm) Pittsburgh, PA.
    "Concert Draws 16,409 - Elvis Rings In '77 At the Civic Arena " by Mike Kalina