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On Tour, Feb. 12 - Feb. 21, 1977
  • February 12, 1977. (8.30 pm) Hollywood. FL.
    "The Pelvis Shakes 'Em"

    "Elvis Croons - 14,700 Get All Shook Up" by Carl Hiaasen and Al Messerschmidt

    "Elvis the Pelvis Still Smiling Despite a Few Major Problems" by Jon Marlowe

    "Elvis Presley Is Still The King" by Ruth Koch

  • February 13 1977 (8:30 pm). West Palm Beach FL.
    "Trumpets Herald Arrival of 'King'" by Bud Newman

  • February 14, 1977. (8.30 pm) St. Petersburg, FL.
    Evening Independent (February 15, 1977) (Photo Article)

    "Presley Packs 'Em In" by Bob Ross

    "Elvis: He Keeps on Giving" by Marilyn Brown

  • February 15, 1977 Orlando, FL.
    "Presley's Hotel Heartbreak For Orlando Fans" by Barbara Webb

    "Elvis! Got Orlando All Shook Up" by Larry Bucking, Bill Dunn, Mark Hanebutt and Barbara Webb

  • February 16, 1977. (8.30 pm) Montgomery, AL.
    "Presley Still Compelling" by Wanda McClusky

  • February 17, 1977 Savannah, GA.
    "Contact The King? Forget It! by Gary Mikell"

    "Guard Set For 'the King'"

    "Emperor Elvis Still Has It: Memphis Music. Vegas Touch" by Kathy Trocheck and Albert Oetgen

    "Elvis Wows 'Em"

  • February 18, 1977 Columbia, SC.
    "The King Of Rock 'N' Roll Performs in Columbia Tonight"

    "Not At Airport - Mystery Veils Elvis' Arrival" By Frank Zupan

    "Elvis: Many Things Wrapped Into One" by William W. Starr

    "Elvis Continues To Generate Professionalism" by Pat Berman

    "Bodyguard Says Elvis 'Gentleman'" By Frank Zupan


  • February 19, 1977. (8.30 pm) Johnson City, TN.
    "7000 people attend Elvis Presley show"

  • February 20, 1977 Charlotte, NC.
    "Elvis Gets Past The Fooling, Proves Why He Still Reigns" by Faye Gaillard

    "Elvis Shows He's Still The King" by Steve Snow

On Tour, Mar. 23 - Mar. 30, 1977
  • March 23 1977 (8:30 pm). Tempe AZ.
    "Elvis Offers No Surprises" by Hardy Price

    "Elvis Brings Pelvis to ASU" by by Barbara Yost

  • March 24, 1977. (8:30 pm) Amarillo, TX.
    "Elvis: Fat, 42, But Still a King" by Beverly McCarley

  • March 25 1977 (8:30 pm). Norman OK.
    "Elvis 'The King' Presley Delights Audience in Lloyd Noble Arena" by Pat Upton

  • March 27 1977 (8:30 pm). Abilene TX.
    "Elvis To Return Here For March 27 Concert" by Robert Williams

    "Tickets Still Available For Elvis's Sunday Concert"

  • March 28 1977 (8:30 pm). Austin TX.
    "The King Still Reigns" by Paul Beutel

  • March 29 1977 (8:30 pm). Alexandria LA.
    "Elvis Concert Termed 'Entertaining'" by Elizabeth Roberts

On Tour, Apr. 21 - May 3, 1977
  • April 21 1977 (8:30 pm). Greensboro NC.
    "Elvis Spins Magic Web with Scarf" by Jerry Kenion

    "Elvis: Still the Real Thing" by Betty Beam

  • April 22, 1977 (8:30 pm). Detroit, MI.
    "Still a Heavy: Elvis Proves He's Bigger Than Ever" by Lawrence Devine

  • April 23 1977 (8:30 pm). Toledo OH.
    "Elvis Presley To Appear At Centennial Hall In April"

    "Elvis Presley Appears in Three Roles: As Symbol, Balladeer, And in Parody of His Past Performances" by Greg Oatis

  • April 24, 1977. Ann Arbor, MI.
    "The King Still Stuns 'Em" by Jim Kane

    "They're All Shook Up!" by Jim Kane

  • April 25, 1977. Saginaw, MI.
    "Elvis Heats Up Saginaw Crowd" by Anthony Rocha

  • April 26, 1977. Kalamazoo, MI.
    "They Still Love Elvis, The Portly" by James Shamp

  • April 27, 1977 (8:30 pm). Milwaukee, WI.
    "Crown Slips Badly On Rock King Elvis" by Damien Jaques

    "Elvis Still Tender To Hounding Fans" by Ron Legro

  • April 28 1977 (8:30 pm). Green Bay, WI.
    "And How Was Elvis? 'Fantastic'" by Warren Gerds

    "The King in Green Bay: Catching a Falling Star" by Ellen Tufts

  • April 29 1977 (8:30 pm). Duluth, MN.
    "Ol' Swivel Hips Still Wovs'Em" by James Heffernan

  • April 30 1977 (8:30 pm). St Paul, MN.
    "Nasal Drip Cut Short the Hips" by Charley Hallman

  • May 1, 1977 (8:30 pm). Chicago, IL
    "Elvis Weaves That Old Wiggle Magic" by Martha Groves

    "Snatches Of Old Songs, A Few New Ones - That's Elvis" by Lynn Van Matre

  • May 3 1977 (8:30 pm). Saginaw, MI.
    "Elvis Returns to Saginaw...And Second Appearance Is an Improvement" by Anthony A. Rocha

On Tour, May 20 - Jun. 2, 1977
  • May 21 1977 (8:30 pm). Louisville, KY.
    "Elvis Rerun... 19000 Fans Don't Seem to Mind" by Billy Reed

  • May 22 1977 (8:30 pm). Largo, MD.
    "Elvis: To Catch a Flying Scarf" by William Gildea

    "Just One Little Quiver: Elvis Needs No More" by John McKelway

  • May 23, 1977. Providence, RI.
    "Elvis Puts on a show at the Civic Center" by Tony Lioce

  • May 24, 1977. Augusta, ME."Portland Fans Waited For Elvis"

    "They Screamed For Elvis" by Paul Betit

  • May 25, 1977. Rochester, NY.
    "A Virtual Sellout Greets Elvis As the King Returns To Town" by Jack Garner

    "Elvis Sings Low And Lazy - Without Half-Trying" by David Stearns

  • May 26, 1977. Binghamton, NY.
    "Elvis Keeps His Arrival Plans Secret" by Jeff Share

    "Elvis Eludes Fans In Midnight Arrival" by Jeff Share

    "Star Sleeps As Fans Fawn" by Andy Smith

    "Binghamton Man Served With Presley in Germany" by Gene Grey

    "Presley Thrills Crowd At Arena" by Jeff Share

    "Presley Makes A Spectacle Of Himself" by Gene Grey

    "'Big E' Leaves His Fans 'Paunchy' " by Andy Smith

  • May 28, 1977. Philadelphia, PA.
    "Dolphins Perform Better Than Paunchy Elvis" by Matt Damsker

    "Elvis Still Upstages His Legend" by Lyford M. Moore

  • May 29, 1977. Baltimore, MD.
    "Presley Has The Old Magic Still" by Earl Arnett

  • May 30, 1977. Jacksonville, FL.
    "ELVIS! Sequins, Gold Chain and That Style" by Steve Crosby

  • May 31, 1977. Baton Rouge, LA.
    "Elvis Concert: Rite of Spring But No Longer Musical Event" by Smiley Anders

  • June 1, 1977. Macon, GA.
    "The King is Dead ..." by Randall Savage "...Long Live The King" by Jane Oppy

    Coliseum Workers Take Pick Of Presley Tickets


On Tour, Jun. 17 - Jun. 26, 1977
  • June 17, 1977 (8:30 pm). Springfield, MO.
    "Elvis Fans May Set Hammons Record"

    "Elvis Doesn't Need That IT anymore" by Bill Tatum

  • June 18 1977 (8:30 pm). Kansas City MO.
    "Music in Mid-America" by Shifra Stein

  • June 19 1977 (8:30 pm). Omaha NE.
    "Elvis Has Mellowed But He's Still King" by Steve Millburg

  • June 20 1977 (8:30 pm). Lincoln NE.
    "For Devoted Fans, 'It's Now Or Never' Was How They Felt" by Deb Gray

  • June 21, 1977 (8:30 pm). Rapid City, SD.
    "There's No Doubt About It - Elvis Iis Still 'King'" by Jeri Gulbransen

  • June 22 1977 (8:30 pm). Sioux Falls SD.
    "Sioux Falls Gets Ready For Elvis Presley Show"

    "A New Generation Flocks To See Presley" by Hugh O'Gara

  • June 23, 1977 (8:30 pm). Des Moines, IA.
    "You Ain't Nothin' But A Scalper (Up To $115)" by Barbara Brooker

    "D.M. Fans Shierk, Swoon As Elvis Croons His Tunes" by Jim Healey

  • June 24 1977 (8:30 pm). Madison WI.
    "Paunchy Presley Still Dazzles Fans" by Randy Lenz

    "Elvis Does It Again! The King Takes Madison by Storm" by Dave Wagner

    "Elvis Wasn't The Same" by Randy Lenz


  • June 25, 1977. Cincinnati, OH.
    "Exhausted Elvis Disappointing In Concert" by Ken Williams

    "Elvis' Rich Voice Caged by His Old Image" by Brad Balfour

    "Presley "Rite" Attracts 17140 Fans to Riverfront Coliseum" by Cliff Radel

  • June 26, 1977 (8.30 pm) Indianapolis, IN.
    "Elvis Performs In True Presley Style Before 18,000" by Rita Rose

    "Hubbies Find Ally In Elvis Presley" by Zach Dunkin

    "Elvis Concert Like a Sideshow" by Zach Dunkin