Elvis Tribute Artist Matt Cordell Returns To Etowah Aug. 2

Monday, July 14, 2014
Elvis Tribute Artist Matt Cordell
Elvis Tribute Artist Matt Cordell

Merchants and Friends of Etowah and Etowah Parks and Recreation will be the host for Elvis Tribute Artist Matt Cordell Aug. 2 at the Historic Gem Theater.

Mr. Cordell has performed and won first place awards all over the country and some out of the country, and has performed almost daily at theaters in Pigeon Forge for almost 10 years; he is now performing several shows a week at Memories in Pigeon Forge.

This is the tenth anniversary of Mr. Cordell performing in Etowah.  

Tickets are available now at all outlets. Reserve tickets are $15 and can be purchased in person at the Etowah Community Center or online at etowahtn.org. General tickets are $12 and can be purchased in person at several outlets including Relics Antiques in Cleveland, Madison Square Antiques in Athens, and Picket Fence Galleries in Sweetwater.  They are available in Etowah at the Etowah Chamber of Commerce, Etowah Gentle Dental, and Interiors by Design.  General tickets may also be purchased online at etowahtn.org.

The public is welcome to bring a card congratulating and thanking Mr. Cordell for the 10 years performing at the Gem Theater.

The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. and doors open at 6:30 p.m.  For those who purchase online, they may pick up their tickets at the theater box office the day of the show.  The box office will open at 2 p.m. Tickets can be picked up between 2-5:30 p.m.

Merchant and Friends proceeds from this event will go to help continued restoration of the Gem Theater and for other projects and promotions for the merchants of Etowah.  The event is sponsored by Merchants and Friends of Etowah and Etowah Parks and Recreation.

Elvis Tribute Artist Matt Cordell
Elvis Tribute Artist Matt Cordell

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