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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Rock Hall to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Elvis Presley's 'Comeback Special'

Posted By on Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 2:40 PM

  • Rockhall.com
On Dec. 3, 1968, Elvis Presley performed live for the first time in years. The nationally broadcast concert came to be known as the ’68 Comeback Special, and it effectively relaunched the King of Rock’s career. To mark the event's fiftieth anniversary, the Rock Hall will host a series of special events this weekend and on Monday.

Throughout the weekend, the Foster Theater will feature special highlight reels featuring archival footage about Elvis from the Rock Hall’s vault.

At 1 p.m. on Sunday and at 11 a.m. on Monday, a Stories of Rock presentation held by Rock Hall experts will take place at the Elvis Presley exhibit in the Main Exhibition Hall. You can learn about his "trendsetting innovations" and compete to win prizes.

Steve Binder, who directed the TV special, will appear at the Rock Hall at 2 p.m. on Sunday for a special screening of the program. He’ll also participate in a Q&A and sign copies of his book, Comeback '68/Elvis: The Story of the Elvis Special. A general admission ticket to the museum is required to access the interview and special film screening. The ’68 Comeback Special (film only) will also be shown at 2 p.m. on Monday.

Seating for screenings are provided on a first-come, first-served basis in the Foster Theater.

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