Elvis Week @ Deutsches Haus

Come help us celebrate the “King’s” birthday over 4 BIG nights!

Elvis-Germany connection: Elvis served honorably in the U.S. Army from March 24, 1958 – March 5, 1960, Sergeant E-5. His unit was stationed in Friedberg, Germany for 18 months.

Drink Specials: Elvis Cocktail, Blue Hawaiian, Hound Dog, Jailhouse on the Rocks, All Shook Up, Blue Suede Shooter
King Cake available!

Wednesday, January 6th
Come celebrate King’s Day and Twelfth Night with King Cake and Elvis Cocktails!

Doors open 4pm (movies begin promptly)
4:45 “Viva Las Vegas”
6:30 “GI Blues”
8:30 “King Creole”

Free Admission
Food will be available for purchase.
see below for movie descriptions

Thursday, January 7th
Come compete in the New Orleans Best Elvis Contest. Semifinalist will return on Saturday during the Vince Vance Show for the final round of competition.

Doors and food 6pm
Karaoke 7pm to 10pm
Free Admission
Food will be available for purchase

Competition categories (Finalists selected on Saturday during the show)
– Most Original Elvis theme (Space Elvis, Reincarnated Elvis, etc)
– Best Dressed Elvis
– Best Singing Elvis (Elvis songs only)

Come sing your favorites, even if they are not by Elvis.

Friday, January 8th
We will feature Elvis trivia with April, so come out and help us celebrate and toast the King for his Birthday!

Doors and Food 6:30pm
Trivia 7:30pm
Free Admission
Food will be available for purchase
Prizes for top 3 trivia teams

Saturday, January 9th
Join us for the grand finale with Vince as we also select the winner for New Orleans Best Elvis

Trophies and $30 bar tabs will be awarded to the winners. 3 awards
Doors 6pm
Preshow music by Eric Hahn Food (available for purchase) 6pm
Special offering: Elvis Burger (with bacon, banana, and peanut butter of course)
Showtime 7pm

$10 Attendees in Elvis costume and Deutsches Haus Members (in advance)
$15 Non-members without Elvis costume (in advance)
$20 Everyone (at the door)

Silent Auction to raise money for the new Haus on Moss St.

To purchase tickets to Saturday’s Vince Vance performance, and for more information on the other events, CLICK HERE.

Our Local Publisher Partners

The Arts Council of New Orleans

The Arts Council of New Orleans is a private, non-profit organization designated as the City’s official arts agency. The Arts Council serves as one of eight regional distributing agencies for state arts funds and administers available municipal arts grants and the Percent For Art program for the City of New Orleans. The Arts Council works in partnership with the City of New Orleans, community groups, local, state, and national governmental agencies, and other nonprofit arts organizations to meet the arts and cultural needs of the New Orleans community through a diversity of initiatives and services.

WWNO

WWNO, the NPR member station for New Orleans, serves southeast Louisiana and parts of southwest Mississippi by broadcasting balanced news, thought provoking analysis, classical music, jazz and other musical styles, intelligent entertainment, and unique local content. We broadcast on 89.9 FM, and KTLN 90.5 FM in the Houma-Thibodaux area as a public service of the University of New Orleans. All of WWNO’s programs, including its growing local news coverage, are available online at WWNO.org.

WWOZ

WWOZ 90.7 FM is the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Station offering listener-supported, volunteer-programmed community radio. WWOZ covers many events live in and around the city and across the United States, and broadcasts live from the famed New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival annually. WWOZ’s mission is to be the worldwide voice, archive, and flag-bearer of New Orleans culture and musical heritage.

PRC

Preservation Resource Center (PRC) has been preserving, restoring, and revitalizing New Orleans’ historic architecture and neighborhoods since 1974. Throughout its history, PRC has acted as an advocacy agent on a local, regional, and national scale, spreading the word about the city’s rich architectural heritage and the economic importance of preserving this heritage. PRC also takes a hands-on approach to preservation, with a history of successfully restoring over 1,400 properties. The center strengthens and revitalizes New Orleans in a way that is forward-looking and sustainable, yet sensitive to the city’s past and its heritage.

NOMA

As a nexus for the arts in New Orleans, NOMA is committed to preserving, interpreting, and enriching its collections and renowned sculpture garden; offering innovative experiences for learning and interpretation; and uniting, inspiring, and engaging diverse communities and cultures.

The Historic New Orleans Collection

The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to preserving the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South. Its holdings comprise more than one million items from more than three centuries, documenting moments both major and minor. Its four exhibition spaces–the Williams Gallery, the Louisiana History Galleries, the Boyd Cruise Gallery, and the Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art–faithfully depict the multicultural stories of the region, from permanent displays exploring the evolution of Louisiana to rotating exhibitions showcasing history and fine art.

Southern Food

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum is a nonprofit living history organization dedicated to the discovery, understanding and celebration of the food, drink and the related culture of the South. While based in New Orleans, the Museum examines and celebrates all the cultures that have come together through the centuries to create the South’s unique culinary heritage. The Museum is also home to the collections of the Museum of the American Cocktail, the Galerie d’Absinthe, and a demonstration kitchen.

Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities to all Louisianans.

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ mission is to provide all Louisianans with access to and an appreciation of their own rich, shared and diverse historical, literary and cultural heritage through grant-supported outreach programs, family literacy and adult reading initiatives, teacher professional development institutes, publications, film and radio documentaries, museum exhibitions, cultural tourism, public lectures, library projects, and other public humanities programming.

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