Deutsches Haus has partnered with Faubourg St. John each year for several years to help feed the 1st District police officers during Mardi Gras. It’s just one of the many things the Deutsches Haus does for the community. Join the fine folks at Deutsches Hause for Elvis Week!
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.
Purchase Vince Vance & the Valiants tickets here.
Celebrate the “King’s” birthday over 4 BIG nights.
Drink Specials: Elvis Cocktail, Blue Hawaiian, Hound Dog, Jailhouse on the Rocks, All Shook Up, Blue Suede Shooter
King Cake available!
Wednesday, January 6th
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”
Food will be available for purchase.
see below for movie descriptions
Thursday, January 7th
Compete in New Orleans’ Best Elvis Contest. Semifinalists will return on Saturday during the Vince Vance Show for the final round of competition.
Doors and food 6pm
Karaoke 7pm to 10pm
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
Elvis trivia, celebrate and toast the King for his Birthday!
Doors and Food 6:30pm
Food will be available for purchase
Prizes for top 3 trivia teams
Saturday, January 9th
The grand finale – winner for New Orleans’ Best Elvis
Trophies and $30 bar tabs will be awarded to the winners. 3 awards
Pre-show music by Eric Hahn Food (available for purchase) 6pm
Special offering: Elvis Burger (with bacon, banana, and peanut butter of course)
The Rolling Elvi’s dance troop, The Jailhouse Rockers
will be at Deutsches Haus on Saturday night.
$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.
Tickets available online here.
Starring: Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau
Wednesday, January 6th, 8:30 pm
Having flunked graduation for the second time and needing cash to support his unemployed father, Danny Fisher takes a job as a singer in the King Creole nightclub – about the only joint around not run by smarmy crook Maxie Fields who wants him for his own place. He gets on pretty well with Fields’ floozy, though, and all this plus his involvement with Fields’ hoods and with innocent five-and-dime store assistant Nellie means Danny finds his world closing in on him all ways round.
Crime, Drama, Musical (PG)
Run Time: 116 min (1 hr, 56 min)
Director: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 2 July 1958 (USA)
Starring: Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse, Robert Ivers
Wednesday, January 6th, 6:30 pm (food available)
Tulsa is a US Army specialist stationed in Germany. He loves to sing and has dreams to run his own nightclub when he leaves the army….but dreams don’t come cheap. Tulsa places a bet with his friend Dynamite that he can spend the night with a club dancer named Lili, who is rumored to be hard to get. When Dynamite gets transferred, Tulsa is brought in to take his place. He is not looking forward to it, but in order to keep his money, he must go through with it.
Comedy, Musical (PG)
Run Time: 104 min (1 hr, 44 min)
Director: Norman Taurog
Release date: 23 November 1960 (USA)
VIVA LAS VEGAS
Starring: Elvis Presley, Ann Margret
Wednesday, January 6th, 4:45 pm (food available)
Race car driver Lucky Jackson goes to Las Vegas to earn money to pay for a new engine for his motor car. Working as a waiter, he still finds the time to court young Rusty Martin.
Musical, Comedy (PG)
Run Time: 85 min (1 hr, 25 min)
Director: George Sidney
Release date: 20 May 1964 (USA)