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Video: Poster Art and Venue Change for Elvis Fest Announced

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Tupelo, MS (WCBI) — A big celebration taking place in Tupelo and it’s all about Elvis.

We are here at the Convention and Visitors Bureau and you are looking at the poster for the 2014 Elvis Festival.

This poster was unveiled 30 or so minutes ago. It will appear on the internet, promotional materials and shirts for the event, which takes place June 5th through the 8th.

This will be the 16th annual Elvis Presley Festival, it gets bigger every year and is a huge boost to the local economy.

Joining us now to talk more about the Elvis Festival and what fans can expect this year is Jessica Hollinger, with Downtown Main Street Association, tell us about the musical acts at Fairpark.

This brings in people from around the state, the nation and world. What kind of impact does this mean for Tupelo and the area.