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On Tour, Mar. 17 - Mar. 22, 1976

March 17-19, 1976. (8:30 pm) Johnson City. TN.

"Elvis" by Benny Patrick
Johnson City Press-Chronicle (Concert Review)

"Elvis fans going wild for glimpse of their hero"
Newspaper unknown (March 19, 1976) (Concert Review)>(Article)

March 20, 1976 (2:30 pm). Charlotte, NC.

"I'd Cut My Throat To Get Tickets " by Elizabeth Rhodes
The Charlotte Observer (March 21, 1976) (Concert Review)

March 21, 1976. Cincinnati, OH

"Elvis Presley Is Coming To Cincinnati" by Brad Balfour
The Cincinnati Post (Pre-Concert Article)

"Fans "AIl Shook Up" No doubt about it: Elvis is still King" by Cliff Radel
The Cincinnati Enquirer (Concert Review)

March 22, 1976. St Louis, MO.

"Elvis At Kiel, Still A Crowd Teaser" by Harper Barnes
St Louis Post Dispatch (March 23, 1976) (Concert Review)


On Tour, Apr. 21 - Apr. 27, 1976

April 21 1976 (8:30 pm). Kansas City, MO.

"Elvis Fallout" by Jess Ritter
Kansas City Times (April 24, 1976) (Concert Review)

April 22, 1976. Omaha, NE.

"Heavier King Elvis Still Classy As A Caddy" by Doug Smith
Omaha World-Herald (April 23, 1976) (Concert Review)

April 23 1976 (8:30 pm). Denver CO.

"Elvis Is Chubby And 41 But His Voice Is Right On
Rocky Mountain News (April 24, 1976) (Concert Review)

April 24, 1976 (8:30 pm). San Diego, CA.

"Elvis ... The Legend Still Enthralls" by Robert P. Laurence
The San Diego Union (April 26, 1976) (Concert Review)

April 25, 1976. Long Beach, CA.

Elvis Sold Out
Long Beach Independent (April 23, 1976) (Pre-Concert Article)

"Elvis' spark gone, but still love 'em" by Denise Kusel
Long Beach Press Telegram (April 26, 1976) (Concert Review)

April 26, 1976 (8:30 pm). Seattle, WA.

"Elvis Presley: still The King" by Patrick MacDonald
Seattle Times (April 27, 1976) (Concert Review)

"14,687 Strong... The Elvis Army"
Seattle Post-Intelligencer (April 27, 1976) (Concert Review)

April 27, 1976 (8:30 pm). Spokane, WA.

"Elvis To Perform Here"
Spokane Daily Chronicle (April 3, 1976) (Article)

"Fans Prove Elvis Mania is Ageless" by Joann Gibbs
Spokane Daily Chronicle (April 28, 1976) (Concert Review)


Lake Tahoe, NV. April 30 - May 9, 1976

April 30 - May 9, 1976 Lake Tahoe, NV.

"On The Scene" by Perry Phillips
Oakland Tribune (March 9, 1976) (Pre-Concert Article)


On Tour May 27 - Jun. 6, 1976

May 27 1976 (8:30 pm). Bloomington IN.

"Elvis Lived The Good Life On Assembly Hall Stage" by Rich Stim
Bloomington Herald-Times (May 28, 1976) (Concert Review)

May 28 1976 (8:30 pm). Ames IA.

"An Older, Slower Elvis: Still Very Much The King" by Jim Bealey
The Des Moines Register (May 29, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Iowans Ready To See Elvis" by Russ Smith
Waterloo Courier (May 30, 1976) (Concert Review)

May 29 1976 (8:30 pm). Oklahoma City OK.

"Fans Scream at Perennial Elvis Magic" by Jane Menninga
The Daily Oklahoman (May 30, 1976) (Concert Review)

May 30 1976 (2:30 pm). Odessa TX.

"Elvis "Wows 'Em" At 2 Local Shows" by Robert C. Borden
The Odessa American (May 31, 1976) (Concert Review)

May 31 1976 (8:30 pm). Lubbock TX.

"Elvis Wows Fans At Sellout Concert"
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (June 1, 1976) (Concert Review)

June 1 1976 (8:30 pm). Tucson AZ.

"Elvis Presley A Record Sellout For June show"
Tucson Daily Citizen (May 25, 1976) (Concert Review)

"The Fire Starts a Little Slower" by Larry Fleischman
Tucson Daily Citizen (June 2, 1976) (Concert Review)

"The Hips Don't Twist Now, But It's Still Elvis" by Chuck Graham
Tucson Daily Citizen (June 2, 1976) (Concert Review)

June 2 1976 (8:30 pm). El Paso TX.

"An Excitement Frenzy - It's Elvis in Person" by Barbara Funkhouser
El Paso Times (June 3, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Elvis Arrives Quietly Under Tight Security" by Francisco Trejo
El Paso Times (June 3, 1976) (Concert Review)

June 3 1976 (8:30 pm). Fort Worth TX.

"Does Elvis Still Care?" by Pete Oppel
Dallas Morning-News (June 4, 1976) (Concert Review)

June 4, 1976. Atlanta, GA.

"Fans Change, But Presley Stays The Same"
The Atlanta Constitution (June 4, 1976) (Pre-Concert Article)


On Tour Jun. 25 - Jul. 5, 1976

June 25, 1976. Buffalo, NY.

"Elvis to Wiggle Tonight Before 17,950"
Buffalo Courier-Express (June 25, 1976) (Pre-Concert Article)

"Elvis Proves He's Still King" by Thomas Putnam
Buffalo Courier-Express (June 26, 1976) (Concert Review)

"A Now Rotund Elvis Can Still Wow'em" by Jim Bisco
Buffalo Evening News (June 26, 1976) (Concert Review)

June 26, 1976. Providence, RI.

"Elvis, His Hips Thrill 27,000" By Tony Lioce
Providence (RI) Journal Bulletin (June 27, 1976) (Concert Review)

June 27, 1976. Largo, MD.

"Elvis' Popularity Grows By Leaps and Pounds" by Charlie McCollum
The Washington Star (June 28, 1976) (Concert Review)

June 28, 1976. Philadelphia, PA.

"King Elvis Still Reigns Supreme" By Matt Damskers
The Evening Bulletin (June 29, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Elvis Cools His Fever Pitch" By Matt Damskers
The Evening Bulletin (June 29, 1976) (Concert Review)

June 29, 1976. (8:30 pm) Richmond, VA.

"Elvis Gives Audience Glimpse Of Old Power" by Barbara Green
Richmond News Leader (June 30, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Music" by C.A. Bustard
Richmond Times Dispatch (June 30, 1976) (Concert Review)

June 30, 1976, Greensboro, NC.

"'Pelvis' Slower; Voice Still There" by Ernie Neff
The Greensboro Record (July 1, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Bigger Than Life, Elvis Turns 'Em On" by Harvey Harris
The Greensboro Daily News (July 1, 1976) (Concert Review)

July 1, 1976. Shreveport, LA.

"Elvis Proves He's Still "The King" in Shreveport." by Mark Melson
The Shreveport Times (July 2, 1976) (Concert Review)

July 2, 1976 (8:30 pm). Baton Rouge, LA.

"Elvis Show Proves Rock'n'Roll's King Still Tops; "Hawking" Detracts" by Tom Aswell
Baton Rouge State-Times (July 3, 1976) (Concert Review)

July 4, 1976. (2:30 pm) Tulsa, OK.

"Playbill" by Bill Donaldson
Tulsa Tribune (July 5, 1976) (Concert Review)

July 5, 1976 Memphis, TN.

"Elvis' Personal Brand of Fireworks Lights the Night for Homecoming" by Charles Goodman
The Commercial Appeal (July 6, 1976) (Concert Review)

"And 22 Years Later, The Mystique Of Elvis Is Still Rock-Solid" by Walter Dawson
The Commercial Appeal (July 6, 1976) (Concert Review)


On Tour July 23 - August 5, 1976

July 23, 1976. Louisville, KY.

"Still Their King, Fans greet Elvis with moans and screams" by Kate Parry
Courier-Journal (July 24, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Jive Hummer"
The Louisville Times (July 24, 1976) (Concert Review)

July 24, 1976. Charleston, WV.

"Presley Poundage Doesn't Dim Appeal" by Ann Hughey
Charleston (WV) Gazette (July 25, 1976) (Concert Review)

July 25, 1976. Syracuse, NY.

"He's greatest Of All Time" by Ezra Greenhouse
Syracuse Herald Journal (July 26, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Elvis Fans Pack War Memorial" by Joan E. Vadeboncouer
Syracuse Herald Journal (July 26, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Fat, Puffy, Has-Been Elvis Is Outshone By His Costume" by Dale Rice
The Post Standard (July 26, 1976) (Concert Review)

July 26, 1976. (8:30 pm) Rochester, NY.

"King Elvis Holds Court" by Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (July 27, 1976) (Concert Review)

July 27, 1976 (8:30 pm). Syracuse, NY.

"Still on Throne, "King Elvis" at His Rockin', Croonin' Best" by Mike Holdridge
Syracuse Post-Standard (July 28, 1976) (Concert Review)

July 28, 1976 (8:30 pm) Hartford, CT.

"Bumps Are Gone But He's Still King" by J. Greg Robertson
The Hartford Courant (July 29, 1976) (Concert Review)

July 29, 1976 (8:30 pm) Springfield, MA.

"King Elvis Casts Spell on Audience" by Sam Hoffman
Springfield Daily News (July 30, 1976) (Concert Review)

July 31, 1976 (8:30 pm) Hampton Roads, VA.

"Elvis - for the Way He Was" by Cheryl Tucker
Newport News Times Herald (August 1, 1976) (Concert Review)

August 2, 1976. Roanoke, VA.

"Performance Shows He's Still A Star" by Russell Leavitt
The Roanoke Times (August 3, 1976) (Concert Review)

August 3, 1976. Fayetteville, SC.

"Shake, Rattle and Roly Poly" by Nancy Cain Schmitt
The Fayetteville Observer (August 4, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Sequined Presley Offers Sometimes Gaudy Evening" by Susan Prevatte
The Robesonian (August 5, 1976) (Concert Review)


On Tour Aug. 27 - Sept. 8, 1976

August 27, 1976. San Antonio, TX.

"S.A. Fans Scream Welcome to Elvis - Crowd Cheers as Elvis Sings" by Robert C. Stewart, Jr.
San Antonio Light (August 28, 1976) (Concert Review)

August 28, 1976. Houston, TX.

"Elvis: a disappointing visit at a shrine" by Dale Adamson
The Houston Chronicle (August 29, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Music: Elvis Presley" by Bob Claypool
The Houston Post (August 29, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Screams say Elvis still is King" by Wiley Alexander
The Houston News (September 1, 1976) (Post-Concert Article)

August 29 1976 (2:30 pm). Mobile AL.

"Elvis Is Still King, But He's Slowly Fading" by Mignon V. Kilday
Mobile Register (August 30, 1976) (Concert Review)

August 30 1976 (8:30 pm). Tuscaloosa AL.

'Elvis Worth It, "Doubly So"' by Tommy Stevenson
Tuscaloosa Times (August 30, 1976) (Pre-Concert Review)

"Elvis: The Thrill Is Gone..." by John H. Anderson
Crimson White (September 1, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Old Magic Still There" by Doris Flora
Tuscaloosa Times (August 31, 1976) (Concert Review)

August 31, 1976. Macon, GA.

"Paunchy Elvis Struts For Adoring Crowd" by Cath Coleman
The Macon Telegraph (September 1, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Elvis Presley Scores In Macon Again"
The Macon News (September 1, 1976) (Concert Review)

September 1, 1976 (8:30 pm) Jacksonville, FL.

"Presley's In town To Rock Sell-Out Crowd"
Jacksonville Journal (September 1, 1976) (Pre-Concert Article)

"Elvis' Bubble: It Never Popped" by Frank Young
The Florida Times-Union (September 1, 1976) (Pre-Concert Article)

"Hip, Hip Hooray As Memories Stir" by Lloyd Brown
Jacksonville Journal (September 2, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Elvis Presley Lets 'Em Know He's Still The King" by Frank Young
The Florida Times-Union (September 2, 1976) (Concert Review)

September 2 1976 (8:30 pm). Tampa FL.

"Elvis: Still a Heavy on the Superstar Scale" by Frank Ross
St. Petersburg Times (September 3, 1976) (Concert Review)

September 3 1976 (8:30 pm). St Petersburg FL.

Evening Independent (September 3, 1976) (Photo Article)

"Elvis: A Brief Visit and The Back To Lakeland"
Evening Independent (September 3, 1976) (Pre-Concert Article)

"Oh Elvis, Our Youth Is Gone And We Went Our Separate Ways" by Judy Sedgema
St. Petersburg Times (September 4, 1976) (Concert Review)

"The King: Waves of Humanity Go WOW At The Flick Of His Hand" by Jim Moorhead
Evening Independent (September 4, 1976) (Concert Review)

"King Elvis: His Legion Of Fans Showed Their Colors At The Bayfront Concert" by Steve Gunn
Evening Independent (September 4, 1976) (Post-Concert Article)

September 4 1976 (2:30 pm). Lakeland FL.

"E" for Elvis, Exciting!" by Jim DeGennaro
Lakeland Ledger (September 5, 1976) (Concert Review)

September 6 1976 (8:30 pm). Huntsville AL.

"Elvis' Waist Thicker, But Fans Still Loyal" by Winford Turner
Huntsville News (September 7, 1976) (Concert Review)

September 7 1976 (8:30 pm). Pine Bluff AR.

"Elvis Concert Gives Financial Boost To Convention Center at Pine Bluff"
The Courier News (September 9, 1976) (Post-Concert Article)


On Tour Oct 14 - Oct. 27, 1976

October 14, 1976 (8:30 pm) Chicago, IL.

"Fans Do More Gyrating Than Elvis, But He's Still Tops" by Lynn Van Matre
Chicago Tribune (October 16, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Surprise! Elvis Still Fits Into His Fancy Suit." by Jack Hafferkamp
Chicago Daily News (Concert Review)

October 16 1976 (8:30 pm). Duluth MN.

"Elvis Sang ...And They Just Loved Him" by Jim Heffernan
Duluth News-Tribune (October 17, 1976) (Concert Review)

October 17 1976 (8:30 pm). Minneapolis MN.

"Elvis Shakes, Rafters Rattle, Money Rolls" by Michael Anthony
Minneapolis Tribune (October 18, 1976) (Concert Review)

October 18 1976 (8:30 pm). Sioux Falls SD.

"Elvis Comes to Arena And Leaves with Audience in His Hand" by Hugh O'Gara
Sioux Falls Argus-Leader (October 19, 1976) (Concert Review)

October 19 1976 (8:30 pm). Madison WI.

"Surprise - Elvis Sold-out"
Capital Times (October 3, 1976) (Pre-Concert Article)

"Elvis - He's Still the King" by Dave Zweifel
Capital Times (October 20, 1976) (Concert Review)

October 20 1976 (8:30 pm). South Bend IN.

"The Power And Magic Remain" by Joe Raymond
South Bend Tribune (October 21, 1976) (Concert Review)

October 21 1976 (8:30 pm). Kalamazoo MI.

"Old (Well, a Little) Swivel Hips Hits Town - Ooooooooh, It's Elvis" by James Stommen
Kalamazoo Gazette (October 22, 1976) (Concert Review)

October 22 1976 (8:30 pm). Champaign IL.

"Elvis Is an Oldie But Goodie" by Martha Hirsch
Champaign-Urbana Courier (October 23, 1976) (Concert Review)

October 23 1976 (8:30 pm). Richfield OH.

"Elvis Here Oct. 23"
The Plain Dealer (September 21, 1976) (Pre-Concert Mention)

"Another Coliseum Sellout Nears For Elvis Presley"
The Plain Dealer (October 23, 1976) (Pre-Concert Mention)

"Elvis Spoofs And Sings, And It's Great" by Jane Scott
The Plain Dealer (October 24, 1976) (Concert Review)

October 24, 1976 (8:30 pm) Evansville, IN.

"Complaints Go On About Elvis Tickets"
The Evansville Press (September 8, 1976) (Pre-Concert Article)

"Official Denies Reports saying Elvis Ticket Sales Mishandled" by James Szymanski
The Evansville Press (September 27, 1976) (Pre-Concert Article)

"Legend Replaces Zest For Elvis" by James Szymanski
The Evansville Press (October 25, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Elvis Knocked Them Out Like He's Done For Years" by Scott Hill
The Evansville Courier (October 25, 1976) (Concert Review)

October 25, 1976. Fort Wayne, IN.

"Elvis Presley Matured As "Sweetest Tough Guy" by Connie Trexler
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel (October 26, 1976) (Concert Review)

October 26, 1976. Dayton, OH.

"KING WIGGLES; CROWD STORMS STAGE" by Vince Staten
Dayton Daily News (October 27, 1976) (Concert Review)

October 27 1976 (8:30 pm). Carbondale IL.

"Ole Elvis Still Thrills The Fans" by Barbara Schechter
Southern Illinoisan (October 28, 1976) (Concert Review)


On Tour Nov 24 - Nov. 30, 1976

November 24, 1976 (8:30 pm) Reno, NV.

"Presley Memories Stronger Than Reality" by Pat O'Driscoll
Nevada State Journal (November 26, 1976) (Concert Review)

"The Magical Magnet Of Elvis Still Exists" by Bill Steinauen
Reno Evening Gazzette (November 25, 1976) (Concert Review)

November 25, 1976. Eugene, OR.

"Elvis in form: Good, bad, ungodly" by Fred Crafts
Register Guard (November 26, 1976) (Concert Review)

November 26, 1976. Portland, OR.

"Elvis Still Rock King To His Fans" by John Wenderborn
The Oregonian (November 27, 1976) (Concert Review)

November 28, 1976 (8:30 pm) San Francisco, CA.

"Elvis' Return: Triumphant, As Always" by James Kelton
San Francisco Examiner (November 29, 1976) (Concert Review)

November 30 1976 (8:30 pm). Anaheim CA.

"A Less Weighty Elvis Spectacle" by Robert Hilburn
Los Angeles Times (December 2, 1976) (Concert Review)


Las Vegas, Dec. 2 - Dec 12, 1976

December 12, 1976. Las Vegas, NV.

"Elvis sings and sings for fan's 112th visit"
Unknown newspaper (Concert Review)


On Tour Dec. 27 - Dec. 31, 1976

December 27, 1976 (8.30 pm) Wichita, KS.

"To Many, Elvis Is Still The King" by Dave Goodwin
Wichita Beacon (December 28, 1976) (Concert Review)

December 28, 1976 (8.30 pm) Dallas, TX.

"ELVIS: A Happening at Memorial Coliseum" by Bob Porter
Dallas Times Herald (December 29, 1976) (Concert Review)

"Elvis And His Fans - A Parody All The Way" by Maryln Schwartz
Dallas Morning News (December 29, 1976) (Concert Review)

December 29, 1976 (8:30 pm) Birmingham, AL.

"Magnetic Elvis Can Still Thrill Audience" by Emmett Weaver
Birmingham Post-Herald (Concert Review)

"Elvis Presley Concert Full Of Humor, Zest" by Gene Butts
Birmingham News December 30, 1976) (Concert Review)

December 30, 1976 (8:30 pm) Atlanta, GA.

"Elvis Is Back - Slimmer, Healthier Presley Shows Adoring Fans He's In Top Form Again" by Scott Cain
The Atlanta Journal (December 31, 1976) (Concert Review)

December 31, 1976. (9:30 pm) Pittsburgh, PA.

"Concert Draws 16,409 - Elvis Rings In '77 At the Civic Arena " by Mike Kalina
Post Gazete (January 1, 1977) (Concert Review)