Celebrate Elvis Presley’s 87th birthday with a weekend of music specials & tributes
In honour of Elvis Presley’s 87th birthday on January 8th, tune in to Elvis Radio (Ch. 75) from Friday, January 7th through Sunday, January 9th to hear exclusive specials featuring The King’s music and more.
Starting on January 7 at 7 pm ET, enjoy a special birthday edition of Elvis Live in Concert — No. 1’s LIVE, the weekly show hosted by Big Jim Sykes that takes a deep dive into Elvis’ iconic performance recordings, talent, charisma and most-loved music. Listen to the show again on Sunday, January 9th at 11 pm ET.
Then, relive the Elvis songs fans can’t help falling in love with during the Elvis Top 87 Countdown on Saturday, January 8th at 8 am ET. From “Hound Dog” and “Heartbreak Hotel” to “Burning Love” and “Suspicious Minds” and beyond, hear which Elvis song will take the top spot when Elvis Radio DJs Argo, Jim Sykes and Robb Walker count down chart-topping hits and beloved tunes live from Graceland. Catch encores on January 8th at 3 pm and 8 pm ET and January 9 at 12 pm ET.
Additionally, start the celebration early and get caught up on the first seven episodes of Elvis Sessions — a chronological journey through all of Elvis’ recording sessions from 1953 through 1976 — on the SXM App.
To join the in-person festivities at Graceland, visit Graceland.com/birthday.