16th Big E Festival
Elvis Tribute Artists

Emmy Award Winning Festival

2018 Big E Champ Matthew Spalding 

For Tickets call 706-201-8232

August 2 - 4, 2019

Rabun County Civic Center 201 West Savannah St. Clayton, GA 30525


Celebrating 16 years of Big Es, the Loudermilk Boarding House Museum has partnered with the Rabun County Public Library for a very special event. Rabun County Civic Center offers a huge stage for the ETAs and plenty of room to spread out. 

Kingwood Resort is the host motel with special Elvis Rate of $89. a night. 706 212 4100 for reservations. Kingwood Resort.  All rooms sold out. 

Championship Show Friday August 2, 2019


Meet & Greet 5 PM to 6 PM in Civic Center Rock n Roll Cafe. Entrance in back of Civic Center. Come meet Mr. Ron Strauss, Elvis' Pilot of the Lisa Marie during the 1970s. $10. Admission - pay at door. Snacks and trivia contest. 

World Champion David Lee along with 2018 Big E Champion Matthew Spalding, will rock the house on Friday night August 2. Show starts at 7 PM. Doors open at 6 PM.

Tickets 706-201-8232. General admission can be purchased at door or online. $20.

After party luau Karaoke at Kingwood lounge hosted by Robert & Becky Anderson. Free.

Cash bar, Hot dogs, Chips, Dips, Wings.

Wear your favorite Hawaiian outfit!

ETA Competition Saturday August 3, 2019


Elvis Tribute Artists from around the USA gather to compete for the title of Big E Champion. Master of ceremonies, Robby Dean Scott, plans a hip-gyrating good time. Show starts at 1 PM. Doors open at noon. 

People's Choice Award to benefit Rabun County Public Library.

Tickets 706-201-8232. General admission can be purchased at door or online. $20.

Sock-hop & Karaoke Party Prime Rib Buffet 6 PM-8 PM at Kingwood.

706-212-4116 for tickets & info - $29.95.

Sunday Aug. 4, Elvis Gospel Brunch Buffet at Kingwood Resort. $23.69 

11 AM-2 PM 706-212-4116 for tickets


ETA Application (docx)


vendors application (docx)


General Admission Tickets


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16th Big E Festival 

Tickets purchased online for General admission can be used either day.

Friday Aug. 2, 2019 General Admission (rows 11 to 16) $20. each

Saturday Aug. 3, 2019 

Rows 12 to 16 General Admission (last 5 rows) $20. each

Call Bill 706-201-8232 for reserved seats.

Yellow = $25.

Blue = $20.

Front row = $35. sold out

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Loudermilk Boarding House Museum

271 Foreacre St., Cornelia, GA 30531-3659

Open: April to October

Friday 10AM TO 4PM

Saturday 10AM TO 4PM


Cornelia, Georgia, United States

(706) 778-2001

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