Celebrate The King’s 86th birthday with specials & tributes all day long on Elvis Radio

Get all shook up in honor of Elvis Presley’s birthday with tribute specials on January 8.

Jackie Kolgraf
January 4, 2021

Put on your blue suede shoes and tune in to Elvis Radio (Ch. 75) on January 8 to celebrate Elvis Presley’s birthday. Fans across North America will be wishing The King a happy birthday and you can too! Record a voice memo on your phone and email it to ElvisRadio@SiriusXM.com, then tune in to hear if your message makes it on the air.Additionally, Elvis Radio will broadcast special programming throughout the day (all times ET):

The Elvis Presley Birthday Proclamation Ceremony

In honor of The King, tune in at 12pm to hear Argo host a can’t-miss ceremony featuring the best Elvis accolades from former Mayor A.C. Wharton, as officials from Elvis Presley Enterprises and The City of Memphis officially declare it to be Elvis Presley Day in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Elvis Quiz Show: EP Birthday Edition

On this special birthday episode of The Elvis Quiz Show at 1:30pm, true Elvis fans get their chance in the spotlight with a series of tougher questions. But regardless of your EP aptitude, it’s easy to have fun and play along with Elvis fans from across the country connected via Zoom with Argo and Big Jim in Memphis.

The T.G. Sheppard Show

From 3pm to 7pm, T.G. Sheppard will be hosting a very special birthday edition of his show, featuring tributes about The King from special guests Sam Thompson, former Elvis bodyguard (and Linda’s brother), and the CEO of Elvis Presley Enterprises, Jack Soden.

Elvis Birthday Fantasy Concert

Though live concerts may be on hold at the moment, Big Jim Sykes will be creating an exclusive concert experience by weaving together premium Elvis live cuts in honor of the big day at 7pm. From the opening 2001: A Space Odyssey theme to the closing note of “Can’t Help Falling In Love,” it’s Elvis – Live in Concert at his very best!

Elvis Meets Nixon

At 9pm, Jerry Schilling is taking over the airwaves to tell the wild tale of how the biggest star in the world met the most powerful man in the world 50 years ago.