A Tribute To The King Hits The Northern Lights Theater Once Again

MILWAUKEE - A Tribute to the King - To help celebrate the King’s 75th birthday, which falls on Jan. 8, Potawatomi Bingo Casino will be hosting this annual competition between the country’s top tribute artists. This year’s winner will receive a $25,001 cash prize –the largest grand prize of any such competition in the country.

Well-known tribute artist and former Tribute to the King Grand Champion Ryan Pelton will put his talent on display during each night of the competition with a 7:30 p.m. performance. His performance will be accompanied by the daily finals on Jan. 12 through Jan. 14 and the competition’s Grand Championship on Jan. 15.

WHEN: Preliminary rounds – Noon and 3 p.m., Jan. 12-14, and 3 p.m. Jan. 15. Guests can attend the preliminary rounds at no cost. The winners of each daily round will compete for the Grand Championship at 7:30 p.m., Jan. 15.

Tickets for the evening tribute shows are $20, $27 and $35 and are available for purchase in person only at the Northern Lights Theater Box Office, or through calling Ticketmaster, (800) 745-3000. Attendees must be 21.

WHERE: Potawatomi Bingo Casino – Northern Lights Theater, 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee


Potawatomi Bingo Casino is one of two casinos owned and operated by the Forest County Potawatomi Community. It is located at 1721 W. Canal Street, Milwaukee, Wis. The casino is a showcase for high stakes bingo, offering some of the nation's highest daily payouts. A popular attraction for local guests, tourists and tour groups, the casino features blackjack, craps, poker, and roulette table games, video and reel slot machines, and a variety of live entertainment and dining options. Potawatomi Bingo Casino is committed to raising awareness of the risks of problem gambling, maintaining a level of first-class customer service, while investing in its most valuable asset — its 2,500 multicultural employees. Through the Forest County Potawatomi Community Foundation and Miracle on Canal Street, the casino supports numerous local charities and community organizations. Driving directions and more information about Potawatomi Bingo Casino can be obtained by calling toll-free, 1-800-PAYS-BIG or by visiting the website at www.paysbig.com.