Dean Z to headline Elvis Celebration 2018 23 February 2018 by Visit Blackpool American Elvis tribute artist Dean Z secured by Winter Gardens Blackpool to head the all-star line-up for the return of the Elvis Celebration 2018 this June from Friday 29 June – Sunday 01 July. The celebrated Grand Champion of the Ultimate Elvis Contest joins an already stellar line up including Eddy Popescu, Matt King and Ricky Aaron and more who are set to leave crowds ‘All Shook Up’ when the popular 3-day event returns this summer. World renowned Elvis Tribute Artist Dean Z became the Ultimate Elvis champion in 2013, following a global tour including performances in Japan, Australia, Norway, Denmark, England, across Canada and the United States. Following the global tour Dean soon earned a spot with the famous “Legends in Concert” in Las Vegas. More recently, Dean Z has been secured to star in the world’s biggest and most successful Elvis tribute production “The Elvis World Tour” performing alongside fellow American Shawn Klush in a series of record breaking shows at venues including the UK’s Sheffield Arena, Echo Arena Liverpool, First Direct Arena (Leeds), Newcastle Metro Radio Arena and the Eventim Apollo (London). "I'm very lucky to have the opportunity to perform the greatest music ever made" Dean said in a recent interview for the Las Vegas Review Journal. "I’m so honoured to help prolong the legacy of the greatest entertainer to ever grace a stage, Elvis Presley." The Elvis Celebration now in its second year was created following the last-minute cancellation of a former Elvis event. Operated by the Winter Gardens Blackpool the event celebrates the King of ‘Rock n Roll’ bringing together the very best Elvis Tribute Artists over 3 days. Donna Molyneux, event organiser comments, “we’re delighted to reveal Dean Z as our headline artist for 2018 adding to what’s already an incredible line-up” “His pedigree as one of the world’s leading tributes is undisputed and I’m sure he’ll wow the sell-out crowd set to attend the event this year. Tickets for the 3-day event priced from £65 are limited, to find out more and buy visit wintergardensblackpool.co.uk or call 01253 629608.