Elvis Presley’s friend Jerry Schilling brings his show to Portsmouth

Elvis Presley. Picture: AP Photo/NBC-TV
Elvis Presley. Picture: AP Photo/NBC-TV
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ONE of Elvis Presley’s closest friends is coming to Portsmouth.

Jerry Schilling will be at the Grosvenor Casino in Gunwharf Quays on December 2 for his show An evening with Jerry Schilling.

Mr Schilling will share his memories and experiences of ‘The King’, who was a close friend from 1954 until his death in 1977.

Mr Schilling grew up with Elvis in Memphis, and become a member of the so-called ‘Memphis Mafia’ – Elvis’s group of hometown friends – after they moved to Los Angeles to support his music career.

Tickets are available at elvislegacy.com or by calling 0121 550 7380.