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Tupelo singer-songwriter Paul Thorn will be the headline act on June 5 during the 17th annual Tupelo Elvis Festival.

It’s not the first time for the popular artist to be center-stage at the festival; he also was part of the entertainment lineup for the festival in 2010.

Sara Evans, the Academy of Country Music Awards’ “Female Vocalist” in 2006, will be the headline act on June 6.

Memphis Jones will open for Thorn, while Charlie Worsham will open for Evans.

Elvis Fest will be held downtown Tupelo June 4-7.

Tickets go on sale April 17. Tickets for June 5 will be $15, while tickets for June 6 will be $20, plus service fees.

For a limited time, fans can purchase a two-day pass for $25. They will be available April 17- May 1.

Each night of the festival, an Elvis tribute artist will perform at the Fairpark stage.

Tickets can be purchased at www.tupeloelvisfestival.com or at the Tupelo Elvis Festival office at 108 S. Broadway St. in Tupelo.

For information, contact the Tupelo Elvis Festival office at (662) 841-6598 or jessica@tupelomainstreet.com.

The Tupelo Elvis Festival is sponsored by the Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Mississippi Development Authority.

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