Main Event Theater
Main Event Theater
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An intimate theater in the heart of the smokies in Pigeon Forge, TN offering A Tribute to Conway Twitty at 2pm and "A Salute to Elvis" at 7:30 every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday And Saturday. We are located at 2828 Parkway Ste 15 Pigeon Forge. )Stoplight # 4, then up the hill and turn right).
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Jennifer P
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    "Spectacular Elvis Tribute at the Main Event Theater in Pigeon Forge, TN"
    My husband, teenage daughter and I had the pleasure of watching a Tribute to Elvis at the Main Event Theater in Pigeon Forge, TN on July 21, 2023. Eli Williams was absolutely amazing. His performance was spectacular! We loved all aspects of this show. We do not have any negative comments about his performance. All of us were amazed by his artistic ability, charisma, charm, energy, sense of humor, appearance, and overall stage performance and vocal talent. The entire show was devoted solely to Elvis. Eli was very knowledgeable in terms of the life and career of Elvis. I loved how he incorporated this into his show. It is definitely a must see to people of all ages. You don't have to be an Elvis fan to enjoy this show. Although we have been coming to Pigeon Forge for many years, this was our first time seeing Eli's performance. Of all the shows and performances we have seen in Pigeon Forge, this one was by far the BEST! The cost of the show was also very reasonable. Eli is a kind-hearted, humble, sincere and down to earth guy. After the show, he took the time to take pictures and talk with anyone wishing to stay. He took his time to talk with each person without being in a hurry to leave. His wife, Sarah was beyond friendly and welcoming, as well. My daughter just loved her too. Even though the location is not on the main strip, it is definitely worth the time to find it. We will without a doubt be watching him again. I personally think he would have done a wonderful job portraying Elvis in the movie. It was just like watching every aspect of Elvis with an incredible likeness to his voice. #TEAM ELI
    Visited July 2023
    Written 24 July 2023
  • Judy H
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome
    On vacation with my son and his family. Had a ball at both performances with Travis (Conway) and Eli (Elvis). Interaction with audience was great. They shared a lot of history on both artist, some things I did not know. If you're looking for a great time to turn back the time, this is the place to go. Hope you're time at the MAIN EVENT is as memorable a mine. The entire staff was so hospitable. Thanks.
    Visited July 2023
    Written 30 July 2023
  • lovetravel2
    883 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent Show by Eli
    Eli does an excellent impersonation and honoring the late king of rock n roll. He knows the facts of his life and career and us very charismatic. He keeps the audience, even though it us very small, smiling, laughing, clapping, and singing along. He has the facial expressions down pretty well. The theatre is small and looks awful on the outside, but trust me you will want to go on in. Sarah was very friendly and polite. Don't hesitate to give Eli a chance, an excellent one man show.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 22 August 2023
  • Terri S
    Dacula, Georgia24 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I though the show was great. Venue is perfect for everyone to have a great and personal experience
    Eli is a great entertainer and his passion for Elvis is very obvious. The venue is a great arena, small but intimate. Everyone will be able to have a great and personal experience. I’ve seen a couple of reviews mention “Elvis” slurred his words on some songs, but I’m pretty sure this is intentional-as it only occurred during the second set. This would be pretty accurate of Elvis in the 70’s, when he became overweight, exhausted and high. I think his representation is great. My daughter absolutely loved the show. The price is so great I’d love to go back.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 24 October 2023
  • wonderlusteder
    Siesta Key, Florida4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Strongly recommend for all ages!!
    Great show and warm atmosphere. Took our special needs daughter to the Salute to Elvis show. Fantastic talent and everyone in the audience felt included. Best show of the trip
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 November 2023
  • Rgbox
    Ayrshire, United Kingdom141 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Enjoyable
    Had a very enjoyable time, loved the intimacy of the theatre 🎭 Eli is passionate at what he does, is funny and entertaining at the same time. I loved when he played the guitar 🎸 worth every penny, when in town it’s worth taking the time to see the show. Girl who takes your ticket is very personable and cheerful makes you welcome. Well done.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 November 2023
  • Sandra J
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent show
    We have seen Eli many many times and never disappoints. He is a fantastic performer and person. Eli and his wife Sarah and so nice to talk to and they live to after show contact with their audience. We will definitely be back again.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 3 November 2023
  • Rick G
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing Shows
    My wife and I went to both the Conway Twitty tribute and the Elvis tribute. Both shows are awesome and well worth going to. They do an amazing job of impersonating Conway and Elvis. If you are visiting Pigeon Forge and want to see good shows without breaking the bank, these are the shows to see.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 10 November 2023
  • Becky H
    42 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very satisfied
    We saw Stewart Chapman as Elvis. He is wonderful! He use to be there awhile back, he's back and better than ever!! Buy his ticket, and you can get a ticket to see Travis James as Conway Twitty at 2pm for only $20. Both are great shows!!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 November 2023
  • Buddy Fox
    11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Everytime I take mom down to see them it's a awesome time. No bs just the best entertainment in Tennessee
    By far the best conway and elvis show ever and that's coming from a man that is cou try as they come except for country music old or new took my mom down one time been there at least 10 times last to yrs. Awesome people not goi. To find a other as cheap or near as good as main event has they go out of there way to make your day so dont delay go see it today.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 November 2023
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Jordan H
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1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021 • Couples
This show is a joke!!! My husband and I both being fans of Conway Twitty were very disappointed. Travis only performs snippets of songs and impersonated Conway for about 30 minutes of the entire show, Travis went on to perform songs by George Jones, Elvis, and Willie Nelson and were all terrible. A disgrace to these artists. Travis tells the audience he has been performing for 43 years and I honestly have no idea how! He also states that the show cannot afford to be on the main drag and that is why the theater is in the back of a random parking lot, I believe he was ran off of the main drag with his terrible performance. It’s no wonder he is in an astranged strip mall building tucked away from the public! Save your money and 2 hours of your vacation time! He is a joke! He begs for everyone to leave good reviews for them and that he is sensitive to no applause and negative comments… Travis says they have been the #1 show in the area for 5 years there is NO way. That has to be a false statement, please take your money and go somewhere worth your time!
Written 5 November 2021
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Susan B
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
My husband loves country music and when he saw a tribute to Conway Twitty, we decided to give it a try, not knowing what to expect. It turned out to be a great entertaining show! Travis did an awesome job! He interacted with the audience and involved everyone. He also took the time at the end of the show to speak to everyone. We will definately go back when we are in the area again.
Written 6 January 2020
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rebfonseca
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 • Family
We saw the Elvis show first. He was amazing! It was a Monday afternoon in offseason so aside from our group, there were only 8 others in the theater. He performed at though he were in a sold out stadium. He was also so personable after the show. We enjoyed so much, we went back a few nights later for the Conway show (who also put on an amazing show). Highly recommend.
Written 23 February 2021
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elainehardman2021
Grand Island, NY1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
The ELVIS tribute was super fantastic , A hidden diamond show Amost missed these shows. A super eta performance By Stewart Chapman, as he mingled with the audience and sang just like hearing the real Elvis..a fantastic 2 hour show More advertisement would draw in more seniors and ELVIS fans and there are still so many of us here...We spread the word you need a giant poster near the entrance to the drive way to catch passer byers..We really enjoyed your performance good luck in the future..Come see this Elvis you won't be disappointed.
Written 5 May 2021
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Richard L
Smyrna, United States4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2020
Best show in Pigeon Forge. We always attend at least one of the Main Event shows when visiting the area. We have always enjoyed the shows. Travis James is an excellent entertainer.
Written 2 July 2020
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Kendall H
Sevierville, TN19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Solo
This guy knows how to rock and really pay tribute to the King! I have a background in music and I absolutely know great talent and this guy, Stewart Chapman, gets an A+ for his thorough performance! As a huge Elvis lover myself, what I liked about the show is that Stewart does all three of the Elvis eras. I have gone to many Elvis tribute shows and I just hate that they sometimes skip the songs that are my favorite. This guy sings every Elvis song that I love and he sings them with a beautiful voice! As a local, and as someone who knows music, this is the Elvis show to see in Pigeon Forge!


Written 7 October 2020
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James W
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Couples
My wife and I went to the Elvis show and it was Great. We lived in Vegas area for seven years and we went to shows on the Strip and this show was right at the top of our list. It is a small theater but that made the show even better. Very close up and personal. We went back to the Conway show that evening and it was just as entertaining. We look forward to going again soon.
Written 5 January 2020
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Pete L
Roanoke, VA4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Couples
This venue was the surprise of the week. It is located just off the strip in an old facility behind a strip mall. Although it doesn't look like much from the outside, the interior has been made into an intimate stage and seating area that is up close and personal with the performer(s). There is no restriction on pictures and after the show the actors actually come out for a meet and greet. Loved it!
Written 5 January 2020
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Damon
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia68 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
Awesome show for all ages. I attended the show with my wife and 17, 15, and 11 year old children and they all loved it. I’m a lifetime Elvis fan and Stewart Chapman was excellent. The venue is smaller than the typical large theater which leads to an more interactive and intimate performance. Highly recommend the show and the owners were quite nice as well.
Written 19 December 2020
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Rgbox
Ayrshire, UK141 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Had a very enjoyable time, loved the intimacy of the theatre 🎭 Eli is passionate at what he does, is funny and entertaining at the same time. I loved when he played the guitar 🎸 worth every penny, when in town it’s worth taking the time to see the show. Girl who takes your ticket is very personable and cheerful makes you welcome. Well done.
Written 2 November 2023
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