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The Elvis Festival

It’s this weekend! The GTFM Roadshow at the Elvis Festival – Sponsored by Signature Travel. 

We’re on the look out for some talent to come and perform some Elvis songs this weekend! Interested? contact

We will also have Elvis Samba Dancing throughout the weekend as well as lots of competitions and prizes to be won throughout the weekend…and if that’s not enough our very own Howard Griffiths and Joan Smart will be playing some of their favourite Elvis Songs too!

At 2pm on Saturday we will have the competition for the ‘Best Hound Dog’ and 2pm on Sunday it’s the ‘Priscilla Parade’.

Read more about the weekend including the press release and listen back to the interview with the organiser Peter Phillips below:-

GTFM salutes ‘The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’

RCT based radio station GTFM is proud to announce its role as the official media partner for the Family Zone at this year’s Elvis Festival, to be held in Porthcawl on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September.

The weekend, which is dedicated to celebrating Elvis Presley and his massive contribution to popular culture, includes many live music performances and attracts thousands of extra visitors to the town.

GTFM will be taking its very popular Roadshow to the Festival to host the Family Zone and broadcast programmes live throughout the weekend, bringing all the atmosphere of the event back to listeners in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

The station will also be looking for local Elvis fans to come and perform as we hosting the ‘RCT does Elvis’ stage and the ‘Priscilla Parade’ plus lots more fun throughout the weekend.

GTFM’s Promotions Manager Gavin Powell says:

 “We’re delighted to be working in partnership with the Elvis Festival as the official media partners of the Family Zone. Many of our listeners are dedicated Elvis fans and it’s a great opportunity for Valleys people to descend on Porthcawl for a weekend of Rock ‘n’ Roll.”

Elvis Festival Organiser Peter Phillips says:

 “I’m delighted to work with GTFM as RCT is a big part of our customer base. The Elvis Festival is an institution of the Valleys and the best day out of the year!”

 For more Information on this event, to sponsor, or register to take part in the RCT Does Elvis Competition, please contact Gavin Powell on 01443 406111 or email

To find out more about the Elvis festival, visit the official website:-

Joan Smart with Peter Phillips, the organiser of the Elvis Festival on Monday 4th September. Listen back to their chat about the festival.

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