Video: Elvis Presley, born 80 years ago today, performs at the Spectrum in 1977

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Presley died in August 1977; this performance, from The Final Curtain box set, was recorded on May 28.

Elvis Presley 28 May 1977 Philadelphia Pennsylvania from Jenny Maher on Vimeo.

Celebrate awesome Philadelphians at The Billies

Billy Penn’s annual awards show and fundraiser is set for June 16 via Zoom. Live hosts, a DJ, local entertainment and the MVP, Ya Fav Trashman. You’re invited — join the celebration!



Chris Krewson is the executive director of LION Publishers, a national nonprofit association that serves local journalism entrepreneurs build sustainable news organizations, and the founding editor of Billy Penn. He lives in Havertown.