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Elvis Turns 80 Tomorrow, Celebrate Tonight At El Ranchito


El Ranchito hosted their first Elvis night in 2003 when El Ranchito’s general manager Juan Sanchez, brother of co-founder Laura Sanchez wanted to honor his favorite singer. Since the age of 14, Juan would sing and record himself dancing and singing like Elvis. He later participated in Elvis impersonator contests around Dallas and eventually started his own at El Ranchito. Juan now emcees El Ranchito’s Elvis impersonator contests, which are held in August and January every year.    Continue reading

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It Is Elvis Month At El Ranchito

NixonElvisby Steven Doyle

The good folks at El Ranchito located on Jefferson in Oak Cliff really have a thing for Elvis. What I thought was an annual impersonator contest has become more commonplace that the usual mariachis. In fact, January has been designated as a tribute month with alternating weeks switching between a professionally produce Elvis program and Elvis impersonation contests.    Continue reading

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