In 1954, Elvis Presley performed on the stage seven times at the Texarkana Municipal Auditorium. Elvis was at the beginning of his career when he performed in the Twin Cities – the evidence is that he premiered his hit Blue Suede Shoes right here in Texarkana!   

THANKS to the dedicated citizen-led AMA group for sharing our history and helping us celebrate our superlatives!

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