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They’re known as “Elvis Tribute Artists (ETAs),” and four of the country's best will be appearing in ELVIS LIVES! at 2PM & 7PM on the Spencer Theater stage Sunday, April 28. For tickets call the Spencer Box Office toll free at (888) 818-7872.
Bill Cherry was the #1 finisher in the 2009 “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest" in Memphis, TN, and was recently honored with the “Heart of the King Award” by the Las Vegas Hilton for his respectful tribute to The King. He’ll be performing Elvis’ “concert years.”
Leo Days, also among the top finalist in the 2009 competition, is an ETA veteran performer who tours internationally (France, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Germany and more). He’s one of the few Elvis tribute artist that can perform all three eras of his career (rock ‘n’ roll ‘50s, the ‘60s and the Vegas years of the ‘70s).
Ben Klein started his tribute career in 2001 and has since won nine first place competition titles across America. Ben has worked for Legends In Concert and was a headliner on the first ever Elvis Cruise in 2007. He was first runner up in 2011 in the "Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest" hosted by Elvis Presley Enterprises.
Kevin Mills’ authentic portrayal and fascinating interpretation of Elvis Presley has made him one of the country’s most sought-after ETAs. Considered a specialist in the business, Kevin’s crowd-pleasing style and mannerisms, mixed with his unique blend of talent, vocals, charisma and elaborate costuming. In 2009 and 2010, Kevin was awarded 3rd place and 2nd place respectively in the "Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contes"t in Memphis. He has been equally active in film and television, his most notable a performance in the starring role in “Elvis The Beginning” on A&E.
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“Elvis Lives; The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Event” is getting rave reviews from across the country and capturing the hearts of Elvis aficionados. The nationwide tour, presented with special permission from Elvis Presley Enterprises, now hits Spencer spotlights, bringing the likes and sounds of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll to our Alto hall.
The theatrical concert experience combines the musical talents of the top Elvis tribute artists in the world. Elvis Lives is an unforgettable live musical journey across Elvis’ life featuring four finalists from the worldwide “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest,”each of whom represent Elvis during different stages of his career.
The Elvis tribute artists are joined by a live band, back-up singers and dancers, and an Ann-Margret performer, as well as iconic imagery made available from the Graceland archives. The production showcases each performer portraying Elvis in one of four eras: the 1950s, 1960s, his movie career and his concert years, making it the complete musical package. Audiences “Can’t Help Falling In Love” with this pulse-racing, multi-media, musical journey.