Date(s) - 31/07/2016
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
There are Elvis Presley tribute artists and then there’s Lee Memphis King……
In this brand new show for 2016, Europe’s most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist – Lee Memphis King, presents the ultimate tribute to The King, celebrating the unrivalled career of this musical legend. Lee Memphis King recreates the essence of Elvis Presley: The ’68 Comeback Special and The ‘Vegas’ Years with consummate ease and an almost unbelievable combination of stunningly accurate vocals and incredible passion in every performance, It’s all there.
Over the last 8 years as Lee has toured his ‘One Night of Elvis’ he has played to over a million fans and has headlined and sold out some of the most prestigious venues across the UK and Europe.
In this latest production, Lee Memphis King portrays Elvis Presley at his peak from the iconic ‘Comeback Special’ to the Vegas Years. Resplendent in the most authentic costumes from Elvis’s performances and backed by a world class orchestra and large screen projection, prepare to be taken back in time to see Elvis the way it was.
The first half of the show opens with a tribute to the most iconic TV Music production in music history The ’68 Comeback Special’. Hound Dog, Heartbreak Hotel and Don’t Be Cruel are all recreated in the most authentic reproduction of the TV Special. The first half closes with an incredible rendition of ‘If I Can Dream’.
The second half of the show is dedicated entirely to the ‘Vegas Years’ when Elvis would perform in Las Vegas and tour throughout the US and Canada – the definitive record of these performances are contained in his films ‘Elvis – That’s the Way It Is’, ‘Elvis On Tour’ the ‘Aloha from Hawaii’ concert and ‘Elvis in Concert’
Lee Memphis King recreates it all with stunning authenticity – the voice and equally important for Lee, the passion and energy that Elvis put into his songs. He leaves audiences in no doubt that they are witnessing the world’s No 1 Elvis Tribute Artist. Pure entertainment and Pure Presley.
“Judging by this quality performance at a full Hammersmith Apollo, Lee Memphis King is certainly among the premier league of tributes”. The Stage Newspaper
“When I closed my eyes I could feel Elvis” Joe Esposito – lifelong friend of Elvis Presley.
“As close to seeing the King himself perform as we could ever hope to see” – Manchester Palace Theatre