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Our 2016 Contestants

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest

Elvis tribute artists competing in Texas' Tribute to Elvis 2016 in alphabetical order.

Peter Andorai Jr    

Peter Andorai Jr

  • Home Town: Budapest, Hungary
  • Favourite Elvis Song: Follow That Dream

Having been hugely influenced by Elvis as a teenager Peter had decided to become a professional singer at an early age. While growing a series of strange and significant coincidences and a deep inner guidance led him to his current path. His strong internal motivation stems from his endless passion for the music and legacy of Elvis.

Seve Botello    

Seve Botello

  • Home Town: Modesto, CA
  • Favourite Elvis Song: Love Me

Severiano 'Seve' Botello is from Modesto, California, he developed his Elvis singing style by the age of 16. As fate would have it that was 1977 the year Elvis passed on. It became a passion and a love to perform for fans and now thrills audiences across the country and abroad. His ability to capture the essence and sound of Elvis on stage is acclaimed in the Elvis tribute artist circles.

Josh Davis    

Josh Davis

  • Home Town: Sulphur Springs, TX
  • Favourite Elvis Song: Polk Salad Annie & Unchained Melody

Josh Davis is a multi-award winning Elvis Tribute Artist and a 2015 Semi-finalist in the World Championship Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Memphis.

Josh performs all era's of Elvis and is known for his high energy level performances. His looks, voice and style make him an exceptional tribute to Elvis.

Lloyd Aron Douglas    

Lloyd Aron Douglas

  • Home Town: Mountain View, CA
  • Favourite Elvis Song: American Trilogy

Mounted Police Officer Lloyd Aron Douglas has been performing his tribute to Elvis Presley under the stage name Totally Elvis

As an accomplished performer Lloyd has performed for audiences from 5 to 6500. Utilizing his skills as an accomplished actor, singer/musician he feels equally comfortable in front of a full orchestra, 9 piece bands or recording in the studio or on set filming.

Mike Fitzner    

Mike Fitzner

  • Home Town: Diessenhofen, Switzerland
  • Favourite Elvis Song: Moody Blue

Mike has been an Elvis fan since he was seven years old and has been an active Elvis tribute artist since the age of 20. His favourite album is "Moody Blue" and he loves the decade of the early Vegas years.

After many competitions in the United States, England and Canada, Mike was placed in the top 10 at the 2015 Collingwood Elvis Festival in the category "Professional - Concert years".

Ceasar Garcia    

Ceasar Garcia

  • Home Town: Corona, CA
  • Favourite Elvis Song: CC Rider

I've been an Elvis fan since I was a kid of 10 years. I grew up watching his films and listening to his 50s songs. As I grew older and after his passing I began listening to his newer songs and so began my appreciation for the 70s music. I enjoy portraying Elvis in a respectful way, I know Elvis was bigger than life, but in many ways still humble and generous to many including his many fans. I enjoy meeting his fans and creating new ones. There will never be anyone like him ever. That is why I try to honor him in all my performances.

Al Joslin    

Al Joslin

  • Home Town: Pensacola, Florida
  • Favourite Elvis Song: True Love Travels On A Gravel Road

Al Joslin is a multi-award winning Elvis tribute artist who has taken his tribute show across the southeast for the past 10 years. He enjoys doing each era from the 50s - 70s and considers it the highest privilege to give tribute to the greatest entertainer of all time.

Andy King    

Andy King

  • Home Town: Sulzfeld, Germany
  • Favourite Elvis Song: Sylvia

Andy got his first impressions of Elvis at the age of 6 in Germany, watching his movies and listening to his songs are still a part of his life. He started his tribute to Elvis in 2003 as a hobby, over time it became more and more professional. Today Andy is a fulltime ETA with shows in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France and Czech Republic.

Di Light    

Di Light

  • Home Town: Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Favourite Elvis Song: Too Many

Di Light is from Brazil, he has been a fan of Elvis from when he was a small child listening to his father's records. He's a multi award winning Elvis Tribute Artist and considers it a great honor to pay tribute to the greatest entertainer of all time.

Drake Milligan    

Drake Milligan

  • Home Town: Mansfield, TX
  • Favourite Elvis Song: There's Always Me

Drake is from Mansfield, Texas and is a senior at Legacy High School. He developed his passion for Elvis at 8 years of age and began studying his moves and style shortly after. Soon he began performing for retirement homes and church groups. Over the years, Drake has fine tuned his performances and tries his best to emulate Elvis in his early. Drake has traveled extensively performing, he is excited that his first Ultimate contest is in his home state!

John Reid    

John Reid

  • Home Town: Muirkirk, Scotland
  • Favourite Elvis Song: Bridge Over Troubled Water

John has been an ETA for over 15 years and this has allowed him to travel the world paying tribute to his idol Elvis Presley. He is the ambassador for Scotland to the Elvis Loved St Jude and the Fan Club. John does a number of shows around Scotland in April every year where every penny raised gets donated to St Judes (in the last 3 years we have raised nearly £10,000). John has performed in Memphis during Elvis Week, Turkey, Spain and all over the UK including headlining shows at the Porthcawl Elvis Festival for the past two years. There is not a day where John does not listen to Elvis music at some point.

Jake Rowley    

Jake Rowley

  • Home Town: Nederland, TX
  • Favourite Elvis Song: Girl of My Best Friend

20 year old actor/musician and original Rock-A-Billy artist/vocalist for the band 'The Payola Kings'. Jake fell in love with Elvis at a young age, his passion has since grown into a desire to pay tribute to Elvis in the most authentic yet humble way possible. Jake feels it is his calling to introduce his peers to the legacy of Elvis and the 1950s.

Wes Smith    

Wes Smith

  • Home Town: Mt. Pleasant, TX
  • Favourite Elvis Song: Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Wes Smith grew up listening to Elvis and has always been a fan. He began singing in church as a child and has been a Elvis Tribute Artist for 5 years. He likes to entertain as an ETA and give something back to the community by playing at nursing homes and senior centres.

Dennis Soileau    

Dennis Soileau

  • Home Town: Sulphur, LA
  • Favourite Elvis Song: Can't help Falling in Love

Dennis has been a Elvis Tribute Artist for over 10 years, he loves Elvis' music but more amazed by Elvis' love of people. Dennis has performed shows at St Jude's Hospital and other places.

Dennis is 'just trying to show the world how great Elvis was' and what he is still doing for people today. Dennis also loves performing in the memory of Elvis.

   

Mark Stevenz

  • Home Town: Vancouver, WA
  • Favourite Elvis Song: It's Midnight

A fulltime Tribute Artist for 3 years now, Mark Stevenz's destiny to pay tribute to Elvis was confirmed when he won his first Elvis contest in 2010, followed by multiple finalist places in Ultimate Elvis contests throughout the US & Canada. One of Mark's most meaningful awards was when he won the 'Peoples Choice' award at the Elvis Fantasy Fest in Indiana in October 2011 & he has continued his top finishes throughout 2015. In Mark's own words: 'Nothing in life even comes close to the thrill & privilege of performing a tribute to your idol for the world's greatest music fans'.

Bruce Stewart    

Bruce Andrew Stewart

  • Home Town: Georgian Bay, Ontario
  • Favourite Elvis Song: When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again

Bruce is a professional multi-award winning Elvis Tribute Artist from Georgian Bay, Ontario - Canada. He has travelled throughout North America performing in shows, festivals and competitions and is honoured to have achieved many award titles in several competitions including Grand Champion, Gospel Champion and Fan's Choice awards.

Bruce's number one achievement is entertaining and sharing in Elvis' life and music with friends and fans. He is excited to be part of Texas' Tribute to Elvis!

Victor Trevino Jr    

Victor Trevino Jr

  • Home Town: Fort Worth, TX
  • Favourite Elvis Song: Just Pretend

While Victor's roots are from Texas, he loves taking his performance anywhere. He has been invited to perform many stages all over the world. Including the Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Japan, Mexico, Spain, Sweden and the UK. He performs for the worlds largest tribute show "Legends in Concert". Including a residency in Las Vegas where "Legends in Concert" is still longest show running on the Las Vegas Strip. Victor has opened for Grammy award winning acts like Boys II Men and Foreigner at fundraising and private events. He has also had the honor to work with many some of Elvis's colleges and friends such as Wanda Jackson, Sonny Burgese, Joe Esposito, Art Adams and DJ Fontana (Elvis's original drummer). In 2014 Victor named an ambassador and given a key to city of Tupelo Mississippi (Elvis's hometown). Victor never claims to be Elvis because he believes "there is only ONE Elvis Presley." But his goal is to recreate the magic, wildness and showmanship of one the worlds greatest and influential entertainers.

Frank Werth    

Frank Werth

  • Home Town: Schoenchen, KS
  • Favourite Elvis Song: Memories

My purpose of being an ETA (Elvis Tribute Artist), is simply because it has been a way for me to thank Elvis for everything he has done for me. I never met the man in person and neither do I have to in my heart our souls have connected through the power of god and the purity of his music. I am a huge Elvis fan and I constantly remind myself as well as the people around me that this is Elvis' tribute and that I will always perform with the utmost respect in honor of the 'King of Rock and Roll', Elvis Presley.