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Located in Ypsilanti's

Historic Depot Town

Hope to see ya July 6 & 7, 2018


PERFORMANCE ARTISTS



The Change of Habit Tribute Band
Chicago's newest Elvis Tribute Sensation

Change of Habit Tribute Band (Chicago, IL) www.cohtribute.com “THE BAND BEHIND THE KING” THE CHANGE OF HABIT TRIBUTE BAND. Named an Official Band of Graceland Elvis Presley Enterprises. The Premiere Elvis Tribute Band Touring the World behind the Top Elvis Tribute Artists Across the Globe!

MASTER OF CEREMONIES



RONNY CRAIG
LaCrosse, Wisconsin
Ronny Craig, our Emcee is back. He has worked with many Tribute show bands during the last 20 years, including Change of Habit, EAS Band, Ultimate Legends Tribute Band along with the top Elvis Tribute Artists throughout the world: He is multi-talented with his stage presence, soaring voice, and his expert knowledge about the world of an Elvis Tribute Artist.



ELVIS TRIBUTE ARTISTS
Chris Ayotte
Michigan
Chris is an International Award- Winning Elvis Tribute Artist, and celebrity impressionist. He has performed at many venues across the country, with his distinct voice and fun-loving style. Chris is especially recognized for his vocal likeness to Elvis, and his ability to re-create the three decades of Elvis. From the 50's, 60's & 70's. Those who have heard Chris call him "one of the best".
www.chrisayotte.com

David Allen
Texas
David has been performing his tribute to Elvis Presley since 2000. He has been ranked in the Top Ten in the World by Elvis Presley Enterprises since 2011. He recently placed in the Top Ten in the World, in the Elvis Tribute Artist Competition sanctioned by EPE in Memphis, TN. David rocks the socks off of his audience and keeps them begging for more, from the hand gestures, to the quivering lip, to the swiveling hips, and of course the powerful voice, his fans have dubbed him the "Prince of Rock n' Roll. David considers being an ETA a honor and a privilege, and loves that he gets to carry on a memory of someone that people looked up to, and still do.
www.yourelvis.com/bio

Doug Church
Indiana
Doug began his career while in the US Air force. Picked up a guitar, had a home-made costume, and began winning talent contests held annually by the Air Force. He won 11 1st place trophies in just 4 years of competitions. Subsequently, he joined up with the famous Las Vegas Show "Legends in Concert: and was with them for 7 years. He has performed all over the USA and the world. He has awed his audiences for years, leaving them totally mesmerized and shaken. Doug's voice is known worldwide as being the closest to "The King's". "The TRUE Voice of Elvis", not only his fans, and other ETA's, but by those who knew Elvis personally.
www.dougchurchusa.com

Colin Dexter
Jackson, Michigan
Colin was hooked on Elvis as he and his Nana would watch the Elvis movies in his younger years. He enjoys performing on stage not only In the U.S.A. but Canada, and still has time to perform at senior centers in his hometown. He first came to the Michigan ElvisFest a few Years ago, and has won the hearts of those who attend our festival for his ability to do his great tribute to the Elvis 50's, 60's & 70's Music. We welcome his back for 2018 Michigan ElvisFest. Catch Colin Dexter on Facebook.

Quentin Flagg
Indiana
"Q" as his friends call him, and he lots. The high-energy 50's & 60's and more Rock n' Roller, Quentin Flagg Is ready to shake up the stage. Singing & dancing his way through a show will make you tap your toes, snap your fingers, and leave you wanting to dance. Quentin has entertained audiences all over the U.S.A, England, Ireland, Canada, & on cruise ships in The Caribbean. Celebrating 20 years this year of performing his Tributes. His show consists of great music from the past and The Vegas style show of The Rat Pack!. Get read to Rock n/Roll and clap those hands as Quentin Flagg takes the stage!

Robert Washington
Auburn, Maine
Robert Washington is known as one of the world's best Elvis Entertainers. He has performed all over the country as well as in England, & Japan. Robert not only has the voice of Elvis but he has that special charisma that Elvis had. Robert doesn't just sing, he makes you feel that he is singing just for you. He is a true Elvis fan, and it shows in his performances. Robert has a special connection with Elvis, as Elvis passed away on Robert's 19th Birthday, while he was serving in the Army. You can catch Robert's acting career in the movie "Almost Elvis".

Ben Johnson
Missouri
A World-Wide Elvis Tribute Artist, Ben Johnson has performed for thousands of people and in many different venues. He began this singing career three years ago at the age of 18. Ben's dream is to show people of today who Elvis truly was back in the 50's and 60's. The authenticity of how the early Elvis sounded, how he sang, talked, and dressed, is quite evident in Ben's performances. Ben says "Elvis is my passion, my hobby, my hero, but Jesus Christ is my King".

Cote Deonath
Ocala, Florida
Cote Deonath is an Elvis Tribute Artist out of Ocala Florida! Deonath has been a tribute artist for 16 years now , since the age of 4!! He loves every moment of paying tribute to the man he calls " The Greatest Entertainer to ever live " He's been all over the world ! And Recently made it to the Ultimate Elvis Contest in Memphis two years in a row representing Tampa & In 2017 Representing the birthplace of the King Tupelo Mississippi! Deonath says it's a dream come true to spread the love and legacy of Elvis Aaron Presley and is so excited to perform in Michigan for the first time !!

Jake Slater
Belaire, Michigan
Jake Slater is a National and International award winning Elvis Tribute Artist who performs all across the country including Canada. Jake performs all eras of Elvis' music and has been performing for 10 years for audiences of all sizes, sold out shows, and for many wonderful causes. He is the two-time winner of the Saginaw KingFest and most recently placed Top 5 at the Portage Elvis Fantasy Fest as well as 4th place in the Nashville Elvis Festival. Jake is very proud to have taken part in many other events around the country alongside many other great tribute artists, all for the love of ELVIS!






FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL

The Whatabouts
Michigan
What about this - What about that - What about the WHATABOUTS? Suzy, Kelly & Deb will be returning to the Michigan ElvisFest on Saturday, July 7th, 2018 Only. Performing some of your favorite songs from some of the top 60's groups. The Chiffons, the Shirelles, & the Supremes, just to name a few.

T.J. Craven
Lapeer, Michigan
A 20 year old singer, piano player & songwriter. Performing not only songs he wrote, but oldies, Country, Crooner, & Gospel music. He has quickly developed a love for the stage, and has opened for many national Country artists, as well as doing his performances for many charities in his area. He says "He's just trying to make it Enjoyable" TJ most definitely does that.

Street Corner group
Michigan
The group Street-Corner has been performing nostalgic Oldies for over three decades. With their classy soulful style, the group performs some of your favorite Motown and Do Wop music. Please come see us on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Elvisfest Michigan 2018.

Robert Washington as James Brown
Auburn, Maine
Robert Washington's Tribute to James Brown gives fans a glimpse as to what it would've been like to see and hear James Brown perform. James Brown was said to be the "hardest working man in show business", sometimes referred to as "Mr. Dynamite". No one can take his place, but Robert Washington has the same give it all attitude, and charisma, when he performs his Tribute to James Brown.

David Allen as Johnny Cash
Texas
David will recreate the sound and style of the great "Man in Black" Johnny Cash. His performance will take you back to the early 50's when Cash was just hitting the scene with his razor sound and his lightning fast guitar playing.


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