Johnny been rated one of the top ten Elvis vocalists in the world. His music is played in europe and he is known around the world. He has fans in France, Spain, the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, and the list goes on and on. A European promoter is even setting up a European tour for 2008 and 2009, due to the demand for Johnny Memphis.
In Johnny's opinion, there is no such thing as an Elvis impersonator as no one could impersonate elvis. Elvis was one of a kind. That's why Johnny considers himself an Elvis tribute artist.
Check Johnny's ongoing events. Only satisfied clients would ask an elvis back again and again. Thats proof...Not just claims.
Johnny has not been with gigmasters as long as many, but he hasn't just arrived. Compare his song demos to most, and if you are a true elvis fan, you will know why he is in such demand.
He also wears top shelf quality professional costumes costing between one to two thousand dollars a piece. If you want a clown that just struts around saying 'thank you very much' every five seconds, then don't book johnny memphis. However, if you want the true elvis sound, you've come to the right place. Many elvis impersonators over exagerate elvis' voice, movements, and personality traits. Usually after listening to johnny memphis' cd, folks say, 'if i didn't know better, i'd think i was listening to elvis'. Johnny can simulate the 1950's, 60's, and 70's elvis voice very well. Besides his dead-on elvis sound, most folk really appreciate johnny's humble persona. He doesn't come across as arrogant or cocky.
Johnny memphis takes great pains to not just pattern after the fast, sexy vibrato that elvis is famous for...But to match in detail the tones, cries, and annunciation styles of elvis. Very interactive with his audience, he is easy to work with, will customize a show just for your event, and will even pay your gigmasters booking fee. Johnny can dj for sock-hop and party style events that can include an elvis performance. He specializes in hits from the 50's, 60's, and 70's.
Johnny memphis is not just an elvis fan that decided to try to be like elvis. Johnny can sing. He was a preacher's son that learned to sing at assembly of god churches, just like elvis. He was raised in killeen, texas. His dad pastored the church that vernon presley attended while elvis was in the military at ft. Hood, texas. After singing in quartets and various musical groups, johnny was told he sounded more like elvis than most existing elvis impersonators. To make the long story short, he decided to give it a shot, and received great reviews from fans. The rest is history.
Book Johnny Memphis for your next event. You'll be glad you did.