INTRODUCING : AWARD WINNING ELVIS TRIBUTE ARTIST : ROY GADDY : VOTED - "PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD"
Roy Gaddy was born in Bennettsville, S.C.. He grew up in Wadesboro, N.C. and spent some of his later years in Marshville, N.C. where he graduated from Forest Hills High School. Roy is a former law enforcement officer and currently a correctional officer with the North Carolina Dept. Of Corrections. He has also been involved in Christian Ministries for the last several years.
Roy began his career in 2004 as an "Elvis Tribute Artist". He is not only a Tribute Artist but he is also an Elvis fan. That is what makes his tribute so exciting. His goal is to carry on the "Elvis Legacy" to the next generation. He has been complimented by many people because of his singing ability as well as his looks. Roy bares a strong resemblance to Elvis. The fact is, he is distantly related to "The King". He is a man who adores helping others. He loves performing as an "Elvis Tribute Artist", (ETA) rather than an "Impersonator". He performs each and every show as a tribute to "The King", not to imitate or impersonate one of the greatest legends of all time. His show is performed with the utmost class and respect for Elvis and suitable for any age group. Roy loves doing shows for elderly people and doing fundraisers for children. This man has a big heart with a lot of love for others.
He loves putting smiles on peoples faces and making them feel special as Elvis did. Elvis always gave his best to his family, his friends and his fans. Roy does his best to live up to that example.
Roy has made appearances in many different venues:
MEYMANDI AUDITORIUM / COLISEUM IN RALEIGH, N.C.
CABARRUS ARENA IN CONCORD, N.C.
THE SHERATON GRAND HOTEL IN NEW BERN, N.C.
THE WACHOVIA CENTER IN CHARLOTTE, N.C.
THE JESSE HELMS CENTER IN WINGATE, N.C.
LANCASTER COUNTY FAMILY CENTER IN LANCASTER, S.C.
Plus countless other shows, private parties and business functions in North and South Carolina.
HIGHLIGHTS OF ROYS CAREER:
1. In 2004 Opened a show for the European Country Music Association Award Winner O.J. Hanssen
2. Has performed in shows with Elvis Tribute Artist World Champions: David Lee and Keith Henderson
3. In 2005 was voted "Peoples Choice Tribute Artist Award Winner".
4. In 2006 was voted 5th Place Southeastern Regional Tribute Artist Championship Runner Up.
5. In 2007 was Voted 4th Place Southeastern Regional Tribute Artist Championship Runner Up.
6. In 2007 was honored in performing with Elvis' group "The Imperials" and "The Stamps Quartet"
7. American Legion North Carolina District Elvis Contest Winner
This is just a few of many career haighlights Roy has been involved in in the past few years and continues to be a fan favorite everywhere he goes.
He has also helped Civic Organizations raise funds such as ;
LEVINES CHILDRENS HOSPITAL,
D.A.R.E. DRUG ABUSE RESISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAM
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY,
THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION,
THE CHARLOTTE MOOSE LODGE,
THE AMERICAN LEGION VETERANS ASSOCAITION,
MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION, PLUS MANY OTHERS.
Roy also has the assistance and support of loved ones around him. His assistant producer and the love of his life assists with bookings, scheduling, materials and staging. He is also a member of B&M Productions along with other Tribute artists who perform as Neil Diamond, Roy Orbison, Conway Twitty, Patsy Cline, Linda Rhondstat, Taylor Swift, Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Charlie Rich, Frank Sinatra, and 50's to 60's Do-Wop. Roy continues to be a crowd pleaser everywhere he goes. So if you want a blast of the past and one heck of a show, here is where it's at. You can have just Elvis or a combination of this traveling Legends Showcase.
You are sure to have a fantastic time with this Elvis Tribute Artist. It will be a performance you will never forget.