Stingray

Elvis Impersonator from Massapequa, NY - Will travel up to 100 miles
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Neil Young, Elvis Impersonator Play Intimate New York Benefit Gig
Jackson Browne also performed at the first annual Ocean Elders Dinner

Neil Young performs at City Winery on September 23rd, 2013 in New York City.Curtis Wayne Millard
By Andy Greene
September 24, 2013 11:20 AM ET
Longtime Elvis Presley impersonator StingRay probably never dreamed he'd open up a show for Neil Young and Jackson Browne, but that's the position he found himself at the first annual Ocean Elders benefit dinner at New York's City Winery on Monday night. The Ocean Elders are a collective of politicians, philanthropists, environmentalists and artists dedicated to protecting the world's oceans from pollution, over-fishing and other ecological threats. That's a big task, but it's attracted big names like James Cameron, Ted Turner, Prince Albert, Queen Noor, Jackson Browne and Neil Young, who were all at the event.

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StingRay started out the evening with a twenty-five minute set of Elvis songs. The man is an absolute pro, and he came equipped with a blue jumpsuit ("to match the color of the ocean") complete with a cape and rhinestones. He resembled Blue Hawaii-era Elvis and had all the moves down: the lip curl, the karate kick, the hip shake and even the between song banter like, "Thank you mama, thank you very much."

He did a passionate set for the people (this reporter included) near the stage. He didn't even stick solely to the obvious hits, dragging out deeper cuts like "A Mess of Blues," "The Impossible Dream" as well as cover songs like "Runaway" and "Johnny B. Goode" that Elvis made his own.

"It's a privilege to be here," StingRay said when he got offstage. "I'm opening for music icons like Jackson Browne and Neil Young. It doesn't get any better than that. Words cannot explain how excited I am. I feel blessed…My favorite Neil Young song is 'Pocahontas' and my favorite Jackson Browne song is 'Somebody's Baby.'"

Stingray is the #1 Elvis tribute artist on the east coast. He is the highest rated tribute artist in the country on this website. All you have to do is sort out the entertainers by rating and you can see this for yourself.(just read the costumer reviews that each client has posted) Stingray was invited by Graceland and Jerry Schilling to appear at the book release party of 'me and a guy named Elvis' that was held at The Hard Rock Cafe in New York City on Gugust 17th,2006. Friday June 30th,2006 at 7pm and 11pm, stingray appeared on the primetime CNBC show 'on the money'. Stingray appeared on the msnbc tv show countdown hosted by 'keith olbermann' monday april 24th,2006 and host 'keith olbermann' called his performance 'brilliant' stingray was chosen to appear on cbs tv channel 3 in philladelphia on may 6th 2005 at 12noon. Cbs tv hired stingray to perform and help promote the elvis mini-series that aired may 8th and 11th on cbs. He was
rockin' out with all the early elvis hits backed up by his 3 piece band in cbs plaza from 12-1:30pm. Stingray performed his tribute at the mohegan sun casino on march 12th 2005 for 2000 guests of the mohegan tribe commemorating the anniversary of the casino. Stingray is an exciting and innovative performer who has been singing in and around the new york area for the past ten years. He features a unique style having mastered many favorites from the 1940?S ballads to the present day rock and roll. With his personal band, the delta rays he performs an authentic showcase of elvis presley hits that is unparalleled.

His vocal credits include: appearances for cbs television awards at the waldorf astoria, performing on a bill with johnny maestro and the brooklyn bridge, darlene love, little anthony and the imperials along with cbs television?S ray romano. Bruce morrow, ?Cousin brucie? From cbs radio called him ?The best elvis stylist he had ever heard?.

Other corporate appearances include entertainment for abc television?S, spin city, the new jersey devils, the new york islanders and the new york yankees. Ray has been a featured performer at such new york city night spots as maxims, tattoo, the supper club, le bar bat, shellys and bb kings in times square. Stingray appeared at trumps taj mahal in atlantic city on new years eve 2003 and also appeared at the world famous mohegan sun casino in connecticut on may 30th, 2004.Stingray appeared at the taj mahal on sept 29th and will appear at the mohegan sun casino on new years eve 2004.

His performance is a must see for fans of the king of rock and roll.
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I have to say, I could not have been happier with Stingray's performance! He came out and surprised my wife at our Wedding, singing a medley of severla songs. My wife jumped up to sing with him. So did my Father-in-law and then a ton of our guests! After his amazing set, he posed for pictures for quite a long time with our very enthused guests!! I highly recommend Stingray! He sounded just like Elvis and performed just as well!! Peter

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Overall, very professional and excellent performer. Stingray was a big hit at the Wedding Reception. Everyone thought he did a great job. From the beginning of the booking process, Stingray was very accommodating and easy to get in touch with. He is a very friendly guy! I highly recommend him for your event!

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Stingray was great! Everyone loved his performance. He got everyone up and dancing. We would definitely recommend him to others. Thank you!

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Stingray made the party!

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Luau Party

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Out of all the Elvis impersonators, I chose 3 to request. 2 replied by email within minutes. Only minutes later, Ray called. I spoke with him and had such a good feeling I went back to the gigmaster website to recheck the video. I booked Sting Ray. He is very polite and reassuring even in 90 degree heat and 98% humidity! He could've worn a Hawaiian shirt and jeans to our 9th annual backyard LUAU, but he opted for the white jumpsuit and everyone LOVED him!He is amazing! He's got a resemblance in looks, an almost identical sound; and definitely the moves of Elvis! I will recommend Sting Ray to everyone who loves Elvis. Sting Ray, thank you, thank you very much!

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I had a very special birthday party and Stingray did 2 shows with different outfits and exceeded my expectations. Great show and voice. He brought the house down with his rendition of Suspicious Minds and allowing me to perform with him-- Tremendous !!!

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The man delivers !! Everyone was impressed with the performance and enjoyed the show. Other performers bid a little lower but I am extremely happy with the money spent and the return on my dollars. Book him you will not be disappointed.

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We booked Stingray for my fathers 70th birthday as a surprise. Words can not express our excitement to see his face as stingray performed. His voice is incredible! He put on a great show and was very friendly and gracious after his performance as well, and spent time taking pictures with us. He was also very accomodating to us throughout the process. Would definately reccomend him for someones party. We Love You Stingray!!!!!

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Ray was terrific; he came to meet me on short notice, discussed in deatail what I wanted, went immediatetly to the venue and cleared tthe peformance with the management, set up his sound system for the next day; showed up on time; my employees absolutely loved it; one of the best ideas I've had in years for a holiday party and Stingray couldn't have been a better choice.

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Stingray was awesome! I hired him to perform at my husband's 50th birthday party. My husband is an Elvis fan, but I wasn't sure if an Elvis Impersonator was going to be a hit with all of the other party guests. Everyone loved it, even the guests who weren't Elvis fans. He may have cost more than other Elvis impersonators that bid on the job, but he was worth the extra money! He was very professional, it was a class act. I would recommend him to anyone looking for an Elvis entertainer!

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Thats Alright Mama
Elvis
Suspicious Minds
Elvis
In the Ghetto
Elvis
Johnny B goode
Elvis
I want you I need you I love you
Elvis
American Trilogy
Elvis
Jailhouse Rock
Don't Be cruel
Bridge over trouble water
The Wonder of you
can't help falling in love
viva las vegas
teddy bear
If I can dream
my way
puppet on a sting
Its now or never
kentucky rain
are you lonesome tonight
I believe
all shook up
blue christmas
don't
don't cry daddy
anyway you want me
a big hunk of love
burnin love
early morning rain
fever
blue suede shoes
follow that dream
good luck charm
Hawaiian wedding song
heartbreak hotel
hound dog
memories
one night with you
surrender
treat me nice
too much
you'll never walk alone
you gave me a mountian
devil in disguise
until its time for you to go
peace in the valley
moody blue
lawdy miss clawdy
long tall sally
shake rattle and roll
My Way
polk salad annie
Impossible dream
youv'e lost that lovin feeling
what now my love
all shook up
I believe
one night with you
hound dog
burnin love
I got a woman
steamroller blues
walk a mile in my shoes
pledging my love
patch it up
solitaire
its midnight
never been to spain
early morning rain
Its impossible
I can't stop loving you
Its over
welcome to my world
release me
something
Just pretend
Wear my ring
Guitar man
Good rockin tonight
Flaming Star
She's not you
Big Boss man
It Hurts Me
Altered by Elvis
Stingray/Mick Gaffney
I've got a thing about you baby
Little sister
Little less conversation
The Impossible dream
Trouble
My Boy
One night with you
What now my love
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