Ralph Elizondo, GIGMASTERS #1 TEXAS ELVIS, with 228 perfect 5 star customer reviews & 318 bookings. An international WINNER of the 1st GRACELAND Elvis contest.The ONLY Texas Elvis selected for membership by the elite EEN agency (endorsed by Graceland). Selected to star in Las Vegas TV commercial. Performs all era's of Elvis, 50's to 70's. A "class act" & the complete package:looks,voice & moves.Ralph is a full time professional Elvis Impersonator. Ralph brings the excitement of the early 1950's Elvis alive and offers the versatility of additional shows into the Las Vegas era's of the 1960's and 1970's. Most customers are used to only seeing the jumpsuit Elvis of the 70's ( which we do offer)....but now you have a CHOICE, we offer over 50 other choices of Elvis attire and themes for your event.
We look forward to working with you & promise to make your event (small or large) the best ever! We encourage you to read our 224 customer reviews. Ralph has been featured on every major television station numerous times as well as countless newspapers & magazine publications. He has also appeared in television commercials, in the movie "Almost Elvis" & in his own tribute show aired on local Houston television. Ralph can be hired as a solo performer or with his band. We can work with your budget to make your event a success without compromising on quality.Ralph has an impressive show with a LARGE SELECTION OF COSTUMES including: gold lame, G.I. Blues, Blue Hawaii, black leather, Aloha , jailhouse rock, blue owl jumpsuit, red burning love jumpsuit, white fringe jumpsuit, custom turquoise jumpsuit, & 50 others from the 50's-70's. Equally impressive is the endless repertoire of songs Ralph offers (500+ ) & dance moves that always elicit screams. Ralph has an incredible stage presence & a connection with the audience that is seldom seen (from the smallest audience to a large concert). He's very comfortable with people & easily makes everyone in the audience feel important.He has performed all over the U.S. in many different types of venues (casino's, concerts, festivals, benefits, theaters, conventions, weddings, church's, private parties,& corporate events). Ralph has performed for Lakewood Church ( Pastor Joel Osteen) singing Elvis gospel. He's also opened for country western recording artist Ronny McDowell before a crowd of 10,000 receiving a standing ovation. Ralph's in demand because he is talented & has a heart of gold. Ralph performs regularly for MD Anderson Hospital( cancer patients are close to his heart ). He uses his music to bring joy to hurting people. Ralph's passion is music, "I am a spiritual guy ( and I think Elvis was too). I feel that God uses people as vessels to bless others around the world. I receive God's blessings whenever I watch an Elvis movie or listen to his songs. The blessings are laughter and joy. Elvis had a ministry and it changed my life."
RECOGNITION and CONTESTS
* 2016- 2017 " Top Performer Award" on Gigsalad as #1 Elvis Impersonator in Houston
* 2016-2010 Rated the #1 Elvis Impersonator in Texas on Gigmasters ( based on customer reviews & current bookings in the last 6 months )
* 2015-2012 Awarded Gigmasters "Best of 2015-2012 Award", Gigmasters Lifetime Award, Featured in "Next Generation Kings" book by Joseph Clough member of the "Hall of Fame"
* 2011- Ralph starred in a nationally televised commercial for during a Dallas Maverick game, performed a halftime show during Corpus Christi RAYZ hockey game
* August 2008- Winner in the 1st national Graceland sponsored contest, Ultimate Elvis Contest 1st Place Winner, sponsored by Graceland, Houston
* January 2006- Greyhound Race Track Annual Elvis Contest- 1st Place Winner, Texas
* August 2005- Fender's Nightclub and Showcase- 1st Place Winner Elvis Impersonator Contest, Texas
* 2005- Ralph featured in book "Living the Life, The World of Elvis Tribute Artists", top Elvis professionals in the world ( sold at Barnes and Noble)
* May 2004- Ralph won 1st place in the Southwest Regional "Images of the King" Contest. In Memphis a pre-qualified world finalist & finished top 10.
* January 2004- Performs at Little Graceland South Texas receives standing ovation & media coverage by the Associated Press. Appears on front page of major newspapers across Texas for his rendition of G.I.Blues Elvis ( on CNN).
* January 2000-2003 - 3 time 1st Place Winner as Best Elvis Impersonator, Houston, Tx. Hard Rock Cafe
* 2001- Accepted as member of Elvis Entertainers Network. Prestigious & highly respected agency endorsed by Graceland.
* August 2002- Featured on Entertainment Tonight ( nationally)
* August 2002- International recognition,Scotland radio Ralph interviewed & sang live 30 minute radio show
* January 2000- National CNN Ralph featured performing live at Graceland
* 1998- Winner Elvis Contest, Southpaw Guitars, Houston
As a teenager Ralph won numerous dance contests with his sister.
Ralph's also a professional drummer.