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Welcome!The Z Band has been performing for 37 years in the St. Louis metro area. The Z Band presents Roy Hessling performing as Elvis. Roy performs as The King in full costume for a tribute to the music of Elvis Presley. The Z Band plays the songs you want to hear the way you want to hear them: classics beginning with the 50's, through the decades to the present - performed with spirit and great attention to detail. Whether it's Elvis, The Beatles, Motown, R&B, Country, or good old American Rock & Roll, when The Z Band is rockin', you can close your eyes and swear you're listening to the real thing!
The Z Band features Joe Turek, a former member of St. Louis' own, Mamas Pride. Joe recorded two albums for Atlantic Records in 1975 and 1976 with the Pride. Roy Hessling, former leader of "The King Of Hearts" brings his acclaimed rendition of Elvis to the stage for a costumed tribute to Elvis. Jim Stonebraker, who led his own band, "Stonebraker" for 18 years, joins The Z Band. Jim is one of St. Louis' foremost guitar players, and also from "Stonebraker, one of the areas finest drummers, Brian Wilkerson. The Z Band, a St. Louis favorite since 1970, performs a variety of private and public functions at nightclubs and in other settings throughout the area. The group's diverse and expansive playlist includes dance and party favorites. The Z Band has performed for fans at Rams tailgate parties, rallies for the Cardinals, intimate gatherings at country clubs, wedding receptions, fund-raisers, dinner dances, parties for St. Louis area's major corporations, church and company picnics--whether large or small gatherings, from loud and raucous to quiet and elegant. For energetic delivery, great vocals and harmonies, at any private or social event, it's The Z Band.