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Doug Church: The True Voice of Elvis (distanced) - (January 23, 2021)

Showtime: 7:00pm | Doors Open: 30min prior
Prices: Tickets Only - $24.95 | Dinner and Theater -$43.95
This Concert will be held at the Blue Gate Music Hall

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Doug began his career in the US Air Force, brandishing a guitar and home-made costume, where he began winning talent contests held annually by the Air Force with his amazing rendition of the King of Rock n Roll. He won 11 First Place trophies in just 4 years of competitions in multiple categories such as Male Vocalist, Comedian and even master of Ceremonies. Shortly after leaving the service, he entered the Worldwide Elvis Impersonators contest at Bad Bob's Vapor's in Memphis Tennessee, walking away with the First Place Crown as, "The World's Best Elvis Tribute Artist".

Subsequently, after a successful audition, he joined the famous Las Vegas tribute Show "Legends in Concert" and worked with them for 7 years s "The King", performing in such sundry locations as The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, The Virgin Islands, Aruba, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Moscow and many U.S. and Canadian locations! Afterward, he began touring the US and the world, with his own shows.

He has performed in: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, England, Germany, Spain, Chile, Ireland and all over the U.S. and Canada.

He also has an impressive repertoire of 70+ character voices and has done extensive work in the voice over business.

He has awed his audiences for years, leaving them totally mesmerized and shaken, by one of those voices in particular- that of Elvis Presley... Doug's voice has been acknowledged by fellow ETA's as being the closest to "The Kings"..

Doug travels extensively throughout the world as well as the US and Canada, performing with his band, "Kentucky Reign". He also performs with backing tracks or with full symphony/pops orchestras. He is known worldwide as "The TRUE Voice of Elvis" by not only his fans and other ETA's, but by those who knew Elvis personally, and is regarded as an Icon in the industry, winning numerous awards such as:

Most recently:

ETIA Vocalist of the Year, 2015 Ultimate Elvis preliminary champion, Portage, IN & Ocean City, MD, 2014 Heart of the King Lifetime Achievement Award, Las Vegas, 2014 King of the World Contest Lifetime Achievement Award, Memphis, TN, 2014 Images of the King Lifetime Champion Award, 2014 Inducted into the Elvis Tribute Artist Hall of Fame, 2013 And many, many more!

Jimmy Holmes

Jimmy Holmes is from Demotte, Indiana. He was born with the love and gift of music. More specifically, he had a love for Elvis music. Home videos capture Jimmy at the age of 3 singing along to the songs of The King. His father, Jim Holmes, was an Elvis Tribute Artist during Jimmy's youth. Jimmy attended his father's shows and ETA contests. At the age of 5, he performed on stage in front of a crowd for the first time. Throughout his childhood years, Jimmy would grow to enjoy being on stage performing.

Now he has created a world-class Elvis tribute of his own. A tribute that captures the excitement, passion, and electricity of Elvis in his prime, the concert years. Jimmy's show recreates every detail of an Elvis concert. From the jumpsuit to the sideburns, it is authentic as it gets. Attendees of Jimmy's show will be left mesmerized by his ability to imitate The King. He has the voice to sing the powerful 'How Great Thou Art' and the moves for 'Suspicious Minds'.

In addition to being an ETA Jimmy writes and records music and performs with his original band as well as a U2 tribute. He plays 5 instruments and is an avid Los Angeles Lakers fan.