U.S. Elvis tribute artist Donny Edwards has been announced as the 2016 Feature Artist for the 24th annual Parkes Elvis Festival to be held 6-10 January 2016 in Parkes, NSW.
Donny Edwards is ready to put the fun in Fun in Acapulco, the Festival’s 2016 theme movie. Donny will appear in four high-energy concerts celebrating all eras of Elvis Presley’s music to be held at the Parkes Leagues Club from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 January 2016.
Hailing from Las Vegas, Nevada, Donny is a multi-award-winning Elvis tribute artist offering an authentic heart and soul tribute to The King. Donny has previously performed in Australia as well as Japan and Canada to audiences as large as 25,000.
Donny has had the opportunity to work alongside many of the original musicians who performed with Elvis Presley. He has worked with the Jordanaires, the Sweet Inspirations, DJ Fontana, Charlie Hodge and Bob Moore. Donny has been hired by Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc for tribute shows, TV spots and corporate events many times.
Donny will perform at Parkes Elvis Festival backed by the along with the impressive eight-piece Elvis in Concert band. In the Feature Concert series, Donny will take you back to the 1950s and the early years of rock ‘n’ roll then go on a ride through the 1960s, from Elvis’ biggest hit movies to the famous black leather ’68 Comeback Special’. Finally you’ll revisit the legendary Las Vegas years of the 1970s as Donny recreates the performances that made Elvis Presley the one and only King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
In addition to the Feature Concert series, Donny Edwards will appear at the 2016 Parkes Elvis Festival Street Parade, Gospel Service and Renewal of Vows Ceremony.
Tickets for the 2016 Feature Concert Series will be available from the Parkes Leagues Club and will be on sale following the 2016 Program Launch on Monday 14 September 2015.