Taylor Rodriguez & Cote Deonath

Introducing the 2024 Parkes Elvis Festival feature artists – Taylor Rodriguez & Cote Deonath!

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Cote Deonath

Cote has been paying tribute to Elvis Presley for the past 20 years.

At 26 years old Deonath is one of the top ETAs in the world, winning over 10 Grand Champion titles including 4 Florida titles, 3 Canadian titles, the Birthplace Of The King Tupelo Elvis Festival Grand Championship , the Branson Grand Championship and the Lake George New York Grand Championship. 

He has traveled the world for 20 years, spreading Presley’s legacy. Cote’s love for The King began at the age of two when he saw the Elvis movie “Follow That Dream”.

In 2018 Cote took the World Championship title in Memphis, Tennessee, becoming the 31st World Champion of Doc Franklin’s Images of the King and becoming one of the number one Elvis Tribute Artists in America.

Cote has placed in the Top 3 in Graceland’s Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest as recognized by Elvis Presley Enterprises – Presley’s Estate – for the past three years and in the Top 20 in the world for the past 5 years. Cote was recently named the 2023 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Champion by Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE).

Cote has had the honor of performing around the world including the United Kingdom, Canada, and The Westgate Las Vegas Resort (the former Las Vegas Hilton), on the same stage Elvis himself performed over 800 sold-out shows. “Elvis has given me an outlet to make people happy, a platform to spread a message of joy and harmony everywhere I go.”

Cote will be rocking the stage for the first time as the Festival’s Feature Artist in 2024.

Taylor Rodriguez

From the moment he takes the stage, Taylor captivates the crowd with his deeply rooted passion for entertaining. Whether performing a tribute to his idol Elvis Presley, gospel and rockabilly music, classic country songs or popular hits from past and present day, his unique voice and intriguing stage presence allows the audience to unwind and enjoy his natural and pleasing manner. Through his quiet and calm demeanor, Taylor takes the audience on a musical journey while invoking memories of days past.

Taylor hails from Lynchburg, Virginia and has had the honor of performing in many musical productions including the Million Dollar Quartet where he starred as Elvis Presley. In 2017 he was named One of the Top 5 Elvis Tribute Artist in the world. In June of 2019, he was crowned the 2019 Tupelo Elvis Festival Champion.

After winning at the Tupelo Elvis Festival, Taylor was named the 2019 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Champion by Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE).

Taylor rocked the stage in 2022 and will be returning as the Festival’s Feature Artist in 2024.

The Feature Concert Series is proudly sponsored by Pacific National