A Little More Conversation

Listen to stories from avid Elvis memorabilia collector Greg Page and renowned ETA Mark Andrew.

Hear stories of the man behind the music gathered from those who knew The King.

Hosted by Kia Handley, this intimate event will be informative and entertaining for Elvis fans.

Parkes Little Theatre

  • Sunday, 12th Jan 12:00pm (1 Hour)
COST $30

Mark Andrew

Mark Andrew Tabone was born in Melbourne in 1966 and spent most of his childhood in Europe. It was there his interest in performing arts developed from an early age, acting, singing and playing character roles to large audiences. On his return to Australia in 1983, he appeared on the nine networks talent show “New Faces” which opened a lot of doors. In 1992 he formed a Rock n’ Roll band “Blue Suede Dudes”, playing many Melbourne venues and also supporting Chubby Checker on his Australian Tour. In 1995 he featured as Buddy Holly in a Legends Revival Concert at Dallas Brooks Hall. He then created his own corporate “Dead- Set Legends” show performing as Buddy Holly, John Lennon, Jim Morrison and Elvis. “Elvis Leaves His Mark” was launched in 1998 and is now one of the best Tribute shows worldwide with Mark finishing in the top 5 in the world in Memphis in 2002. In Recent times Mark was invited to perform his Elvis Tribute for Joe Esposito, Elvis’ own Road manager and best Man at his wedding, Joe’s comments were “Mark You did an absolute fantastic tribute to Elvis and it brought back so many memories, You sang from the heart just like Elvis did” Mark, a trained actor has an incredible versatile talent to capture each character and later added Austin Powers, Dean Martin & Tom Jones to his Legend show and also makes a true to life Danny Zuco, performing in his own Grease Tribute show. In recent years, Mark has been invited 4 years in a row to headline “The Parkes Elvis Festival” performing various versions of his “Elvis Leaves His Mark” show, with this year having sold out 4 consecutive shows with standing ovations.

Greg Page

Greg, who is well known as the original lead singer and a founding member of the children's band the Wiggles, and also well known in the Elvis community, proudly keeps the memories of Elvis alive with his music and memoribilia. His 2005 solo album, Taking Care of Country, reflects his interest in Elvis Presley's music and it was recorded with the famous TCB Band (Elvis' back-up band). He released his second album with the TCB Band, Let It Be Me, in 2012. Greg has also performed in Las Vegas with the TCB Band and sang back-up with Australian Elvis impersonator Mick Gerace. His personal collection of Elvis memorabilia is proudly exhibited all year round at the King's Castle located at Parkes Visitor Information Centre.

Venue

Parkes Little Theatre

34 Bogan Street, Parkes
W: http://www.parkesmandd.com.au/

Organiser

Parkes Elvis Festival

P: 0268626000
E: [email protected]