Elvis Gospel Service

Come and celebrate the gospel music beloved by Elvis on Sunday morning in the park. The Elvis Gospel Service is a well-loved feature of the Festival program. The special interdenominational service pays tribute to Elvis’s first love, gospel music, and celebrates Elvis’s music through song and prayer.

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Parkes Elvis Festival Gospel Service

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Join representatives from local churches and choirs, as well as Mark Andrew, Dean Vegas, Gavin Chatelier, James Whalan and Lexine Solomon as they celebrate Elvis’ music in this interdenominational service. through song and prayer. With special guest appearances by feature artist, Victor Trevino Jr.

The Festival would like to welcome back Rev. Tom Stuart who started the Elvis Gospel Service in 2002 and Ian Harris who was the first Elvis Tribute Artist to ever perform at the service.

Official proceedings will start at 9am on the Main Stage and conclude at 10.30am. Be sure to arrive early to secure a seat or bring along your own chair to sit in the designated area. It is recommended you also bring along a hat, a water bottle and hand fan. Refreshments will be available from the nearby Festival Markets.

The Elvis Gospel Service is proudly presented by Parkes Ministers’ Association.



Gavin Chatelier

Gavin Chatelier has been a full time singer, guitarist, entertainer for 25 yrs, with 20 CDs &150 variety shows each year. With Elvis Gospel music being his favourite genre, he has always said at his shows, ” You cannot separate Elvis & Gospel Music.” His sound is timeless and evergreen with this popular Tribute to Elvis’ Gospel and inspirational Songs show drawing full house audiences. It will leave you with unforgettable memories and is sure to have you returning again and again.

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Date and time

  • Sunday, 14th Jan 09:00am (1 Hour and 30 minutes)


Cooke Park Main Stage
Welcome Street & Cecile Street, Parkes, NSW, Australia0268626000Visit Website


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