(PRWEB) January 08, 2013
In celebration of what would have been Elvis Presley's 78th birthday, Chris MacDonald will lovingly bring back the magic of “the King or Rock-n-roll” in a truly dynamic performance complete with costumes, back up singers, dancers and a high-energy concert band for a Rockin tribute celebrating the life and music of one of the greatest entertainers and pop culture icons of the 20th century.
"Are you still lonesome Tonight" for the energy, charisma and incredible voice of one of the most enduring icons of pop culture? Then come celebrate the life and music of Elvis Presley, when tribute artist Chris MacDonald presents," Memories of Elvis Rockin Birthday Bash" a tribute to the incredible story of the King of Rock-n-Roll, Saturday January 12th at the Coral Springs Center for The Arts. Elvis Presley, recognized by TIME magazine as the "Artist of the Century," has sold more records than any other artist or group in the history of modern music. Even after death, his image and music continue to be loved and celebrated throughout the world. July 5, 2004 was established as the official 50th Birthday of Rock-n-roll commemorating Sun Records release of Elvis Presley’s song “That’s all right Mama”. With recent number ones on Billboard and Great Britain’s charts, Elvis once again proves he is gone, but not forgotten.
Keeping the memory alive at countless venues throughout the country Chris MacDonald lovingly brings back the magic of the “King of Rock-n-Roll” with his tribute Memories of Elvis. Chris’s show is not an overdone impersonation. It is a natural heartfelt tribute to the King of Rock-n-roll. Adding to the authenticity of his tribute, Chris has the honor of being the only tribute artist hired by Elvis Presley Enterprises to perform at Graceland's Heartbreak Hotel for 7 consecutive years. An energetic and experienced entertainer, MacDonald has also starred in the famous LEGENDS IN CONCERT stage productions in such cities as Branson, MO, and Las Vegas, NV. He has also performed in Concert with Elvis Presley’s original back up group The Jordanaires and D.J. Fontana at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
Not only is the charismatic MacDonald superb in performing as Elvis, this versatile performer has an extensive repertoire spanning from the 50's through today including contemporary country music tunes in addition to some of his own original music. MacDonald’s solid vocals have also earned him Broward County’s Florida Country Music Association’s (FCMA) Male Vocalist of the Year award and a feature track on The Deuces Wild compilation CD which received the FCMA Best CD of the Year award. Chris also had the honor of working with The Jordanaires on his original country music CD entitled No Misconception. The legendary Jordanaires arranged and provided the harmony vocals giving it an authentic traditional country sound. The songs are available for digital downloads on Amazon and iTunes or his website chriselvis.com. Also just released this year is a full live double CD recording of Chris MacDonald's Memories of Elvis Live in Concert .It is also available on iTunes and Amazon.
With this national touring production, the show will include costume changes and performances representing the different stages of Elvis's incredible career including the 1950's, the Movies, the 1968 Comeback and the 1970's White Fringe Vegas Concerts in tribute to the incredible story of the King of Rock-n-Roll.
For one night only at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, MacDonald will bring back an All-American Legend in a truly dynamic multi-media performance complete with costumes, back up singer’s dancers, and a high-energy concert band for a Rockin Birthday tribute celebrating the life and music of one of the greatest entertainers and pop culture icons of 20th Century.
January 12,2013 8pm
Coral Springs Center for the Arts
2855 Coral Springs Drive
Coral Springs, FL 33065