ELVIS TRIBUTE ARTIST
Matt King calls Michigan his home. Performing 2-3 shows weekly, keeps Matt as one of the hardest working men in the business.
Matt has had the pleasure to share the stage with several stars during his career, including: Merle Haggard (Okie From Muskogie), Eddie Holman (Hey There, Lonely Girl), Michael Twitty (Conway’s son), Jack Green (Statue of a Fool & There Goes My Everything), and many more.
Matt has also had the pleasure of sharing the stage with DJ Fontana (Elvis®’ Drummer), the Sweet Inspirations (Elvis® Female Back Up Singers), the Jordanaires (Elvis® Male back-up Singers), Joe Esposito (Elvis® Road Manager), Sonny West, Jerry Shilling, and Lamar Fike (Memphis Mafia) and several of Elvis®’ personal friends.He has performed in Hawaii, Canada, and yes Matt has even played Vegas!
Internationally recognized for his incredible voice, Matt has been honored with several prestigious awards, including two of the most recognized in the business; the 1998 International Professional Division Grand Championship at the Collingwood Elvis® Festival and the 2002 Peoples Choice Award at the Portage Elvis® Fantasy Festival.
As many performers, promotion is second nature for Matt. He has appeared Internationally on Brazilian, German, and Canadian Television and on television in several other countries as well. He has appeared Nationally on the Ricki Lake Show and several other Television shows in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, North & South Carolinas, Nevada, and more. Matt is also the Co-Founder of the now popular Michigan Elvis® Fest, which last year alone brought a two-day total of over 30,000 fans from around the world.
Matt King is one of the worlds Top Ranked Elvis Tribute Artists. He has performed his tribute at over 1000 private and public events in the past 15 years. The “Profiles Of the King” show can be made to fit any size venue, from a small birthday party to a large venue or casino . Matt performs his show with a live band, but can also use backing tracks. Many Elvis fans (some who actually saw Elvis in concert), music lovers, fellow singers, and friends of the real king, have commented on Matt’s powerful voice and eerie resemblance to Elvis.
Award Winning Entertainer, Matt James King, pays tribute to Elvis, Roy Orbison, & Paul McCartney.
- Matt Is Featured In The Books: Elvis Living the Life: The World of Elvis Tribute Artists by Patty Carroll & Elvis Lives: The Business of Being Elvis [ILLUSTRATED] (Paperback) Pamela Thomas-Williams
- Has performed at several casinos including MGM Grand, Harrahs, The Little River, Bluffs Run, Soaring Eagle
- Is the Co-Founder of the largest Elvis Festival in the United States; The Michigan Elvis Fest.
- Was featured in the books Elvis Living the Life:The World of Elvis Tribute Artists And Elvis Lives: The Business of Being Elvis
- Has been featured as a headline performer at several county fairs & festivals
- Has appeared on Good Morning America and The Ricki Lake Show
- Featured in several National and International Publications
- Performed in a stage production featuring members of Elvis’ elite group of bodyguards, the Memphis Mafia, including Sonny West.
Matt has been performing his tribute to Elvis since 1992 at the age of 14. He has traveled all over the world and is renowned as one of the best voices in the business. He has the look, he has the sound, and he pays tribute to the greatest entertainer of our century!
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