Ben Portsmouth - This Is Elvis

Cork Opera House, Emmet Place, Cork

Wed 24 Apr 2024 (note: this event has already taken place)
8pm
€38.00



Ben, from Berkshire, is a singer, songwriter, musician and actor (Autopsy: The Last Hours of Elvis, 2014 and Elvis: Are You Lonesome Tonight, 2020) and most notably an internationally renowned Elvis Tribute Artist. Ben had Elvis’s DNA in his blood from an early age.
After winning many prestigious awards, it was in August 2012 when Ben made history, winning the Elvis Presley Enterprises ‘Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest’ in Memphis, crowning Ben as the ‘Worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist’, the first artist from outside the USA to ever win this prestigious title.
Celebrating the life of an iconic showman and telling the story of the King through the show, Ben and the band will take you on a trip down memory lane with barnstorming sets of many of Elvis’ most loved songs from all eras such as the 1950s, the iconic ’68 Comeback Special, and Ben’s personal favourite, the 1970s Vegas concerts.
As a versatile guitarist, Ben can seamlessly switch from rock ‘n’ roll, gospel, and soul and there promises to be plenty of fabulous costume changes and lots

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Venue Info


Cork Opera House

Emmet Place, Cork
+353 (021) 4270022

www.corkoperahouse.ie

    



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