With special guest star Elvis Original Drummer D.J. Fontana and a full production 8 pc band and dancers, Elvis tribute artist Chris MacDonald will bring back the memories of an American icon and his music at The Plaza Live in Orlando on the eve of the iconic Nascar’s Daytona 500.
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ORLANDO, FLORIDA (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 08, 2016
Chris MacDonald’s Memories of Elvis in Concert is set to rock at The Plaza Live in Orlando on the eve of the Iconic Nascar’s Daytona 500. Elvis Presley, as much of an American Icon as apple pie and Nascar, played a singing race car driver in films such as Speedway, Spin Out and Viva Las Vegas. Yes, a singing race car driver. Comedian Ed Murphy’s reference to his affinity for Elvis movies “I’m gonna win this race” and “Lemonade that cool refreshing drink” fondly comes to mind. Scripts weren’t that important. Elvis was cool, winning races, beating up bad guys, getting a girl or two and singing songs like Spin Out and Viva Las Vegas, songs that are in the set list for Chris MacDonald’s Memories of Elvis at the Plaza Live Orlando .With special guest star Elvis Original Drummer D.J. Fontana and a full production 8 pc band and dancers , Chris MacDonald will bring back the memories of an American icon and his music. D.J. Fontana, The Beat Behind the King, played drums for Elvis on Speedway, Spin Out, Viva Las Vegas and most of the other 33 Elvis movie sound tracks, along with all of the early television performances including the Ed Sullivan ,Steve Allen and Milton Berle shows. D.J was also the drummer on all of the legendary hits of the 1950’s and 1960’s including Hound Dog, Don’t Be Cruel, Blue Suede Shoes Jailhouse Rock and many more.D.J Fontana will be sharing back stories behind the music and performing some of those hits live on stage with Chris MacDonald and his band.
Chris MacDonald’s Memories of Elvis is a dynamic full production tribute that shares the incredible story of the “shy humble country boy who became the King of Rock-n-Roll” through highlights of several stages of his iconic career: the early years, the movies, the black leather ’68 comeback, the white fringe ’70 Vegas concerts.
With this national touring production, you are in for a big Las Vegas-style show with dynamic band and singers as Chris MacDonald draws his audience in with the look, sounds, and nuances that made Elvis the King. An accomplished and experienced entertainer, Chris has performed in Las Vegas, Branson, Missouri; and with the famous “Legends in Concert” stage productions.
Adding to the authenticity of his tribute, Chris has the ultimate honor of being the “Only Tribute Artist hired by Elvis Presley Enterprises to perform at Graceland’s Heartbreak Hotel”. The show is presented not as a parody or an overdone impersonation but as a natural, heartfelt tribute to an American Icon and his music.
So before you watch someone “Win that Race”on Sunday make a pit stop Saturday Night February 20th at 7pm at the Plaza Live in Orlando and fill up on some Memories of Elvis”
Plaza Live Orlando
425 Bumby Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32803
Ticket costs: $28-$48