Bill Cherry is the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest winner from 2009. The Collinsville, Ill. native is the son of a Pentecostal minister, which helped develop Cherry’s deep-rooted love of southern gospel music at a young age. A life-long fan of Elvis Presley, Cherry has been keeping the King of Rock n’ Roll’s memory and music alive since 1989. With his award-winning performances specializing in the concert years, Cherry has entertained and touched the hearts of countless fans. “Performing a tribute to the greatest entertainer the world has ever known is a dream come true,” said Cherry.
As one of the top finalists in the 2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, Leo Days is one of the few Elvis tribute artists who performs all three eras of Elvis, including the rock ‘n’ roll ’50s , the ’60s and the Vegas years of the ’70s. Days grew up listening to Elvis and won his first tribute artist contest when he was 15 years old. Over the past 12 years, Days has performed in casinos, theaters, corporate events and festivals, and on cruise ships throughout the U.S. An international artist, he tours often in France as well as Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Holland and Germany. Days is a versatile performer. In addition to his singing, he plays guitar and piano.
Ben Klein has always been involved in music since a very young age; singing gospel music in choir and with his family and playing guitar, drums, bass guitar, and piano. After listening to an Elvis album in 2001, Ben was inspired to pay tribute to the musical career of the greatest entertainer of all time, and began performing professionally the very next year. Since then he has been given numerous awards and currently holds nine first place competition titles across North America. Ben has worked for Legends In Concert and was a headliner on the first ever Elvis Cruise in 2007. His personal greatest achievements are winning the 2010 Collingwood Elvis Festival Gospel Competition, having the opportunity to perform with The Imperials, Sweet Inspirations, and DJ Fontana, and placing in the top 5 (in 2007 and 2008) and recently placing First Runner Up in 2011 in the Ultimate Elvis Competition hosted by Elvis Presley Enterprises. Ben strives daily to respectfully and graciously tribute Elvis to the best of his ability and thanks God for his success and his fans, friends and family for their loving support. God bless.
Kevin Mills’ authentic portrayal and fascinating interpretation of Elvis Presley has made him one of the countries most sought after and popular performers in the industry. Considered a specialist in the business, Kevin’s crowd pleasing style, and mannerisms, mixed with his unique blend of talent, vocals, charisma, and elaborate costuming makes him a favorite with international fans around the world. Kevin’s career soared and took a great leap forward when he was crowned World Champion at the Images Of The King at the 4th Annual Elvis Tribute artist Contest in Memphis. In 2007 Kevin was also judged, awarded, and crowned Grand Champion on board the Ultimate Elvis Cruise by performers who shared the stage with the most recognized entertainment force in the world. since proving his self as a leading entertainer, Kevin joined the cast with Legends In Concert, and has headlined, and performed at the presidential inauguration for Bill Clinton, along with Carnival and Disney Cruise lines, the Jerry Lewis Telethon, Super Stars Live,The Spirit of America Tour, The Taj Mahal ,Stage West and the South Pacific Tour, 2010 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Tour.
In 2009 Kevin was awarded 3rd place and in 2010 he was awarded 2nd place in the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Memphis Tennessee. Kevin has been equally active in film and Television. Respected in the industry he has appeared in dozens of high profile productions including several television and acting roles. Highlights and extra credits include, Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, 48 Hours, ABC Primetime, Geraldo Rivera, The Relic Hunter, Fox Television and CNN. Most notably his starring role and lead performance in Elvis The Beginning on A&E. Though the years. Kevin’s hard work and dedication, coupled with his acquired skill and technique, have gained him well deserved acclaim. Kevin’s success reflects not only his accomplishments and beliefs, but also an incredible love for life and entertaining.
Lori Russo- ( Ann-Margret)
An award-winning actress, Lori has worked in various mediums of entertainment for more than 25 years. Film, Television, Review Shows, and Theater. Lori won an Elly Award for Best Actress in a drama about Isadora Duncan titled “Love, Isadora”. During performances in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, people began to mention her resemblance to Ann-Margret. These remarks peaked her interest and Lori has been performing her own Ann-Margret Tribute act off and on for Legends In Concert for the last 13 years. She has performed in every major Venue for Legends from the Imperial Palace and Harrah’s in Vegas to Bally’s in Atlantic City, as well as venue’s in Branson and Myrtle Beach. She also appeared on the Jay Leno Show as Ann-Margret in 1995.