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Sunday 14 August 2022 8pm

One night with ultimate Elvis tribute artist BEN PORTSMOUTH. Tour will commemorate the 45th Anniversary since Elvis’ death and celebrates the career and music of The King of Rock’n’Roll. Ben Portsmouth is undoubtedly the best Elvis tribute artist in the world. In August 2012, Ben Portsmouth made history when he won the Elvis Presley Enterprises “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest” in Memphis, Tennessee, crowning Ben as the “Worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist”, the only artist from outside the USA to win this prestigious title since its inception in 2007. Ben will return to Australia in August 2022 and will commemorate the 45th Anniversary since the death of Elvis Presley with a special tour of Australia. Ben is a multi-talented musician, singer and songwriter. His father was an avid Elvis fan and Ben grew up on a diet of Elvis songs. Having honed his musical talent Ben started his journey as an Elvis Tribute Artist in 2005 when he formed the "Taking Care of Elvis" band. Audiences quickly realized that this was someone with a special talent. He looked like Elvis, sang like Elvis and had an on-stage charisma that had audiences believing at times they were watching the King himself. In February 2013, Ben was invited to perform on David Letterman’s Late Show as part of Elvis Week. Fans from all over the world declare Ben Portsmouth as the closest they have ever seen to Elvis Presley. Social media forums are overwhelmed with fans demanding his return to their country after sellout national theatre tours. Loved across Australia for his flawless imitation of The King, Ben Portsmouth will once again show audiences why he is regarded as the best in the business.

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Synopsis

Sunday 14 August 2022
8pm

One night with ultimate Elvis tribute artist BEN PORTSMOUTH.

Tour will commemorate the 45th Anniversary since Elvis’ death and celebrates the career and music of The King of Rock’n’Roll.

Ben Portsmouth is undoubtedly the best Elvis tribute artist in the world. In August 2012, Ben Portsmouth made history when he won the Elvis Presley Enterprises “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest” in Memphis, Tennessee, crowning Ben as the “Worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist”, the only artist from outside the USA to win this prestigious title since its inception in 2007.

Ben will return to Australia in August 2022 and will commemorate the 45th Anniversary since the death of Elvis Presley with a special tour of Australia.

Ben is a multi-talented musician, singer and songwriter. His father was an avid Elvis fan and Ben grew up on a diet of Elvis songs. Having honed his musical talent Ben started his journey as an Elvis Tribute Artist in 2005 when he formed the “Taking Care of Elvis” band. Audiences quickly realized that this was someone with a special talent. He looked like Elvis, sang like Elvis and had an on-stage charisma that had audiences believing at times they were watching the King himself.

In February 2013, Ben was invited to perform on David Letterman’s Late Show as part of Elvis Week.

Fans from all over the world declare Ben Portsmouth as the closest they have ever seen to Elvis Presley. Social media forums are overwhelmed with fans demanding his return to their country after sellout national theatre tours.

Loved across Australia for his flawless imitation of The King, Ben Portsmouth will once again show audiences why he is regarded as the best in the business.

Details

PRESENTED BY:
The Harbour Agency

CATEGORY:
Popular Music

DURATION:
Approximately 110 mins, including interval.

WARNINGS:
This performance contains strobe lighting and fog/haze effects.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children.

VENUE:
The Playhouse
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Seating

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