Elvis tribute show is set as it makes its way to Windsor RSL

The rebirth of Elvis is coming to the Hawkesbury this weekend.

On Sunday, October 20 the Elvis tribute show, 'Elvis - An American Trilogy' will be hitting the stage at Windsor RSL.

Tribute: Elvis Tribute artist Justin Shandor will be joining forces with two other American artists to bring 'Elvis - An American Trilogy' to Windsor RSL. Picture: Supplied

Tribute: Elvis Tribute artist Justin Shandor will be joining forces with two other American artists to bring 'Elvis - An American Trilogy' to Windsor RSL. Picture: Supplied

The show brings three of the world's best Elvis tribute artists together as they each perform a different time period in his life.

Vic Trevino Jr, Ben Thompson and Justin Shandor each will take center stage as "the King".

In the show Trevino embodies the rockabilly sound of a young Elvis in the 50s. Still finding his way in music with Sun Records and all the hits that come from the time.

Thompson will then recreate the sophisticated sound of Elvis's movie years in the 60s, with tracks from his iconic films 'GI Blues', 'Kid Gallahad', 'Speedway' and many more.

He also recreate Elvis's massive 1968 comeback TV Special.

Lastly, Shandor, will channel him in the famous White Eagle Jumpsuit. He recreates the 1970s with "An American Trilogy" which will feature the moves, the songs and the nuances that made Elvis arguably the most recognised figure in the history of world music.

Justin Shandor said, "The show covers three eras of Elvis's career."

"I will be portraying Elvis in the Vegas era when he was flashy, flamboyant.

"Wearing the jumpsuits and singing all different kinds of music."

Shandor kind of fell into his life of being an Elvis tribute artist as it came from just his interests and style choices as a kid.

"I used to get teased a loot in high school and everyone called me Elvis ... just from the way I dressed and combed my hair was more old fashioned and rockabilly," Shandor said.

"How I got turned on to Elvis ... my mum bought my dad a cologne set and it had a cassette and I took it, it was the first I ever got.

"And I started playing his music and I thought it sounded different to anything else I had ever heard before ... and I became an Elvis fan."

He then learnt to mimic Elvis and other artists.

But it was Elvis and his music that has stuck with Shandor.

'Elvis - An American Trilogy' will be at Windsor RSL on Sunday, October 20.

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