Time Names Top 10 Elvis Impersonators

Posted Tuesday, January 12, 2010 by in Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Cromwell. 1 Comment.

Our very own Elvis tribute artist at Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, Pete “Big Elvis” Vallee, has been named one of the world’s “Top 10 Elvis Impersonators” by Time magazine.

The incredible news: His performances at Bill’s are free.

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We caught Big Elvis at a recent show. Dude rocks a mic.

Time writes that Vallee’s “dead-on renditions of Elvis’ most popular songs” have won him accolades, including the prestigious Best of Las Vegas Award.

Time created its top 10 list in honor of Elvis Presley’s 75th birthday.

The Big Elvis Show is the longest-running Elvis tribute show in Las Vegas. Shows are Monday through Friday at 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

See the full list of Time’s Top 10 Elvis Impersonators.

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  1. Lmpb

    The best Elvis Presley impersonators in the world gathered, especially those who could not be meeting in Las Vegas or Memphis for Elvis week, putting his music and his style in the official station ETA set off with a big top ten artists and that evaluate the voice, style, and creativity, much of the hand with the influence of Presley in American popular music.
    This list is the best tribute to the King of rock, found with great surprise that the first place was taken by a Colombian named Marco Tulio Sanchez, who showed with the amount of songs in their repertoire had to be the Best for 1995 . Followed by a host of top talent. Here is the list of all investigative:

    1. Marco, from Colombia
    2. Johnny Harra
    3. Dana McKay
    4. Jimmy Ellis “Orion”
    5. Johnny Thompson
    6. Brian Childs from New Zeland
    7. Lou Vuto
    8. Robert Wong
    9. Trent Carlini
    10. Dean vegas from Canada