Elvis Presley Performer: Chris Connor

Music and Lyrics: Elvis Presley
Worldwide Tour Booker: LPM Events
Photography: Martyn Cummings and Mark Lea
Web design: TBweb.co.uk

 

Producer

LPM Events

Lisa Matthews
Lisa Pearl Matthews – is the Manager and world wide tour booker for Chris Connor.
After working alongside Chris for many years learning the industry herself step by step,  Lisa  has become very successful and liked by many fans worldwide for playing a huge part in maintaining the rise of Chris Connor in both theatres and venues across the uk and overseas.
The new production of The World Famous Elvis Show will be her biggest accomplishment, next to the very popular sold out Chris Connor as Elvis shows.
It is a venture that Lisa is very much looking forward to.

 

 

 

Chris Connor

Chris Connor

Chris Connor Burst onto the UK Elvis scene in early 2009, and within 12 months he was performing at venues such as the Manchester Apollo and the Harrogate International Centre backed by the Sweet Inspirations (Elvis Presley’s original back-up singers). In only a few years Chris has become recognised as one of the world’s leading Elvis Performers. With his natural look and voice, he astounds his audience at every concert.

In 2011 Chris was chosen above all other Elvis performers to headline ‘Legends’ in concert during the summer season, performing 6 nights per week.

In 2012, Chris was invited to bring his tribute to Australia. The response from his Australian fans was electric. Martin Fontaine (performer in the Elvis Story quotes publicly “Chris Connor is to me the closest to the King I’ve ever heard and ever seen in my life. I’m in shock, it’s simply Amazing ”
Chris Connor is chosen to be the star and business partner of a theatre Elvis production ‘The Ultimate Performance”.

In 2013 Chris performed at the famous LONDON PALLADIUM to a packed house, becoming the only Elvis Tribute to have performed there in a full Elvis show.
Towards the end of 2013 Chris leaves the partnership of the Ultimate Performance and creates his very own show “The World Famous Elvis Show” alongside Lisa Matthews who is hired as his manager and worldwide tour booker.
In November of the same year, Chris received two awards; one for the best “That’s The Way It Is” 70′s Elvis, and also received a Special Achievement Award for the recognition of being the fastest rising successful Elvis performer.
Chris was also invited to be the headliner of the Penticton Elvis Festival in Canada, and made a huge impression.

2014 – The start of 2014 saw Chris tour Canada for 12 consecutive shows with the ‘Elvis Elvis Elvis’ show.
Later that year Chris performed shows in addition to his UK theatre tour, in Atlanta, New Orleans, Memphis, Ireland, Holland, Australia, and New York.
He was aso invited to headline the first ever Memphis Festival in Holland, and also headlined at the Surfers Paradise Festival on the Gold Coast in Australia.
Unfortunately due to his extensive theatre tour Chris decides he has to leave Legends.
The debut DVD of The World Famous Elvis Show is launched, filmed at Sheffield City Hall to over 2200 Fans. The show gained rave reviews within the Elvis and theatre world and continuous to do so to date.
August 2014 Chris Connor is awarded in Memphis the very first world wide fan poll award of Best Elvis Tribute voted by a world wide poll.
Chris meets and Performs in front of Joe Esposito (Elvis best friend and tour manager) who states. “Wow that boy is good !”
Meeting Chris backstage to praise Chris performance and energy. This really was a surreal moment and proud moment that Chris will never forget and cherish.

2015 – The start of 2015, saw Chris perform a 50 consecutive night tour in theatres around Holland.
Onto the Phillipines with The World Famous Elvis Show for a 4 night show at the prestige Newport Art theatre World resort.
The World Famous Elvis Show went on to perform an open air concert to over 10 thousand people In Enschede Holland.
In addition to his UK theatre tour of The World Famous Elvis show – 2015 saw Chris headline at The Lake George Elvis festival u.s,a, following this a 7night Ontario Canada theatre tour.
JULY 2015 Chris returns to Australia as the headliner of the Surfers Gold Coast Elvis Festival.
Returning again in August to star In the huge production of Elvis Meets The Beatles theatre tour.
The World Famous Elvis Show embarks on its debut Scotland theatre tour.
The Steels band for the World Famous Elvis show increases to 12 musicians.

In the UK and worldwide – his sister show of ‘Chris Connor as Elvis’ and his large Production of The World Famous Elvis Show are selling out at mostly all venues.

‘THE WORLD FAMOUS ELVIS SHOW STARRING CHRIS CONNOR AND THE STEELS’ with his 12 piece band is guaranteed to thrill all Elvis fans. A show with the highest respect and quality created and produced by Elvis fans for Elvis fans.

 

The Band

(click on each photo for more biog of each musician)

 Colin Sutton - Bass Joel white – keyboard/piano/Hammond organ/backing vocals Martin L Robinson and James Atashroo - brass section Martin L Robinson and James Atashroo - brass section Barrie Haigh and Tim Lee Cavanagh Barrie Haigh and Tim Lee Cavanagh Vanessa Johnson and Sooze Tooze -backing vocals John Watterson -drums and percussion