Born to play Elvis Presley from the Golden to the Vegas years, International award winning tribute artist Steve Michaels executes a dynamic portrayal of authenticity that makes him one of the most highly praised and sought after Elvis stylists in the country. From being crowned World Champion in Memphis, Tennessee, to performing all over the world, Stephen’s list of credits and achievements are impressive. But more impressive is the passion he brings to the stage.
With amazing accuracy, Steve delivers an astonishing high-energy stage performance mastering the look, sound, vocal dexterity, and mannerisms of the King of Rock & Roll. His exquisite styling, superb musicianship and ability to successfully capture an authentic portrayal of Elvis Presley has endeared him to audiences everywhere. Covering Elvis’ entire career Steve successfully recreates the early Sun Studio recordings, through to the army, movie, ’68 Comeback, and explosive concert years.
Truly an international talent Steve has traveled to Hong Kong, Bangkok, and China. His vocal and visual performance’s have placed him along side Elvis Presley’s inner circle of musician’s, the great D.J. Fontana, the legendary Jordanaires, 1970’s bassist Jerry Sheff, and the soulful singing trio the Sweet Inspirations. Recognized for his talents Steve was honored to entertain guests from Elvis Presley’s musical past at the Eleventh Annual Elvis Presley Memorial Dinner and was a featured guest at Elvis Presley Enterprises “Memories of Elvis” review in Memphis, Tennessee presented by Elvis International Forum the Magazine. Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s passing Stephen returned to Memphis as a featured performer for the 2007 production “The Spirit of the King” concert an endorsed Elvis Presley Enterprises event.
Featured in theatres, and television shows across North American, Steve has directed, co-produced, and produced his own sold-out concert productions to over whelming success. Always striving to be The Very Best Steve’s company TVB Productions has recently completed the multi camera high definition filming of “Live and the Rose” an incredible live performance capturing the essence of Stephen and his extraordinary 14 member ensemble in concert. Due for release later this year.