'BACK IN THE BUILDING'
RIK GAYNOR AS...
RIK GAYNOR AS ELVIS PRESLEY
Being a massive Elvis Presley fan comes in pretty handy when it just so happens that your work is as a professional ELVIS PRESLEY Tribute Artiste, Rik Gaynor hails from Derbyshire in Great Britain (UK) and he is no stranger to treading the boards in show business having spent most of his life performing in Theatres, Football Stadiums Army Camps,Holiday Centres and Clubs!
Rik started his career as a comedy vocal impressionist, performing around the country and Europe in his one man show, he once even compered MISS UNITED KINGDOM, but all this was simply leading up to the greatest role in his Career acting and performing as Elvis Presley!
Things people often say about Rik are...not only does he look just like him he sounds just like him too!
Rik plays Elvis from the 1960's i.e the Army Years, Movie Years and specially when Elvis appeared on the NBC 1968 Comeback Special wearing Black leather through to the early 1970's The Vegas Years and the famous first ever world satellite broadcast of the concert ALOHA FROM HAWAII. And or the Madison Square Garden concert (eyelet porthole suit) plus the That’s The Way It Is Show (ladder suit, chain suit, chroncho suit ) (costumes may vary from time to time)
Rik’s attention to detail is second to none all his costumes are specially made, and they are exact replica’s of Elvis Presley’s costumes. The Black Leather was specially made in America along with the authentic jewellery to go with the costumes. Just to add to the authentic sound - the backing tracks are specially made no cheap off the shelf tracks!
Rik’s solo show (As Elvis) comes complete with full EV PA system and sound operator also two banks of lights, one 12 feet wide 10 feet high adjustable back drop and two life size pop ups - all this means we can perform at almost any size venue - from large clubs etc to medium sized Bars!
Rik also has a 11 piece band called ALL THE KINGS MEN consisting of Trombone, Sax, Trumpet, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Drums and backing Vocalists!
We hire in at least a 5k Rig as well as full lighting and sound engineers!
(Please note -This full show with band is suitable only for large clubs, halls, outdoor events or theatres etc)