The Parkes Elvis Tribute Artist winner competed with the world’s best artists for the most sought-after Elvis crown in Memphis, USA this week.
Sydney’s Paul Fenech, winner of popular Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest at the Parkes Elvis Festival, took part in the semi-final round on Wednesday during Elvis Week 2022. The finals take place tonight, and at the time of going to press it was not yet known if Paul was in the final.
Paul was crowned winner of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest taking on 17 of the top Elvis tribute artists from Australia and overseas at the Parkes Elvis Festival in April this year.
The Parkes Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest is taken very seriously by semi-professional and professional artists and is a part of a worldwide search for artists who are the best representation of the legacy of Elvis Presley, officially endorsed by Elvis Presley Enterprises.
“Parkes Elvis festival is the one everyone wants to win. It is one of the largest Elvis festivals in the world and it is an honour to have won this year” said Paul, who has more than 19 years of international and domestic performances under his belt.
“We are super excited that Paul is representing Parkes Elvis Festival on the world stage at Elvis Week in Memphis,” said Festival Director Tiffany Steel.
“Paul has been performing at Parkes Elvis Festival for many years and is popular with our fans. His powerful vocals and energetic performance in this year’s contest was outstanding.”