Headliners - Niagara Elvis Festival 2020

Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artist - Cody Ray Slaughter

Cody Ray Slaughter


2011 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist World Champion

  • Thursday Night Headliner Show - Elvis The Vegas Years
    Thursday April 23 at 7:30PM

Cody is the 2011 Ultimate Elvis World Champion and has won the coveted People’s Choice Award as well as The New Horizon Award for best Elvis Tribute Artist. He has also gained notoriety for his authentic performances as Elvis in the Legendary NBC Comeback Special. Cody’s looks, voice and charisma have helped him become one of the most popular Elvis Tribute Artists in the world.

Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artist - Dean Z
Dean Z - Featured Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artist

DEAN Z


2013 Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist™ Champion

  • Friday Matinee Show - Legends of Rock and Roll
    Friday April 24 at 1:00PM
  • Saturday Night Headliner Show - Elvis Vegas 69
    Saturday April 25 at 7:30PM

Dean Z has dedicated his entire life to honoring the legacy of Elvis Aaron Presley, the "King of Rock 'n' Roll." From his early days growing up in the high desert of Lancaster, California, to stages across the globe, he has shown time and again, he is one of the best in the business today. That was proven in August 2013 as Dean was named the 2013 Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist™ in Memphis during "Elvis Week" in a contest sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.

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Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artist - Bill Cherry

Bill Cherry


2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist World Champion

  • Friday Night Headliner Show - Elvis The Vegas Years
    Friday April 24 at 7:30PM
  • Sundday Gospel Show
    Sunday April 26 at 2:00PM

Paying homage to the King since 1989, Bill is recognized as one of the best Elvis Tribute Artists in the business. He won the 2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Preliminary in Tupelo and then went on to win the Ultimate Elvis Championship in Memphis. Bill is the only Elvis Tribute Artist to win the title of Ultimate at both the birthplace and hometown of Elvis in the same year. He has been honoured by Time magazine as one of the top Elvis Tribute Artists in North America.

Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artist - Ted Torres
Ted Torres - Featured Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artist

Ted Torres


2016 Images of the King Champion

  • Friday Matinee Show - Legends of Rock and Roll
    Friday April 24 at 1:00PM
  • Sundday Gospel Show
    Sunday April 26 at 2:00PM

Ted is a multi talented singer and musician who is recognised for his accurate and authentic Elvis Tribute performances. He is the 2019 Images of The King World Champion. He also is the winner of the 2014 Heart Of The King Award and in 2012 he won the Spirit of Elvis Award from Elvis Presley Enterprises. Ted continues to be recognized for his outstanding Elvis vocals and for the professional manner in which he presents his accurate Tribute to Elvis.

Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artist - Sylvain Leduc
Sylvain Leduc - Featured Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artist

Sylvain Leduc


2019 Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Champion

  • Thursday Night Headliner Show - Elvis The Vegas Years
    Thursday April 23 at 7:30PM

Sylvain Leduc, a native of Valleyfield, Quebec, was first introduced to Elvis' music as a young child by his uncle. It was at an early age, while living in Massachusetts, USA with his family, that Sylvain was set on the path to becoming an Elvis Tribute Artist. At the age of 15, with his first Elvis record in hand, "I'm Leavin"/Heart of Rome", Sylvain began his tribute to Elvis and never looked back. Competing professionally since 2015, Sylvain has multiple awards and accomplishments to his credit. His most recent accolades include Top-10 Finalist in the 2018 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and 1st Runner-Up in the renowned Images of the King Contest in Memphis, Tennessee. Sylvain is honoured to return to the Niagara Falls Elvis Festival to join his ETA brothers and the fans in celebrating Elvis' life in music.

Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artist - Diogo Light
Diogo Light - Featured Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artist

DIOGO LIGHT


2017 Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Champion
2017 Images of The King Champion

  • Friday Night Headliner Show - Elvis The Vegas Years
    Friday April 24 at 7:30PM

From the time Diogo was a small child listening to his father's Elvis records, he's been a fan! He began singing to audiences ten years ago and considers it a great honor to pay tribute to the greatest entertainer of all time. With increasing performances throughout South and North America and Australasia he has put his career as a defense attorney on hold so that he can follow his passion.

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Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artist - Joe Passion
Joe Passion - Featured Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artist

JOE PASSION


2009 Jerry Lee Lewis Spittin' Image Tribute Winner

  • Friday Matinee Show - Legends of Rock and Roll
    Friday April 24 at 1:00PM
  • Sundday Gospel Show
    Sunday April 26 at 2:00PM

Joe Passion performs as Jerry Lee Lewis in the Killer and the King and the Sunday Memphis Gospel Hour.

Winner of LadyLuck.com "Spittin' Image" tribute artist contest July 2009 for his portrayal of Jerry lee Lewis, Joe Passion has over 30 years experience in the entertainment industry. He performs regularly in Legend In Concerts shows all over the globe. He is also a Lead Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Arranger/Producer, has toured Canada the U.S.A., the Caribbean, Europe and Australia as a featured act.

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Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Emcee - Victor J
Victor J - Featured Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Emcee

VICTOR J


Master of Ceremonies

Victor J Hanson, also known as Victor J, was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

As Victor says: "Living in a tough part of Toronto you either grew up a good fighter or as someone that could joke their way out of a fight ... I'm still a lousy fighter." He has performed from San Diego to New York and from Alaska to Las Vegas.

When not doing his One Man Corporate show for the Fortune 500 group you can find him performing as a Headline Act on Holland America Cruise Lines.

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Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artists - The Casino Brothers Band
The Casino Brothers Band - Featured Niagara Falls Elvis Festival Artists

THE CASINO BROTHERS BAND


Official Backup Band

The Casino Brothers Band will back up all the Headline performances as well as the semi-final and final of the ETA competition.

The only Canadian band to be nominated best Elvis Tribute Band at The Elvis Industry Tribute Awards in Memphis. The Casino Brothers Band have been backing Elvis Tribute Artists from around the globe since 1999. From showcases and theatre productions to competitions, the band pours their hearts and souls into every performance, capturing the authenticity of each era of the King of Rock 'n Roll. The band will be making their Niagara Falls Festival debut and are very excited to be involved.

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