Elberace : Gay Elvis - Elvis Impersonator | Blackheath, London

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(25 Reviews)5.0
Performs As: Male Singer, Comedy Singer, Other Singer, Elvis Impersonator, Wedding Singer
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Blackheath, London
Performs: Worldwide
From: £450
Awarded Best LGBTQ Elvis - Porthcawl Elvis Festival 2019 Now offering live feed performances at discount Self contained cabaret/comedy/tribute act. If you love Elvis but want a fun and alternative spin on the usual Elvis Tribute Act then Elberace is your act
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Elberace (Gay Elvis): A Hunk of Mincing Love is the first worldwide awarded LGBTQIA+ Elvis Act at The Internationally renowned Porthcawl Elvis Festival. Known for his vibrant and energetic performances James Haslam’s queer cabaret subverts and disrupts the hetero- and cis- dominated world of Elvis Tribute Acts (ETAs).
Elberace is a unique blend of Elvis flair and the politically charged flamboyance and individuality that James brings to the stage in his set of songs and stand up; Elberace turns the traditional Elvis on his head while staying true to the glamour and iconic rhinestones of t ...

Biography

James Haslam trained as an actor at Rose Bruford College. He has been performing cabaret since
2004 in Londons hottest cabaret spots including Pizza On The Park, The Pheasantry, Pizza Express
Live Holborn, St James Theatre, Camden Festival etc.
His self penned show James Haslam’s Clutching Pearls was nominated for a Whats On Stage Award
in 2011.
Acting credits include: Guest appearance in Yorkshire TV’s Heartbeat, Charles II in The Libertine
ICA London, Dalek Commander in The Evil Of The Daleks, Theatre Royal Portsmouth.
AT PRIDE
Medway Pride 2020
Gravesham Pride 2020

Reviews     (25 Reviews)

Elberace : Gay Elvis - Elvis Impersonator - Blackheath, London Event Location: London Event Type: 60th birthday Lockdown Live feed 29th May 2020
All the family and friends who tuned in last night have been giving rave reviews, and we're all really keen to see your next gig in person. You should absolutely market your lockdown show for birthdays and occasions because it was truly fantastic beginning to end and the most fun we've had in weeks! Wish you could have seen the look on my dad's face when the backing track started! I can't thank you enough for the level of work and energy you put into it, it really showed and the result was a total production!! It truly felt like a live show just for us, and exceeded all my expectations, you should be proud as you are a very talented performer. Worth every penny and you've definitely gained some new fans for live shows and your online presence :) XXX Kirsten
Reviewed by: Kirsten Walton
Elberace : Gay Elvis - Elvis Impersonator - Blackheath, London Event Location: london Event Type: 60th birthday livestreamed show 29th May 2020
I’ve seen you perform several times and I have to say that you bring superstar stage presence to wherever you perform,it's a wonder to witness! Your livestreamed performance for my friend's 60th birthday was the perfect present! You produced the excitement of a live venue to our screens with your incredible energy as Elberace. So professional. You are such a natural performer. You urge everyone to have so much fun, it is infectious! I honestly cannot recommend your act more to Elvis fans and anyone looking to be thoroughly entertained.
Reviewed by: Jack Mountain
Elberace : Gay Elvis - Elvis Impersonator - Blackheath, London Event Location: The Counting House, London Event Type: Private Party 18th January 2020
"James was brilliant to work with from the start and very clear and helpful about what the act involved etc. James was also professional and flexible when we were faced with some unexpected venue issues. All of our guests had a fantastic time, and James was a complete riot. We would definitely book Elberace again, highly recommended and great value!"
Reviewed by: Angus Carnegie-Brown

Experience

James has performed sell out shows at many of London’s top cabaret Venues such as: Pizza On The park, The Pheasantry Chelsea, St James Theatre, Leicester Square Theatre, Camden Festival 2008 & 2009, Make A Wish Foundation (Home Farmhouse), Jermyn Street Theatre, Canal Café Theatre, I.C.A London, Soho Theatre, Battersea Barge, Crystal Palace Festival, Medway & Gravesham Virtual Pride 2019. BBC Radio Wales Owen Money Show, Spotlight artiste TransRadio Uk, featured interview artiste Mens Radio UK plus many private bookings etc. My self - written show ‘James Haslam’s Clutching Pearls’ ...

Suitable for

Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Jewish Wedding Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions Virtual Event

Additional Information

Fully PAT Tested and public liabilities Insurance issued by Actors Equity


Virtual Services Offer

Elberace Live Show

Full costume performances. Elberace has been receiving great reviews for my online shows during lockdown from birthday shows and also raising donations for the NHS and Gay Pride events.
Elberace approaches each virtual show with high professional standards as would be expected with any live performance . Shows can be live feed or pre-record to watch and keep send to you in Mp4 or Mpeg format. Elberace is always happy to try to include special requested songs where possible and will work closely with you to acheive a set list that you require.

Review for a received for a 60th birthday virtual show:

Event Type: 60th birthday Lockdown Live feed
29th May 2020
All the family and friends who tuned in last night have been giving rave reviews, and we're all really keen to see your next gig in person. You should absolutely market your lockdown show for birthdays and occasions because it was truly fantastic beginning to end and the most fun we've had in weeks! Wish you could have seen the look on my dad's face when the backing track started! I can't thank you enough for the level of work and energy you put into it, it really showed and the result was a total production!! It truly felt like a live show just for us, and exceeded all my expectations, you should be proud as you are a very talented performer. Worth every penny and you've definitely gained some new fans for live shows and your online presence :) XXX Kirsten

Song requests

Elberace is very happy to learn a record any song you'd like from the Elvis catalogue . Elberace has a commercial release song SPinout available on all major digital streaming platform.

Event Type: 60th birthday Lockdown Live feed
29th May 2020
All the family and friends who tuned in last night have been giving rave reviews, and we're all really keen to see your next gig in person. You should absolutely market your lockdown show for birthdays and occasions because it was truly fantastic beginning to end and the most fun we've had in weeks! Wish you could have seen the look on my dad's face when the backing track started! I can't thank you enough for the level of work and energy you put into it, it really showed and the result was a total production!! It truly felt like a live show just for us, and exceeded all my expectations, you should be proud as you are a very talented performer. Worth every penny and you've definitely gained some new fans for live shows and your online presence :) XXX Kirsten

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