Elvis tribute show bookings now open!
James Marais has been an entertainer for 24 years. He possesses a powerful voice, as well as a magnetic and energetic stage presence. His attention to detail with respect to his vocal performance, dance routine and stage appearance is impeccable.
James is also an accomplished dancer and his shows are meticulously choreographed to accurately capture the magic of Elvis at his peak.
He has a wide variety of Elvis suits and beautiful costumes accurately depicting Elvis throughout his entire career, spanning the 50s through to the 70s.
He is known for his audience interaction during his show and afterwards as well. His performances have been known to appeal to audiences young and old and more often than not your guests will be drawn into getting all shook up with the King himself. All shows end with a meet and greet and an opportunity to get a close up photo with the King of Rock and Roll.
James has an impressive resume and it is no surprise that he is undoubtedly SA’s most revered Elvis impersonator.
He made waves as Elvis in Mike McCullagh’s production, “Nashville Nights”, and then went on to successfully take his own Elvis production to the Roxy Revue Bar at Grand West Casino in 2008 with “The Ultimate Tribute to the King”
In 2010 he had a very successful run with “From Memphis to Las Vegas” and in 2012 “Elvis” was a sell out every night.
James triumphed once again in April 2014 at the Roxy Revue Bar in the incredibly successful production of “Heartbreak Hotel” a variety show paying tribute to the music legends of the golden era, which he produced, directed and starred in himself.
A particular highlight in his career was his appearance on the popular television show “Noot Vir Noot”, which was broadcast on 9 March 2012, and rebroadcast twice thereafter. The public response was overwhelming.
He was named South Africa’s no. 1 Elvis Tribute Artist at the Elvis Africa Festival in 2010, and travelled to Wales to represent SA in the Elvis World Cup, coming fourth out of 12 competitors from around the world.
His CV speaks for itself.
He has performed at many venues in and around Cape Town as well as many private parties, birthdays, corporate events and weddings. His versatility as a performer is always well received at every occasion.
He is a consummate professional, whilst being warm and personable.
He is SA’s top rated Elvis impersonator.
Elvis tribute show bookings are now open!
To book James for your next event please submit your details on our contact page.