Why hire King Kruk?
James (King) Kruk is Southern California's Elite Elvis Tribute Artist/ Elvis Impersonator, he combines a fantastic look with an amazing voice and a genuine charisma to give any party or event that special "Elvis" MAGIC. James has delighted countless guests at corporate functions,weddings, Birthdays and has become the go to Elvis for film and television productions.Either solo or with his band James Kruk is California's most exciting Elvis Tribute. He has headlined huge events and opened for national acts like The Eels. James Kruk is the singing voice of Elvis in the film Pawn Shop Chronicles. He portrayed Elvis in The National Tour of Steve Martins "Picasso at The Lapin Agile" Kruk Rocks!
James Kruk aka King Kruk started performing as Elvis in 1998 when he was hired to portay Elvis in Steve Martin's play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" Martin said that Kruk had "that certain something that we cannot define that Elvis had "
He toured for over 450 performances to sold out theatres all across America. James is the Singing voice of Elvis in the movie "Pawn Shop Chronicles' Starring Matt Dillon Brendan Fraser Elijah Wood. James has performed for Linda Thompson Elvis long time Girlfriend and performed with Jack Black at several charity functions. He has also been a regular on Good Morning San Diego, Fox San Diego and Telexpress Europe.
James Kruk and his amazing Tribute band were the first Elvis Tribute Band to play House of Blues Hollywood and The El Rey Theater Los Angeles as the opening act for Eels! They have also shared the stage with Super Diamond, Cash'd Out, The Submarines and many other National acts.
They regularly play Pala Casino, Viejas Casino, The Belly Up Solana Beach Lake Arrowhead Summer Concerts Redondo Beach Lobster Festival San Marcos Concerts in The Park San Luis Arizona Concerts in the park and many many others. James' Tribute is widely respected and often the only Elvis tribute acts to be placed on the bill of main stream Rock and Roll clubs throughout Southern california. He is always the first choice for large corporate events not only for his high pctane show but for his unrivaled professionalism and ability to connect with an audience and deliver exactly what the ckient wants and needs for the extra flash necessary to promote a product or event.
In addition to this james work for charities is above and beyond that of most performers in California.
He has the same twinkle in his eye and handsome crooked grin that will surely re-connect you with the spirit of Elvis. He is the San Diego County Champion Elvis act and will surely make any party Royal.
Many packages are available and no event is too large or too small.
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Kruk is also a clasically trained actor from New Yorks' Circle in The Square, he also trained at the world famous Groundlings comedy Improv school in Los Angeles. these skills enable Kruk to as create a real person not just a hip shakin sneering caricature.
Kruk also makes an unsurpassed master of ceremonies and makes everyone at your event feel special. Kruk's crowd interaction is really what sets his Elite Elvis Tribute Show apart from the others Please Read James (King) Kruks' reviews and hear what others have had to say as happy clients speak volumns when choosing an entertainer for your event. James considers himself an honored guest at your event and feels that it is the greatest job in the world bringing joy through the mighty power of Elvis Presleys music. Make Your Party Wedding or Event ROYAL! with James KING KRUK The Elite Elvis Tribute for those times when Cheese just won't cut it.
City Limits Band: Tribute Band
City Limits Band: Tribute Band
Les Allen: Lead guitar
Elvis, David Lindley, Mike Pushnik, Jim Lewin
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 20 - 180 minutes
King Kruk provides an evening of unstoppable and untoppable Elvis style entertainment. Picture yourself back in 1972 you have a ticket to see the King, your bristling with goosebumps he takes the stage and the audience jumps as the music pumps. King Kruk shows up at your event early with his state of the art sound system and the best live recorded backing tracks you can buy and rolls out the barrel of Elvis tunes that you choose and keeps the hits rollin and the smiles beaming for as long as you want.
King Kruk has the same twinkle in his eye and crooked mschievious grin as the real King and while nobody nowhere will ever replace or match the strength and mighty power of Elvis himself King Kruk puts all his heart and passion into every performance to leave everyone with a sensatiopn that they reconnected if just for a brief moment with the spirit of Elvis.
You need look no farther for Elvis style entertainment King Kruk is the one and only for your party wedding or special event.
I have a Bose soundsystem which is the best system for your venue
Over 80 Elvis songs are currently in my repetoire and I can learn any Elvis song requested.
Past Booked Dates:
08-19-2011 — Belly up Solana Beach
08-12-2011 — El Rey Theatre Los Angeles
01-14-2010 — Pala Casino- Private Event
01-08-2010 — Hard rock Hotel San Diego
12-23-2009 — Jumping Bean Cafe Vista Ca
2009: 45 gigs
2010: 73 gigs
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Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party, Bar/Lounge, Casino, Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue, Corporate Event, Festival, Fundraiser, Hotel