Duke of Elvis Entertainment

Why book Duke of Elvis Entertainment?

Steve is the Duke of Elvis. Steve is an award winning artist that now performs as the Duke of Elvis in his "Royal Tribute to The King". Steve has performed all over the United States, and has thrilled his audiences with his beautiful voice and wonderful southern charm. He is available to perform for audiences big and small to bring you an experience that you won't soon forget. Steve is willing to travel and will work with you to develop your own personal show to remember the King!

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Amazing performance!

Steve and his wife were so easy to work with! We surprised my mom for her retirement party and she loved it. All the guests had a great time. He made everyone feel included, had a great sense of humor, and was very entertaining. We would definitely hire him again for another event. Thanks so much!!

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Reviewer: Alia &. S. D.
Event: Private Party in Durham, NC
Event Date: Apr 6, 2014
Hired As: Elvis Impersonator

Response from Duke of Elvis Entertainment:

Thank you so much for you kind words. We enjoyed the event as well. Good luck and health to you both and your growing family. Thank you again.

Wonderful!

We had a great experience with the Duke of Elvis. He and his wife were very easy to contact, responded to our many requests, arrived early to set up and start on time, and most importantly gave a fun performance. Elvis engaged people in the audience and made everyone have a great time. We were so happy with his song selection and thank him and his wife for making our event so special!

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Reviewer: Sarah D.
Event: Other in Durham, NC
Event Date: Apr 6, 2014
Hired As: Tribute Artist

Awesome Performance!

The Duke of Elvis is absolutely the best! He performed for my parents 50th Anniversary Celebration and was the highlight of the evening. This was our surprise for our parents and they loved his performance. Our guests were well pleased also. When he performs, everyone is included and made to feel special by having an Elvis song performed just for them. The Duke of Elvis has an awesome performance. Thanks for the memories and helping to make my parents 50th Anniversary Celebration an event that we will talk about for years to come.

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Reviewer: Tammy S.
Event: Anniversary Party in Pembroke, NC
Event Date: Dec 21, 2013
Hired As: Elvis Impersonator

Response from Duke of Elvis Entertainment:

Thank you so much for your kind words, and we wish you and your family ever improving health and prosperity in the New Year.

Fabulous Performance!

We hired the Duke to perform a 40th Anniversary vow-renewal show and we could not have been any more pleased. All the guests were quite entertained and I have heard all raves reviews from everyone. His costume was marvelous and voice amazing! The Duke works well with the crowd and gets everyone involved. We highly recommend.

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Reviewer: rachel
Event: Anniversary Party in Axton, VA
Event Date: May 20, 2012
Hired As: Elvis Impersonator

Such a good show.

Steve does such a great job and is a tribute to him and his wife, as well as to Elvis. We keep coming up with a reason to have him back and he only gets better. Some of our friends drove 3 hours to see him here again. Can't say enough good things.

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Reviewer: wanda c.
Event: Holiday Party in Durham, NC
Event Date: May 26, 2012

Awesome!

The Duke of Elvis put on a superb performance! His rates were extremely reasonable compared to other performers and he was super accommodating with my scheduling needs. He performed at my LTC facility and the residents LOVED him! It was such a hit, we will surely have him back. Cannot say enough good things!

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Reviewer: abbey f.
Event: Holiday Party in Sanford, NC
Event Date: May 14, 2012
Hired As: Elvis Impersonator

Response from Duke of Elvis Entertainment:

Thank you so much Abbey. We enjoyed it as well. We have done at least a dozen Assisted Living Facilities, and we always enjoy the residents' warm and inviting response to our show. To perform for people that remember Elvis, sometimes from seeing him in the flesh, makes it even more special. I am glad we were able to take the time to perform during the start of your National Nursing Home Week . Take care and thank you again.

Wonderful, great show!

Duke of Elvis was a surprise entertainer for my parent's 50th Wedding Anniversary. He was excellent! He was engaging and had a few tricks up his sleeve to entertain our guests. We thoroughly enjoyed his show and he was kind enough to perform a "Mock" renewal of vows which was really enjoyed by my parents. They are still talking about it and I'm sure we'll still be hearing about Elvis at their brunch for years to come! Thanks so much for your professionalism and warmth. Can't say enough good things!

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Reviewer: Diane S.
Event: Anniversary Party in Wake Forest, NC
Event Date: Mar 31, 2012
Hired As: Elvis Impersonator

Response from Duke of Elvis Entertainment:

Thank you for your kind words and for also hanging on to my suit for an extra day, after I left it behind. My wife and I have worked for good crowds in the past but I can say your whole family was wonderful and receptive to our show. We can really tell when there are true Elvis fans in the crowd. It makes what we do well worth it. Our warmest wishes to you and your family, and thanks again for allowing us to be a part of this momentous occasion. You did a great job putting this all together, and I know your whole family appreciated it.

What a night to remember!

Wow, what a night to remember! The Duke of Elvis did a great job entertaining our employees at our annual Christmas party. Elvis interacted very well with the crowd and the crowd interacted very well with him. Steve and his wife were great to work with and were very professional. Thanks for making the event so much fun!

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Reviewer: Jerry T. H. J.
Organization: Virginia Bank & Trust
Event: Christmas Party in Danville, VA
Event Date: Dec 3, 2011
Hired As: Elvis Impersonator

Response from Duke of Elvis Entertainment:

It was truly a pleasure working with the employees and board members for your Christmas party. We could not have asked for a better group of people to perform our Elvis Tribute for. Thank you again,
Steve and Trish Cates

Review by Anastasia

Great performance, well adapted to our needs and circumstances. We highly recommend this excellent Elvis impersonator for any party/event.

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Reviewer: Anastasia
Event: Anniversary Party in Durham, NC
Event Date: Apr 16, 2011
Hired As: Elvis Impersonator

Response from Duke of Elvis Entertainment:

It was truly our pleasure to be part of your celebration. You seem to have a wonderful support unit in your family and friends. We thoroughly enjoyed performing our Tribute Show for your event, and wish you all the best.
Thank you, thank you very much,
Steve and Trish Cates

Review by Teresa D.

The Duke of Elvis is a fabulous entertainer. He was professional and punctual. His talent and costume were very impressive. His performance made our event successful and fun. Customers still talk about that evening and how much they enjoyed Elvis! That's why we plan events! That's why we look forward to another night of The Duke of Elvis visiting our store! He is wonderful!!!

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Reviewer: Teresa D.
Organization: The Curious Peddler
Event: Private Party in Mebane, NC
Event Date: Sep 24, 2010
Hired As: Elvis Impersonator

Response from Duke of Elvis Entertainment:

This is one of the first times we had the honor of performing in our hometown. We are trying to promote business in our downtown of Mebane, NC. Teresa was a gracious host, and we enjoyed being part of the festivities. The Curious Peddler shop is a very unique shop, that combines antiques and eclectic items as well. It's worth a visit or two or three. We had a great time, and appreciate your kind words.

Review by Jackie P.

Steve has perform for the residents of Hillcrest Convalescent Center for many years. He is a regular for our annual "Viva Las Vegas" party. Steve always go the extra mile during each of his performances. He not only sings for the residents who attend the party, but he also goes to visit residents who are unable to attend the party. For me, that says a great deal for the type of entertainer that he is.

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Reviewer: Jackie P.
Organization: Hillcrest Convalescent Center
Event: Casino in Durham, NC
Event Date: Jan 20, 2011
Hired As: Tribute Artist

Response from Duke of Elvis Entertainment:

I have enjoyed performing for the residents of Hillcrest Convalescent Center for the last 20 years. Before I started performing my Elvis Tribute, I performed as part of a band or solo. I have always appreciated the warm response from the residents and am honored that I can use my tribute in such a positive manner.

Review by Karen P. S.

Duke of Elvis did a fabulous job at my parents' 50th wedding anniversary celebration. The show by Duke of Elvis was a total surprise to my parents, who loved the show, as did all of their guests! He was very professional and did a great job of not only performing the numbers, but getting every member of the audience involved. A great time was had by all!

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Reviewer: Karen P. S.
Event: Anniversary Party in Spartanburg, SC
Event Date: Dec 12, 2009
Hired As: Elvis Impersonator

Response from Duke of Elvis Entertainment:

My wife and I very much enjoyed sharing in this momentous occassion. The entire event was very elegant and beautifully arranged. It was an honor to be able to be part of this occassion.

Review by Katherine M.

Steve did a wonderful job at my parents 50th wedding anniversary. He got the people up and dancing, included my parents in his act and even children had a great time! Would highly recommend "Duke of Elvis" (Steve Cates) to anyone considering an Elivs impersonator. Price is very resonable, even a bit too low!

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Reviewer: Katherine M.
Event: Anniversary Party in Durham, NC
Event Date: Oct 18, 2008
Hired As: Elvis Impersonator

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 30 - 120 minutes
  • Fee: $225-$1000, plus mileage
  • Languages: English

Overview

We provide a custom concert with a professional sound system, full vocals, the highest quality professional backing tracks, in a nearly identical 70's replica jumpsuit, and the availability for pictures and autographs after the show. Expect a lively, fun show. We like to get our audience involved in our show whenever we can. We look forward to making your event, something your guests will be talking about for a long time afterwards.

Duke of Elvis Entertainment

We are Duke of Elvis Entertainment. We pay tribute to Elvis by bringing our audiences a full show with live sound backing tracks, full replica jumpsuit, and live vocals with pictures and greetings after the show. We do our very best to customize each show specifically for your event. We are a class act, not a singing telegram act. Check out our reviews and you will see that we have done a variety of venues with very satisfied clients.

The team providing the talent:

Steve Cates

Elvis Tribute Artist

Trish Cates

Audio Engineer and Personal Assistant

Set List

We usually perform a variety of Elvis's most famous and recognizable hits from all Eras (50's, 60's and 70's). We will learn any Elvis song for your event, given enough advanced notice.

Influences & Inspiration

Elvis, Johnny Cash, John Denver, Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Eagles to name a few.

Setup Requirements

A reasonable amount of set up space (5x5)

Changing area, for us to change into show costuming (keeps the element of suprise)

Covered area for outside events preferred to protect sensitive electronics and sound system

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