The music that changed America will bring memories for those who grew up in the late 50s and create new ones for younger people when the songs of Elvis Presley reverberate in North Platte.“Elvis” will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9 in the Neville Center for the Performing Arts, also known as the old Fox Theater downtown at Fifth and Bailey.
Travis LeDoyt portrays Elvis. LeDoyt was featured in the New York Times as the “World’s Best Young Elvis.”
He will present A Tribute to the King in the final presentation of the 2016-17 concert season.
Le Doyt looks like Elvis and wears appropriate outfits.
Backed by bass, guitar and drums, he will sing familiar songs that made Elvis famous, including “All Shook Up,” “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Don’t Be Cruel,” “Fever,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Hound Dog” and “Love Me Tender.”
Born in the late 1970s, LeDoyt flawlessly captures the essence of Elvis in his prime, presenting the hits and ambiance of 1954-59.
The corporate sponsor is the NebraskaLand National Bank.
Admission is with membership in the North Platte Concert Association.
Memberships can be purchased from Pat Hoban, 1412 W. Fourth, North Platte, NE 69101. Phone: (308) 534-4699.
Those who purchase new memberships before Travis LeDoyt’s performance will be admitted without cost to “A Tribute to the King” and will also be eligible for prizes during intermission.
Memberships bought before June 1 will cost $45 for adults and $90 for families (Parents and minor children.) Student tickets are $15.
After June 1 the price will be $50 for adults and $100 for families. Patron memberships are available.
Season membership in the North Platte Concert Association allows reciprocity with Cozad, Kearney, Holdrege, McCook, and Grand Island concert associations.
Information is also available on the concert association’s website: www.npconcertassociation.org.