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The Closest Thing to the King in Concert – Shawn Klush

Publicity Image The Edinburgh Corn Exchange is "All Shook Up" to announce that world class Elvis Tribute Artist Shawn Klush will be performing at the venue on the 28th August 2009 as part of the Festival.  Flown in direct form the USA this will be Shawn's only Scottish Gig

In just a short time Shawn Klush has emerged as the world's top Elvis tribute artist.  Born and raised in the small coal-mining town of Pittston, Pennsylvania, USA, Shawn's love for music led him to begin imitating his musical idol, Elvis Presley.

His list of accolades as an Elvis Tribute Act is immense and he has won competitions all over the world including

Worldwide Elvis Competition
World Elvis Tribute Artist
Ultimate Elvis Tribute Act (2007 by Elvis Presley Enterprises in Memphis TN)
Best Concert Elvis (2006 "Peoples Choice Award" from Gibson Guitar in Nashville)
World's Greatest Elvis (2007 by 6.5 million viewers on BBC1 Television)

Each January he also stars in the "Elvis Birthday Tribute Tour", an Elvis extravaganza with Elvis' own musicians, singers, and friends, in major venues in multiple cities.

Shawn has recorded 4 CDs and a CD Single. He has performed with Elvis' closest friends, musicians and singers such as JD Sumner and the Stamps Quartet, The Jordanaires, The Imperials, DJ Fontana, Charlie Hodge, Myrna Smith, The Sweet Inspirations and Joe Esposito. In 2008, Shawn signed a 3-year, 3 album deal with a major European record company 2b Music and Rojam Records administered by Universal Music Publishing group.
 
For information about Shawn Klush visit www.shawnklush.net




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