"The TRUE Voice of Elvis"
Doug began his career in the US Air Force, brandishing
a guitar and home-made costume, where he began winning talent contests held annually by the Air Force with his amazing rendition of the King of Rock n Roll. He won 11 First Place trophies in just 4 years of competitions in
multiple categories such as Male Vocalist, Comedian
and even master of Ceremonies.
Shortly after leaving the service, he entered the Worldwide Elvis
Impersonators contest at Bad Bob's Vapor's in Memphis Tennessee, walking away with the First Place Crown as, "The World's Best Elvis Tribute Artist".
Subsequently, after a successful audition, he joined the famous Las Vegas tribute Show "Legends in Concert" and worked with them for 7 years s "The King", performing in such sundry locations as The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, The Virgin Islands, Aruba, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Moscow and many U.S. and Canadian locations! Afterward, he began touring the US and the world, with his own shows.
He has performed in: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, England, Germany, Spain, Chile, Ireland and all over the U.S. and Canada.
He also has an impressive repertoire of 70+ character voices and has done extensive work in the voice over business.
He has awed his audiences for years, leaving them totally
mesmerized and shaken, by one of those voices in particular-
that of Elvis Presley... Doug's voice has been acknowledged
by fellow ETA's as being the closest to "The Kings"..
Doug travels extensively throughout the world as well as the
US and Canada, performing with his band, "Kentucky Reign". He also performs with backing tracks or with full symphony/pops orchestras. He is known worldwide as "The TRUE Voice of Elvis" by not only his fans and other ETA's, but by those who knew Elvis personally, and is regarded as an Icon in the industry, winning numerous awards such as:
- ETIA Vocalist of the Year, 2015
Ultimate Elvis preliminary champion, Portage, IN & Ocean City, MD, 2014
Heart of the King Lifetime Achievement Award, Las Vegas, 2014
King of the World Contest Lifetime Achievement Award, Memphis, TN, 2014
Images of the King Lifetime Champion Award, 2014
Inducted into the Elvis Tribute Artist Hall of Fame, 2013
And many, many more!