TOUR DATES

 

If you are an Elvis fan and appreciate authenticity and respect

for Elvis, then this show is for you! Seeing is believing! 

                                                       

                                  Starring  - Chris Connor 

2021 TOUR 

DATE

VENUE

TICKETS

4th June 

 

Rawtenstall Rossendale 

St Marys Chambers 

 BB4 6QX

Chris Connor - Up Close & Personal 

due to distance guidelines the show will be Chris Connor alone, with his full lightening and sound team. 

SOLD OUT

5th  June 

 

Rawtenstall Rossendale 

St Marys Chambers 

 BB4 6QX

Chris Connor - Up Close & Personal 

due to distance guidelines the show will be Chris Connor alone, with his full lightening and sound team. 

SOLD OUT

26th June 

 

LYTHAM ST ANNES 

The Lowther Pavilion 

 FY8 5QQ

Chris Connor - 'Up close and Personal'

SOLD OUT

24th July

 

LEEDS 

02 Academy  

Chris Connor 'up close and personal ' show  

show switch - due to sales of this show being at reduced capacity . Chris Connor with his full sound and lightening team. 

30th July 

 

BURNLEY 

Mechanics Theatre 

Chris Connor 'up close and personal show   

show switch - due to sales of this show being sold at reduced capacity . Chris Connor with his full sound and lightening team

31st July 

YARM - STOCKTON-ON-TEES 

Princess Alexandra Theatre

 

Chris Connor 'up close and personal' show     

show switch - due to sales of this show being

sold at reduced capacity Chris Connor with his full sound and lightening team. 

6th August

 

CARDIFF

St Davids Hall  

**RESCHEDULED** 

26 June 2022 all tickets remain 

valid. Sorry for any inconvenience 

14th August 

 

NEWCASTLE 

Opera House 

21st August

 

 

PORTSMOUTH

New Theatre Royal  

 

28th August 

TUNBRIDGE WELLS 

Assembly Hall Theatre 

3 September 

NORWICH

Epic Studios 

4th September


RHYL 
Pavilion

**RESCHEDULED **
TO 

10th September 

SOLIHULL

The Core Theatre 

11th September 

SOLIHULL

The Core Theatre 

17th September 

COVENTRY

Rialto Plaza  

18th September 

SHEFFIELD 

City Hall  

1st October  

 

GLASGOW

Royal Concert Hall 

2nd  October  

 

DUNDEE

Whitehall Theatre 

on sale soon

8th October

 

COVENTRY

Albany Theatre 

15th October

 

PLYMOUTH

Guildhall

16th October 

 

BLACKPOOL

Opera house 

7th November 

 

DORKING

Halls  

 

12th November

 

LIVERPOOL

Eventim Olympia 

 

 

13th November

 

BOLTON

Albert Halls 

 

19th November

 

WALSALL

A3 Arena/Forest Arts 

 

20th November 

 

COLNE

The Muni Theatre 

 

11th December

 

OLDHAM MANCHESTER

Queen Elizabeth Hall

 

17th December

 

BEDFORD

Corn Exchange 

 

2022 


 
 
2022 TOUR DATES 
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2022 DATES

 

5TH Feb 2022 

 

 

DONCASTER

The Dome 

 

25th Feb 2022 

 

 

ALDERSHOT

Princes Hall 

 

26th Feb 2022 

 

 

ALDERSHOT

Princes Hall 

 

March 2022 

 

 

WYCOMBE 

Swan Theatre 

on sale soon

 

2nd April 2022 

 

 

MIDDLETON

Arena  

 

26 June 2022


 
 

CARDIFF
St David Hall  

on sale soon

 

8th July 2022 

 

 

BARNSTAPLE

Queens Theatre  

 

9th July 2022 

 

 

WESTON-SUPER-MARE

Playhouse Theatre 

 

23 July 2022 


 
 

BURNLEY
Mechanics Theatre  

on sale soon

 

2 September 2022 



GLASGOW 
Royal Concert Hall 


 

on sale soon

 

 17th September 2022 

 

 

NEWCASTLE  

Opera House 

on sale after the show on 14th Aug 2021 

on sale soon

 

 22nd October  2022 

 

 

BLACKPOOL 

Opera House 

on sale after the show on 16th oct 2021 

on sale soon
 

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THE DVD'S

 

BRING YOUR FAVORITE

ELVIS TRIBUTE ARTIST HOME TODAY

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the story so far

“Wow that boy is good.

Damn, he looks just like ELVIS”.

                              - Joe Esposito

                                                                                         Elvis best Friend & road manager

Chris Connor (Producer - Performer)

2009

Chris Connor Burst onto the UK Elvis scene in early 2009, and within 12 months he was performing at venues such as the Manchester Apollo and the Harrogate International Centre backed by the Sweet Inspirations (Elvis Presley’s original back-up singers).

2011

Chris was chosen above all other Elvis performers to headline ‘Legends’ U.K during the summer season, performing 6 nights per week.Steve Preston - Elite productions publically quotes" watching Chris Connor in rehearsals he is simply

world class! With a show more American than any American show! NEVER in a million years did I think after the worlds greatest that anyone would come as close, until now!"

In only a few years Chris has become recognized as one of the world’s leading Elvis Performers. With his natural look and voice, he astounds his audience at every concert.

2012 ,

Chris was invited to bring his tribute to Australia. The response from his Australian fans was electric. Martin Fontaine (performer in the Elvis Story quotes publicly "Chris Connor is to me the closest to the King I've ever heard and ever seen in my life. I'm in shock, it's simply Amazing "

later that year Chris Connor is chosen to star and co produce an Elvis theatre production

2013

Chris performed at the famous LONDON PALLADIUM to a packed house, becoming the only Elvis Tribute to have performed there in a full Elvis show.

Towards the end of 2013 Chris alongside his now manager and tour booker Lisa Matthews, creates and produces his very own show "The World Famous Elvis Show" with live 9 piece band and orchestra.

In November of the same year, Chris received two awards; one for the best “That’s The Way It Is” 70′s Elvis, and also received a Special Achievement Award for the recognition of being the fastest rising successful Elvis performer. Chris was also invited to be the headliner of the Penticton Elvis Festival in Canada, and made a huge impression creating many Canadian fans.

2014 -

The start of 2014 saw Chris tour Canada for 12 consecutive shows with the 'Elvis Elvis Elvis' theatre show.

Later that year Chris performed shows in addition to his UK theatre tour, in Atlanta, New Orleans, Memphis, Ireland, Holland, Australia, and New York. He was also invited to headline the first ever Memphis Festival in Holland, and also headlined at the Surfers Paradise Festival on the Gold Coast in Australia.

Unfortunately, due to his own extensive theatre tour Chris decides he has to leave Legends U.K. to fulfil his own theatre tour commitments. He wishes all the cast well, and leaves in good spirits.

The debut DVD of The World Famous Elvis Show is launched, filmed at Sheffield City Hall to over 2300 Fans.

The show gains rave reviews within the Elvis and theatre world and continuous to do so to date

August 2014 Chris Connor is awarded in Memphis the very first worldwide fan poll award of Best Elvis Tribute voted by a world wide poll.

Chris meets and Performs in front of Joe Esposito (Elvis best friend and tour manager) who states. "Wow that boy is good ! he looks like Elvis" Meeting Chris backstage Jo continues to praise Chris performance and energy, with words Chris will always keep to his heart. This really was a surreal moment and proud moment that Chris will never forget and cherish.

Chris proposes to his manager Lisa in front of his audience at Sheffield city hall - she says yes !

2015

The start of 2015, saw Chris perform a 50 night consecutive tour to packed theatres around Holland.

Onto the Philippines with The World Famous Elvis Show for a 4 night show at the prestige Newport Art theatre World resort.

The World Famous Elvis Show went on to perform an open air concert to over 10 thousand people In Enschede.

In addition to his UK theatre tour of The World Famous Elvis show - 2015 saw Chris headline at The Lake George Elvis festival u.s,a, following this a 7night Ontario Canada theatre tour.

Chris returns to Australia as the headliner for the 2nd year running, of the Surfers Gold Coast Elvis Festival.

Returning to Australia a few months later to star In the huge production of Elvis Meets The Beatles theatre tour.

The World Famous Elvis Show embarks on a debut Scotland theatre tour creating thousands of Scottish fans.

Jerry Schilling (member of the Memphis mafia and close friend to Elvis) quotes on Australian tv - “ I have been following Chris Connor’s career for a while, he is the best there is”

Chris is invited back to Australia to headline surfers paradise for a 3rd year running, however has to decline due to personal reasons, and wishes the festival well and artists all the best.

Chris marries his fiancé Lisa .

2016

The Show is Endorsed by THE TELEGRAPH as ‘The Best Elvis tribute show in the World’

The Steels band for the World Famous Elvis show increases from 9 to 12 musicians.

Rehearsals start as the show format is changed to 69 and Vegas years.

New sound technicians hired and welcomed to the crew and tours dates

Chris returns to Canada for a 8 night tour with 'a tribute to Elvis' and again in Canada B.C in the fall - then on to Vegas to rest. !

The World Famous Elvis Show Embarks on its second tour of Scotland, starting with The Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow.

Breaks box office records with 1200 tickets selling within 5 hours in his home town.

Plays to a full house at Manchester B.E.C arena.

Returns to Sheffield City hall for the 3rd year running to a full house of over 2300. Sheffield city hall advise us that Saturday's show was the largest attendance they have had all year. Including A Ronan keaten concert !!

Debuts at Rhyl with the theatre manager and staff complimenting the show, and how amazed they are, and boast that it is the largest audience that they have ever had for a tribute show in their theatre.

ATG ( the global leader in live theatre ) enlist the show for a debut appearance at The Southport theatre in 2017.

Mostly all theatre dates of THE WORLD FAMOUS ELVIS SHOW are complete sell outs.

Lisa and Chris announce they are expecting a baby.

2017

Feb, the UK tour starts at The Albany Theatre Coventry, both are sold out, next year 3 consecutive nights are booked, to meet the high demand of tickets required.

The Tour continues into 2020, again mostly all shows are complete sell outs.

Chris returns to Canada for 2 tours during May and October, performing for 20 nights.

Chris and his Wife/Manager Lisa, announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter, Lilly-May Pearl. Chris is overwhelmed with the love he has for his first born. He luckily was able to attend the birth after arriving home from his tour in Canada, just in time!

The debut at Southport theatre is a sell out! with the house manager saying, quote ‘we have had many Elvis Tribute artists over the years, however never seen as much frenzy and excitement with such fast ticket sales as we have with The World Famous Elvis Show!

The Show returns to Sheffield City Hall for the 4th year running, again to a full house.

Chris ends the year performing within his home town of MCR at The Queen Elizabeth Hall to a complete sell out audience.

2018

40 UK theatre tour dates and 16 Canadian dates added to the 2018 tour.

Rehearsals go ahead for the new show format.

The Show debuts at Blackpool Opera House! gaining rave reviews by journalists, a date is secured instantly for the following year.

Returns to Sheffield City hall for the 5th year running, to a complete sell out audience.

Ends the tour yet again, to a sold out show, in his home town of Oldham.

2019

Professional photographers Alan Andrew and Jacqueline Bell are added to The World Famous Elvis Show team. Both capturing amazing shots during the show. Welcome on board.

The show returns to Blackpool Opera house ! With Amazing news from the management, that the show broke all box office records!! The Show is filmed, for a later release of 2 DVDs.

Returns to Sheffield City Hall for the 6th year running to a full house.

Ends the tour as always in his home town of Oldham, to, yet again a sell out audience.

2020

The years starts very well! 2 shows at Coventry sold out. Onto Weston Super Mare where upon a fan footage video is captured, shared on social media, within 2 months gained 25 thousand likes and 10 thousand shares!

Onto Portsmouth Theatre Royal, the show is a complete sell out!

Then HALT. Covid 19 strikes. All 55 dates within the diary are rescheduled for the following year. Lisa works extremely hard behind the scenes rescheduling all dates, and enabling tickets to be transferred to the new dates, updating fans regular.

Chris and Lisa kindly donate 350 tickets to NHS workers for their hard work and dedication.

The show is unable to perform until theatres open to full capacity. Chris is missing the stage dearly.

2 brand new DVDs filmed at Blackpool Opera House are due for release in October.

Chris agrees to perform 10 dates all within the 1 venue in October, due to the restrictions this is an up close and personal show, with Chris Connor alone. The announcement is made and creates a buzz with his fans all over. We are expecting the 10 shows to sell out very quickly.

Rehearsals begin for the brand new show format.

2021

Social distancing still in place at the start of the year. The first 2 shows of the year, at Rossendale, socially distanced are completely sold out. 

 

To Be Cont...

'THE WORLD FAMOUS ELVIS SHOW STARRING CHRIS CONNOR AND THE STEELS' with his 12 piece band is guaranteed to thrill all Elvis fans. A show with the highest respect and quality created and produced by Elvis fans for Elvis fans.

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