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).
In only a few years Chris has become recognised as one of the world’s leading Elvis Performers. With his natural look and voice, he astounds his audience at every concert.
In 2011 Chris was chosen above all other Elvis performers to headline ‘Legends’ U.K during the summer season, performing 6 nights per week.
In 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
In 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 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' 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.
The debut DVD of The World Famous Elvis Show is launched, filmed at Sheffield City Hall to over 2200 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 world wide 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. 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 2300 in attendance! she says yes !
2015 - The start of 2015, saw Chris perform a 50 consecutive night tour in packed theatres around Holland.
Onto the Phillipines 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 Holland.
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 yet again of the Surfers Gold Coast Elvis Festival. Returning again in August 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.
Chris is invited back to Australia to headline surfers paradise for the 3rd year running, however has to cancel due to personal reasons, and wishes the festival well and artists all the best.
Chris marries his fiancé Lisa .
The Steels band for the World Famous Elvis show increases 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.
Embarks on his 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 with guest of Lee lard and Ricky aron.
Returns to Sheffield City hall for the 3rd year running to a full house of over 2300.
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.
Mostly all theatre dates of THE WORLD FAMOUS ELVIS SHOW sell out.
Lisa and Chris announce they are expecting a baby.
Various locations added to the 2017 tour.
THE WORLD FAMOUS ELVIS SHOW Is recognised by ATG The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is the global leader in live theatre.
Debuts with their first atg show in Southport on the 17 nov 2017.
'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.
Elvis Presley Performer: Chris Connor
Worldwide booking Agent & Management LPM Events - Lisa Pearl Matthews
Tel: 01270 873749
Web Design: Jason Palidwar
CHRIS CONNOR - PRODUCER & PERFORMER
LISA PEARL MATTHEWS MANAGER & TOUR BOOKER
Is the Manager, world wide tour booker and promoter for Chris Connor.
After working alongside Chris for many years learning the industry herself step by step, Lisa has become very successful and liked by many fans worldwide for playing a huge part in maintaining the rise of Chris Connor in both theatres and arenas, across the UK and overseas.