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Wow…. A dream come true!!! I cannot hide my delight in winning the right to represent ‘Europe’s Tribute to Elvis’ at the EPE ULTIMATE ELVIS Tribute Contest which will take place in Memphis, TN, USA in August 2016 during Elvis week. Having come 2nd twice now and 3rd in the past, this year is now my time now to go to the home of Elvis and compete in this most exclusive and prestigious contest on behalf of Europe and Tees Events. Elvis Presley Enterprizes have been promoting 20 or so contests around the world during 2016 and all winners/representatives culminate in Memphis to compete for the worlds Ultimate Elvis tribute artist and I can’t believe that I’m going to be walking out on the hallowed stage of the Orpheum Theatre in the home town of Elvis, in the company of … Continue reading
So…here in China, you have the normal taxis…and then you have the ‘other’ taxis 🙂 The story goes like this: GJF: So Fisher, fancying doing something today? FS: Yeah why not. I googled a market that’s down town. Shall we check it out? It’s only a 20 minute taxi ride. GJF: Sounds good. Let’s go…..typical though, where’s all the taxis when you need one!! China Man: ‘Ni Hao’ English men…you want taxi ride? GJF & FS: Not on that thing!!!…blimey that looks like a relic that’s fit for the scrapyard. China Man: ‘Do good deal…. Only 20 yuan (£2) GJF: That’s cheap Fisher….how bad can it be? Looks dodgy but it’ll be an experience 🙂 …I bet he knows these streets like Matt King back in London!!!! FS: OK Mr Man…but drive carefully… China Man: ‘Yeah yeah…. Xie Xie’ – … Continue reading
Well…..since my last blog, we’ve been zipping across China. We’ve put our show on in Kun Shan, Qing Dao, Wei Fang, Yan Tai and now we’ve found ourselves in what can only be described as the biggest city I’ve ever visited…the city of Wu Han! Wu Han is massive and has a population of over 10 million. We’re doing two shows here, Saturday and Sunday but before showtime, there is a couple of days of to explore, and boy, did Fisher and I explore!!!! We googled a famous Chinese shopping mall (not westernised at all) and I think we were the only westerns there, but instead of getting a taxi there (a 40 minute ride, which is just ’round the corner in Chinese terms) we decided to take the bull by the horn and live dangerously and hire what can … Continue reading
We’ve added a blog to our website, so that you can stay updated with the latest from Garry’s tour of China in the lead role of Spirit (Worldwide) Productions Las Vegas Theatre show ‘ELVIS – The King of Rock and Roll’ …. including pictures and videos from our latest performances as we tour theatre’s around China. Stay tuned for upcoming news!