Born in Shelby NC, Travis was raised in a musical family with roots in Southern Gospel. His love for Elvis music started at a young age. His grandmother made him his very own Elvis jumpsuit at the tender age of five, and his passion to perform tribute to Elvis blossomed.
Travis Powell is considered by his peers as the #1 Elvis Tribute Artist in the world!!
Travis has been an entertainer, performing and touring across the country, from his early 20s. It was is 2012 that he would compete in his first Elvis tribute artist contest. He entered the Legends In concert Myrtle Beach Elvis tribute contest in 2013 and was named grand champion representing legends that year in ultimate Elvis tribute contest in Memphis. That same year he would go on to win grand champion of the Lake George Elvis festival, Elvis Rocks mesquite Competition and Harrahs Cherokee Casino Elvis tribute contest. In 2014, he won the ultimate preliminary contest at Charlotte motor speedway to represent in the 2014 ultimate Elvis contest where he would place in the top 5.
Travis received the 2014 Heart of the King Horizon Award and sang on the same stage, Elvis once graced, the International in Las Vegas. He is the champion of the 2016 Tribute to the King contest taking home the grand prize of $25,000, the largest of any Tribute competition.
Travis feels blessed to have shared the stage with the Sweet Inspirations, the background vocal group that performed with Elvis himself. He has a tireless dedication to pay the most authentic tribute to the King of Rock 'n Roll.
"Thank you Elvis Presley for giving a five year old a dream"
Sting Ray Anthony with his unparalleled Tribute to the Rock 'n Rollers of the 50's and 60's creates a high energy show taking the music to another level.
Having worked along side Bobby Vee, Fabian, Danny and The Juniors, Chubby Checker and many other Original artist of the 50's and 60's Sting Ray has delighted audiences up on their feet dancing and singing to the greatest Oldies ever written as he "rocks the house" wherever he performs - whether it be in Branson, Missouri at Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater or "Legends In Concert in Las Vegas," "50's at the Hop", "Rock and Roll Heaven", "Legends of Rock and Roll", or "The Winter Dance Party". He has worked and toured throughout North America and Canada playing to rave reviews and standing ovations.
Featuring the Ultimate Tribute band Spinout! Back up vocals by the all female Doo Wop group Shake Rattle & Roll.
Also local East Texas favorite Dale 'C' Cummings will open the show!!
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