Japanese Elvis Impersonation returns to The Front

johnboy 14 July 2009 10

[First filed: July 03, 2009 @ 17:46]

Canberra’s man of a thousand faces, and nearly as many instrumentations, has sent in the following communication:

    Erebis
    Erebis is a Japanese elvis impersonator who moved to Canberra last year. Although thoroughly conversant in all things Presley, his true passion is improvisation. Earlier this year he presented his first solo show at The Front,
    performing on drums and double bass to a mesmerized crowd. For this performance he will be joined by trumpeter Reuben Lewis, who is known for exploring the sound possibilities of the trumpet.

UPDATE: The show has been moved to Monday 20 July.


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Jivrashia Jivrashia 7:23 pm 03 Jul 09

So… what’s the essence of a Japanese elvis impersonator?
Will he be playing the drums to a beat of a Japanese drum (taiko, they call it)?
Maybe Elvis’ moves with a Japanese mix?

I’m confused!

Bic Bic 7:54 pm 03 Jul 09

I fully support this endeavour.

astrojax astrojax 10:16 pm 03 Jul 09

arigato very much?

S4anta S4anta 10:54 pm 03 Jul 09

double bass eh…

Can he do the budgie tongue?

bloodnut bloodnut 12:24 am 05 Jul 09

i hope that means there’s a japanese Jacko impersonator soonish.

DanRayner DanRayner 7:11 pm 06 Jul 09

I think there is nothing cooler than a Japanese Elvis impersonator (unless it is possibly two men in gorilla suits playing cards…)

punkarella punkarella 4:26 pm 14 Jul 09

I would pay good money to see this.

farnarkler farnarkler 8:17 pm 14 Jul 09

That’s as good as the Mexican Elvis impersonator I saw at the Viper Room years ago. Was very odd at the time.

G-Fresh G-Fresh 11:14 pm 14 Jul 09

Pretty good impersonation, until he takes the shades off

Jivrashia Jivrashia 10:29 am 15 Jul 09

Maybe it’s Junichiro Koizumi.
He showed off some good moves in front of dubbya.

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