Elvis Fest Contestant Profile: John Gilpin

PALA, CA.  This is a Pompadour series profiling ETAs competing at the 2013 Rockin’ Elvis Fest March 15-17th.  All the information has been accumulated from their respective websites, Facebook pages, and other available online media.

Elvis Powers

Home:  Lakewood, CA.

John Gilpin derives the name of his website from the two entertainer personalities he plays:  Elvis Presley and Austin Powers.  There is a third personality showcased on Gilpin’s website:  Johnny Cash.

Gilpin has been an ETA since 1999 and lists the following accomplishments for his Elvis interpretations.

  • Casted by Reveille Productions for Cable TV show Julien’s Auction as Elvis.
  • Cameo in a short USC student film titled  Table Top Dreams; as Elvis in a scene high-fiving the hero at the 4:31 mark.
  • Winner of the Carnival Cruise Contest 2006 and 2008.
  • Winner of Who’s You’re Cupid Contest as Elvis and Austin Powers.

You Be The Judge

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Gilpin has been an active Rockin’ Elvis Fest contestant since 2011.  Good luck John.


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