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