Always Expanding, Always Improving...

My shows have been expanding, adapting and hopefully improving since I started my Elvis (Memories of The King) tribute in 1997.  I have added sound and lighting equipment through the years. I added a drummer.  First Eric, and later Dave (who also sings backup).  I added a Neil Diamond tribute show (Diamond: A Solitary Tribute) in 2014.  Then added vocalist Jamie Klein to my Neil Diamond show, so I could sing those great duets that Neil is known for.  Jamie also sang backup on the other songs.  Jamie then started singing with my Elvis shows too.  Not only backup, but duets from Elvis' movies, songs Lisa Marie Presley has recorded and added her vocals to her fathers, and duet versions of Elvis songs form the Cirque du Soleil show "Viva Elvis".  Jamie also started opening for my Elvis & Neil shows with a song or two.  This has led to the next chapter in what I now call "Memories of The King Entertainment".  We added a third show in October of 2015 called "Brent Cooper & Jamie Klein: King & Country".  I really wanted to showcase Jamie's beautiful voice more that what she was doing for my tribute shows.  This new show is as much her show as it is mine.  We share the stage alternating between my Elvis & Neil songs, and her mostly contemporary country songs by such artists as Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, and others.  She also performs some classic country songs by Reba McEntire, Loretta Lynn and others.  I'm event branching outside my comfort zone and doing songs by other artists and learning new Elvis & Neil country songs.  Of course the Neil and Elvis duets are there as well as others.  We have been performing this new show regularly at Don Hall's Triangle Park and have been packing the house each time.  We also have never performed the same show twice.  Jamie and I are constantly adding new songs.  We usually do three hour shows, and we have a hard time limiting our song selection.  So much great music, so little time.

We thank you the fans for going on this journey with us and adapting right along.  I realize some of you are die hard Elvis fans and like only the King and his music.  Maybe some of you are Neil Diamond fans and prefer "Sweet Caroline" over "Suspicious Minds".  Some of you might not like this new variety show that we are doing.  The good news is I still perform all three of these shows, depending on what each venue wants to book.  I hope you give each of my shows a chance.  I think you will learn to love each one.  As a performer I have to keep things fresh, not only for you the audience, but for my own creativity and sanity.  I never want my shows to be stale or worn out.  Because of these changes, I'm enjoying performing as much now as the day I started. 

That's whys my shows are always expanding, Always improving...

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