References :

Parkes Elvis Festival

Les Torques Ball

Rotary Victoria

Mark Andrew was born in Melbourne and spent most of his childhood in Europe. He started performing at the ripe 8 years of age. On his return to Australia in 1983, he appeared on New Faces.

In 1992 he formed a Rock n Roll band, Blue Suede Dudes, playing many Melbourne venues and also supporting Chubby Checker on his Australian tour.

In 1995 he featured as Buddy Holly in a Legends Revival Concert at Dallas Brooks Hall. He then created his own Dead-Set Legends show performing as Buddy, Lennon, Jim Morrison and Elvis.

Elvis Leaves his Mark was launched in 1998 and has proved to be one of the best Elvis tribute shows worldwide with Mark having the honour of touring with Elvis Presley’s own friends and entourage including Joe Esposito & Linda Thompson 

In 2009 Mark was invited to perform his Elvis Tribute for Joe Esposito, Elvis’ own Road manager and best Man at his wedding, Joe’s comments were:

“Mark You did an absolute fantastic tribute to Elvis and it brought back so many memories, You sang from the heart just like Elvis did”

Mark, a trained actor has a natural versatile talent to capture the essence of many characters such as: Austin PowersDean Martin and Tom Jones, performing his signature show "Legends Showcase" and on other occasions performs as Buddy HollyJohn Lennon & Jim Morrison. He also makes a true to character impression of Danny Zuko in his Grease Tribute Show.  

In recent years, Mark has been invited 6 times including 3 years in a row to headline “The Parkes Elvis Festival” , he has also toured Canada & USA performing various versions of his LEGENDS & ELVIS shows, selling out consecutive shows with standing ovations.

 

 

"Absolutely Fantastic Tribute - Brought back so may memories" (Joe Esposito - Elvis Presley's Road Manager)

"I'm very impressed, you do great justice to my Good Friend's Legacy, and I don’t say that very often" ( Jerry Shilling, Elvis’s closest friend)  - a guest of the WINTERSUN Festival 2011 and Mark Andrew’s show


"You were brilliant...A truly magnificent portrayal of all the personas...Your Elvis was brilliant, but now, you as Jim Morrison!! That was incredible!" (Shelly Craft - Channel 9)

"Truly Amazing...if Elvis is your thing, this show is not to be missed" (Vince Colosimo)



Career Highlights :

  • 3AW Denis Walter show
  • DAYDREAM ISLAND  MUSIC EVENT
  • King Tribute Cruise 2011 - 2012
  • Blue Suede Cruise 2010
  • MMM Breakfast Pete & Myf
  • The Palms At Crown  2008 - current
  • Ch9 Footy Show
  • Cooly Rocks Festival
  • Wintersun Festival
  • Parkes Elvis Festival Headliner
  • Canada Collingwood Elvis Festival
  • Ch9 Starstruck
  • Ch9 IMT
  • Ch7 News
  • Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Ship Onboard
  • Star Cruises Virgo & Leo
  • Star Cruises Aquarius
  • Rhapsody of The Seas

 Corporate Clients such as:

  • Targa
  • Century 21
  • KFC
  • Rotary
  • Crown
  • Carlton FC
  • Essendonians
  • Collingwood FC
  • BEVMARKS