August 23rd 2019 Friday 7:30pm
Only The Lonely - Roy Orbison Tribute
Featuring Elton Lammie which is one of only a the few Roy Orbison tribute artists in the world that sings the songs in the original keys.
Only the Lonely- a Tribute to Roy Orbison songlist includes....
Only the Lonely, Running Scared, Crying, In dreams, Oh Pretty Woman, Blue Bayou, Sweet dream baby, Oobie Doobie, It's Over, Mean Woman Blues, Candyman, You got it, California Blue, Claudette, Uptown, Leah, End of the line, Handle me with care and more.......
Roy Orbison was an American singer, songwriter, and musician known for his powerful voice, wide vocal range, impassioned singing style, complex song structures, and dark, emotional ballads. From 1960 to 1966, 22 of his singles reached the Top 40, and he wrote or co-wrote almost all that rose to the Top 10. He has sold millions of records worldwide and his honors include inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. Rolling Stone placed him at number 37 on their list of the "Greatest Artists of All Time" and number 13 on their list of the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time'. In 2002, Billboard magazine listed Orbison at number 74 in the Top 600 recording artists.
Elton Lammie has made quite a career for himself as a country music singer and tribute artist to Roy Orbison. As a vocalist, Elton has won dozens of talent competitions in Canada and the USA. He has extensive Radio and TV credits as a performer. If that wasn't enough, Elton struck out as a legit Opera Tenor! by winning a televised reality show looking for Canada's next Opera Star. This operatic training has also paved the way for a successful venture as a Roy Orbison impersonator. Orbison had one of the most unique, powerful and cherished voices in recorded music history and Elton is one of very few Roy tribute artists in the world that sings the songs in the original keys. He has taken this music all over Canada and the USA and even to other countries including England, Scotland, Japan and Italy.
Elton Lammie originally hails from the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, Canada. He now lives in Ridgeway, Ontario, Canada. He has made quite a name for himself as a country music singer, tribute artist and in the last few years has generated great interest in his talents as an operatic tenor. Elton has won the crown as Canada’s next Opera Star by winning the Bravo television show So You Want To Be An Opera Star:Bathroom Divas. Elton has performed with numerous Celebrated Symphonies as a soloist and has travelled all over North America, Europe and as far as Asia singing for thousands of adoring fans. Elton manifests an uncanny ability to mimic music stars and has developed a number of artist tributes in his roster of shows including Roy Orbison, Zac Brown, Alabama, Billy Joel and Luciano Pavarotti.
Television Credits include :
E Talk Daily; Entertainment Tonight;
Bravo; Ovation; City TV; CHCH; CBC; Star Daily
Radio Credits include:
CBC Radio; 610 CKTB; 820 CHAM
900 CHML; Classic 96.3; CICF 1050
Talent Contest Success
2007 CMT Talent Search Champion
2006 National Opera Star Search Champion
-2003 New York State Champion America's largest Country Talent Search Battle
of the Bands- True Value Showdown
-1998 Canadian Open Country Singing Contest Champion
-1998 Ontario Open Country Singing Contest Champion
-1997 Canadian National Exhibition Singing Contest Champion
-1996 Ontario Open Country Singing Contest Champion
-1995 Canadian National Exhibition Singing Contest Champion
-1995 Northern Ontario Open Country Singing Contest Champion
-1991 Budweiser Nationwide Country Talent Search Semi Finalist
-1990 Budweiser Nationwide Country Talent Search Semi Finalist
-Winner of funding from the Socan "new talent" demo grant program
-1991 Winner of the Mattson's Burlington Talent search