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About Keith Henderson

Keith Henderson - 70sFor more than 30 years, Keith Henderson has brought back the memories of Elvis through his show, “Illusions of The King”.

Keith has composed a show that captures the energy and dynamics of an Elvis concert and possesses a stage presence that draws the audience to him. Noted for his superior vocal talent, Keith takes pride that his performance is completely natural and the delivery of each song is filled with emotion, so that the audience not only hears the music, but “experiences” the song.

In 2002 Keith won the Grand Prize in the $50,000 Tribute to the King contest in Biloxi, Mississippi, beating out countless competitors from across the World. He also won the 1998, 1999, and 2000 “Images of Elvis” competitions in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Along the way, he’s had the privilege of performing with Elvis’ original back up singers the legendary Jordanaires and members of the Stamps Quartet.

Keith performed his very first “Illusions of The King” tribute show in 1978, making him one of the very first professional Elvis acts in the World. He caught the Elvis bug as a 3-year-old, listening to his grandmother’s Elvis records and singing along. He practiced almost daily, developing his style of singing along with those records and emulating Elvis moves he saw at the local drive-in theater.

Keith Henderson - TodayFor Keith, the shows are definitely a family affair. His grandmother made most of his outfits, his mother studded the outfits, his wife Sarah handles scheduling, his daughter Lauren performs on stage with him, and his son Chad contributes to the production of the show.

With a repertoire of hundreds of Elvis songs, no two shows are ever the same.

“What I try to do is give the illusion of Elvis still on stage and bring back bits and pieces of memories that people have already had or seen on television and regenerate those,” he says. “It’s a true tribute to Elvis.”

“Illusions of The King”

The highly anticipated announcement that Keith Henderson and The Illusions Band will return to the Roanoke Rapids Theatre for another show scheduled for Dec 1st was made by Jim Babson, Director of Hilton Concerts. After an announcement of the possibility of a December show at his recent performance. Fans will be delighted to receive confirmation of the holiday season concert scheduled for Saturday afternoon 3pm, Dec. 1st. Fans have been calling since last weekend about a holiday show, said Babson. Henderson is excited to return for another afternoon show with his Illusions Band. Both he and Mr. Babson anticipate a sell-out for this holiday season show.

Mr. Babson urges all fans to buy tickets early to assure themselves a seat for this holiday event.

Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 2nd at 10 am….Tickets are available at, by calling ShowClix at 1-888-71TICKETS or at the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce office on Premier Blvd.

Ticket Prices
$20.00 – $25.00 + a ShowClix fee of $3.50 per ticket
VIP Boxes Available – Call: Hilton Concerts – 919.538.7728

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