The King Lives On With James L. Wages Amazing Tribute Show



James Wages

A Documented History Performing as

JAMES L. WAGES is a NATIONAL and INTERNATIONAL Championship Winner in Elvis Tribute Artist Competitions. His respect for and Pride in portraying Elvis Presley is the reason these Titles hold Great Merit both to James and Fans alike.

James has been performing his Elvis Tribute Show both as a solo performer with backing tracks and also with his band, FEVER, for nearly 20 years.  He is available for parties, weddings, meet & greets, promotions, and also in Full Concert settings.

Below is just a sampling of some of the performances and engagements James has performed or been involved with.



  • Chosen as one of the Top 20 Impersonators in the World By the Elvis Presley International Impersonators Association in 1993

  • Chosen in the Top 20 Impersonators again by the same Organization in 1994

  • Has appeared on Nationally Televised Commercials for Southwestern Bell Mobile Systems

  • Performed in Memphis, Tn. during Elvis Week at Libertyland Amusement Park with his band on Aug. 16, 17, 18. This is the park that Elvis would rent for his family and friends.

  • Won the Extravaganza International Elvis Impersonators Contest in Memphis, Tn. for 1996-97

  • Won the Images of Elvis National Impersonators Contest for 1997-98 held in Shreveport, La at James Burton's Rock n' Roll Cafe. James Burton was Elvis' guitar player during the "Vegas Years."

  • Performed with the "Legendary Jordanaires Vocal Group" in Columbus, Ohio in August, 1999

  • Performed on stage with D.J. Fontana (Elvis' Original Drummer) and has also met and worked alongside many of Elvis' Associates.

  • James took 1st place in the Visions of Elvis Show at Casino Magic in Bossier City, La. -June 27, 1999

  • Headlined at the OIL PALACE Concert Hall in Tyler, Tx with his band in January, 1999

  • Opened for Country Star, Pam Tillis in Midland-Odessa, Tx

  • Opened for Country Vocal Band, "Perfect Strangers" in Temple, Tx.

  • Opened for John Anderson at Cavendar Boot Store Ranch in Tyler,Tx -2000

  • Opened for the Southern Rock Band, "38 Special" in 2002

  • Headlined a week long engagement at Casino Magic- Shreveport, La. -3 shows nightly

  • Headlined 3 consecutive years during Elvis' Birthday Bash at the Isle of Capri Casino- Shreveport, La.

  • The ONLY Elvis Impersonator allowed to perform an entire Elvis Show at James Burton's Rock n' Roll Cafe in Shreveport, La.  (James Burton has not allowed any other Impersonators this honor)

  • James along with his showcase band FEVER, have performed numerous concerts throughout the United States.

  • Opening for Lee Greenwood in El Dorado, Ar. -2004

It's Easy to see why JAMES WAGES, either solo or with his band FEVER, would be a WELCOME attraction at ANY Event, both Public or Private!

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