St Albans’ Elvis Shmelvis performs with Queen’s Brian May

10:12 15 May 2014

Brian May, Kerry Ellis and Shmelvis

Brian May, Kerry Ellis and Shmelvis

Archant

Elvis tribute artist Elvis Shmelvis performed alongside Queen guitarist Brian May at a special rock festival in Guildford last week.

Shmelvis, aka Martyn Dias of Chiswell Green, performed a dozen Presley hits inside the nave of the city’s cathedral during the event, Wildlife Rocks.

After leaving the stage, Shmelvis said: “That was absolutely brilliant. I have known and worked with Brian before but never inside such a beautiful and historic setting. The audience were great too.”

In addition, Brian May performed several duets with West End star Kerry Ellis. The pair have toured the UK with their show supporting wildlife charity Born Free, which came to the Alban Arena last year.

Brian was quick to commend Elvis Shmelvis’s performance, saying he had ‘an amazing voice.’

Also appearing were The Troggs, Katrina from The Waves and Hawkwind, with Born Free crusader Virginia McKenna among the speakers.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Royston Crow visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Royston Crow staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Royston Crow account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 17:02

A woman in Royston is sending out a warning message to others after receiving a scam letter in the post.

Yesterday, 13:02
Staff and patients at Lister Hospital. Credit: East and North Herts NHS Trust

The high quality of care that staff at Lister Hospital give people with learning difficulties when they treat them has been recognised.

Yesterday, 08:32
Peter Andre and Emily MacDonagh have teamed up for the first time ever to encourage uptake of the flu vaccine amongst the key at-risk groups

Reality TV star and singer Peter Andre has backed a campaign to save a special school in Meldreth from closure.

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Artist Christina Pattison and Gordon Shaw in studio

A studio in Barley will open its doors to the public as part of a countywide month-long exhibition.

”North

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition today E-edition