Nashville Elvis Impersonator Chuck Baril
Chuck Baril is a native of Detroit, Michigan, and it was there on New Year’s Eve in 1975 when his destiny was set. At the Pontiac Silverdome, Elvis performed an amazing concert to an audience of 60,000 screaming fans along with one impressionable young man who decided that night that he too would become a singer.
He began singing as a young child and has sung and many styles of music over the years. Chuck has worked as a songwriter and performer of R&B and country music. However, Chuck felt lead to come back to his first love, Elvis’ recordings, because that is what he does best and his audiences loved most.
Having performed over 1,000+ shows, Chuck is one of the finest Elvis tribute singers in the world because of his great love and respect for The King along with the R&B influences of growing up in Motown. As a boy, he began singing spiritual hymns in church and has continued those early influences as a Christian and member of the church where Ray Walker of the Jordanaires once served as song leader.
The essence of Elvis is brought to all of Chuck’s performances. His powerful voice, humble charm, and genuine love of people make him more than just another Elvis singer. He truly wants to bring honor to the legacy of the King. Many people who have seen Chuck perform are amazed at his ability to take them back to their own personal thoughts and memories of Elvis. The late Jack Kenner, Chuck’s great uncle Jack was a ballroom dance instructor in Memphis and used to give Priscilla Presley dance lessons.
Chuck performs regularly at Legend’s Corner, Tootsies, The Stage and other clubs on Broadway in Nashville. He’s done weekly shows at the Gibson Guitar Showcase at the Opry Mills Mall adjacent to the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. He also does shows at the legendary Nashville Nightlife Theater. Upon request, the Jordanaires are available as back-up singers in Chuck’s shows. He also is available for private parties, Christmas parties, corporate events, conventions, trade shows and fairs, and will travel to any location. He has performed for Bonnaroo 2006 & 2007 (the world’s largest outdoor festival in Manchester, TN with 80,000 in attendance); 2007 Elvis Cruise on Carnival Cruises, Governor Bredesen’s Inaugural Ball, Gallatin Mayor Don Wright’s Re-Election Campaign, the Nashville Predators NashVegas fundraiser, the National VFW Convention, the National Business Women’s Convention, the American Legion of North Carolina, the Henry County Fair, the Wilson County Fair – Tennessee’s largest county fair, the Tennessee State Fair, the Southern Fried Festival, Governor’s Square Mall, Hendersonville’s Festival on the Lake, appeared twice on Nashville’s Fox 17 Tennessee Mornings, ESPN, Nelson Mazda commercial, Nashville’s News Channel 5, Nashville’s Channel 4 News, Nashville’s WKRN Channel 2, Hockey Night in Canada as well as events all over the U.S. His corporate events include Amway, Ardent, Paragon, AFLAC, IBM, Nashville Predators, the Red Hat Ladies Society, and countless birthday, weddings, anniversaries and class reunions. Along with performing, he is available for pictures, meet and greets and singing telegrams including a really fun one for the wife of Bela Fleck.
Chuck was voted one of Nashville’s Most Beautiful People! He has spent the last 19 years living in Nashville, Tennessee where music is king and Elvis did many of his recordings. He lives in the Nashville area with his wife and three children. Along with singing, Chuck is a published author of “The Wedding Present” – a fiction inspirational love story. He has also written a screenplay titled “The King” about the spiritual side of Elvis. He had the opportunity to interview many of Elvis’ musicians, back-up singers, family and close friends for the movie.
You and your guests will have a great time if you book him. He will make your event fun and personable with memories you can share for a lifetime. For birthdays and anniversaries, Chuck gives a special gift bag for the person or couple which includes a silk scarf and teddy bear! For weddings, he gives a scarf and copy of his book “The Wedding Present” to the couple. Chuck can also provide DJ services for your event as Elvis.
Chuck also owns the Nashville Booking Agency. Besides himself, he can book other impersonators, bands, DJ’s, comedians, magicians and more for your event or party. Check out www.NashvilleBookingAgency.com
For Booking Information: 615-881-4145 or NashvilleElvis@comcast.net