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BIO: Chance Tinder / Project Presley
Chance Tinder, frontman and star of “Project Presley” is a multi-award winning “Elvis Presley Entertainer” with more than 25 years in the tribute show industry. He has been a part of the Elvis Presley phenomenon since the late 1980s, when he was first discovered in Southern California by none other than Bill Medley of the musical super duo The Righteous Brothers.
Chance is also alumni of the award winning Las Vegas celebrity look-alike production shows, LEGENDS IN CONCERT, AMERICAN SUPERSTARS and SHOWSTOPPERS LIVE!
Chance’s secret is believing, that it’s not so much the “voice” that should be the main focus… But it’s knowing how to become the man himself on that stage! It’s basically the attitude of Elvis Presley… shy but confident… knowing exactly what he’s doing!
Chance isn’t Rich Little or Jimmy Fallon doing a “spin” on Elvis Presley… Rather, he’s Chance Tinder, the actor, recreating a character – much like the Juilliard trained actor Val Kilmer as ‘Jim Morrison’, or entertainer/actor Jamie Foxx as the great ‘Ray Charles’.
Through all of Chance’s experiences in show business, none has given him more gratification and fulfillment than paying an honest, true to life, salute to his childhood hero, the legendary “KING OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL – Elvis Presley!
PRESS & ENDORSEMENTS
- DICK GROB (Elvis' Chief Of Security 1967 to '77)
"He's [Chance] a beautiful man... A really beautiful man... So talented." - LARRY GELLER (Elvis' Hairstylist & Spiritual Advisor 1965 to '77)
"It's not only a pleasure, but an honor to back-up Chance. He rocks'em just like the King!" - Gordan Stoker, THE JORDANAIRES: (Elvis' back-up singers in the 1950s & early '60s)
"I knew Elvis, we were Brothers, and Chance is Elvis on that stage... I should know!" - JAMES BROWN (Godfather of Soul, friend of Elvis', Personally Attended Elvis' Funeral)
"Ha what can I say? He [Chance] knows how to work that stage!
He brings back to 'life' the essence of who Elvis truly was." - JD SUMNER (Elvis' back-up singer in the 1970s, and leader of
"JD Sumner & The Stamps Quartet)
"He's got it... Chance isn't your typical "campy clown-like"
Elvis impersonator you always hear of, but the REAL THING." - CHRIS ISAAK: (Singer/Actor/Entertainer)
"Chance worked for me at my club THE HOP in Fountain Valley California for years.
I personally hand picked him from over the six dozen Elvii who auditioned for me.
He's really the best, better than what I thought I could ever find!" - BILL MEDLEY: (The Righteous Brothers/Singer/Entertainer)
"I've been coming to see Chance every week. He's a great guy, a great singer,
a lot of fun and a fantastic entertainer." - MARISA TOMEI: (Actor/Oscar Winner)
"Chance Tinder is more than an your everyday 'Elvis Impersonator',
he's actually an 'ELVIS ENTERTAINER' with real style and class!" - NIA PEEPLES: (Television Personality)
WHATS ON MAGAZINE: "In a city with an 'Elvis' on every corner, Tinder outshines them all." - What's On Magazine (Las Vegas)
LAS VEGAS WEEKLY: "Named as one of the top three 'Elvises' by Las Vegas Weekly." - Las Vegas Weekly
AZ WEEKLY: "There comes a time when all the cosmic tumblers have clicked into place and the Universe opens itself up for a few seconds to show you what is possible, and Friday night the Universe opened up and showed us Chance Tinder and his tribute to Elvis Presley. - AZ Weekly
PAUL FLEMMING: (Founder of P.F. Changs & Flemmings Steakhouse)
"Chance is teriffic. His shows are fun, exciting and energetic... All around great entertainment." - Paul Flemming (Founder of P.F. Chang's and Flemming's Steakhouse)
BRIAN MARTIN: (Promoter - BMP Events, "Elvis The Concert" Western U.S. Tour)
"If you're serious about offering a quality Elvis experience, Chance is your man.
I've worked with Elvis Presley's original band members, and Chance's show is the next best thing to the real thing.
He stays true to the music. His attention is phenomenal.
You will walk away thinking you just may have seen the real thing.
Chance is the Cadillac of Elvis tribute performers." - Brian Martin (BMP Events - "Elvis The Concert" - Western U.S. Tour 2001)