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Kid Elvises Take Over Lake George

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  1. Jackson Begley, a 12-year-old Elvis tribute artist from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, is son of James Begley, another Elvis tribute artist.
  2. Jackson Begley, a 12-year-old Elvis tribute artist from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, hams it up for the camera at a pizza joint in downtown Lake George, NY.
  3. Matthew Boyce, a 10-year-old Elvis tribute artist, adjusts the belt on his jumpsuit prior to performing at the Lake George Elvis Festival.
  4. Trenten Oliphant, a 9-year-old Elvis Tribute artist from Loranger, La., belts out an Elvis tune on day one of the Lake George Elvis Festival.
  5. Drake Milligan, a 12-year-old Elvis tribute artist from Fort Worth, Texas, in and out of his Elvis garb.
  6. Matthew Boyce, Trenten Oliphant and Cristo Lewis survey the crowd before putting on a free show at a park in downtown Lake George, NY.
  7. An Elvis festival worker hawks programs on the opening night of the Lake George Elvis Festival.
  8. Classic cars from the Elvis era are common during Lake George's Elvis festival. Usually, the drivers are old enough to have seen the King in person without a parent or guardian.
  9. Four kid Elvis tribute artists mug for the camera in the dressing room. Along with two other young Elvi, the kids competed for the crown of best kid King.

Handshake writer Matt Millham and photographer Renée Stevens went to Lake George, N.Y. to chat with some miniature Elvises between performances. These little guys will make your grandma weak in the knees. Check out Millham’s story on the event in the September issue of Handshake.

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6 Responses to “Kid Elvises Take Over Lake George”

  1. avatar Erica Sanderson says:

    I think I might be in love.

  2. wow, this is awesome!!!

  3. avatar Matthew Boyce says:

    This is awesome. love the video! hope to see Handshake again next year at the festival.

  4. avatar Angela Milligan says:

    I love the picture of the rings!!!!!!

  5. avatar Shawn Mack says:

    You Go Drake!