Dave Ehlert has been referred to as a “man of a 1,000 voices and hundreds of characters.” He will be in Helena, Saturday, August 15 to perform in concert as the “King of Rock and Roll” Elvis Presley.

Dave Ehlert has been referred to as a “man of a 1,000 voices and hundreds of characters.”  He will be in Helena, Saturday, August 15 to perform in concert as the “King of Rock and Roll” Elvis Presley.

The performance will a fund-raiser for the Phillips County Public Library. The event will take place in Beth El Heritage Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Ehlert has been featured on “Oprah”, CNN and the Fox and CBS television networks. He has performed on numerous occasions on The Legends Stage in Las Vegas and has spent 19 seasons in Branson, Missouri.

This year, Ehlert is celebrating 50 years of portraying the one and only Elvis. Ehlert has been performing as “The King” since 1965, 12 years before Elvis’ death in 1977. His Elvis stage act has covered the terms of nine U.S. presidents.

Even presidents of Elvis fan clubs rave about Ehlert’s impersonation calling his voice the closest to Elvis of all impersonators.

Ehlert’s one-man show also will feature performances as Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Dean Martin and Roy Orbison. The evening will include a special tribute to B.B. King lovingly referred to as “The King Pays Tribute to The King.”

Ehlert recently presented his one-man Mark Twain show called “Mark Twain: 100 Years later 90 Minutes of History and Humor” at the Malco Theater in Helena.

Sponsored by Beth El Heritage Hall and the Delta Cultural Center, tickets for the concert are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets are available at the library or by calling (870) 338-3537.