About Gene DiNapoli – Mr. Entertainment
Gene was just featured in the New York Daily News on ELVIS’ birthday on page 12 around the country. He was the only Tribute Artist in the paper! Gene was the winner of the 2010 Fave Elvis in New York sponsored by radio station WVOX. He has steady gigs in restaurants because of his following.
For the year 2014 and to help with the horrible economy, Gene will pay the gigmaster fee if you book him. Gene was chosen by VANESSA WILLIAMS and MATT DILLON to perform for their families. If you are a ‘True’ Elvis fan or are looking for someone that is! Then you have to look no further.
Gene is considered one of the top Elvis Tribute Artists in the country with a voice range of 3 and a half octaves. He has been featured in photos in Fortune Magazine, New York Post front page of their entertainment insert and on the cover of the World Wrestling Federation. His outfits are exact replicas of Elvis which cost in the thousands; no cheap Halloween costumes here.
Gene has won many Elvis contests around the country. Gene has real hair and sideburns. His shows are total excitement and he will tailor the show for your needs. He will also pose for pictures and make your party unforgettable. He has played with some of Elvis’ original band members who call Gene a wonderful showman with a God given true Elvis voice.
True Elvis fans follow Gene’s shows all over. Gene has been contacted for many jobs that have unfortunately gone to other Elvis Tribute Artists simply because they didn’t want to pay for the performance. Some Elvis Tribute Artists will do shows for free just to say they did it, but Gene puts a value on his performances and cannot do them for free; of course some charities are given consideration.
ENTERTAINING IS GENE’S PROFESSION, WHICH HE TAKES SERIOUSLY. SO FOR THE BEST IN ELVIS ENTERTAINMENT, FOR OVER 20 YEARS, CHECK OUT GENE DINAPOLI AT ONE OF HIS SCHEDULED EVENTS, OR CONSIDER HIRING HIM FOR YOUR EVENT. NOT ONE CUSTOMER HAS EVER BEEN DISSATISFIED!!!!!!!!!!
Awards that Gene has Received
Since the age of 15 years, Gene has been thrilling audiences with his #1 rated Elvis show – The
Elvis Legacy. Gene’s live vocals have a three-octave range. This great range means that Gene can
sing any Elvis song – from “Heartbreak Hotel” to “My Way” with ease.
Gene’s costumes are exact replicas of Elvis’ outfits. In 1994, Gene appeared with the Jordanaires and DJ Fontana – both of whom worked with Elvis. In 1995, Gene appeared in a World Wrestling Federation Commercial and on the cover of the WWF
In 1998, Gene won 1st place in the Eastern New York Elvis Impersonator Contest held in Queens,
NY. In 1999, he was a finalist in the Las Vegas competition for the “Images of Elvis” contest, which is one of the most highly respected contests.The following day, July 17th, Gene was on the front page of the “Las Vegas Sun” in full color.
Gene was also featured in the movie “Almost Elvis”.
In 2001 he won the Michigan Elvis Showdown and was the Emcee of Michigan’s Elvis fest for 3 years in a row.
He is a featured performer in the Mega Elvis Mega event in New Jersey”Aloha from Toms River“.
In March 2004 Gene made his 4th appearance at the annual Tribute Artists show in Davenport Iowa, recreating the Blues Brothers with partner Quentin Flagg.
Gene has also been producing oldies shows with some of the biggest names in music such as
Larry Chance and the Earles and Kenny Vance as well as Elvis competitions and festivals.
He was nominated as best supporting actor in a 2002 film short at the Christian Film Festival.
For 2 years in a row Gene, along with Quentin Flagg, have had the honor of performing the Blues
Brothers at the annual Elvis dinner held in Memphis and hosted by Marian Cooke
Charlie Parks of the ExSpence Account Show Band said ” No one I’d rather work with on stage