Meet 'ShElvis,' Australia’s Only Female Elvis

Broadly caught up with Sheryl Sharkie, aka "ShElvis," as she travelled the country to perform as the King.
April 8, 2017, 11:22pm

Sheryl Sharkie, aka "ShElvis," is an Australia's only fulltime female Elvis Tribute Artist. The 58-year-old lives in Sydney but travels far and wide to perform at Elvis Festivals and tribute concerts across the country.

We spent the day with Sharkie at the week-long Parkes Elvis Festival, to see what it's like to live life as both a woman and the King.

BROADLY: Thanks for letting us follow you around, Sheryl. Can you tell me how did your interest in Elvis began?
ShElvis: When I was 14, mom and dad relented and got me a record player for my 14th birthday. My first album was Memphis to Las Vegas, and I just played it and played it and played it. People use the word "resonate"—the songs just meant something to me. I don't know what exactly, but they meant something to me.

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