Common Chords By Randall Hill
The screen allows for the show’s photographer Bobbie Holbrook - with the use of imaging software - to superimpose a ready-made background of the stage behind the families and guests as they take photos with the
“You look just like the Elvis that was here last August,” said Susan John of
After winning Legends Ultimate Elvis preliminary contest in 2009 and placing in the top 10 at the finals in
“I’m not one of those guys that do Elvis 24/7,” Belt said while in a Legends waiting area on the top floor of the theater. An iconic, life-sized poster of Marilyn Monroe is positioned next to the artist almost as if
Later, Belt’s new wife Cassie knocks on the door of the room to deliver Belt’s custom Epiphone EJ-200E Elvis Presley signature guitar. The King’s signature flows down the fretboard of the instrument inlaid in mother-of-pearl. The guitar is a faithful reproduction of Elvis' famous customized 1956 Gibson J-200 jumbo acoustic.
Belt met his wife on Facebook through the help of another Elvis tribute artist. The couple dated for three months and were married Dec. 18 on the stage at Legends after a Saturday night performance.
Since then, the couple has ventured to
“I only have one night off a week from the show and Cassie and I, that’s our date night,” Belt said.
Sometimes it can be a challenge to blend in with Belt’s resemblance to the King and the need for the trademark sideburns. “Whatever we can do, that day is just for us and we are on our own.”
Nathan Belt performs the Elvis Hit "Jailhouse Rock"
during a recent performance at Legends In Concert in Surfside Beach.
Nathan Belt performs "Are You Lonesome Tonight"
in this Common Chords video.
Nathan Belt performs the Elvis hit "You Ain't Nothing But A Hound dog"
in this Common Chords music only video.
Watch a backstage jam with performers with
the Legends In Concert show in Surfside Beach.