About Us & Testimonials

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What we do...

"Elvis" for the 21st Century...

"Elvis" for the 21st Century...

  Minnesota Elvis impersonator (tribute artist) Art Kistler and  the EP Boulevard band present "Forever Elvis!" - a genuinely fun, classy, high-energy one-of-a-kind, IMPRESSIVE stage production featuring terrific music and tasteful audience interaction.  Our show brings a modernized style that catapults this classic entertainment genre to an entirely new level!   Art Kistler is a gifted, formally trained  vocalist and the EP Boulevard band consists of some the finest pro musicians and singers in the country --  and some of the nicest people you'd ever want to meet!

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"Elvis" for the 21st Century...

"Elvis" for the 21st Century...

"Elvis" for the 21st Century...

Feel the excitement as these talented, seasoned professionals take the stage, building a level of anticipation reminiscent of the "King of Rock 'n' Roll" in concert!  Then, veteran Minnesota based Elvis "impersonator" (tribute artist, actually, never pretending to "be Elvis") Art Kistler takes the stage in one of his many dazzling, authentic costumes and impressively launches into a wide variety of Elvis's music through the eras.  We've modernized many of these terrific songs with a unique, impressive edge - while still respectfully preserving their original essence!

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Fun, unique, impressive...

"Elvis" for the 21st Century...

Fun, unique, impressive...

   Minnesota Elvis impersonator (tribute artist) Art Kistler and the EP Boulevard band perform locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. Each show is customized to the client's needs. Whether it's a public community music event, state or county fair, dance, private or corporate event, cruise ship or our ear-pleasing eye-popping concert theater stage production, we guarantee to impress. Our full stage show productions feature nonstop customized, projected multimedia backdrops that transform the show into a visually stimulating, live music video-like experience!

Testimonials

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February 1-9, 2020  Art and the band headlined on an Elvis theme cruise (Art's 28th Elvis cruise) on Royal Caribbean Cruise International's Adventure of the Seas from Fort Lauderdale, FL to the Southern Caribbean... 


  • "ETA Art Kistler and the EP Boulevard Band were awesome!"
  • "The shows were absolutely great. He definitely is one go see if you get chance."
  • "... the band was remarkable!!"
  • "Had a fabulous time on this cruise!"
  • "Art Kistler and the EP Boulevard Band did an awesome job!"
  • "The shows were absolutely fabulous..."
  • "All the shows were fantastic..." 



September 2019, Clay County Fair, Spencer, IA...  "Saw every show when you were here in 2018!!  Was so excited when the announced you were coming back this year. This is the most amazing show!  Feel like I have seen an Elvis concert!  So much fun! You truly capture Elvis' style and you and Jean are so kind.  Enjoyed meeting you both!  Hope you will be back in Spencer IA again!!


Adams-Friendship Center for the Arts,  Adams, WI     April 2019     "ElvisTribute Artist Art Kistler & The EP Boulevard Show Band put on quite a performance in our Adams Friendship Fine Arts Center Saturday night!  The crowd loved it and appreciated the fine musicianship that went into this reverent Elvis tribute!  EXCELLENT concert....   Absolutely brilliant.  


Thanks for sharing your talents and reminding us all of the lasting contributions made by Elvis Presley.  I'm not even an Elvis fan, but the show was outstanding in every way."


...the show was a great success!!!!   Art did a great job of involving the audience and making many people feel very special.  Many commented on the music quality, and how much they enjoyed the entire show.   


Prior Lake, July 2018  Classic Car Show Event:  "What an awesome performance...  People are still raving.  Thank you for making a IMPACT the performance was a HIT!     Team Smoke Signals, Rosemary Frank | Sheldon Bryant  " It was an excellent production, the musicians were fabulous, and Art...wow, what can I say about Art. OUTSTANDING! Art truly captures the spirit of Elvis, his singing is amazing, and he does a fantastic job connecting with the audience.

"Art is an absolute pro. "


"What can I say but WOW! You weren't kidding Art Kistler is the real deal. It was the highest attended show we have had in my 4 years as director.  The fans just LOVED it. They were so good to work with and such nice people. People are already asking me to book him again.  "Best show ever, we had a blast." 


Lake Harriet Bandshell 2017, 2018, Minneapolis Parks & Rec...  "I even had a few comments from the public that it was their favorite show of the summer! 


"We had such a great time with Art Kistler... HE WAS AWESOME!!!!!!!"

"Everyone enjoyed your show and your interaction with the crowd.  You made the ladies swoon!" 


"Art's performance was absolutely wonderful!. He is a true professional at what he does and people genuinely respond to the energy he creates on stage and with his audience."


Orchestra leader Jerry O'Hagan...  "... the best Elvis that I have seen in my lifetime..." 


"Thank you so much for the outstanding performance.  The feedback has been superb."

"The show was phenomenal.   The crowd loved him. We had standing room only at our event. Art worked the crowd and kept them engaged for three sets."


"As a Vietnam Veteran, I was moved when Art performer "An American Trilogy" and acknowledged the veterans in the audience, the standing ovation at the end of this song was heartwarming and reflected the love and appreciation the audience had for Elvis and our veterans.  Attending one of Art's performances is a moving experience that every Elvis fan would appreciate."


"Art is an outstanding singer who has a voice that is so close to Elvis we have a hard time telling him apart from the real Elvis. Art interacts with the crowd very well and gets everyone involved in his show."


"The show was wonderfully performed with lots of enthusiasm and class." 


"What a great concert!  Many years ago I was a Theatre Major and I can tell you that you cannot teach that element of genuineness and sincerity that you generate.  You represent Elvis and yourself with lots of class!" 


The KING totally "rocked" Tomahawk.  He is one great performer."