About Us & Testimonials

What we do...

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  Minnesota Elvis impersonator (tribute artist) Art Kistler and  the EP Boulevard band present "Forever Elvis!" - a genuinely fun, classy, high-energy and impressive show 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!

"Elvis" for the 21st Century...

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Feel the excitement as these 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) 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!

Fun, unique, impressive...

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   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 or our amazing theater concert stage production, we guarantee to impress. Our full stage show production features customized, projected multimedia that transforms the show into a visually stimulating music video-like experience!

Testimonials

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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." 


Cruising with the King...  "Both Art and Jean are extremely professional in every aspect of their work.  Art is a wonderful Elvis Tribute Artist with a phenomenal voice and authentic movements.  I work with them on 2 to 3 cruises a year and Art and Jean are two people that I know I can always count on.  I look forward to working with them for years to come!"