Steve Michaels (aka formerly known as Stephen Michael Kabakos) is an international award-winning tribute artist and actor based out of Milton, Ontario Canada. His passion for Elvis sparked at a very young age, and has continued to be the drive behind his extraordinary success.
His masterful performance and remarkable renditions of the King have garnered him World Wide attention. Steve has played alongside some of Elvis Presley’s iconic band mates including the legendary drummer DJ Fontana and bassist Jerry Scheff. In addition, he has shared the stage with the smooth gospel sounds of the extraordinary Jordanaires and the soulful voices of the Sweet Inspirations. Steve’s exquisite styling and ability to successfully capture an authentic portrayal of Elvis Presley has endeared him to audiences everywhere across Canada, United States, India, Thailand, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Philippines and Australia.
Steve’s remarkable portrayal of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s is unparalleled. He was born to play the King. Driven to please his loyal fans, Steve has created, written, directed and produced each and every show to date. His list includes, Comeback to 68, Aloha, That’s The Way It Was, The Wonderful World of Christmas, Madison Square Garden LIVE, 30 #1 Hits, Million Dollar Tribute, IF I CAN DREAM, TeenIdol to King and Grace To Gloryland. Steve has consistently played to sold-out audiences everywhere including World Famous Toronto Theatre District.
Steve’s fascinating interpretation, exciting stage presence, authentic costumes, and electrifying charisma ushers in an outstanding performance filled with music, magic, and memories – A show for all ages, a show not to be missed!