Well, I was warned --“he’ll reel you in” -- and so he did.

“He” is Ronnie McDowell, king of the Elvis tributes (in the original sense of the words) and he’s done it “his way” -- with class, dignity, humour and fun but, as he will tell you, without impersonating or ever donning a jumpsuit! Recently, Ronnie McDowell’s “The Elvis Presley Story” came to Casino Rama’s beautiful state-of the-art theatre in Orillia, Ontario, north of Toronto, for two nights. This month’s column reviews the show and its stellar cast of legendary performers, features an informal conversation with Jordanaire, Ray Walker, and takes a look at the wonderful and dedicated fans who appreciate such quality entertainment. Read on!!