An Elvis Tribute Artist based in Branson won an Elvis Tribute Contest in California over the weekend.
Dean Z., who performs as Elvis at Legends in Concert, took first place Sunday in the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Contest at Pala Casino Spa and Resort in Pala,California. He beat out 21 other tribute artists in the competition.
First place got Dean Z. $2,000 and an automatic berth in the International Elvis Tribute Contest in August in Memphis.
The 30 year old Dean is a native of California, but has lived in Branson since he began his portrayal of “The King” at Legends in Concert.