Due to the weather events experienced last night and again today, the Schuylkill County Fair has had to make some modifications to the activity schedule. Also, due to circumstances beyond our control, tonight’s featured entertainment has changed.
PARKING: For Friday and Saturday, off site parking with free shuttle service from 5PM until 11PM will be available on State Route 183 at Pioneer Pole Building and Bethesda Church.
LAWN MOWER PULLS: As of 115PM the Lorah Lawnmower Pulls scheduled for this evening will occur as scheduled. Modifications or cancellations may be made later today.
M&T Bank Stage: Shawn Klush. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Shawn Klush Elvis Tribute Show has been changed. In Shawns place at 7 and 9 PM this evening (pending SEVERE weather) the Schuylkill County Fair is proud to present the 2011 Graceland’s Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Winner Cody Ray Slaughter.
Cody Ray Slaughter
Actor, Singer, Songwriter and Award Winning Elvis Tribute Artist
Cody Ray Slaughter is hailed as one of the most talented, young Actors, Singer and Elvis Tribute Artist in the country. Born and raised in Harrison, Arkansas, gateway to the beautiful Ozark Mountains, Cody Slaughter began entertaining at the young age of 13. A true Southern boy, Cody’s true passion for Elvis’ music and memory has directed his career path.
Cody has performed all across the country as “Elvis” in the traveling production of the Tony Award-winning sensation “Million Dollar Quartet” and was nominated as best featured actor for his role. Slaughter has performed in many theaters in Branson, MO, such as Tony Roi’s Elvis Experience, Legends In Concert, 50’s At The Hop and The Liverpool Legends as well as in Pigeon Forge, TN where Cody was the featured entertainer at The Tennessee Shindig for over a year at the young age of 17. Cody also appeared on MTV’s “My Super Sweet 16” and “Late Night with David Letterman” Slaughter has performed at special events, corporate functions, and entertainment venues throughout the United States, Canada and the UK. His uncanny portrayal of Elvis Presley exhibits his amazing love for who he calls, “the greatest entertainer of all time”.
Among some of Cody’s most exciting accolades were winning The People’s Choice Award during Elvis Week 2008. In July of 2011. At the Las Vegas Elvis Fest, Cody received The New Horizon Award for best new Elvis Tribute Artist. The award was given on the same stage where Elvis made history at the Las Vegas Hilton.
Awards and Accomplishments
- The World’s top 1950’s and 1968 Elvis Entertainer
- Appeared on “The Late Show with David Letterman”
- Star of the Tony Award Winning musical “The Million Dollar Quartet”
- Star of the touring show “Elvis ’56”
- 2011 Winner of Graceland’s Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest
- 2011 Heart of the King Horizon Award for best new Tribute Artists