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January 2, 2014
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Elvis week features impersonator Brian Andrews

For Reno resident Brian Andrews, watching Elvis Presley perform live at the Sahara Casino in Lake Tahoe in 1976 was life-changing. “I was 12. I wanted to see Pink Floyd, but my mom and aunt wouldn’t let me. Elvis wasn’t in my age era,” the 49-year-old said. “It’s different seeing someone like that live. For a kid who didn’t like him, it was something. It was like a religious experience. He came out and the hair on the back of my neck stood up. People started screaming. It was pandemonium.” Partly due to that experience is why Andrews became a …

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