Well I ain’t nothing but a fundraiser!

29/7/2011' Deak Rivers (real name Keith T Sharp) is an Elvis impersonator living in Tring.
29/7/2011' Deak Rivers (real name Keith T Sharp) is an Elvis impersonator living in Tring.

ELVIS is planning to rock it out when he plays a charity concert to help raise some of the £300,000 needed to save a girl’s life.

Deak Rivers, of Icknield Green, Tring, impersonates both Elvis and Buddy Holly, and has been involved in the music business for more than 20 years.

He will take to the stage as both the rock greats at the Celtic Supporters Club in Luton on Saturday, August 13 to raise money for baby Lilly MacGlashan who needs £300,000 for treatment.

Lilly, from Dunstable, suffers from a rare form of cancer called abdominal neuroblastoma.

Deak has raised money for a large number of charities over the years, and has been further determined to do so following the loss of his younger brother Barry, and Barry’s wife Trudy, who died shortly after receiving a multi organ transplant.

He said: “Ever since I was a child I wanted to help people. So many entertainers don’t do anything... many seem more interested in their ego.

“Music is a fantastic thing for people and it can really help.

“I discovered Lilly’s plight on Facebook and it touched me so deeply that I really wanted to help.”

Tickets for the show cost £10 and can be bought by calling 07748 836050.

All proceeds will go to towards the £300,000 needed for Lilly.