Elise Testone: Thankful For Amy - November 27th at Underground Arts
an exclusive tribute to Amy Winehouse with an exclusive lineup in Philadelphia - Friday 11/27
American Idol finalist Elise Testone continues her climb to stardom in this one-of-a-kind tribute to 5 Grammy award winner and controversial international singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse, who passed in 2011 at the age of 27. Testone's powerful vocals will be Joined by members of her own band including Adam Fallon on guitar and Trey Cooper on keyboards. She will also be accompanied by Snarky Puppy Saxphone and Trumpet with Chris Bullock and Jay Jennings. The group is topped off with the backup vocals of Sami Stevens with rising singer/trombonist Natalie Cressman from the Trey Anastasio Band and Jed Lingat on bass. Last and certainly not least, our buddy DJ Wyllys will start the evening off with some main ingredients of soul and funk at 8pm. Don't miss out on this special collaboration and tribute to Amy Winehouse.
TIckets can be purchased here: http://undergroundarts.org/?event_id=6279855
Underground Arts is located at:
1200 Callowhill Street between 12th and 13th
Philadelphia, PA 19123.
In the wake of her appearance on American Idol, Testone has toured extensively and has appeared on such popular TV programs as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Live with Kelly, Access Hollywood, Good Day New York, Good Morning America and others. While she enjoyed her time on Idol, Testone is excited to bring her own unique brand of music to the world, a brand that owes more to artists like Ella Fitzgerald, Led Zeppelin, Janis Joplin, James Brown and Lauryn Hill than to today’s disposable hit-makers. She has opened for B.B. King, Snoop Dogg, Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds, and Dumpstaphunk, and has performed with Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd members, and Soulive and Lettuce members to name a few.