Alexis P. Suter is a rising star on the roots, blues and soul scene. Her powerful bass/baritone voice, seasoned with raw emotion and a wide streak of attitude, has won the praise of the greats!
"She is one of those wonderful spirits, she's got her arms around you, and you can feel that." - Levon Helm
"It's a rare thing to share the stage with great talent like that young lady." - B.B. King
Suter is backed by her tight, soul-rocking ensemble. The band is anchored by Ray Grappone’s solid, funky drumming, Peter Bennett on bass, Guitarist Jimmy Bennett's stinging guitar, Benny Harrison's passionate keyboard wizardry and soulful singer Vicki Bell.
The Alexis P. Suter Band has had the honor of opening the show at the acclaimed Levon Helm Midnight Ramble Sessions in Woodstock, NY over 80 times; headlined at BB King’s in New York to a sold out crowd; performed at the Pocono Blues Fest, The Mississippi Valley Blues Fest, The WC Handy Blues BBQ, Virginia Blues and Jazz Fest and the New York State Blues Fest, where they performed with Dan Aykroyd and played sold-out shows at the Beacon Theater, NYC, Bethel Woods Center For The Arts, The Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ and Central Park’s Summerstage.Their song “Ride Ride” is currently being featured in a national commercial for howstuffworks.com
Opener-Bettina “GOLD” Wilkerson, spoken word artist
Bettina “GOLD” Wilkerson is a published writer, spoken word performance artist, poet, and community “artivist”.
She is the featured poet in the upcoming reality TV series “26 Mics N 26 Weeks” (Taking poetry where poetry is not).