The lineup for this set is: Elise Testone, Todd Stoops, Mikey Carubba, Eric Gould, Danny Mayer, & Matt Chase.
Exposed to music that ranged from Motown and the Beatles to Queen, Elise Testone began studying privately at the age of 5 and performed at local coffeehouses throughout her teenage years. Testone graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a Vocal Performance degree, and continued to hone her skills performing live and teaching music in Charleston. At the age of 27, Testone was approached by a talent scout from American Idol and became a top 6 finalist on the hit show in 2012.
In the wake of her appearance on American Idol, Testone has toured extensively performing original music with her own band as well as participating in a number of successful collaborations, including the James Brown Dance Party and Thankful For Amy Winehouse. Testone has also appeared on such popular TV programs as The TonightShow with Jay Leno, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Live with Kelly, Access Hollywood, Good Day New York, and Good Morning America. Testone’s original music has drawn comparisons to legends including Ella Fitzgerald, Led Zeppelin, Janis Joplin, James Brown and Lauryn Hill. Testone lives in Brooklyn, NY.