ALEXIS P. SUTER BAND
Originating from Brooklyn, NY, the Alexis P. Suter Band is an American Roots band consisting of singer Alexis P. Suter, Vicki Bell, Ray Grappone, and Michael Louis. They perform a wide range of music from rock to blues, soul, R&B, and alternative country around the world.
In 1995, Alexis and Vicki met while performing for mutual friends at Club Shelter. They went on to record with Ray on several single releases, leading to a full-length album titled "Shugah Fix" with Hipbone Records in 2005. This is what made the band come together. The Alexis P. Suter Band burst on to the music scene as a regular performer at Levon Helm’s legendary Midnight Rambles held in Woodstock, NY. Levon was captured by what he called Alexis’ wonderful spirit and had her and the band open for him nearly 100 times.
As special guest openers for The Levon Helm Band, they played to sold-out audiences at the Beacon Theater, Bethel Woods Center For The Arts, The Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ and Central Park’s Summerstage. Since then, the band continues to be in high demand at North American Roots and Blues festivals, venues and events. They were privileged enough to open for BB King several times at his club in
New York as well as Etta James. In addition to being a featured artist in over 50 Blues and Roots festivals nationwide, Alexis and her band have been the opening act for the following artists: Bo Diddley, Trombone Shorty, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Dickey Betts, Coco Montoya, Buddy Guy, Allen Touissaint, Emmylou Harris, Johnny Winter, Elvis Costello and for the 20 year reunion of the Muddy Waters Band.
At the highly prestigious Blues Music Awards, Alexis was nominated for Best Contemporary Female Artist in 2017, The Koko Taylor Vocalist in 2015 and for Best Soul/Blues Female Vocalist in 2013. Presented by The Blues Foundation in Memphis TN. Television appearances include Legends, IMUS in the Morning and The Artie Lange Show.
Suter and her band have been blazing trails and taking their music to festivals and venues both
nationally and internationally. Suter is currently touring in support of 2 releases, "All For Loving You"; (American Showplace Music) and AMOS "Live at Briggs Farm"; (Briggs Farm Records). Both recordings take modern blues and roots music in new directions, pushing the form just a bit beyond its normal boundaries with Suter's powerful, deep soulful voice charging forward.
The band has 8 other full length releases to date and are currently in the finishing stages of a brand new full length set for a winter 2019 release.