photos and review by Laura Carbone
There are gems in the Adirondacks, hidden places for music, speakeasies of the forest, places where they appear to be normal businesses by day and then at night transform into underground music venues. Superhip shows occur, spread by word of mouth, donations at the door with shared communal liquids and solids. Two such venues, The Recovery Lounge and BluSeed Studios, are hosting visiting International Recording Artist Alexis P Suter and her band the weekend of Feb 15th-16th.
International recording artist and Blues Music nominee Alexis P. Suter and her band are returning to the Adirondacks. She is a true vocal phenomenon with a gale force wind of a baritone voice that will lift your soul right out of your body, leaving it limp, shaking and dancing. She has opened up at the Midnight Ramble in Woodstock New York over 90 times. Levon Helm has said of her “She is one of those wonderful spirits, she’s got her arms around you; you can feel that”.
Alexis is doing two different shows. On Saturday Feb 15th, The Upper Jay Art Center’s Recovery Lounge will open its doors at 7PM for an 8PM show. This will be with a full band geared toward the blues and their classic songs. Be prepared to stand up, dance and shout. At BluSeed Studios in Saranac Lake on Sunday Febuary 16th at 230 PM she will be bringing it to the heart with a Gospel Show highlighting her roots. Don’t miss this vocal powerhouse with her band of blues.