jakub | March 29, 2023

Roo AOTD #42 Celisse – The Festival Voice


All aboard the hype train for Bonnaroo 2023! Only 79 days until we are all on the Farm again, can you believe it? It’s coming up fast and we can’t wait to be dancing with all of you at Bonnaroo! Today’s Artist of the Day is the one and only Celisse. Learn more about the artist below. Don’t forget to check out all of our artist spotlights! Check back in with us tomorrow for the next Artist of The Day!

Artist Biography

Celisse Henderson, who goes by Celisse as her artist name, is a singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who grew up around musicians. From Oakland, she grew up in a church where he mother was the choir director and would often scoot to the front of the congregation and find whatever mic she could snag. At the age of two, she learned the violin and later picked up the piano, ukulele, bass, drums, and various brass instruments. As Celisse got older, she leaned into the blues more and more and has seen some wild successes. She has been on PBS’s The Electric Company, 30 Rock, Rescue Me, The Big C, White Collar, and more. She has joined numerous talents on stage including PHISH, Joss Stone, Melissa Etheridge, and some dude named Dave (Matthews). Her powerful voice coupled with her soulful shredding makes her shine in live performances.

Genre

Blues, Funky Soul

Scheduled

Thursday (Link to Daily Schedules)



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