Venue Details

2033 Star Starred
B.B. King Blues Club
Between 7th and 8th Avenues 237 West 42nd Street New York City, NY 10036
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ICON Parking ( has coupons on their website for many NYC areas. I parked on 44th between 8th and B'way for $16. Garage has entrance and exit on both 44th (eastbound) and 45th (westbound) if you are a B&T person like me. Coupons must be paid with a credit card.
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.8 average rating
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William Weber Red Velvet
16 events
9 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 09 2009

This band keeps getting better as it matures. This was the fourth time I saw Alexis B. Suter. She is extraordinary on her own. Her band is tight. The can hold the stage by themselves.

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21 events
19 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 31 2010

Alexis Suter is a fantastic soulful and emotional blues singer. Her stories were fun and the sounds at BB King phenomenal. The band played some really good tunes as well. I had bought her CD earlier, but was so glad to hear her live which is even...continued

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7 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 09 2009

I can not wait to purchase her CD. She was excellent.

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Quotes & Highlights

Hear Alexis and the band at their website or Myspace, or watch a clip on YouTube.
“It’s a rare thing to share the stage with great talent like that young lady!” —B.B. King
“She is one of those wonderful spirits. She’s got her arms around you. You can feel that.” —Levon Helm


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 greats from B.B. King to Levon Helm.

A true vocal phenomenon, Suter has been astounding audiences up and down the east coast for the past few years, backed by her tight, soul-rocking ensemble. The band is anchored by Ray Grappone’s solid, funky beats and Peter Bennett on bass. Guitarist Jimmy Bennett plays stinging guitar, Benny Harrison adds his passionate keyboard wizardry and soulful singers Vicki Bell, Glenn Turner and Linda Pino ramp up the intensity that has captured the attention of some of the best players around.

The Alexis P. Suter Band have had the honor of opening the show at the acclaimed Levon Helm Midnight Ramble Sessions in Woodstock, NY over 80 times. The APS band have also performed at festivals including 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 among many others. Along with The Levon Helm Band, they played sold-out shows at the Beacon Theater in New York City, Bethel Woods Center For The Arts, The Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ and Central Park’s Summerstage.

Recently, Alexis and the band appeared on WABC Radio and RFD TV. Their song “Ride Ride” is currently being featured on a national commercial for In February, they headlined at BB King’s in New York to a sold out crowd. The APSB had the honor and pleasure of touring the Piedmont region of Italy as part of “Blues Al Femminile”.