Thursday, March 21, 2013

Elise Testone to open for B.B. King at April 23 NPAC show

Elise: "B.B. King has been the only performer I've ever seen that can sing one note and make me cry"

Posted by Chris Haire on Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 12:39 PM

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This year's Best of Charleston cover girl and the Holy City's favorite American Idol Elise Testone just landed the gig of a lifetime. On Tues. April 23, she's the opening act for blues great B.B. King.

"In one of the first interviews the City Paper has ever printed about me, by Stratton Lawrence, I stated that B.B. King has been the only performer I've ever seen that can sing one note and make me cry. It's like he has the ability to wrap up a lifetime of passion and emotion and channel it through a single sound," Testone says. "I couldn't be more honored to be a part of this show. He is truly a living legend who has inspired me throughout my musical life."

Congrats, Elise. Now we have yet another reason to catch King in concert at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center.

For more information, visit northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com.

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