tess moved to chicago in 2002 from baton rouge as a visual artist, but eventually turned to the music scene for creative expression. in 2011, she co-founded award-winning dance party, slo'mo, and has multiple residencies in chicago, including soho house and east room. Tess is known for her vibrant energy on stage, her unique and creative blending styles and mixing old school into contemporary music. 

Every song brings back a memory

PAST VENUES INCLUDE:

ACE HOTEL / BEAUTY BAR / BERLIN NIGHTCLUB / BOTTOM LINE YOGA STUDIO / BOTTOM LOUNGE / BROOKLYN BOULDERS /  BURLINGTON BAR / CANVAS / CHICAGO ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION / CHOP SHOP - 1ST WARD / CITY WINERY / COREPOWER YOGA (GOLD COAST) / COUP D'ETAT LOUNGE / CROWN LIQUORS / CURRENCY EXCHANGE CAFE / DISCO / DO DIVISION STREET FESTIVAL / DOOR NO. 3 / DOUBLE DOOR / DRUM BAR / EAST ROOM / EMPIRE LIQUORS / EMPTY BOTTLE / EZ INN / HIDEOUT RIVERWALK / HUMBOLDT HOUSE / IRIDIUM STORE / JANE ADDAMS HULL HOUSE MUSEUM / LACUNA ART LOFTS / LAGUNITAS BREWERY / LINCOLN HALL / LOGAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS / LOGAN SQUARE AUDITORIUM / LOGAN THEATER / METRO / MEZCALERIA LAS FLORES / MINDY'S HOT CHOCOLATE / NATIONAL MUSEUM FOR PUERTO RICAN ARTS & CULTURE / NEXT DOOR CAFÉ / PROGRESS BAR / RATIONAL PARK GALLERY / RHINE HALL / SLIPPERY SLOPE / SOHO HOUSE / STREETSIDE BAR & GRILL / SUBTERRANEAN / TALL SHIP WINDY  / THALIA HALL / THE ART INSTITUTE MUSEUM / ARTS INCUBATOR / FLATS STUDIO / THE HIDEOUT / THE PROMONTORY / THE REVEL ROOM / THE SHRINE / THE SILVER ROOM / SILVER ROOM BLOCK PARTY /  THE WHISTLER / THREE DOTS AND A DASH / TINY LOUNGE / UNION STATION GREAT HALL / UNTITLED / UIC CHICAGO / UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO / VENUE ONE / W HOTEL / WBEZ 91.5FM / WHOLE FOODS MARKET LINCOLN PARK