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 holds multiple residencies in the city, including soho house and the ace hotel. Tess is known for her vibrant energy on stage, mixing old school into contemporary music and all-around dance party magic.

Every song brings back a memory

PAST VENUES INCLUDE:

ACE HOTEL / ARBELLA / ASCEND / BEATNIK / 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 / DEADBOLT / DISCO / DO DIVISION STREET FESTIVAL / DOOR NO. 3 / DOUBLE DOOR / DRUM BAR / EAST ROOM / EMPIRE LIQUORS / EMPORIUM ARCADE BARS / EMPTY BOTTLE / EZ INN / / FLATS STUDIO / GARFIELD PARK CONSERVATORY / HAROLD WASHINGTON LIBRARY / 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 / REUNION / SLIPPERY SLOPE / SOHO HOUSE / STREETSIDE BAR & GRILL / SUBTERRANEAN / TALL SHIP WINDY  / THALIA HALL / THE ART INSTITUTE MUSEUM / THE HIDEOUT / THE OWL / THE PROMONTORY / THE REVEL ROOM / THE ROBEY / THE SHRINE / THE SILVER ROOM / SILVER ROOM BLOCK PARTY / THE WHISTLER / THE WIT / THREE DOTS AND A DASH / UNION STATION / UNTITLED / UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO / VENUE ONE / VIRGIN HOTEL / W HOTEL / WBEZ 91.5FM / WILLIS TOWER SKYDECK / WHOLE FOODS MARKET