(lead and backup vocals, harmonica)
Leslee is a veteran of the Twin Cities music scene; she has opened for many National acts such as Bachman Turner Overdrive, Little River Band, Little Feat, The Allman Brothers band, and Lynard Skynard, as well as local favorites Peter Himmelman and Martin Zeller. She has amassed considerable studio kudos recording with such respected musicians as Waddy Waytel and Michael Bland. She was nominated to the Minnesota Music Awards for "Best R & B Recording" and for "Blues Singer of the Year" by the local music paper Blues news while a member of Under Suspicion. She brings her one-of-a-kind vocals and sweet harmonica solos to this all woman rock and soul band.
Sue Leigh has played in numerous bands including "Small Paul & Beatstreet" (voted best R&B band in Arizona), "The Stealth Band" (featuring her own compositions) and national acts "The Temptations" and "Guy Lombardo". She has won many music awards and was nominated for Best Sax in the Minnesota Music Awards. Sue arranges for "Latin Sound", "Jim Tolck" and other local bands. In her "spare time", she owns and runs Cat's Eye Music, an instrument repair and lesson studio.
In addition to the Roxxy Hall Band, Kate currently plays with a handful of other local groups including Brass Lassie, Swing Sisterhood Big Band, The Satellites, and the Twin Cities Trumpet Ensemble. These other groups she plays with span a wide genre span-- from funk to classical. And she loves it all! Kate also serves as a trumpet instructor at Hamline University and teaches from her own studio.
(bass guitar/ vocals/songwriter)
Roxxy founded the band in 1992. She wrote her first song in 4th grade, had a band in high school and has been writing and playing ever since. In the 80's, Roxxy's band "The Babysitters" toured the greater Mid-West. She produced and hosted "Musical Chairs", a news and magazine show that featured outstanding women in music from 1994 through 1999. On two occasions, Roxxy won the Hometown Video Festival award for her work on Musical Chairs. She has been nominated by the Minnesota Music Academy for songwriting, best new band, and video production. She's produced and recorded the band's CD's at her own Peachy Studios, as well as recording projects for other local artists. She plays bass, writes originals and coordinates all facets of the show. Roxxy leads the band with flair and grace. She's all about getting people together to make music and she believes that music should always be fun.
Jan Boyer has been performing with the Roxxy Hall Band since 1997. At the age of 21 she started playing guitar professionally. She traveled the Midwest with bands such as "Smilin' Ed" and "Lucky Star". She also was a member of the all Woman group "Surrender Dorothy". Jan's songwriting, melodic guitar playing and velvet smooth vocals add a dynamic dimension to this band. Janís debut CD, "Long Way Home", was released in July of 2006.
Jennifer Evans-Hall plays keyboard, trombone, harmonica and sings with the Roxxy Hall Band. She has a Bachelors degree in music from the University of WI-Superior. She has performed at numerous events in the Duluth-Superior area. She started writing music at an early age. One of her songs is on "Deck The Halls", the Roxxy Hall Band Christmas album. She is very pleased to be part of a band with such exceptional musicianship and great spirit.
Lee O. started playing with the Roxxy Hall Band in 1993. She began her drumming career in the 1980's performing with the bands "Chambray", "Leather and Lace", and the "Glo Girlz". You can't help but fall into the grooves she lays down. Lee O.'s harmonies and playful style are a definite crowd pleaser.