KAYLA STOCKERT AND THE COMO BROTHERS BAND
This Wednesday, February 27, 2013 please join music aficionados everywhere as local stars on the rise Kayla Stockert and The Como Brothers Band make their debut NYC appearance - as the opening act for International sensation Frankie Zulferino at Highline Ballroom, located at 431 W 16th St in New York City (between 9th & 10th Ave). Doors open at 6:30 PM, Showtime at 7:00PM. Tickets are available now for $12 in advance and $15 day of show.
Call (212) 414-5994 or visit www.highlineballroom.com for more information.
As a member of WOW, Frankie Zulferino has shared the stage with the likes of Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Jason Derulo, Ludacris, & T-Pain. He has toured Europe with the multi-platinum group Westlife in front of thousands of fans. As a solo artist Frankie has performed alongside Sean Kingston, Flo-Rida, Iyaz, & The New Boyz. He was recently one of the top 4 artists in New York on CW's "The Next," and was mentored by Joe Jonas.
Kayla Stockert, whose unique voice can be compared to singers such as Myley Cyrus and Nelly Furtado and to artists like Best Coast, has been singing and performing music since she knew how to speak. Now, in the summer of 2012, the still only 15 year old Kayla has collaborated with The Como Brothers Band to write and recorded the three original songs that make up their debut EP "Castles In The Sand".
Watch the video for their latest single "What They Say" here: http://youtu.be/04dMROEYk0c
Kayla can also be seen performing on Long Island in a few weeks opening for Secondhand Serenade and Juliet Simms on Saturday March 16th at Revolution in Amityville.
Some highlights over the past year for Kayla were: spending time as a contestant on Fox TV's X factor and being a Finalist on MSG Varsity Talent Show. Kayla also won a listening session at Sony Records in NYC in affiliation with Sound & Image Showcase and was named "Global Emerging Artist" in another competition. In 2011, Kayla was 1 of the handful picked out of 40,000 kids to audition for a show called Majors & Minors, although she didn't make the final cut the experience was invaluable.
A seasoned pro at such a young age, Kayla has already performed at places like the Dunkin Donuts Center in Rhode Island, Apollo Theater in NYC, The Friars Club, Nikon Jones Beach Theater Side Stage, and at many other large venues. During this time she has had the privilege of not only meeting, but performing along side many of her musical inspirations. She has been fortunate enough to sing for Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato and L.A Reid. Spent time with Connie Francis, and has shared the stage with Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge, Gloria Gaynor, Donny Most from Happy Days, Lovin Spoonful, and many other "oldies" legends.