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Spotlight: Gypsy Elise And The Royal Blues

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Gypsy Elise and the Royal Blues. Photo courtesy of Gypsy Elise and the Royal Blues band website.

Gypsy Elise and the Royal Blues. Photo courtesy of Gypsy Elise and the Royal Blues band website.

Gypsy Elise is the charismatic frontwoman of Gypsy Elise and the Royal Blues, the self-described “funky jazzy blues band” born in New Orleans and transplanted to Central Florida.

Learn more about the band on the Gypsy Elise and the Royal Blues website.

The Grammy-nominated band plays Dexter’s in Winter Park this weekend.

Find out more about the show on the event calendar on Dexter’s Facebook page.

Gypsy’s bandmates have said that her storytelling and welcoming personality are part of the attraction.

She tells 90.7’s Nicole Darden Creston how the Royal Blues began and talks about the deeply interactive nature of the band.

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This interview features “Dead Man’s Bone” by Gypsy Elise and the Royal Blues.

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Nicole Darden Creston

About Nicole Darden Creston

All Things Considered Host and Reporter

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from ... Read Full Bio »