June 3rd, 2023 7pm Stage 2
Velvet Rouge Feat. Lady Di and The Black Coast
Philly rock band, Velvet Rouge, is joined for a night of rock n roll, by Lady Di and The Black Coast. In 2016, Gina Castanzo (AKA Gina Zo) was featured on NBC’s The Voice, where she sang Andrew McMahon’s Cecilia and the Satellite. Only seventeen years old at the time, her performance granted her a spot on Team Blake for the show’s tenth season.
After her time on The Voice, Zo formed Velvet Rouge the current band on WMMR's Local Shots Artist of the Month. The band has performed at an eclectic mix of Philly’s music venues, including a sold-out show at Johnny Brenda's, World Cafe Live, and Kung Fu Necktie. Velvet Rouge has also had the opportunity to perform on WXPN for National Public Radio Day 2022, as seen in NPR Music.
The Black Coast
The Black Coast hails from Philadelphia combining rock and dirty blues
to form a heavy guitar and vocally driven garage rock sound. Core members Stef Emery
and Ryan Gaughan dive deep in explosive guitar riffs and soaring vocals achieving a
mix of grit and soul which speaks volumes. Their debut album Dark Days | Darker Nights
evokes 70’s rock, melodic blues influence, edgy up-tempo guitars, and