The Knot Best Of Weddings 2020
Top 40 Adult Contemporary & Indie Recording Artist for Radio Charts Nationwide
Celeste Barbier is a premier solo vocalist & recording artist located in Southern California, based out of North San Diego County. She performs jazz and blues standards as well as a few oldies and ballads from the 20's through 70's eras as well as a few select contemporary tunes by artists such as Norah Jones, Amy Winehouse, Melody Gardot, and Diana Krall. She also performs special songs for most of the major holidays.
Celeste was classically trained at Chapman University as an opera singer and brings rich, clear, deep, soothing & sultry yet powerful contralto vocals to this vintage music. Her voice is a cross between Patsy Cline, Diana Krall, Karen Carpenter & Etta James. She covers music primarily from the early to mid 20th century including Patsy Cline, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Sam Cooke, Etta James, The Carpenters, Nat King Cole and so many more!!
Celeste performs for weddings, corporate, public and private events and has ongoing engagements with venues like Rancho Bernardo Inn, Bernardo Winery, Vintana Wine + Dine, Flagship Cruises & Events, numerous country clubs such as El Niguel CC of Laguna Niguel, The Bridges of Rancho Santa Fe & more. She specializes in themed events particularly from the Roaring Twenties & Old Hollywood Glamour to the Boppin' 50's and 60's era of peace, love & music!
Celeste is always sure to look the part as well. Her fashion is an important part of what she offers as an entertainer. She dresses in vintage inspired attire and uses a retro Shure 55 Super Deluxe Microphone or Heil Sound LED "Fin" Art Deco Microphone both reminiscent of bygone eras. She can be background music for your event or front and center and is happy to assist as an emcee for special events. She is both personable and professional and one of the easiest performers to work with which is proven by a long list of testimonials from happy clients and audiences. She has nearly 3000 fans on her Facebook Business Page a 5 star rating on Yelp & FB and is beloved throughout the San Diego community.
Celeste will perform anywhere in San Diego, Riverside, Orange, & Los Angeles Counties & beyond if travel accommodations are provided.
Pop, Indie, R&B