Lion + Tiger is...
a top-shelf party band, with a focus on high-energy, Top 40 contemporary music like Maroon 5, Justin Bieber, Sia, Ellie Goulding, Elle King, Coldplay, and much more (check out our master setlist)! Our mission is for you to lose yourself in the music and have the time of your life! We are all professional musicians and music teachers, dedicating our lives to the art of music, songwriting , and performance. The majority of us have majored in music and traveled both nationally and internationally performing and recording music.
Get to know the band!
(Lead Vocals/Acoustic Guitar)
I am a self-taught singer/songwriter/recording artist and professional live performer for 16+ years. My music has seen airplay on WDHA radio, and I have played almost every rock venue in NYC including Bowery Ballroom and Gramercy Theater with my original music and hundreds of venues for weddings, corporate, and private events.
I am: not stopping
My super-hero power is: never getting nervous on stage.
Favorite Record: Alicia Keys - Songs in A Minor
Favorite Vacation Spot: San Pedro Belize, scuba diving
I am a pop-rock belter with multiple years of experience performing at weddings, galas, and clubs throughout the US! I have trained with many well known vocal coaches in the tri-state area to achieve maximum vocal powerhouse status and I continue to work on perfecting my craft with every performance!
I am: passionate about everything I do.
My super hero power is: my ear for harmonies
Favorite record: Taking Back Sunday - Tell All Your Friends
Favorite vacation spot: DISNEY WORLD
I am a singer/actor/musician based in New York City. I’ve sung extensively throughout the country in clubs, cabarets, theaters, and other venues including the United Nations, Joe’s Pub, Rainbow Room, 54 Below, Subculture, the Duplex, and the NYC Marathon, in addition to performing in shows Off-Broadway and regionally.
I am: an encyclopedia of 90s boy band info.
My superhero power is: that I can fly, but please don’t ask me to.
Favorite Record: Impossible to name just one. Innervisions, Talking Book, Songs in the Key of Life by Stevie Wonder. Giant Steps by John Coltrane. Rubber Soul, Sgt. Pepper, Abbey Road by the Beatles. Off the Wall, Thriller by Michael Jackson. Pet Sounds, Smile, Surf’s Up by the Beach Boys. Purple Rain, Controversy by Prince. I’ll stop now.
Favorite Vacation Spot: Somewhere in Nigeria
An energetic extrovert always ready for an audience, I've entertained bars, parties, and reasons to dance since the age of 12. My versatile singing and playing is influenced by an eclectic and expansive background in music, and have provided a soundtrack to weddings, festivals and dance studios.
I am: Paddy on the piano.
My super hero powers is: getting the dancing started.
Favorite Record: Michael Jackson - Thriller
Favorite Vacation Spot: Wherever the good food, people, and music are!
I have been playing music professionally for the last decade. My musical style and experience has allowed me to constantly perform with a variety of bands and ensembles in the styles of dance, R&B, rock, country, classical, and jazz. I have a Bachelors of Music from GW, many recording credits, extensive touring history, and teach music privately to roughly 25 students.
I am: the Bass.
My super hero power is: knowing the bass-line to every song you love.
Favorite Record: Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
Favorite Vacation Spots: Jersey Shore
I have performed hundreds of concerts throughout Detroit, Ann Arbor, New Jersey, and the Greater Tri-State area at such venues as Live at Lincoln Center in Damrosch Park, Atlantic City, Poconos, Hill Auditorium, the Big House, and countless rock venues throughout New York City. I have recorded 8 records working with under various artists and genres: funk, rock, pop, songwriter, and folk.
I am: a fan of tie clips, craft brew, and reading the Economist.
My super-hero power is: locating the best dim-sum spot in a 20 mile radius
Favorite Record: John Mayer - Continuum
Favorite Vacation Spot: Balaton, Hungary
Playing guitar is the only job I've ever had. I've played shows with different bands all over the US and parts of Canada in locations such as New York, LA, Austin, Atlanta, Florida, and Toronto. Some highlights include official showcases at SXSW, NXNE, North Side, Sony BMI Summer Nights, features in CBC and Los Angeles Times, and opening for Cypress Hill.
I am: ready to rock.
My super hero power is: playing till it hurts.
Favorite Record: The Police - Ghost In The Machine
Favorite Vacation Spot: San Sebastian, Spain - just chillin'
Lion + Tiger Alumni...
Unfortunately all good things must come to an end - we are grateful for everyone that joins Lion + Tiger as it feels like family when someone joins the band, but people move on to other projects and life endeavors! This is a way for us to keep a little bit of our history alive and say thanks for their contribution to keeping the party going with us :)
Johanna (Lead Vocals)
"A Triple Threat" - New Jersey Patch
I have over fifteen years in the world of musical theater, starred in lead roles on stages along the east coast and as a vocalist for a variety show band, I've traveled on two US tours: performing for resorts, casinos, theaters, and other private events. Whether teaching dance as a professional ballroom instructor or filling a room with my voice, I always love putting on a show!
I am: small but mighty
My super-hero power is: making people laugh
Favorite Record: Alex Menken - Little Shop of Horrors
Favorite Vacation Spot: Long Beach Island!