Blake Anthony Ellege - Vocals
Blake Anthony Ellege is a Professional Entertainer, Front Man, Vocalist, Multi-Instrumentalist and Tenor From Brevard, N.C.
At the age of 2, Blake showed an interest in singing and by the age of 4, he began singing in church with his family. By the age of 6, Blake was signed to his first record contract and began traveling all over the USA performing and singing with his family.
For the last 21 years, Blake has worked professionally in every genre of music imaginable. He is currently the Front Man of 8 different bands including: The Mojo Brothers Blues Band, Blake Ellege and The Country Resonators, The Stardusters Jazz Quintet, Faded Jade Top 40’s Dance Band, The Karolina Katz Oldies Band and Santa and The Sleigh Boys.
Blake has had the pleasure to perform alongside some of the most talented performers in the world, including most recently: Maurice Williams (The Zodiacs), Nicky Sanders (The Steep Canyon Rangers), Mike Barnes (The Black Crows, Grace Potter, Steve Miller), The Association, The Tams, Jeff Sipe (Jimmy Herring, Aquarium Rescue Unit, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks) and Artimus Pyle (Lynyrd Skynyrd).
In addition to all of his experience in CCM styles (Contemporary Commercial Music), Blake is trained in Classical Voice Performance, holds a Bachelors Degree in Operatic Voice Performance and was ranked as one of the Top 4 Operatic Tenors in the United States in 2014 (in his respective category) at NATS Competition in Boston, MA.
Blake is a member of Opera America, a Voting Member of The International Blues Foundation (IBF), a Voting Member of the Artists Music Guild (AMG), a Voting Member of The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS/GRAMMYS), a Voting Lifetime Member of the Southern Gospel Music Association (SGMA) and Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame, a Voting Member of the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), a Voting Member of the Country Music Association (CMA), a Voting Member of The Independent Music Awards (IMA), an Associate Member of the Pan-American Vocology Association (PAVA), an Auxiliary Member of the Disabled Army Veterans (DAV) and an Auxiliary Member of Rolling Thunder Inc.