Leisa K & The Pickups


Bass Guitar, Drums, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Trombone.


LeisaK - is a Blues, Soul, & Ballad Singer / Songwriter from New Orleans, LA. and currently resides in Las Vegas, NV.
She has has been singing since she could talk and has been very well-received in New Orleans since the late 1970s.
Born to musical parents, she grew up listening to Roots and Blues with a little Nat King Cole and Jimmy Rogers thrown in the mix.
Leisa K performed with her band at various music venues in the New Orleans area from Frenchmen Street to Uptown. She has worked with Blind Bryan Lee, Doug Duffey, Alonzo Johnson Jr. of Rockin' Dopsie, "Chuckie C" Elam, Zachary Matchett, 30 x 90 Blues Women, plus many other New Orleans musicians.
Now with her band, The Pickups, she's spicing up the West with her New Orleans style.
Although her forté is slow, heart-breaker blues, she sings everything from her heart and loves to entertain.
She is a prolific songwriter and an energetic and engaging performer.

Screen name:
Member since:
Jan 14 2016
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
66 years


Taj Mahal, Bessie Smith, Big Mama Thornton, Bonnie Raitt, Ray Charles, Koko Taylor... Many others.

Members Of Band

Leisa K: Lead Vocals / Songwriter / P.R. / Booking
Terry Hayden: Guitar / Vocals
Norm Roberts: Bass
Andrew Frechtman: Drums
Ruby Jo: Drums
Al Ventura: Keyboards / Vocals
Scott Sumner: Keyboards / Vocals
Phillip DeBuckett: Band Manager


Shure SM 58 mics
Happy Feet
Fender Guitars
Marshall Amps



Past Events

Bringing y'all some New Orleans spiced Blues + Rock, Soul, Americana & Originals.
No Cover!