Welcome to lesliecosta.com

About

Leslie Costa

Leslie Costa is a singer/songwriter who has been playing live and recording her original music in Fairfield County, CT.

She started her band Leslie Costa & the Usual Suspects in 1990. Over the years she and the band built a loyal following while

performing live and recording CD's. Her songs are engaging and authentic while always speaking a personal message.

She is highly respected in the local area as one of Connecticut's  best singer/songwriters.

The musicians

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Leslie Costa: Lead vocal, acoustic & electric guitars
Mary O'Hare: Harmony, percussion & acoustic guitar,
John Zanella: Bass and vocal,
Chris Goane: Bass, vocal, Stuart Stahr: Drums and vocal

These musicians are all world-class
and have contributed to the local success of the band.
Without loyalty and friendships, this would not still be alive.

The music

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The songwriting has and always will be the core of the music. Leslie has written a large volume of quality songs that has been consistently written with craft and style. She is highly prolific offering a large catalog of songs ranging from all acoustic to acoustic/electric with the full band and all electric. The songs still translate even in the rawest form as solo acoustic.



News

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2019 live shows

Come out and enjoy live acoustic and full band shows this season. Help support us by coming and bringing your friends. We appreciate it greatly.

NEW RELEASES!

Electric Blue, a 14-song lineup of crowd favorites from gigs over the years as well as some new songs thrown in. They are all up-tempo and currently being mastered soon to be released. The Storm Chaser will be released in late May and Rainmaker  will be released in late summer. Long Distance Runner is in production and will be released this fall as the fourth release fore 2019. CD Baby will be the global distributor again. You will be able to preview and purchase the music on iTunes, Amazon...etc  so please STAY TUNED!

HAN feature article (February 8, 2018)

The HAN Network, publishers of several Fairfield County CT newspapers published a feature article on the front page of the Arts & Leisure section.  To read the full online version, visit this link: 

 https://arts.hersamacorn.com/ 2018/02/08/searching-for-the- sun-in-the-city-of-hope- redding-womans-songs-help- through-challenging-times/

FAQs

To purchase or listen to any CDs or single songs, please visit iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify. Every song and CD release is for sale on those sites. Select CD booklets are offered as FREE downloads on this site.

Cinnamon Girl

In addition to continuing the original music (with popular covers mixed in at live shows), Leslie started the band Cinnamon Girl in 2015 which is a Neil Young tribute band that has received a very positive response. To learn more look up Cinnamon Girl Tribute at facebook.com.

2019 NEW RELEASES

Scheduled for 2019 are Electric Blue, The Storm Chaser, Rainmaker and Long Distance Runner.
Stay tuned for details!

2019 LIVE PERFORMANCES







*Check website for updated schedule

2019 New Releases

Electric Blue

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AVAILABLE NOW!

Waiting On You

I'll Be The One

Sweet Thing

Love Like That

Broken Pieces

Same Old Story

Echo Down

Let It Slide

Shame On Me

The Underground

Slow Cain Rising

Got A Thing About You

Electric Blue

All You've Got

2018 New Releases

Invisible Soul

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AVAILABLE NOW!

Invisible Soul

Ask the Mountain

Chasing the Dragon

Borrowed Car

A Love Song

Face the Fall

Where I Stand

The Lucky One

When the Raven Flies

Angel

Tell Her That You Love Her

Red Sky

City of Hope

Waiting for Summer

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AVAILABLE NOW!

Waiting for Summer

The River I Know

Feel The Love

The Letting Go

Out Of My Reach

Running Blind
Go Where The River Flows

Any Way

Belong
Let Me Know

Like A Runaway

Where Poetry Rhymes

Northern Lights
I Know It'll Come Someday

DISCOGRAPHY

Mission Bell

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Beacon Street, Dreamtown

Somewhere Else,
Thought I Saw Your Ghost Today, 

The Harder I Look, Fast Train,

Mission Bell, Everything Is Fine,

Be Like You,

Don't Know Why We Said Goodbye,

Hide Your Love, Silver Eldorado,

The Station, In Harm's Way,

American Dream

September Rain

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Comfort Me, September Rain,

Heartland, The Inside,
Out of the Dark, A Little Bit Colder,

Angel Eyes, Shotgun To My Heart,

All Tangled Up, No Mercy,

Stepping Stone, Turn To Blue,

Like A Freight Train, I Give To You

'Til Tomorrow

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Shelter You, 'Til Tomorrow,

Street of Dreams, Burning Bridges,

Don't Let Go, Stand Alone,

No Man's Land, Already One,

Along The Way, The Distance


Long Way Home

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Long Way Home,

Moonlight On Ellsworth Street,

When The Walls Come Tumbling Down,

Bad City, Heart of Steel,

Summer Nights, What You Need,

Change, Winter Rain, Only With You

The Early Days Live

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Back In The Game,

No Need To Cry,

The Giving Tree,

Wishing Well, Fine Line,

Nice To Know, Lost Love,

Hometown Girl,
When Angels Cry,

State of Love

CD Booklets

Free downloads of Electric Blue, Invisible Soul, Waiting for Summer,  Long Way Home, 'Til Tomorrow and The Early Days Live

*Septrember Rain and Mission Bell booklets included with purchase of CD only.

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Contact

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See Calendar for the latest schedule

lesliecosta.com

Available for private parties

We are always looking for new venues and the opportunity to play private parties

EMAIL: lcostad35@yahoo.com


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