Gabrielle Burton (GAGA)
Gabrielle Burton is a singer/songwriter in the greater Seattle area. She was born in Riverside, California and being a military brat also lived in Germany for a few years before moving to San Antonio, Texas where she grew up. In 2010 she moved with her mother to Seattle, Washington, where she began pursuing her music career. Gabrielle has been taking violin, piano, and vocal lessons on top of working full time to better herself and her music. In the last 6 months, she’s been working hard at choreographing dances and singing Lady Gaga everyday to prepare for her newest band “Poker Face (A Tribute to Lady Gaga)”.
Gabrielle started dancing when she was 8 years old and is excited to be getting back into it. As a kid, she danced, cheered, acted, and sang. Being an entertainer is what she was born to do. Her first time performing in front of an audience was when she was 14 and sang the national anthem at The San Antonio Iguanas hockey game. Now she sings every weekend with either Bleeding Tree (her top 40 cover band), Poker Face, or The Cove Dwellers (her work band).
Her musical influences were and are: Lady Gaga (obviously), The Spice Girls, Alanis Morissette, Korn, Evanescence, Three Days Grace, System of a Down, Jewel, No Doubt, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, Hanson, The Offspring, Papa Roach, Linkin Park and many more....
We’re exited to introduce you to our Lead singer of Poker Face.... Our Lady Gaga of the greater seattle area....
Gabrielle Nichole Burton
Born in Manila, Philippines. Mike started playing guitar at 11 and professionally at the age of 25.
Mike is a highly experienced and a talented musician. He is passionate about music with the natural ability to adjust his own style to suit different music, mastered certain genre of music through relentless practice at a young age to present. His ability and willingness to play popular songs from the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's and today.
His influences comes from Eddie Van Halen, Jimmy Page, Jimmy Hendrix, Eric Clapton just to name a few.
- Played with first band from 1984 to 1985 at Shakeys Manila and have guested at shows such as "That's Entertainment" at local TV shows.
- Formed 99% band in 1985, He developed strong leadership and group effort skills as Lead Guitarist as well as essential social skills and was given the opportunity to
travel with this band to Saipan Marianas Island US Territory to perform until 1993.
- 1994 to 2011 worked with other bands in California.
- 2011 moved to Seattle and joined Bleeding Tree and in 2019 Poker Face (A Tribute to Lady Gaga)
Meet our keyboard player Arnel Rivera.
Influenced by his uncle that plays accordion and piano. Arnel started his musical journey as a member and organist of Lingkod Himig ( servant's melody) chorale. A well trained group that performed a few concert for the church and won several chorale competition in the Philippines. After four years of playing in the church, it was on 1995 when a parish priest was looking for a keyboardist to join a band called Kiaros. Initially formed as an opening act for a concert tour of an all priest rock band The Levites. Arnel moved to Seattle on 2005 and played with a several Seattle bands. Performed in the concert on 2010 with Seattle Pinoy Band and on 2012 with Five Thirsty Band. Currently the keyboard player of the Bleeding Tree and Poker Face.