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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Enjoy ArtBeat’s Sippin’ Sundays with Sultry Celeste

Enjoy ArtBeat’s Sippin’ Sundays !

Vista, CA ... From “Jailhouse Rock” to down-home blues and classic jazz, Celeste Barbier owns the stage and wows the crowd on Sundays from 3-5 pm at ArtBeat on Main Street, 330 Main Street, Vista. Admission is free, reports ArtBeat owner Kait Matthews.

She says, “Sippin’ Sundays offer a great way to wind down the weekend with three-dollar mimosas and Celeste’s million-dollar sounds, amid an art-filled environment that enhances the experience.” A great wine lounge environment.

Barbier has become iconic in North County and throughout San Diego for her mellifluous voice and captivating spirit. She performs at events small and large, and says she enjoys the intimacy of ArtBeat. “Everyone’s friendly and I love singing while being surrounded by beautiful art. 

Barbier can be sampled at and enjoyed in person every Sunday afternoon at ArtBeat. Matthews says, “Our downtown Vista vibe has become quite melodious, thanks to Sippin’ Sundays with sultry Celeste!” 

ArtBeat on Main Street co-op gallery and wine lounge is located at 330 Main Street in downtown Vista. It is open Tuesday and Wednesday, 11:00am-7:30pm; Thursday-Saturday, 11:00am-8:30pm; Sunday, Noon-7:00pm. For information, visit, or discover Vista’s creative vibe in person. To learn about gallery partnering opportunities, and space rentals, email

Celeste Barbier is a Southern California based professional vocalist. She has performed in several bands ranging from jazz trios, big swing bands, surf rock, retro rock, rockabilly, and more. She was classically trained at Chapman University as a dramatic mezzo soprano operatic vocalist. She has toured throughout Italy and the Western United States. Presently, she is available to perform jazz standards at private parties, weddings, restaurants, marketplaces and for corporate events. She performs solo shows with backing tracks and provides her own PA system. Her influences include Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Julie London, Etta James, Eartha Kitt, Sarah Vaughn, Billie Holiday and Candye Kane. She has performed at many venues in coastal Southern California. She always dresses in vintage and pin-up or cotton club styles for her shows and uses her Shure 55 vintage microphone to add that special "look" along with her vintage sound. Contact her at or (619)846-0193.

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