Vonesper

 Photo: Gerardo Vitale.  Make-up and Edit: Jess-O-Lantern.  Taken at Vonesper Studios.

Photo: Gerardo Vitale.  Make-up and Edit: Jess-O-Lantern.  Taken at Vonesper Studios.

Vonesper is an epic rock band based in New York City, the flagship musical project of Vonesper Studios conceived and constructed by Kevin Vonesper in 2001. It a constantly growing collective of musicians and artists with different levels of contributions live, in the studio and with visual aesthetics currently comprised of core members Kevin Vonesper, Kris Halpern and Jess-O-Lantern.  


On Feb. 27, 2014, Vonesper released their first full-length album "Stalemate" (produced by members Kevin Vonesper and Kris Halpern). Created over the course of 6 years, Vonesper collaborated with 17 diverse musicians to create a 40-minute epic rock experience. The album features members of BILE, Green Jelly, Hudson Hank, and The World/Inferno Friendship Society. 

In June 2015, the band released a new single "Coward/Prodigal Daughter" featuring new lead singer/songwriter Jess-O-Lantern.  

In 2016, Vonesper ushered in a new era focusing on single song releases starting with the single and music video "Battle Plan."  The song and video were produced by Vonesper Studios and includes Brian Viglione (Scarlet Sails, Dresden Dolls) on drums.