Nikka Costa and Anya Marina at the Stanhope House

| 16 May 2012 | 02:43

STANHOPE — Nikka Costa will bring her soulful mix of funk and blues to the Stanhope House on May 26. Costa's music has been featured on the hit TV show Grey's Anatomy and in films such as Blow and All About Steve. In 1996, Costa released an album with the band Sugarbone called Butterfly Rocket, which reached the Top 20 chart in Australia. The record led to a nomination for ARIA Music Awards Breakthrough Artist in 1996 and Best Female Artist in 1997. In 2000, Costa's song "Like A Feather" was featured in a Tommy Hilfiger television ad campaign which helped launch a US music career that has grown ever since. Opening for Costa will be singer-songwriter Anya Marina, who was signed to Chop Shop Records by Alexandra Patsavas, the label's founder. Her music has been featured on TV shows such as Gossip Girl, Grey's Anatomy and MTV's The City. She is also on the original soundtrack of The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Marina has made appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and has toured with musical acts such as Spoon, Jason Mraz, The Dandy Warhols and others. In addition, the show will feature the blues and gypsy rock band Sylvana Joyce and The Moment. For more information or to purchase tickets visit or call 973-347-7777. The Stanhope House is located at 45 Main Street in Stanhope.