Martha’s Vineyard performer continues on “American Idol” tonight

Erika Van Pelt will perform on American Idol tonight in between 8 and 10 pm. — Photo courtesy of The Sultans of Swing

Last Wednesday, February 29, Erika Van Pelt of The Sultans of Swing made it one round closer to being the next winner of “American Idol.” She competes again tonight, March 7, on the show, which airs from 8 to 10 pm on FOX.

A member of The Sultans of Swing, the popular event and wedding band based in Oak Bluffs, she has performed many times on the Vineyard at The Atlantic Fish and Chop House, The Taste of the Vineyard, The Wharf, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School prom, and more.

JB Blau has arranged a viewing party tonight at the Martha’s Vineyard Chowder Company, in Oak Bluffs, to watch the show.