TOURLOG. Postcard No. 8. All work and salty black licorice make Michelle Willis a happy girl. We have arrived in Denmark in a beautiful town called Herning. The band is sounding SO good. Thanks to Hamburg for a super show, dear friends and again a crowd of 'see us through' singers. Love it! Xo M #snarkypuppytour #michellewillistour #seeusthrough #groundUPmusic #tourlog #postcardsfromtheroad #hamburg #denmark #herning
TOURLOG. Postcard #7 - Such a beautiful time in Köln seeing friends and singing f'yall! Every day on this tour is a blast. I'm loving having the chance to sing and play my tunes with such great and talented friends for these audiences, and enjoying the pleasure of so many new friends, too. Feeling incredibly lucky. And yes, very, very hashtag blessed. Hamburg tonight at MOJO Club! #snarkypuppytour #michellewillistour #seeusthrough #groundUPmusic #tourlog #postcardsfromtheroad #cologne #koln #bllleeessssssseeeeddddd
TOURLOG. Postcard #6 - Amazing photos from Klaus Sahm from our Munich show! The venue and crowd in Bremen was a total dream. It felt like we were inside the crowd. Post-show included currywurst, a Bremen fair and a ride on an old school roller coaster. What is better than that? Tonight we play #LiveMusicHall in Köln! #snarkypuppytour #michellewillistour #groundUPmusic #seeusthrough #tourlog #postcardsfromtheroad #munich
TOURLOG. Postcard #5 - Love these photos by Patric Eckstein. Taken at our Munich show. Last night was a fun show in Berlin at the beautifully reverberant Huxley's neue Welt, made even better by visiting friends, plenty of german beer and 3am chocolate cake. Tonight we play in #Bremen at #Schlachthof. Bremen is charming! I've been listening to church bells all afternoon. Xox #snarkypuppytour #seeusthrough #michellewillistour #groundUPmusic #tourlog #postcardsfromtheroad #maydressasSarahPalin #anybodygotapaddedsuitjacket?
TOURLOG. Postcard #4. München. Wow. Thank you for being an amazing crowd. I loved playing for you and you sang soooo beautifully. I'm loving meeting everyone after the shows so please come say hi. The German tour continues tonight In Berlin at Huxley's neue Welt. We play at 9pm, Pups at 10pm! #snarkypuppytour #michellewillistour #groundUPmusic #seeusthrough #tourlog #munich #berlin #postcardsfromtheroad
TOURLOG. Postcard #3 - Last night we ended up at a jazz club called Bix after the gig. Maz and I sang You've Got a Friend and the guys got up and played Everything is Everything. Donny Hathaway was alive and well... Onward to Munich! Land of my favourite beer, tasty coffee and a marketplace overflowing with people and goodies. We're playing Ampere tonight. Come say hi ❤️#snarkypuppytour #michellewillistour #seeusthrough #groundUPmusic #tourlog #postcardsfromtheroad #munich
TOURLOG. Postcard #2 - So many music lovers last night. Had a great time performing in Mannheim in Alte Feuerwache.
Thank you to everyone who came and said hello! Had a walk through beautiful Stuttgart this morning. Chocolate Advent calendars are out... Here I am hanging with our TM and all around wonder woman, Rosanna. Tonight we play at Wizemann in Stuttgart, GE. Xx #snarkypuppytour #michellewillistour #groundUPmusic #seeusthrough #tourlog #postcardsfromtheroad
TOURLOG. Postcard #1. And so begins the amazing tour of venues I can't pronounce.... Today we play Alte Feuerwache. I'm so happy to be joining this crew of incredible musicians, techs, roadies, humans. Last night we played Vienna to the most KIND and loving audience. Oh man! Thank you, Vienna, for making me feel like a million bucks. Today we are Manhnheim, GE. Happy girl ❤️ #snarkypuppytour #michellewillistour#seeusthrough #groundupmusic #tourlog #postcardsfromtheroad
Aside from my solo work, I love playing with other people and performing their music. This week you can find me backing up Canadian singer-songwriter Peter Katz throughout the East coast. Here are our show dates. Come drop by and say hello! And check out Peter's music. He's tha bomb.
OCT 17 - The Trailside Inn, Mount Stewart PEI
OCT 18 - The Carleton, Halifax, NS
OCT 20 - Plan B - Moncton, NB
OCT 21 - St. Paul's Church - Hampton, NB
OCT 22 - Wilser's Room - Fredericton, NB
OCT 23 - Private Event - East Dover, NS
OCT 24 - Union Street - Berwick, NS
My band and I will be showcasing at the Folk Music Ontario conference in a couple of weeks. Come find us at our official on THURS OCT 15 in Plaza B, 9pm. It's our only showcase! After that we're all headed on tour. Can't wait to see and hang out with everyone in the FMO and musicians family. Poster below by Pearl Junior (pearljunior.net).
Singer, Songwriter, piano player, harmony lover