Put a half-dozen or so Northern Michigan songstresses on a stage, add a handful of acoustic instruments into the mix and, voilà, Girls with Guitars! This collective of nine Michigan-based singer-songwriters will take the stage across the Midwest during the spring and summer of 2014, with their debut show occurring on Friday, May 2nd at Traverse City’s Workshop Brewing Company—one of Northern Michigan’s newest craft brew hubs. MyNorth videographer Kris Riley interviewed a few of the gals in anticipation of their upcoming tour.
The Northern Michigan concert event will include performances from the following artists:
- The Accidentals, Traverse City
- Blake Elliott, Traverse City
- Elizabeth Minor (aka E Minor), Traverse City
- Olivia Mainville, Holland
- Missy Zenker, Traverse City
Musicians Miriam Pico and Katie Lee will join the line-up for later dates, which are as follows:
- June 11th: Traverse City @ Holiday Inn
- June 12th: Kalamazoo @ Bell’s Brewery
- June 13th: Bloomington, MI @ Scenic View Lodge
- June 14th: Grand Rapids @ One Trick Pony
- July 18th: Traverse City @ Filling Station
- Sept. 24th: Sound Bend, IN @ The Pool
- Sept. 25th: Indianapolis @ Do317 Lounge
- Sept. 26th: Benton Harbor, MI @ The Livery
- Sept. 27th: Goshen, IN @ Ignition Music
Girls with Guitars will also play four dates in Nashville and Memphis from Sept. 29 through Oct. 2nd.
Missing Michelle Chenard from this tour. She’s our favorite UpNorth singer/songwriter!