Congrats to Michelle Leigh on winning The Charlotte Music Awards 2013 Women In Rock Showcase. As the winner, she will be eligible to proceed to the Red Carpet Event at The Hollywood Music In Media Awards show, November 21st in Los Angeles. Thanks to great performances from Butterfly Corpse, Forgive Me Not, and Michelle Leigh. We appreciate Michelle Leigh for furnishing the backline for the showcase. Matt did an excellent job on sound. We would like to thank our judges, Lily Tallent, Darren Watts, Terry Gage and Doug Gates and Lily Tallent for a wonderful job as our emcee for the evening. Thanks to Amanda Dotson for helping as a cashier for the showcase. We appreciate The Saloon for hosting the event. Thanks so much to Jan Jenson and C. Michael Williams for photography. The Charlotte Music Awards thanks the staff, namely, Jeff Cheen, Terry Gage and Ronnie Tsunami for all of their efforts.
WILD WING CAFE-Charlotte, NC!! Come light up the Queen City with us this Saturday night! Want to see all my Charlotte/Piedmont friends there gettin’ your Hard Rockin’ Country on!
I want to invite all my friends/fans out to see us at the Labor Day Festival in Canton, NC on August 31. We will be giving summer vacation a HOT farewell starting at 9:30 pm and running until….. Come out early and meet the band! We’ll have LOTS of goodies to hand out, too. Just because Summer 2013 is almost over does not mean the party is through-kicking it Michelle Leigh-style!! Oh, yeah!
Gonna be a party! The Swamp Fox in Marion, NC is hosting Nashville Recording Artists Matt Stillwell and Blake Wise on January 19th, 2013, with WNC’s own Michelle Leigh sharing the bill. Tickets are available at The Swamp Fox Tavern 828-559-0358.
After several months of writing new material, Michelle Leigh is heading back to Nashville to complete the first CD in her double release entitled “The Truth…” . Michelle will be recording at Music Row Studios and will be produced by Charlie Kelley, a four time Grammy nominated producer, musician and artist. who has worked with many performers such as Charley McClain, Tom Wopat, Doug Stone, Keith Urban, Billy Ray Cyrus, SheDaisy, Rebecca Lynn Howard, Bryan White, Laura Bell Bundy, Jamie O’Neal, Hal Ketchum, Ricky Skaggs, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Jameson Clark, Trace Adkins, Lisa Shafer, Josh Turner, Linda Davis, Lang Scott, Paul Martin, Michael English and Chely Wright among others. Charlie is also co-writer on several of Michelle’s tunes-”Blood Water” which will be released on “The Truth…”, and “Somebody’s Someone” on the second installment “…and Other Lies” to name a couple. Release date for “The Truth…” is projected for January 2013.