Friday, August 9, 2024

Marianne Flemming

Grand Lodge - Garage Door

7pm to 10pm


All ages welcome

Share this event

Add to Calendar

About Marianne Flemming

Hippy chick blues

Marianne Flemming

Originally from south Florida, Flemming has been a professional musician for more than 30 years winning numerous songwriting and "Best of" awards for her unique perspective on the rich tapestry of American music. Marianne is known as a fine singer, composer, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. She has opened for many national acts including Donavon, Taj Mahal, Richard Thompson, and Roger McGuinn of the Byrds. Marianne has toured the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. Even having Bo Diddly sit in with her while busking in Hyde Park.

From The Bluebird Café in Nashville, to The Bitter End in New York and Seattle's Folk Life stage, Marianne has appeared on many stages across the country. Her recorded music has been played on radio stations around the world. Flemming's song "Come on Back to My House" was covered for a compilation project of LA woman vocalists and released on a CD called "Her Voice". That song sits in with covers of John Prine, Bob Dylan and Richard Thompson. In addition, songs from 2 of her CD'S were re-packaged into a compilation CD and distributed in Germany by Square One Records.

After spending 10 years in Madison Wisconsin, Marianne added family and children to her proudest of accomplishments. Currently, residing in SW Washington, Marianne balances her day job as a special education teacher, mother to two teenagers and music obsession with mostly a smile. She continues to perform, write and record. She has just released her 5th recording project, " Across the Hemisphere", recorded and produced at home, under lockdown and unrest with her husband guitarist Kevin Neil Together they describe their style as "Hill Billy- Bosa Nova" and sometimes can be spotted as the "The Billy Novas".