Our next Michigan Club dinner meeting is Wednesday, February 6 at the West Social Center.
The Entertainment will be:
Print and use this form click here when making a reservation or paying your annual member dues:
Send your checks to : Michigan Club, P.O. Box 232, Green Valley, AZ 85622
If you have not paid your 2018-2019 dues please send that along with your dinner reservation. Dues are $8.00 per person.
Our second meeting of the season will be on Wednesday December 5 in the West Auditorium with a social hour at 5:00 pm, dinner at 6:00 pm and Entertainment at 7:00 pm
Dinner will be Pork Tenderloin, vegetable, salad, and Apple pie and cheddar cheese for desert.
We will be entertained by the Greg Morton Trio. The trio is Greg Morton, guitar, Lex Browning, Fiddle, and Guitar, and Jim Stanley, Upright Bass. All three perform vocals during their show. They play acoustic Bluegrass, Country, Instrumentals and Original Music.
Greg Morton has played with such artist as Bill Monroe, Chet Atkins, 3 years on the Don Ho Show in Honolulu, Hawaii and has won Tennessee, Lousiana, Alabama, Arizona Mid South Championships on the Guitar.
Lex Browning currently tours with the Popular Band, Poco along with Rusty Young. Lex has played with Trace Atkins, Kenny Rogers, Tanya Tucker and Pam Tills.
Click the following YouTube link to hear a sample of The Greg Morton Trio.
Reservations should be in the mail by Wednesday November 28 so we can complete our planning.
Our first meeting is on Wednesday November 7 in the West Auditorium with a social hour at 5:00 pm, dinner at 6:00 pm and Entertainment at 7:00 pm
Dinner will be Chicken Jardinière with garden vegetables and rice pilaf. Tossed salad, Rolls & butter. Lemon Pound Cake with whipped Cream.
A new group called “All Jazzed Up” will entertain us. The singer, Jo Ann Shifflet , sang for us last December as part of the group “Saguaro Sunset Trio”.Her new group offers Torch Songs also known as Jazz and Swing Ballads from Tin Pan Alley. Jo Ann is familiar with many styles of music and plays many instruments. She is drawn to folk, bluegrass and country music of the easy listening variety and also to “Torch Jazz” because of the emotion and exact precise phrasing of this style including jazz standards.
Steve Smith is an accomplished musician whose guitar prowess is second to none. Steve studied music at the University of Arizona. And can be heard in many musical productions around the Tucson area. He can be heard weekly in a country band called “Flipside” at the famous Tucson Maverick.
Click the following YouTube link to hear a sample of Jo Ann and Steve.
Reservations should be in the mail by Wednesday October 31 so we can complete our planning.
Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
Anza Room at Santa Rita Springs, 951 W Via Rio Fuerte , Green Valley, AZ
Amber Norgaard, Sabra Faulk and Danny Krieger team up to deliver a fun evening of music blending blues, country and rock ‘n roll into a style of their own. Their harmonies, humor and fabulous musicianship will uplift your evening.
Amber Norgaard, a nurse-turned-musician, is described as “Tucson’s folk-rock goddess” (Natural Awakenings Magazine) and “poet, peace warrior, healer” (Tucson Lifestyle Magazine). She delivers a passionate vocal/piano/guitar performance. Her eloquent lyrics inspire a sense of hope. She tours nationally, has opened for Judy Collins, Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald, received accolades for her songwriting, and written songs for multiple non-profit organizations and film projects. Here is an example of Amber’s work Raise Me Up Music Video
Sabra Faulk is an award-winning bassist, vocalist and acoustic guitarist. She has been staple in the southern Arizona music scene for over 20 years and is best known for her funk/rock/blues bass playing, and more recently for her songwriting. She has won multiple Tucson Area Music Awards (TAMMIES) and was the headliner for the 2012 Tucson Folk Festival.
Danny Krieger is one of the Southwest’s most respected guitarists/slide guitarists. His musical resume includes world-wide tours with British pop band ‘Christy’ in the early ’70s and numerous recording sessions with a variety of artists ranging from Exene Cervenka to the late Andy Gibb. He’s worked with Big Joe Turner, Coco Montoya, Johnny Rivers, and Smokey Wilson & Eric Burdon. Originally from LA, Danny has toured with Debbie Davies, Sam Taylor, ‘The Mollys’, Holland’s Mr. Boogie Woogie, and John “Juke” Logan. Danny also won a Tucson Area Music Award (TAMMY) for guitar in 2000 and was inducted into the Arizona Blues Hall of Fame in 1999. Lest we forget, Danny was the child singer in the “Oh, I wish I was an Oscar Meyer weiner…..” commercial! Don’t believe it? Go to www.youtube.com and check it out!
5-6 pm Social Hour
6-7 pm Dinner Menu: Chicken Cordon Bleu, Brown Rice, Broccoli, Spinach/Mandarin Orange Salad and Pie.
7 pm Concert
Reservation form click here
Send your checks and reservation form to : Michigan Club, P.O. Box 232, Green Valley, AZ 85622.