Posted: October 8, 2012
LOVE this video and these two amazing ladies. I follow both Kim Wempe @KimWempeMusic and Carmel Mikol @CarmelMikol on Twitter and I can tell you they are always busy working their craft. Gifted songwriters, amazing artists and incredible women - so cool that they'll be teaming up and taking it on the road. Be sure to catch them when they stop near you! SABS
Award-winning Canadian songwriters Kim Wempe & Carmel Mikol Fall Duo Tour in Canada and USA November 2nd - 25th
Wempe & Mikol are no strangers to the road. Since their first cross-Canada tour together in 2009, they have logged some serious mileage in their solo careers. Each has released two studio albums and garnered critical and fan acclaim for their award-winning songwriting and unique voices.
This fall, Wempe & Mikol reunite to tour through intimate house concerts and renowned listening rooms from Nova Scotia to Ontario and into the USA. Wempe & Mikol offer up a high-energy collaborative show, mixing roots/blues rhythms with americana/folk songwriting.
Kim Wempe’s vocals are haunting and smoky, often compared to Janis Joplin and Adele. Winner of the Galaxie Rising Star Award at the 2010 East Coast Music Awards, Wempe has showcased at JUNOFest, the Vancouver Olympics, Canadian Music Week and festivals across the East Coast. She has shared the stage with Royal Wood, Jill Barber, Jenn Grant, James Keelaghan, David Myles, Matt Andersen, and Madison Violet. Her much anticipated new album is due out February 2013.
A triple nominee at the 2011 East Coast Music Awards, Carmel Mikol has built her life around crafting songs, collecting stories, and carving poetry out of the human experience. Mikol tours extensively across Canada and the US. She is the 2011 Grand Prize Winner in the Folk Category of the John Lennon Song Contest and the The Great American Song Contest A fan favourite at festivals in Atlantic Canada and the US, she’s shared stages with Canadian folk greats Garnet Rogers, Dave Gunning, David Francey, and Connie Kaldor.
November 2nd – House Concert in Alberton, PEI Canada
November 3rd – House Concert in Perth Andover, NB Canada
November 4th – House Concert in Ottawa, ON Canada
November 5th – House Concert in Peterborough, ON Canada
November 7th – Stage Left Café in Woodstock, IL USA
November 8th – Uncommon Ground in Chicago, IL USA with Cody Copeland
November 10th – Images by Camela Studio in Racine, WI USA
November 14th – Mahthay Café in London, ON Canada
November 15th – TBA Toronto, ON Canada
November 16th – House Concert in Ottawa, ON Canada
November 17th – Pearl Company in Hamilton, ON Canada
November 18th – Blacksheep Inn in Wakefield, QC Canada with Miss Emily
November 19th – TBA Montreal, QC Canada
November 23rd – House Concert in Fredericton, NB Canada
November 24th – House Concert in Fall River, NS Canada
November 30th – The Company House, Halifax NS Canada
For more SABS features on Kim check out Harmony House Highlights, Savoy Smile and Kim's Cool People Profile , Plus an acoustic performance of "Souris River Girl" with Tim Chaisson (so great!!!) For everything else including more tour information visit www.kimwempe.com
Check out our feature interview with Carmel "CREATURE Released...", “Shaping up to be Quite a Year”, INsights IN 10 and her Cool People Profile For everything else including more tour info, dates & more visit www.carmelmikol.com
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