Acoustic guitar and mandolin playing songstress who has award winning originals songs and plays great covers from the 60's until now.. while managing to sound like a cross between Janis Joplin and Norah Jones.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 45 - 240 minutes
Languages: English, French
What to Expect
Talent buyers love working with me because I communicate well, show up early to set up and have great professional gear. I have a small PA and lights for my solo shows for up to 250 people.
People love my voice, my stories and the award winning folk/bluesy originals. I've also performed on cruise ships, restaurants, pubs and casino's playing the hits... covers from the 60's until now.
If I don't know a tune... I've been know to learn it in the bathroom on breaks. If you have a few songs you'd love to hear, please let me know. I can engage with the audience or be wallpaper. It's up to you, it's your party.
My sound system also has great backing tracks so you don't have to worry about playing background music before, after or between sets.
Lindsay May is an acoustic guitar and mandolin wielding songstress with itchy feet and home base with a lake view and wood stove! A prolific songwriter with a direct connection to her muse, Lindsay wrote enough material for her and Mark Gordon to record and produce two americana/alt-country albums at once. Her second and third albums. Folks says she sounds like a mix of k.d.lang, Kathleen Edwards, Alison Krauss and Lucinda Williams and Linda Rondstadt. And most recently, Margo Timmins (Cowboy Junkies, crossed with Janis Joplin.)
“Every guitar slide, breathy harmony and note is Nashville-quality.” Grade A-, the Vancouver Province
“Ten perfect songs gathering together on one album reminding us that albums can be good from start to finish. “ Mossip Journal
“With her unique phrasing and distinctive smoky tone, she doesn’t emulate any singer of today. Lindsay is one of a kind.” - earshot
“Here’s another example of the fine musical talent this country has to offer. “ - Scene Magazine
“Bronze and Blue is brimming over with foot tapping melodies ..... her songs are that good.” Herizons Magazine
May, 2015 - "Lindsay gets 4 E's! Entertaining, engaging, energetic, and expressive. A thoroughly enjoyed show from start to finish. Great songs and variety mixed with personal stories had the audience entranced."
November, 2016 - "Wow. What a show Lindsay put on for us on Saturday. Her gorgeous haunting melodies coupled with her wonderful, distinctive, sometimes smoky voice made for an truly magical evening. I had several friends comment that it was "Best Show We've Hosted Yet". Sounding sometimes like Janis Joplin and next like Linda Ronstadt, her amazing voice and talented songwriting left everybody wanting for more. Friendly, Honest and Open Personality. We can't wait to have her back again next year."
Additional Booking Notes
I need power, a stage and hopefully a tent if outdoors. Ideally a 6x6 space.
Upcoming Booked Events
|July 31, 2018 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
Past Booked Events
|June 16, 2018 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|April 16, 2018 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Kulturkresen, Isernhagen Germany|
|April 13, 2018 • 10:00pm - 11:55pm||Shakespeare Theatre Pub Weyhe, Germany|
|April 10, 2018 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Lichtung, Cologne Germany|
|October 01, 2017 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm||Private Anniversary Party|
|September 22, 2017–September 23, 2017 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Match Kelowna Casino|
|September 01, 2017 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Match Vernon|
|August 30, 2017 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Majesty Funk Bank, Kamloops Music in the Park|
|August 25, 2017 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Italian Kitche|
Lie to You
Ease my Mind
Run away with Me
Star in the Sky
Girl with Grit
Ex's & Oh's
Come Away with Me
Flip Flop Fly
Rolling in the Deep
Another Peace of My Heart
Take it Easy
Long Hot Summer
Stop Draggin my heart Around
Bad Moon on the Rise
Ring of Fire
My oh My
Son of Preacher Man
Hot n Cold
Need you Not
First Cut is the Deepest
Any of your requests :)
Influences & Inspiration
Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams, Janis Joplin, Alanis Morissette, Norah Jones, Nina Simone, Maroon 5, Steve Earle
Power... Maybe a PA if the room is big enough
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