Miss Clairol & The Cocktail Weenies create a fun and energetic musical experience, drawing from various musical traditions including folk, country, jazz and blues. Gorgeous three-part harmonies and multiple instruments provide a wide variety of sounds to entertain your guests. MCCW is perfect for wineries, breweries, brunches or lunches, or backyard parties.
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What to Expect
Miss Clairol and the Cocktail Weenies are professionals. We will setup smoothy and quickly without any drama. We can perform amplified or unplugged, and we have all the gear we might need. Our specialty is acoustic covers in a variety of genres.
If you ask Miss Clairol, she’ll tell you that Miss Clairol & The Cocktail Weenies play “relationship songs”. This is very true and a fine way to begin describing what the Weenies do. To expand a bit, MCCW interprets various American music traditions (country, folk, bluegrass, rock, jazz…) to bring you songs about real people. The Weenies trade off lead vocals and background harmonies, and strong musicianship on multiple instruments completes the unique Weenies sound.
All three members have long histories of performing in professional musical ventures. Missy (Miss Clairol - vocals, percussion) draws on her musical theatre and church music background to lend her expressive voice to torch songs, folk songs, and the blues. Greg (Spicy Weenie - guitar, bass, harmonica) returns to the stage after a brief hiatus from performing to provide soulful lead vocals, soaring harmonies and sweet guitar licks. Wayne (Big Weenie - guitar, bass, mandolin) contributes fingerstyle and flatpicked guitar as well as funbling through the occasional mandolin break.
Miss Clairol & The Cocktail Weenies want to bring the joy and fun of music to your winery, brewery, restaurant, neighborhood festival, pig roast, or bacchanalia.
These are some of our more popular songs:
Etta's Song, Rosanne Cash
Wagon Wheel, Old Crow Medicine Show
If I Fell, Beatles
Dance Me To the End of Love, Leonard Cohen
Tell Me Why, Neil Young
Angel From Montgomery, John Prine
Losin My Religion, R.E.M.
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, Carole King
Fields of Gold, Sting
Into the Mystic, Van Morrison
A Little Bit, Madeleine Peyroux
Melissa, Allman Bros.
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, U2
The Weight, The Band
Bury Me Beneath The Willow, Rosanne Cash
Strong Enough, Sheryl Crow
Here Comes The Sun, Beatles
All Night, Sam Phillips
Walking on a Wire, Lowen & Navarro
See the Changes, Crosby Stills and Nash
Love has no Pride, Bonnie Raitt
Landslide, Fleetwood Mac
Amie, Pure Prairie League
June Hymn, Decemberists
Rise Up Singing, Trigger Hippy
Brown Eyed Girl, Van Morrison
Helplessly Hoping, Crosby Stills and Nash
Passionate Kisses, Mary Chapin Carpenter
She's no Lady, Lyle Lovett
Tenderness on the Block, Warren Zevon
I'm Looking Through You, Beatles
Friend of the Devil, Grateful Dead
Two Hands, Townes van Zandt
Love Me Like A Man, Bonnie Raitt
If I had a Boat, Lyle Lovett
Let's Stay Together, Al Green
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