Songs of Love and Heartache
Kolleen Blume and Michelle Weinberg are longtime Montrose Saloon musicians from the neighborhood. A week after Valentines Day, they will be playing songs of love and heartache with guitarist Mike Maneechote and special guests. In love or out, this promises to be a heartfelt
Michelle Weinberg is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and sought-after bassist in several bands around Chicago, including the Bad Signs, Friends of Chloe, and plays ukelele with Strictly Jug Nuts, Chicago's three-time champions of the Battle of the Jug Bands. Although she is a fun gal her songs of love and heartache run from deep experience.
Kolleen Blume sings, plays fiddle and a bit of guitar. She is well-versed in the Appalachian, Irish and French Canadian Style of fiddling. Having grown up in Chicago, her first influence in music came from the many rock concerts she attended and and playing in an all-girl high school band. Kolleen is a member of various Old Time dance bands including Tell ‘em Henry, Tuesday Night Special, KB and the Sunshine Band, and Dance all Night… Kolleen joined up with Michelle to play some dramatic songs and although sometimes sad, it really rocks! They hope to make your evening memorable . . .