Editor’s Note: The Vail Daily features local musicians in a new series called “Meet Your Musician” so you can learn a little more about the voices behind the tunes. If you are a local musician and would like to be part of this series, please email Tricia Swenson ([email protected]) and Sean Naylor ([email protected]).
Q: What is your stage/group name?
A: Michelle Cohn Levy
Q: How would you describe your style of music?
A: I play acoustic covers of an eclectic mix of genres and styles.
Q: What instrument(s) do you play with your band members?
A: I sing and play acoustic guitar.
Q: How long have you been playing in the Valley?
A: I’ve been performing here for about a decade.
Q: Where have you played in the valley?
A: Grand Hyatt Vail, Bridge Street Bar, Ritz Carleton Bachelor Gulch, Powder 8, White Bison, Route 6, Red Sky, Porchlight Players Community Theatre, Vail Valley Theater Company, Beaver Creek Club, Ford Amphitheatre, Vail Interfaith Chapel, Sonnenalp, Vail Golf Course, 4 Eagle Ranch, Vail Ale House, Rittenhouse, Ein Prosit, Minturn Saloon, Turntable, Westside, Southside Benderz, Beaver Creek Ice Cream Parlor, Edwards Interfaith Chapel, Lodge at Vail, Bearcat Stables, Main St. Grill, Wolcott Yacht Club, Brush Creek Saloon, Loaded Joe’s, Vail Wedding Deck…
Q: What is your dream location (in the valley or elsewhere)?
A: The Ford Amphitheater is my favorite local venue to play! I’ve done six shows there this year and I’m very excited to play Vilar for the first time this fall.
Q: What other styles of music do you (and your band members) listen to?
A: I listen to all kinds of music! My favorite music usually ends up being the things that people tell me would be great for me.
Q: How does the music scene in Vail Valley compare to other places you’ve played?
A: This area is the perfect mix of small town vibes where you can really get to know other musicians in the area and world class venues rolled into one. Not only is it wonderful to get to know the local musicians, but you can also really see all the local live music aficionados coming out to support everyone.
Q: What can the public expect from one of your performances?
A: Crowds often call me a human jukebox! They can expect fun and engaging music of all styles. You’ll hear new songs every time I play, especially because a lot of the songs I play are new to me as well.
Q: Where can readers see a list of your upcoming shows?
A: You can find my upcoming shows at WhatMichelleDoes.com