Danny Michel & Steve Poltz - Fall Tour 2024

Sat Nov 16 2024 at 08:00 pm to 11:00 pm UTC-05:00

Royal City Mission | Guelph

Hillside Festival - Guelph
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Danny Michel & Steve Poltz - Fall Tour 2024
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The return of "this promises to be heck of a memorable night with Danny & Steve" back in the lovely Royal City Mission. Licensed/All Ages.
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DANNY MICHEL

The only good thing about not shopping in record stores anymore is you won’t have to figure out what genre to look for Danny under. If that were the case, you could try looking under, rock, pop, folk, world or even classical. His own self-described musical A.D.D. has kept his music fresh for decades. Maybe it has something to do with being born next to a candy factory, or his ambidextrous brain, but his thoughtful lyrics & charming performances have earned a devoted fan base, multiple nominations for Junos, The Polaris Prize, CBC’s "Heart Of Gold", and most recently winning the CFMA's "Producer of the year" and "Oliver Schroder Pushing the Boundaries" Awards. But Danny considers his career highlights to be the unique real life moments like performing for Jane Goodall’s 85th birthday party, touring with Stuart Mclean and working with charities close to his heart.

“When I was eleven, I spent a month living in Khartoum, Sudan. It was there I was exposed to a very different world…and music”

In 2015, his adventurous spirit took him to the country of Belize where he tracked down one of his favourite Belizean bands; The Garifuna Collective (a unique Afro-Amerindian cultural group) and convinced them to create an album together. That album (“Black Birds Are Dancing Over Me”) was called “One of the finest musical works of our time” by Billboard's Larry Leblanc, landed Danny’s 3rd Juno nomination (World Music Album Of The Year), and a sold out summer tour of North America with The Garifuna Collective. While in Belize, Danny also founded the DM Ocean Academy Fund that helps raise scholarships for a small non-profit community high school. To date, Danny & his fans have raised over $125,000.00 for the school. In 2016, Danny returned to Canada to record "Matadora," his most deeply humanist album to date. This ten-song collection explores the environmentalist, pacifist, romanticist, archivist, and space enthusiast in Danny. Then it was off to the Canadian high Arctic where Danny recorded “Khlebnikov” (possibly the most northern album ever recorded/above 80°) aboard the legendary Soviet-era Russian ice-breaker, Kapitan Khlebnikov during an 18-day arctic expedition curated by Astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield. Once home, Danny’s recordings were arranged for brass & strings by film composer Rob Carli. The result is a suite of atmospheric and haunting songs about the Arctic, our planet, and our place in it. When he’s not performing he’s fighting for musicians’ rights, the environment, making short films, producing, running his studio or filming his comedy/sci-fi/music show “Dan’s Space Van”

Website: https://www.dannymichel.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/danny.michel.music/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dannymichel

Youtube: https://youtube.com/@dannymichel

Instagram: http://instagram.com/dannymichelmusic

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7w7LQX530o4iG9Q5iwAgD7?si=ajz4peUpSLOqWEavD9-V2Q

Applemusic: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/artist/danny-michel/id47141819


Steve Poltz

It might’ve even been last night, but Steve Poltz just played the greatest show of his life. Guess what? 

The next show will be even greater, making that show the greatest show of his life. 

Are you starting to notice a trend? 

He isn’t shy about it either. 

Even after most likely thousands of shows (but who’s counting?), he hits the stage with the same amount of energy and always makes sure to declare, “This is the greatest show of my life. 

It’s why he’s quietly emerged as the kind of live phenomenon celebrated passionately by a diehard fanbase worldwide and renowned as a festival favorite everywhere from Bluesfest in Byron Bay and High Sierra Music Festival in California and Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Colorado to Cayamo Cruise (where he actually got married). It’s why his music has crept into pop culture via collaborations with everyone from Jewel and Billy Strings to Molly Tuttle, Sierra Hull, Nicki Bluhm, Oliver Wood, and even the late Mojo Nixon. It’s why after over a dozen albums, he’s still creatively firing on all cylinders and critically acclaimed by the likes of Rolling Stone, Associated Press, Billboard, and many more. 

Nevertheless, the next gig will be the greatest show for him (and maybe for you too)

Website: https://poltz.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stevepoltz/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/stevepoltz

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/polioboy23

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stevepoltz/

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/steve-poltz

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2qh4mX5


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The same set up we will have for Danny & Steve at Royal City Mission

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Royal City Mission, 50 Quebec St, Guelph, Canada

Tickets

CAD 44.50

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