August has been great so far and it’s been a joy connecting with our fans on the road this month. This past weekend we spent three days in Ohio at Helping Hands Midwest. We put on a concert, talked with families, and also gave some guitar tips to budding guitarists (as pictured above). Thank you […]
“I Know We’ll Get There” was written during the VH1 and Republic Records “You Oughta Know” Make a Band Famous competition. After being narrowed down to the Top 8 bands in the New York City rounds, the contestants were challenged to write a new original song about “fame.” Lesleigh and I had a matter of […]
WE MADE IT TO THE TOP 24 and we’re HEADED TO NYC next week to compete in VH1 and Republic Records You Oughta Know “Make a Band Famous” competition! THANK YOU for continuing to vote on Twitter by adding #tonymemmel #mabf to your tweets and RT’s! We love you guys!! Tony and Lesleigh —————————-
PLEASE HELP US OUT – WE NEED YOUR VOTE… I’m very excited to announce that out of 2,700 entries, I have landed a spot in the top 60! I specifically NEVER ask my fans to vote for me, just in case a big opportunity comes along where we truly need the help…. THIS IS […]
Lesleigh and I recorded a cover of The National’s “I Need My Girl.” Watch, like, and share, if you’re willing. Thanks so much, guys!
I’m headed to Florida this weekend to play music and speak with the awesome kids and families in the wonderful Hands 2 Love & Lucky Fin Project organizations. You can keep up with my travels and adventures via Facebook and Twitter! Thanks guys!
VERY excited about this news… I was asked to compose the music for a new play that debuts this week! My friend (author) Candida Sullivan has written a great series of books for kids and families about a zebra named Zippy… an adaptation of her newest story “Zippy’s Club” will debut on stage this Wednesday. […]
I’ve been invited to open for the band Run Boy Run this Friday (3/21) at Shank Hall in Milwaukee! The band has been featured twice on NPR’s famous show “A Prairie Home Companion.” The show starts at 8pm and it is sure to be a great night. Tickets are just $10! Come on out!
In 2012, I was commissioned to compose orchestral and choral arrangements of my original songs to be performed alongside the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Composing the symphony took me the better part of a year, and after much work and preparation, the debut concert date has been set for March 15th, 2014. The band […]
I just returned home from my weekend in Massachusetts at the Helping Hands Foundation Winter Outing. Check out my blog with a detailed account of this awesome experience (CLICK HERE to Read). I love hearing from you, so leave a note at the blog, if you feel compelled to do so. Thanks for reading!