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Holiday Season 

Hi all; I'll be taking some time off from performing to allow my body to rest and to spend time with my family. I ask you to keep Maine musician Don Campbell in your prayers for a quick recovery from his heart surgery. I wish you all a warm and peaceful hoilday season, and I look forward to seeing you in 2015.

Music in the Morning 

Hey all; Check out WNTI, 91.9fm Hackettstown, NJ, on your computer on TuneIn at  6am to 9am with Melanie in the morning. WNTI 91.9 where great music lives!

WNTI 91.9fm with Melanie Thiel 

Hi All; Check out WNTI 91.9FM live streaming from Centenary College, hosted by Melanie Thiel, Monday through Friday from 6am to 9am. On your computer you can get WNTI live from TuneIn. You may just hear one of my songs from my upcoming CD 'Pillars'. Get your day started right with Melanie Thiel and WNTI, where great music lives!

Working on 'This Night' 

I'll be recording today, driving my producer Chris Lannon crazy with my musical ideas. I' ll be doing some background vocals on a new song 'This Night'  from my upcoming CD 'Pillars' which already has contributions from Liz Lannon and Sarah Hallie Richardson. I am going give it a little Marvin Gaye treatment intertwining asymetrical harmonies and doubles, placing them gently among the lines. Hope it works:)

Sarah Blacker and Connor Garvey This Friday Night 

Hi All; Want something to do this Friday night, October29th? Two award winning performers Sarah Blacker and Connor Garvey will be performing at the Book and Bar, 40 Pleasant St. Portsmouth NH at 9PM. They sold the place out last time so call and reserve your tickets at 603-427-9197. Food, books and music. That about covers it eh?!

Red and Shorty's House Events 

Hi All; If your looking for top quality music in an intimate settiing try Red and Shorty's House Events in Dover NH.(www.elysiumarts.com) Run by Lorna and Joe Simes, they are bringing in top flight talent as well as up and coming local talent that makes for an event schedule with something for everyone. Its best to reserve your tickets early which you can do at redandshortys@gmail.com. Check it out, I'm sure you'll like it!

Semi-Final World Cup Action 

Brasil vs. Germany, 4pm, ESPN sure to be exciting and noisy!  Get out to a local establishment, meet some old friends or make some new ones and enjoy this wonderful sport, Go Brasil!

Thanks to Ellen Tipper*Ed Desjardins*The Frontier 

Thanks to Ellen Tipper and Ed Desjardins for  fine performances last night at the Frontier. Ellen your new songs are beautiful and your soft and soulful voice bring them to our hearts. Ed, your songs have depth and wisdom, all performed with a master's command. Thank you both for sharing the stage with me!. To Sean Morin and the Frontier thank you for your support of local music and musicians. There are few venues that have your commitment and support for the Arts, and thank you for making us feel comfortable and welcome. To the audience (special guests Sara Hallie Richardson, Tim Gillis, Stan Davis) thank you for your kind support and words of encouragement. Cheers to all!

Live@Hive with Jud Caswell 

Want to thank Jud Caswell for a great night of trading songs. Wow! What a wonderful musician, and a nice fellow to boot. If you get a chance do yourself a favor and catch Jud Live! Thanks to Rachael and the Hive for such a warm and welcoming venue!

Coastal Journal Article by Tim Gillis 

Hi All; here's a link to Tim Gillis'  article in the June 19th addition of the The Coastal Journal about my upcoming show (with Ellen Tipper and Ed Desjardinds) on June 28th at the Frontier. Enjoy!  The Coastal Journal, Midcoast Music, Tim Gillis, pg 27

-Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door, not $8 in advance and $12 at the door
-Texas was not used by The NCAA. They did review it, passed it on to CBS and it was eventually used by KTRH in Houston for their  promotion of the Final 4. It was also picked up by Clear Channel.
-My dad was born in Bath and he played on Dummer Street in Bath as a child.. 
c 2013 lillegronne music