Johan Siege is actually on his honeymoon from Sweden and he’s a great bluesy singer/songwriter that I’ve booked for many years now. I met him through friend and songwriter, Janni Littlepage, and although he is blind, he finds his way around the music scene around the globe quite remarkably. He will be sharing some comedy as well and I hope to join him on a few songs too.
About Johan Seige
Johan Seige, the grounder and the main man in the band “Johan Seige Band” is an outstanding songwriter. He plays a mix of Rock/Blues/Country, Americana. Johan Seige does his music as he is, simple and relaxed. Johan has been and are still writing music together with musicians and authors as Janni Littlepage and Vivien Kooper. He also writes short storeys and chronicles for newspapers and is also working on a couple of books. Johan and his band just did a well acclaimed show that was recorded by Swedish national radio.
Started as a hard rock drummer, sang in different blues rock bands, went over to reggae and got publishing and record deals! Started a production company/studio! Worked as a sound engineer and media contact at Sweden’s most celebrated indi record label! Started Sweden Singer-Songwriter Festival! Started Girl school of rock! Started Johan Seige Band and now on tour in California.
About Kiki Wow
Singer/Songwriter, Kiki Wow, plays regularly throughout the Monterey Peninsula both classic favorites and original songs. Her sweet vocals and rhythm guitar hit a delightful and familiar chord that has her audiences singing along from the first song on.
She has the ability to transport an audience to a better place. Her songs are upbeat, and catchy, and put down roots in your mind. There’s a lot of the same sunshine and sea-breeziness in her music that KAREN CARPENTER or THE BEACH BOYS are famous for. Carefree, beautifully soaring harmonies are an element of most of Kiki’s songs—SHERYL CROW’s “Soak Up The Sun” could easily pass for one her originals.
Her long-standing show at KULAK’S WOODSHED in North Hollywood is a popular “hang” and most of Los Angeles best songwriters have made an appearance. The six-camera live webcast is faithfully viewed on the internet by people the world over!
Kiki’s story will make a hell of a TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY one day. It’s had its share of high points, to be sure—from an appearance as a coffeehouse singer on NBC’s NORM, to opening for MIDNIGHT OIL at the height of her band`s (Citadel) fame. Her life has also held its share of hardships, but you’d never know it to meet her.
Her “Songwriter Circles” have been held at venues from The Cat Club to UCLA’s Royce Hall and in producing them, Kiki showcases, as much as anything, her desire to nurture and support the talents of the performers she admires.
This warm, giving, earth mother side of her is incredibly sexy, and men and women both respond to it. It shows in everything she does, from greeting a friend, to debuting a work-in-progress at one of her regular L.A. haunts. She’s such a positive force that, when I first met her, I thought her outlook had to be an act, but that’s just “Keek”. --Lord Carrett