Lisa Michelle Anderson
What happens when you are raised on the music of Dolly Parton in Southeast Kansas and Minnesota, move to Australia and learn to play the guitar?
You get Lisa Michelle Anderson.
Lisa's music has been described as "fresh linen and well-worn denim occasionally splashed with whiskey, beer, and hot sauce." Sam Otis Hill
Lisa has played and recorded with Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam & Sound Garden), Adam Levy (Turn Turn Turn), Johnny Irion (Arlo Guthrie, Robert DeLeo), Cindy Lawson, Paul Hiraga (Down Pilot), Lori Wray,
Mark Engebretson (The Silverteens) and Sky Smeed.
Lisa was voted best Singer-Songwriter by the Minnesota Music Academy. She has opened for Warren Zevon, The Jayhawks, Marty Willson-Piper, Marianne Faithfull, Peter Case, Lowen & Navarro and a host of other greats.
Lisa honed her songwriting in the Minneapolis music scene playing at iconic clubs First Avenue/7th St. Entry, The Uptown, The 400 Club and the Fine Line Music Cafe.
In 2020 and 2022 Lisa released two EP's produced and recorded by Johnny Irion (Arlo Guthrie) along with her single Key to the Door that was released by Aldora Britain Records (Rothley, UK). Her new single Joy Callin' was released on March 10, 2023 to be followed by a new full length LP.
Lisa recently returned from playing Aster Cafe - Minneapolis, MN and Rockwood Music Hall - New York, NY. Lisa lives in the Berkshires of Massachusetts and has performed at Club Helsinki, The Dream Away Lodge and frequently plays at the Apple Tree - Lenox and The Lion's Den - Stockbridge. She'll be heading back to Minneapolis to play at Art-A-Whirl in May. More dates coming soon!
Lisa performs as a solo artist and with her band that includes producer/guitarist Johnny Irion.