The Cupcake Diaries at the Rocket Club

April 29

The Cupcake Diaries bring you sister-like harmonies and a merry-go-round of guitar, ukulele, washboard and bass that propel their Americana sound Antonette Goroch and Michele Kappel-Stone (aka AntonetteG and Tippy Canoe) are set to tour the Mid-Atlantic! They will be performing solo sets, then finish each performance as a duo dubbed "The Cupcake Diaries". They formed the name "The Cupcake Diaries" when on tour together in the Pacific Northwest. The tour's final destination: A cupcake bakery in Olympia, WA...and the name stuck. They each have a background in power-pop and melodic punk which adds a sharp edge to their sweetness. Former Baltimore native, now based in Oakland, CA, songbird and solo uke-slinger/guitarist, Tippy Canoe made the switch from a 5-piece drum kit with the garage-pop princesses The Kirby Grips (Sympathy For The Record Industry), to a 4-stringed ukulele in 2003. In 2009 she upped the string count and added guitarist to her resume. She's on a mission to bring sincere uplift in a severely down-slanted era by spreading her AntonetteG is a singer, songwriter, mother, writer and world traveler. A vocalist and storyteller since the age of 5, she has delved into various musical styles including opera, musicals, rock, classical, country, folk and blues. Though she has been compared to other contemporary indie folk artists such as Neko Case, Penelope Houston and Mazzy Star, Antonette draws from this broad base of influences for a sound both pleasingly familiar and yet at once all her own. Rocket Club

[Back to Previous Page]