Singer/Songwriter Gail Engling
Born and raised in South East Michigan Gail Engling (Formerly ~ Gail DonAvan) has been singing for audiences for over three decades; performing in almost every venue imaginable from wedding singer to show bands; television, radio, and musical theater. She has stood alone center stage in several one woman shows; and enjoyed 9 years of local touring in 1995 until 2004 as part of an acoustic duo with ’Wild’ Bill Blatter (Lead Guitarist from Sweet Crystal) on Bass performing for audiences at County and Village Street Fairs and fine restaurants throughout Southeast Michigan. After taking some time to regenerate and reinvent herself, you will find Gail flanked by her partner and Wingman “Wild” Bill Blatter once again; they are back on the scene and better than ever before!
You will be drawn in by Gail’s smooth, velvet vocal style which is soothing and captivating as well powerful and commanding and you will be pleasantly amused by her charming sense of humor. ‘Wild’ Bill’s cool and quiet demeanor enhanced by his phenomenal style and flare on the bass that will mesmerize you; put them together and you have a delightful, enjoyable evening of enchantment and fun in any size venue. Sit back and lose yourself in the musical ambiance that will spark fond memories while creating new ones.
An eclectic and eloquent blend of music, lyrically driven; Gail’s music is truly a Unique Acoustic Mosaic of Folk, Country, Blues & Classic Rock styles, Oldies, Christian, and Inspirational music creating sounds reminiscent of: Faith Hill, Pat Benatar, Bonnie Raitt, Rita Springer and Sara Groves.
Released November 1st of 2013, her 4th CD The Joy of Christmas has hit the ground running and 5th CD in production, Love & Redemption, (release date TBA in Late Fall of 2015). You will be able to listen to all of her CD releases on http://gailengling.com/albums (click on each album to listen).