Singing Valentine E-Grams

Community members can support ArtStart and selected local musicians by purchasing a unique, and personalized Valentine’s Day Singing Gram. The deadline to purchase is February 10th. Each musician has a demo video and list of 10 love songs. A personalized, video recorded love song will be emailed to each purchaser to share with their loved one in celebration of the Valentine’s Day holiday.  

Big Road E-Gram Options

You can choose one option per purchase. ArtStart will email you a recorded video of the option you choose no later than Saturday, February 13th. You will then email the singing E-Gram to your Valentine.

You can choose option 1 for $25 and receive a recording of the musician performing the song you choose -or - option 2 for $50 and the musician will learn and perform the song you request -or- option 3 for $100, the musician will write a personal and original song for you with information you provide. 

For $25, choose your song:

  1. The Turnaround by Mark Zanoni
  2. Knock on Wood by Eddie Floyd & Steve Cropper
  3. The Letter by The Boxtops (Alex Chilton)
  4. Love and Happiness by Al Green
  5. Teeny Weenie Bit by Rosco Gordon
  6. Turn on Your Love Light by written by Joe Scott, recorded by Bobby "Blue" Bland, the Blues Brothers, and others.
  7. Cold Sweat by James Brown
  8. I Feel Good by James Brown
  9. Midnight Hour by Wilson Pickett & Steve Cropper
  10. Sara Smile by Hall & Oates

For $50, request a song not on the song list

For $100, request a personalized original song written special for you with information you provide

Big Road

Michelle and Mark Zanoni have been ambassadors and mainstays in the live music scene of Northern Wisconsin for many years as founding members of Red, Hot and Blue (featuring Cadillac Pete Rahn), Soul to Soul (featuring Mike and Joe Fittante of Hip Pocket), Hip Pocket, Mama’s Little Hippies (featuring Bret and Frisk Miller) and others. This has allowed them to play shows in support of America, Charlie Daniels, Three Dog Night, Jefferson Starship, Devon Allman and Duane Betts, Los Lobos and more. Big Road has been their primary music vehicle for over 15 years and has allowed them to collaborate with some of the top musicians in Northern Wisconsin and beyond. Their music is a stew of funk, soul, rock and blues brings a powerful and unique voice to the local scene.

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Scott Kirby E-Gram Options

You can choose one option per purchase. ArtStart will email you a recorded video of the option you choose no later than Saturday, February 13th. You will then email the singing E-Gram to your Valentine.

You can choose option 1 for $25 and receive a recording of the musician performing the song you choose -or - option 2 for $50 and the musician will learn and perform the song you request -or- option 3 for $100, the musician will write a personal and original song for you with information you provide. 

For $25, choose your song

  1. You Are So Beautiful by Joe Crocker
  2. To Make You Feel My Love by Bob Dylan
  3. Crash by Dave Matthews Band
  4. I Can't Help Fallin' in Love With You by Elvis
  5. My Girl by The Temptations
  6. Harvest Moon by Neil Young
  7. Tupelo Honey by Van Morrison
  8. Cover Me Up by Jason Isbell
  9. Tennessee Whiskey by Chris Stapleton
  10. Cool Water an Original
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For $50, request a song not on the song list

For $100, request a personalized original song written special for you with information you provide

Scott Kirby

One of the best and busiest of Northern Wisconsin's Working Musicians/Artists; Scott Kirby, Has been featured on Milwaukee public television's "Around the Corner with John McGivern", Relix Magazine's Dec 2015 music Sampler, "The Maple Leaf Mailbag" of Radio Canada International, "Live from the White Pine" on WXPR, the Independent Documentary film "UP a River", was first runner up at Big Top Chautauqua's Celebration of Song Festival '09 . Kirby Has opened for: Suzanne Vega, Indigo Girls, Bill Miller, J.L. Stiles with Doug Ellington, Sean Kelly, Rhonda Vincent...Performs Over 200 shows per year in Diverse Venues from the House of Blues to the Hard Rock Cafe to The Overture Center's Capitol Theatre, to street corners in Nashville and Subway Platforms in New York City. He Performs Weekly in northern Wisconsin.

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John Santy E-Gram Options

You can choose one option per purchase. ArtStart will email you a recorded video of the option you choose no later than Saturday, February 13th. You will then email the singing E-Gram to your Valentine.

You can choose option 1 for $25 and receive a recording of the musician performing the song you choose -or - option 2 for $50 and the musician will learn and perform the song you request -or- option 3 for $100, the musician will write a personal and original song for you with information you provide. 

For $25, choose your song

  1. Crazy Love by Van Morrison
  2. I'm On Fire by Bruce Springsteen
  3. Purple Rain by Prince
  4. There's Nothing Holding Me Back by Shawn Mendes
  5. Tennessee Whiskey by Chris Stapleton
  6. She Got Whatever It Is by Zack Brown
  7. You Look Like Gold by Ben Harper
  8. Dixieland Delight/Northwoods Delight by Alabama
  9. You're Body is a Wonderland by John Mayer
  10. Idiot Boyfriend (A Valentine's day joke song) by Jimmy Fallon

For $50, request a song not on the song list

For $100, request a personalized original song written special for you with information you provide

John Santy

John is a member of Santy and Son, an experienced and professional trio with vocal harmonies, bass, drums, and electric guitar with immaculate solos. The band is based in Rhinelander, WI. Jeff Santy and his son John have been playing together for 30 years and have cultivated a great show filled with harmonies, dancing, great guitar solos, and enjoyable drum grooves.

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Nate Sheppard E-Gram Options

You can choose one option per purchase. ArtStart will email you a recorded video of the option you choose no later than Saturday, February 13th. You will then email the singing E-Gram to your Valentine.

You can choose option 1 for $25 and receive a recording of the musician performing the song you choose -or - option 2 for $50 and the musician will learn and perform the song you request -or- option 3 for $100, the musician will write a personal and original song for you with information you provide. 

For $25, choose your song from Nate's song list:

  1. You Complete Me (fun quirky original love song)
  2. Falling Slowly by Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
  3. Mystery of Love by Sufjan Stevens
  4. You Belong To Me by Jason Wade
  5. I'm Yours by Jason Mraz
  6. Can You Feel The Love Tonight by Elton John
  7. Can’t Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley
  8. Fix You by Coldplay
  9. The Blower's Daughter by Damien Rice
  10. Dance Me To The End of Love by  Leonard Cohen

For $50, request a song not on the song list

For $100, request a personalized original song written special for you with information you provide

Nate Sheppard

Nate Sheppard is a freelancer and mixed media artist who specializes in filmmaking, music production, and multimedia performance. He’s currently based in Rhinelander, Wisconsin along with his wife and two children and enjoys creating music, drinking coffee, and supporting the arts.