Meiko and Marie Digby recently played at the Tractor Tavern, for the last stop on their Hapa Tour. Hapa – a person of mixed Asian and/or Pacific Islander heritage – was the perfect name since both Meiko and Marie are part Japanese (one-quarter and one-half respectively). Always adding humor to her set, Meiko has been […]
The always witty Meiko played at the Tractor last year during a stop on her US tour. While popular in the States, the one-quarter Japanese singer-songwriter is a huge hit in Japan. I’ve had the pleasure of photographing Meiko numerous times since 2008, when she stopped at Chop Suey during the Hotel Café Tour. I’ll […]
It was a busy concert day in Seattle last Tuesday, yet Meiko drew a respectable crowd at Chop Suey. Armed with her trusty six-string, the former Hotel Café bartender charmed the audience with her witty songs that were accompanied by amusing stories. It brought back memories of the first time I saw Meiko – also […]
I had the pleasure of shooting Meiko’s set at the Showbox Market last Sunday during a quick break while covering Bumbershoot. As I was processing these it occurred to me that I’ve covered her more than any performer – nine times in nearly three years – and thought it would be fun to add a […]
Those fortunate enough to have tickets for KT Tunstall’s sold-out show at the Tractor Tavern last week (5/4) got a special treat with Meiko being a last-minute addition to the lineup. Didn’t have a ticket? She’ll be back in town at The Toast Of The Cascades on July 16 at the Snoqualmie Casino.