Celebration of Life planned for Tahoe icon ‘Big Joy’
March 20, 2014
TAHOE VISTA, Calif. — Joy Michiel, one of Lake Tahoe's most beloved entertainers and residents, died Nov. 13, 2013.
A celebration of Joy's life will take place Sunday, March 30, at Spindleshanks Restaurant in Tahoe Vista, starting at 4 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to attend, swap stories, meet old friends, and reminisce about "Big Joy."
Pictures and videos from her life will be shown, and the event will feature a performance by her band, Bigg Funn, featuring husband Steve Caswell on drums, Jimmy Vee on keyboards and Joey Carmen on guitar.
"Please come and celebrate the life of one extraordinary woman, Big Joy," Caswell said. "And please glitz it up and dress wild — Big Joy would love it."
Trending In: Local
- Tahoe Fit, new fitness studio, to open in Tahoe City
- New Community Park Planned for Downtown Truckee
- Tahoe local to showcase talents on TV’s The Great American Baking Show
- Truckee council increases in-lieu housing fee for developers
- Nevada County Elections: Klovstad, Goodwin, Polivy win Truckee Town Council seats