The Balls developed a cult-like following in clubs for their “mash up” renditions of artists such as ABBA, Billy Idol, Led Zeppelin and Olivia Newton-John as well as their own compositions.
Storm Large shot to national prominence in 2006 as a finalist on the CBS show Rock Star: Supernova, where, despite having been eliminated in the week before the finale, she built a fan base that follows her around the world to this day.
Hardly any rain has fallen in June, save for localised downpours last Saturday during an electrical storm.
Stornoway in Lewis has gone 22 consecutive days without rain.
She debuted with the Oregon Symphony in 2010, and has returned for sold out performances each year thereafter.
Storm made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2013, singing Weill's , played to packed houses in 2009 during its unprecedented 21-week sold out run in Portland.
With Oban lying in the eye of the storm, it is expected that west coast ferry services could be severely affected.
Storm made her debut with Pink Martini in April 2011, singing four sold-out concerts with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D. Storm went on to perform a cabaret version of the show to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Adelaide Festival in Australia, and Joe's Pub in New York.Her memoir, , a musical featuring the work of Randy Newman. The weather front will have lost most of its power over the sea before making landfall in the British Isles, although Cornwall, Devon and Dorset can expect some disruption, according to the UK Met Office.“This will come as quite a shock to the system,” said Bonnie Diamond, a forecaster at the Met Office.“The change will be felt quite markedly in Scotland, which has enjoyed some of the sunniest and warmest conditions since June began.“High pressure is slipping away, leading to a return of the low pressure systems coming in from the Atlantic.“Winds will start to pick up on the west coast on Wednesday afternoon and evening, with heavy rain associated with it.“However, it will be the early hours of Thursday before they really get going, when gusts of 50 to 60mph can be expected on the western side of the country.“Winds will readily move east to affect the rest of Scotland.“In Argyll, near Oban, winds could become even stronger with gusts of up to 70mph.”Such is the concern for disruption that the Met Office has posted yellow warnings of severe weather for all of Scotland on Thursday.In the fall of 2014, Storm & Le Bonheur released a record designed to capture their sublime and subversive interpretations of the American Songbook.