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Melissa Greener

- US Nashville, TN Folk / Americana / Pop

About

Sounds Like: Shawn Colvin, Nick Drake, Joni Mitchell, Rickie Lee Jones, Neil Young

Label: Anima Records

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Status

Check out my Kickstarter to fund new CD! Spread the love y'all!! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/melissagreener/transistor-corazon-a-cd

Press

"Melissa Greener - Heiress to modern folk-rock territory blazed by Ani, Dar and Lucy, Enveloping the listerner with a warm confident voice and lyrical intrigue." “The soul of a poet, the rhythm of a rocker!”
—  Michael Terry, Uncle Calvin's Coffeehouse, Dallas, Texas
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  • Thu

    May 1


    Bristol, BST, UK | 7:30pm

    Bristol, BST, UK
    Thu May 01 7:30pm

    Details

    Melissa Greener (USA) £10/£8 (OAP’s/students) Acoustic / Americana Thursday 1 May Nashville based folk-crooner Melissa Greener tells the truth. Her songs captivate with refreshing, quirkily crafted lyrics, dynamic melodies and loads of groove. All of this is supported by vocal chops that simultaneously devastate and command. Transistor Corazon, Greener’s third studio release, explores complexities of the heart - her sound is a fusion of modernist poetry, romantic literature, and a soulful 1960’s Laurel Canyon. Greener’s sophomore release, Dwelling (Anima, 2010), was produced by John Jennings (Mary Chapin Carpenter) and has won awards and glowing reviews throughout the music industry Growing up in Detroit with an intoxicating potion of Mo-town, standard torch ballads, “oldies” and classic rock, Greener’s singular sound evolved. The unique brew emerged as the fermentation of a classically trained soprano mother, who sang in the lounge of the Playboy Club, and a politically bent hippie father. Years living in Austin, Texas made their mark on Greener’s sound and style, but her lyrical influences go back to the books of poetry that she stole from the junior high school library - Dylan Thomas, Robert Service, Dickenson and Yeats. Ever after the next adventure, Greener has trekked mountain ranges in the Alps, Slovakia and Tibet. She’s pedalled a bicycle solo across Canada and lived in a rural village in China. Her current adventure is a full time schedule of international touring, performing in clubs, theatres, festivals and house concerts. One of those is with us in Bristol, well worth a listen from this uniquely styled live performer. http://www.melissagreener.com/index/

  • Sun

    Apr 27


    Twickenham, UK | 7:45pm
    Sun Apr 27 7:45pm
  • 2014

    Jan 11


    Ann Arbor, MI, US | 8:00pm
    The Ark
    Ann Arbor, MI, US
    Sat Jan 11 8:00pm
  • 2013

    Nov 10


    Bronx, NY, US | 10:00am
    John Platt's Sunday Breakfa...
    Bronx, NY, US
    Sun Nov 10, 2013 10:00am
  • 2013

    Oct 27


    Copenhagen, DK | 7:30pm

    Copenhagen, DK
    Sun Oct 27, 2013 7:30pm

    Details

    Weekly Sunday Listening Room Open Stage with free entry, pro sound & lighting, house guitar & keyboard provided, free single song sign ups, full service bar, friendly volunteers and featured guest sets (tba) in the only weekly Open Stage listening room environment in Denmark - held in the home venue of the annual Copenhagen Songwriters Festival! Sponsored by DPA Microphones, 4Sound, IMA Data, Kulturanstalten, SongLink, Brett Perkins Presents and public attendance! Hope to see you there!!

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  • Radio Station Terneuzen FM (Venue) Radio Station Terneuz...
    awesome songs and beautiful lyrics, like your style
  • Wayne Lajoie (Artist) Wayne Lajoie
    love the new stuff melissa... it gets harder to leave texas gives me chills... will never forget the general store cafe performance or getting drunk with you afterwards... y...
  • C Joel Wood (Artist) C Joel Wood
    great sound
  • Billy Brandt & Sarana VerLin (Artist) Billy Brandt & Sarana...
    Your new cd is really quite awesome...listened through twice yesterday and i going to start my day with it today..
  • Billy Brandt and the Sugaree's (Artist) Billy Brandt and the ...
    This girl has got the goods...Songs, unique guitar technique,cool voice and good looks..what more do you want..
  • Electric Seaweed (Artist) Electric Seaweed
    loving it.truly nice songs! Love
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