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Rod Melancon

Rank #34 US Los Angeles, CA Americana / Folk / Alt.Country


Sounds Like: Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings, Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle

Bio: As an upcoming singer-songwriter, Rod represents a new breed who are drawing more from Townes Van Zandt and Kris Kristofferson than from the previous generation of more reflective (and at times indulgent) singer-songwriters. He tells his stories from character perspective rather than from the wor... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: RT @thebootdotcom: .@RodMelancon shares the story behind 'Duck Festival Queen,' from his latest album: http://t.co/jDBr3DsLe6 http://t.co/u

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Jan 19, 2012
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    Sep 27

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 10:00pm

    Los Angeles, CA, US
    Sat Sep 27 10:00pm
  • Fri

    Sep 5

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 8:45pm
    Los Angeles, CA, US
    Fri Sep 05 8:45pm


    CALICO the band celebrates the release of their debut album, "Rancho California"

  • 2014

    Mar 1

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 9:00pm

    Los Angeles, CA, US
    Sat Mar 01 9:00pm
  • 2014

    Mar 1

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Los Angeles, CA, US
    Sat Mar 01 8:00pm


    Medina River Records Launch Party! we are so happy to support our friends and celebrate the release of new records by Rod Melancon and The Far West Saturday night March 1st. CALICO closes out the night with a bang at 11 pm

  • 2013

    Apr 14

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 3:00pm
    The Redwood Bar
    Los Angeles, CA, US
    Sun Apr 14, 2013 3:00pm


    Fools On Stools returns with Martin Olson (the musical mastermind behind Phineas and Ferb), Rod Melancon (the hottest of the young Americana fellows), the masterful and funny Gary Stockdale (Penn & Teller) and Skip Heller. FB Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/585428541476983/

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  • John Revitte (Artist) John Revitte
    Outstanding voice,guitar moods and lyrics on "Reggie" Rod!
  • Rick Millward (Artist) Rick Millward
    playing Love Without Pain today...come be a fan!!
  • John Revitte (Artist) John Revitte
    Outstanding musical landscape and lyrics on "Lord Knows" Rod!!!
  • Max Jones Brigade (Artist) Max Jones Brigade
    fantastic songs Rod! Looking forward to hearing more.
  • Bruce Graml (Artist) Bruce Graml
    Great tunes. Really enjoying them ! Much success !
  • John Revitte (Artist) John Revitte
    Hey Rod, Outstanding voice and story on "Reggie"!!!
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