Michelle Malone at Serenbe Pavillion with Cicada Rhythm Michelle Malone started making music early, singing in her hometown church at age four and soon after that, started sneaking into her brother's closet to borrow his coveted guitar. After many sibling battles waged, Michelle Malone finally got her own guitar and she hasn't been without one since. Her guitar chops, her trademark voice, and her songwriting craft have won her critical acclaim and numerous awards over the years including: best album (Atlanta magazine), 2 time best acoustic guitarist (Creative Loafing, IAC), and 5 time female vocalist of the year (Creative Loafing), Best Blues Guitarist (IAC.com). Malone has played every state in the Union and toured all over the world but she calls Atlanta home. "Equal parts badass guitar slinger and sweet songstress, with masterful lyrical introspection sublime to raucous. breathtaking.