Melinda Elena is a powerful, sultry and versatile, R&B, Jazz & Blues singer and songwriter. Born and raised in South Florida, she has been active in the local music scene since her young teens, as the lead vocalist of multiple bands of several different genres. Melinda Elena, now spearheading her own named band is performing throughout the state and seeking to tour nationally in the near future.
The musicians in her band are all local, top Jazz and Blues musicians that perform regularly with other national bands and now join Melinda Elena as her backing band.
Throughout the years, Melinda Elena has become one of The Palm Beaches best top artists. She has taken part in talent competitions, benefits, charity events, various night clubs, restaurants, amphitheaters, and concert halls throughout South Florida.
Melinda began her music career at the age of 16 as a working singer. She had began singing at the early age of 3 to her Nsync CD's and rapidly moved on from there to singing Queen, Led Zeppelin, The Misfits, etc. She gained experience in her school choirs and camps. She took an interest in opera and musical theatre, and would practice about 8 hours per day. After direction from her middle school choir director, she began studying jazz from accomplished world class jazz musicians. Melinda began writing music at a young age and released her first single "Movin On" in 2012.
After a year of hard work and nightly gigs, Melinda participated in South Florida's 107.9 WIRK FM's Red Solo Cup competition. She ended up winning the entire competition and also winning the chance to join country singer, Toby Keith, on stage at the Cruzan Amphitheater and sing his hit song "Red Solo Cup". She performed for an audience of about 25,000 people. At that moment Melinda knew for sure she ultimately wanted to become a world touring artist. She is very serious about pursuing her musical career and works to no end to achieve her dreams.
Among many memorable performances, while with the band, Scar Of The Tropics, she had the honor of performing with Quiet Riot in August 2013.
Melinda Elena is available for hire for tours, clubs, private parties, concerts and special events in all areas.
For more info, visit Melinda Elena's websites for show dates, music, videos, pictures and more.
For Booking and Management, Contact Evelio Angulo