News Archive

April 29, 2016 -- A new home for Melissa on the Web will be online in the coming months.  Work has begun on a completely new that will have a whole new look and feel.

“I’m excited about relaunching my website,” Melissa said.  “I'm definitely overdue, being that I've released a new album and also knowing where things have gone to Internet-wise since my site was initially launched.”

February 29, 2016 -- With her new CD tucked under her arm, Melissa Brethauer has continued pushing ahead with live shows, interviews, radio airplay, and yes, even more songwriting.
The momentum from last fall’s release of “Easy Way Out” has carried over to bookings at new venues and a hunger for more and more activity.

December 27, 2015 -- Just a couple months after the release of Melissa’s new album, the attention for it has been wide-ranging.

October 2, 2015 -- Today marks a milestone for Melissa with the release of her long-awaited album, "Easy Way Out."  The eight-track CD was unveiled in the Florida panhandle where Melissa is performing at the 7th Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival.

August 25, 2015 -- Melissa is out performing regularly in the greater Los Angeles area, with new venues coming onboard to complement “the regulars.”
Her schedule has been dotted with weeknight and weekend performances, including a stretch of four shows in seven nights earlier this month.

June 30, 2015 -- “Easy Way Out,” Melissa’s new CD, has finished recording and is now headed for final production.  A release date is expected to be announced soon.

As previously reported, the new CD will have eight original songs, one of which is from a live performance with a full band at the Rodeo Opry in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

April 30, 2015 -- Melissa recently entered unchartered territory, stepping out of her normal comfort zone and onto a whole different type of stage.

February 9, 2015 -- The setting for the recent activities around Melissa is broad in the geographic sense.  About the only way to keep track of it all is through the Web, which in itself becomes part of the story of her latest news.

November 30, 2014 -- There might not be much snow in California, but December is arriving and winter is looming.  Despite cooler temperatures and holidays, however, Melissa is continuing on full steam ahead.

September 30, 2014 -- Melissa heads to the 6th Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival this week armed with limited edition preview copies of what will be her new album.  What she’ll have at the event in the Sunshine State gives a big peek at what the finished album will contain.