PAST - 2015

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DATEEVENTSITELOOK BACK
12/27/2015Live musicR/10 Social House,
Redondo Beach, CA
Before leaving for a vacation to visit family in Hawaii, Melissa made another return to this venue to perform for three hours, doing mostly cover songs.
12/26/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
24 hours after having performed here, Melissa was back doing another three-hour show in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby.
12/25/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
A Christmas Day appearance by Melissa, who performed for three hours in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, doing cover songs and Christmas tunes. See a short video from this night here.
12/23/2015Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa made her third appearance here in eight days, doing another three-hour show consisting mainly of cover songs. See a photo here from this night.
12/20/2015Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Less than a week after having performed here, Melissa did another three-hour show at this location, doing primarily cover songs. See a video here of an impromptu join by a horn player.
12/19/20152nd Annual Christmas FaireAlpine Village,
Torrance, CA
By invitation, Melissa performed for one-hour at this holiday event.  She posted two pictures from it.
12/18/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa did a three-hour show in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, mixing some Christmas songs with cover songs.  She posted this picture that evening.
12/16/2015Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
A repeat booking here, just two weeks after her most recent performance at this site.  Melissa again performed for three hours, primarily doing cover songs.
12/12/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Another three-hour show for Melissa in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, as she continues her for-all-intents-and-purposes "residency" here.  The focus again was on cover songs.
12/6/2015Live musicKincaid's,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa did a return appearance, after her first performance at this spot less than three weeks earlier, doing another three-hour Sunday afternoon show. She posted this picture from there.
12/3/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Another three-hour show at the Living Room Bar in the Lobby for Melissa, performing here as a regular.
12/2/2015Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Keeping this venue in the rotation, Melissa did another three-hour show here, performing primarily cover songs.
11/29/2015Live musicR/10 Social House,
Redondo Beach, CA
In the late afternoon, Melissa did three hours of live music, doing mostly cover songs.  She posted a good shot from there of the guitar she plays.
11/28/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Playing once again in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, Melissa did another three-hour show, consisting primarily of cover songs.
11/26/2015Live musicBaleen Restaurant,
Redondo Beach, CA
Thanksgiving Day! Melissa performed for three hours in the afternoon, doing mostly cover songs. She posted this picture from there.
11/20/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa made another return to the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, doing three hours of live music consisting of primarily cover songs.
11/18/2015Live musicKincaid's,
Redondo Beach, CA
Her debut appearance at this location, Melissa performed for three hours and was asked to come back to play again (two-and-a-half weeks later).
11/12/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Asked just 48 hours earlier to cover this night's live music slot, Melissa did three hours in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, performing primarily cover songs.
11/11/2015Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Another repeat booking, Melissa played another three-hour show here, doing mostly cover songs.
11/8/2015Live musicR/10 Social House,
Redondo Beach, CA
On this afternoon, Melissa posted this picture and then went on to perform for three hours, doing mainly cover songs.
11/7/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
At the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, Melissa performed for three hours and posted this picture after her first set.
11/5/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa filled in for a cancellation and did a three-hour show with a set list overwhelmingly filled with cover songs.
10/28/2015Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Her third time here this month, Melissa did another three-hour show consisting primarily of cover songs.
10/25/2015Live musicR/10 Social House,
Redondo Beach, CA
Yet another repeat booking at this spot as Melissa did another three-hour show, posting this picture from there in the process.
10/22/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa did yet another three-hour show in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, posting this picture along the way.
10/18/2015Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Her second time here in five days, this time filling in for a cancellation, Melissa performed this afternoon, including a couple songs from her new CD.
10/14/2015Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
With an eye on becoming a regular here, Melissa performed another three-hour show at this spot, putting an emphasis on cover songs.
10/11/2015Live musicR/10 Social House,
Redondo Beach, CA
Having played here three times previously and with future bookings here on her schedule, Melissa is becoming something of a regular, having done another three-hour show here on this date.
10/10/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Back home in California following the songwriters festival in Florida, Melissa was back at her regular spot in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, doing a three-hour show.
10/3/20157th Pensacola Beach Songwriters FestivalCasino Beach Bar,
Pensacola Beach, FL
Her third show in 24 hours, Melissa closed out the festival playing in a round with two other writers.  She did four songs from her new CD plus a new song.  This was her fifth time performing at this festival.
10/2/20157th Pensacola Beach Songwriters FestivalLillo's Tuscan Grill,
Pensacola Beach, FL
Her second show of the night, in what was a borderline listening room-type atmosphere, Melissa did a one-hour solo show, doing all eight songs from her "Easy Way Out" CD, plus two new songs.
10/2/20157th Pensacola Beach Songwriters FestivalParadise Bar & Grill,
Pensacola Beach, FL
Melissa started off the festival by playing in a round with two other writers, doing songs from her new "Easy Way Out" CD plus a new one.
9/30/2015Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Her second time here in three weeks, Melissa did a three-hour show and then headed out for a red-eye flight to Florida for the Songwriters Festival.
9/24/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Making yet another appearance here, Melissa again performed for three hours in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby.
9/18/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Playing here on back-to-back nights and overall on her third night in a row, Melissa did another three-hour show in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby.
9/17/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Playing on back-to-back nights, Melissa did three hours of primarily cover songs and posted this picture on her Facebook page from behind the mic.
9/16/2015Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Her first of four shows in five nights, Melissa made a return to this spot after debuting there approximately six weeks earlier.  She played for three hours and posted a picture on her Facebook page.
9/12/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa was back performing at her regular spot in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, doing another three-hour show of mostly cover songs.
9/9/2015Live musicThe Deck,
Hermosa Beach, CA
Playing here for the second time in two weeks, Melissa did another two-hour show, mainly performing cover songs.
9/6/2015Live musicR/10 Social House,
Redondo Beach, CA
Her third time playing here in just under two months, Melissa did another three-hour late afternoon show, consisting of primarily cover songs.
8/27/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Performing here for over a year now, Melissa did another three-hour show in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby.
8/26/2015Live musicThe Deck,
Hermosa Beach, CA
A repeat booking, following her successful debut here one month earlier, as Melissa again performed for two hours, doing mostly cover songs.
8/16/2015Live musicR/10 Social House,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa made a return appearance after an obviously successful debut here a month earlier.  She performed for three hours and posted a photo from this night on her Facebook page (here).
8/11/2015Live musicRita's Italian Ice,
Redondo Beach, CA
Yet another new (to her) venue, as Melissa performed for 90 minutes, playing mainly cover songs.  This marked her fourth show in seven days.
8/9/2015Live musicBarney's Beanery,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa made a long-awaited return to this spot, playing mostly cover songs over the course of a four-hour show.  She posted a picture from here on her Facebook page.
8/6/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Long established as a regular here, Melissa returned for another three hour performance of mainly cover songs, in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby.
8/5/2015Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Performing at yet another new (to her) venue, Melissa did three hours here, playing primarily cover songs.
7/30/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Playing on back-to-back weeknights, Melissa returned to the Living Room Bar in the Lobby for a show consisting mainly of cover songs as she performed for three hours.
7/29/2015Live musicThe Deck,
Hermosa Beach, CA
Another debut appearance, as Melissa played for two hours, doing mostly cover songs.  See a picture from this night on her Facebook page.
7/12/2015Live musicR/10 Social House,
Redondo Beach, CA
Playing here for the first time, Melissa did a three-hour show consisting of primarily cover songs.
7/11/2015Private partyTorrance, CAMelissa performed for four hours. See a brief video here.
7/9/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Back once again at her "regular spot," Melissa did another three hours of cover songs in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby.
7/3/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
In the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, Melissa did a three-hour show consisting primarily of cover songs.
6/20/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Another return appearance to the Living Room Bar in the Lobby as Melissa performed primarily cover songs for three hours.  See a brief clip from this night here.
6/17/2015Open micSaint Rocke,
Hermosa Beach, CA
By invitation, Melissa made her debut appearance at this noted music venue. See a picture from this night here.
6/4/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa did another three-hour show in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, doing mainly cover songs.
5/23/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Debuting a new guitar, Melissa made another return appearance to the Living Room Bar in the Lobby to play a three-hour show consisting largely of cover songs.
5/10/2015Mother's Day brunchBaleen Restaurant,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa did three hours here, performing mostly cover songs. A photo from this day can be seen here.
5/7/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
At her usual spot in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, Melissa did another three-hour show of primarily cover songs.
4/30/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
A for all intents and purposes artist in residence here now, Melissa performed in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, doing a three-hour show with a set list comprised mostly of cover songs.
4/25/2015"Selfie"J.W. Marriott at LAX AirportRead the feature article here about Melissa's participation/performing at this women's event.
4/24/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Making her second of three appearances here this month, Melissa performed mainly cover songs over the course of the three hours, playing in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby.
4/9/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
A regular performer at the Living Room Bar in the Lobby at this venue, Melissa played another three-hour show that consisted of primarily cover songs. Click here to see a picture from this night.
3/21/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa did another three-hour show at the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, with a large focus on cover songs. See a photo from this evening here.
3/14/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
At her regular spot in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby and playing her electric guitar, Melissa did another three-hour show heavy on cover songs. See a picture from this night here.
3/5/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
A three-hour show, Melissa performed predominantly cover songs in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby.
3/1/2015The REEL Project FundraiserPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa was asked to perform for 90 minutes during this special event for what she called a "great cause."
2/20/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa made another return appearance to the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, playing primarily cover songs over the course of a three-hour performance.
2/14/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
For Valentine's Day, Melissa did a three-hour show in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, putting a big emphasis on love songs because of the occasion.  See a picture from this night here.
2/5/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Continuing her "residency" here, Melissa performed mainly cover songs over the course of a three-hour show in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby.
1/31/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa did another three-hour show here at this spot where she is a regular, doing primarily cover songs.  See a photo from this night here.
1/20/2015Writers roundsTurtle Bay Resort,
Kahuhu, HI
Making a long overdue return to Hawaii, Melissa performed cover songs and originals. See a photo from this night here.
1/11/2015Live musicBarney's Beanery,
Redondo Beach, CA
CANCELED - As this was to be an outdoor show, poor weather conditions in the area prohibited this performance from taking place.
1/8/2015Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
In the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, Melissa performed for three hours, doing a show heavy on cover songs.
1/4/2015Live musicBarney's Beanery,
Redondo Beach, CA
Another return appearance for Melissa to this spot on the Redondo Beach Pier.  She played for three hours and posted this photo.