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Michelle Malone in Providence, RI w/Malyssa Bellarosa
Thursday, October 26th, 2017
7:00 PM
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MICHELLE MALONE (from Georgia) with special guest Malyssa Bellarosa (from Smithfield, RI) will be appearing at the inaugural show of the Route 44 Music Series at The Harmony Lodge in Harmony, RI on Thursday, October 26th at 7:30pm Tickets are $15 BUY ONLINE: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3100476 Tickets also available at the door (cash only please) --------------------------------------------------------------- The show is presented by Hear In Rhode Island - a 501 (c)(3) non profit organization based in Harmony, RI that produces music events such as the Providence Folk Festival, The Downtown Sundown Series, and many others as well as this new venture the Route 44 Music Series. www.HearInRhodeIsland.com --------------------------------------------------------------- The Harmony Lodge is located 4.1 miles from exit 7B (Greenville Exit) off of 295 North. It is just 25 min from Providence.A full bar and dinner menu will be available for purchase at the show! --------------------------------------------------------------- Up from Georgia, Michelle Malone (www.michellemalone.com) will be performing her only area appearance in the past five years at the Route 44 Music Series at the Harmony Lodge. “Raucous and jubilant - somewhere between Lucinda Williams and Shelby Lynne comes Malone alternating between soulful ballads and rowdy, riffy blasters. ” — ROLLING STONE --------------------------------------------------------------- Malyssa Bellarosa (www.malyssabellarosa.com) is a Smithfield, RI resident and has been part of the RI music scene for over 20 years. --------------------------------------------------------------- MICHELLE MALONE is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer in the rock, folk, blues, alt-country and pop idioms. She is also the founder of SBS Records.Malone was born and raised in Atlanta, GA by a musician mother with whom she toured in the summers. She grew up listening to her mother and grandmother sing in the church choir every Sunday when they werent on the road. She dropped out of high school at 16, lived in the streets and developed some nasty habits. After a few brushes with the law, she went back to high school and became the valedictorian. She attended Agnes Scott College with dreams of becoming a doctor, but was offered a record deal with Clive Davis at Arista Records, which looked alot more interesting to her than school. After several major label releases, Malone is now an independent artist with 14 studio records to date and an impressive resume which includes high profile performances with everyone from Gregg Allman to John Mayer, the Atlanta Symphony to Ellen Degeneres. She has performed in 7 countries, toured as a performer in the Indigo Girls, in the new band led by SugarLand’s Kristian Bush, and in The Black Lillies. Day 2, produced by fellow Atlantan and Grammy nominee Shawn Mullins, spent 12 weeks on the Americana radio charts and received critical success. She has been honored with awards including 2x best albums, 4x best singer, 3x best acoustic guitarist, Best of Georgia Music awards, and 2 Grammy ballot nominations. Her songs have appeared in such films as Bam Bam and Celeste, All Over Me, Shotgun Jesus and television programs including True Blood, Dawson's Creek, Felicity, and Brooklyn South. Malone's songs have been recorded by Indigo Girls (for which she received both gold and platinum records), Antigone Rising, Hannah Thomas and Vistoso Bosses. Malone also makes time for philanthropic endeavors such as fundraising/running for Team In Training/The Leukemia Society, and cycling with Team Earth Challenge from Atlanta to Yucca Mountain, NV in protest of the nuclear waste dumping. In 2012 she started a college scholarship fund for girls in need. In 2015, Michelle partnered with Moe's Music Matters national campaign to help support music in schools. Malone has performed for TedX Peachtree, been honored with a Signature guitar slide modeled and named after her by Rocky Mountain Slides, was the keynote speaker at a SoCal high school graduation, and in 2014 was the rhythm guitarist and mandolin player for Kristian Bush of Sugarland. Michelle's latest recording, Stronger Than You Think, was released in 2015. She is currently writing and performing for her sanity. --------------------------------------------------------------- Malyssa BellaRosa is a singer/songwriter/guitarist from Smithfield, RI who writes heartfelt, original songs. Blending many different styles - it is hard to pinpoint which "genre" suits her best, but one thing is consistent - the passion in which she writes and performs music. Her powerful, soulful and dynamic vocals are consistent in all of her projects. Malyssa is currently finishing up an album with the rock band Sugar Cones which should be released early 2018. Many of her original songs and collaborations with Jeff Sullivan (bassist and one of the founders of the band) will appear on this album. Malyssa was set to release her follow up solo album "Wanting More" in September 2017 at the Bold Point Park show featuring Pat Benatar, which Malyssa was scheduled to perform multiple sets of her original songs on the Point Stage, but mother nature had other plans and the show was canceled due to high winds and stormy weather. At this time, the album is being remastered and will be released in October 2017. The album consists of tracks from Malyssa's trip hop project "Velvet Honey", her solo work and some work performed with a band she put together and recorded an album with entitled "Malyssa and the Liberators." Malyssa performs live gigs solo as an original singer/songwriter. She books and performs shows with "Sugar Cones." She also performs cover songs as an acoustic entertainer for private events, clubs, restaurants. Please see the contact us page to inquire about booking any of these projects. Acoustic music