Mel Flannery is a New York City and Hudson Valley-based vocalist, equally happy singing lead and backgrounds, and songwriter. She is constantly in pursuit of irons to stick in the fire. She is the daughter of a guitar prodigy, she has a fancy degree from Manhattan School of Music and has done some cool gigs with some cool people. She looks forward to more cool gigs in the future with other cool people, she finds that kind of thing very rewarding. Scroll down for some name dropping if you’re into that.
Notable performance and recording credits:
Matt and Kim, Michael C. Hall, Kevin Morby, ?uestlove, Warren Haynes, Fred Wesley, PeeWee Ellis, Henry Hey, Chris Vos (The Record Co.), Ted Hearne, Sophie Madeleine, Animal Years, Ivan Neville, BAILEN, Catherine Russell, Nigel Hall, Lettuce, Soulive, Lee Pardini (Dawes, Roger Waters), Corey Glover (LIving Colour), Donny McCaslin.
Notable venues and festivals:
New York City Venues: Bowery Ballroom, Music Hall of Williamsburg, The Bell House, Gramercy Theater, Rough Trade, Joe’s Pub, the Cutting Room, Brooklyn Bowl, Cornelia Street Cafe, the Blue Note, littlefield, (Le) Poisson Rouge, Terminal 5.
Elsewhere: Summerfest (Milwaukee, Wis.), Bear Creek Music and Arts Festival (Live Oak, Fla.), the State Theater (Eau Claire, Wis.), Lawrence Memorial Chapel (Appleton, Wis.), BB Kings (Nashville), Miller Park Stadium (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Some projects Mel is very involved with:
rose and mika - www.roseandmika.com
itsjustpythons - www.itsjustpythons.com
Jesus on the Mainline - www.listentothemainline.com
Punned It (of momentary "Hold Me Closer, Bernie Sanders" viral fame during the 2016 primaries) - www.holdmecloserberniesanders.com
Mel Flannery Trucking Co. - www.melflannerytruckingco.com