“Melissa Reaves is a powerful, charismatic performer whose unique blend of experimental, blues, rock, funk, and r&b will excite and energize any audience. Melissa performed at the 1999 Lilith Fair tour, toured England and France and opened for Robert Plant of Led Zepplin. She was invited to perform at MIDEM, “Women of the Millennium” Showcase in Cannes, France and the first Rockrgrl Music Conference and Showcase in Seattle, WA.
In 2012 Melissa’s, “New Rock Song” was placed on the 55th GRAMMY Awards nomination ballot for Best Rock Performance. In addition, her latest collaborative project, The Meldavians, were placed on the official GRAMMY nomination ballot in 3 categories for their recent album, Farewell Arigemon… Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song and Best Americana Album.
Melissa is receiving great responses nationally and internationally playing over 200 shows per year throughout the U.S. performing regularly in New York, Boston, Nashville, Seattle, etc. Her grassroots support has caught the attention of the media, including CMJ, On-Line TV, the Discovery Channel, and NYC’s Manhattan Mirror. Melissa spends most of the year touring with both her eclectic acoustic show and her band, performing at festivals, clubs and for a variety of benefits.
Additional information about Melissa and her music is available at: WWW.MELISSAREAVES.COM!
Sunday Salons at the River House Inn on the New River are patterned on the famous international “salons” of the past; featuring musical and theatrical performances, poetry readings, book signings, art displays and literary and historical discussions, followed by dinner. If you can’t make dinner, you’re welcome to stop by for the entertainment in the North Carolina mountains and a libation with hors d’oeuvre! But, please call to reserve.
Sunday afternoons on the front porch
Music from 4pm until 6pm
Hors d’oeuvre passed at 5pm
Four Course Chef’s Selection Menu seating at 6pm
For more info visit: http://riverhousenc.com
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