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Berkeley House Concert with Michelle Malone

WE ARE SOLD OUT.  IF YOU WANT TO ATTEND, PLEASE CONTACT US TO SEE IF A SPACE HAS OPENED UP.  LINDA & TOM ([masked] OR[masked])

Please join us for a house concert with Michelle Malone on September 6, 2013 at 8 p.m. $20 suggested donation, all proceeds to the artist. We will have some snack/drinks to share, but feel free to BYOB/snacks. www.michellemalone.com  www.berkeleyhouseconcerts.org   It is not necessary to RSVP "no" unless you have already RSVP'd "yes" and need to let us know you are not coming.

Malone was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, by her mother and grandmother, both professional singers. She first began performing at age four in a church choir, and later learned to play saxophone, guitar, and drums, which she played in her first band at age twelve.

As an teenager, Malone began to write songs. While studying voice at Agnes Scott College, she began performing professionally in and around Atlanta. She left school upon receiving a recording contract from Clive Davis at Arista Records, for whom she recorded the album Relentless with her band Drag the River, produced by Lenny Kaye of the Patti Smith Group. She would later sign with Walter Yetnikoff’s label Velvel Records. In 1999, Malone returned to her independent roots and her own label, SBS Records, originally established in 1987 as Aluminum Jane Records and later renamed in 1992. She continues to write, record and tour furiously and passionately.

Malone has won numerous awards including Best Female Vocalist and Best Acoustic Guitarist (Creative Loafing), Album of the Year (Atlanta Magazine), Americana Album of the year (Independent Acoustic Project Award). Her albums Sugar Foot and Debris, released on SBS Records, were both on the Grammy Award ballot for best Contemporary Blues and Best Americana Albums respectively. Her songs have appeared in the films Bam Bam and Celeste, All Over Me, Shotgun Jesus and television programs True Blood, Dawson’s Creek, Felicity, Brooklyn South, and have been recorded by Indigo Girls (for which she received both gold and platinum records), Antigone Rising, Vistoso Bosses, and Hannah Thomas.

Malone has collaborated in the studio and on stage with such artists as John Mayer, SugarLand members Jennifer Nettles, Kristen Hall, and Kristian Bush, Indigo Girls, Shawn Mullins, Kevn Kinney, Drivin’ N Cryin’, Little Feat, Albert King, Charlie Musselwhite, Johnny Winter, Lurrie Bell, Lonnie Brooks, ZZ Top, Robert Cray, Keb Mo, Tinsley Ellis, Rory Block, Marcia Ball, Chris Whitley, Steve Earle, K.T. Tunstall, Shawn Colvin, Jackson Browne, James Taylor and Joan Osborne, as well as Ellen DeGeneres.

Michelle Malone has been called “among the flashiest, most impressive slide guitar soloists working in contemporary blues, often fortifying her vocals with slashing lines, inventive twists and surprising backing.” (Nashville City Paper)

“Raucous and jubilant – somewhere between Lucinda Williams and Shelby Lynne comes Malone alternating between soulful ballads and rowdy, riffy blasters.”
- ROLLING STONE

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  • Franca C.

    This is my first time at the Poplar House - what is your address? Thanks!

    September 1, 2013

    • Linda

      We don't post it publicly, but I will send you a meetup.com message with the address. If you don't get it, please let me know. Thanks!

      September 1, 2013

  • Franca C.

    Pleiade let me know if you still have room. Thanks!

    September 1, 2013

  • David C.

    Love the google map linked from "directions" -- haven't been in the London Docklands for years!

    August 13, 2013

    • Linda

      That is weird! We're in the north Berkeley hills! David, I sent you the directions in an email through meetup.com, so let me know if you don't get it. Thanks!

      August 13, 2013

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