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Melinda DiMaio: Bio

Soft, crunchy, salty and sweet, Melinda’s songbook is a trail mix of textures and flavors that comment on the joys, challenges, humor and ironies of the human condition. Though many of her songs emerge from personal experiences, she enjoys stepping into the skin of others to write from a variety of perspectives, thus giving her material a diverse array of viewpoints. Her driving rhythmic guitar playing, skillful vocal stylings and sheer energy draws fans to her performances again and again. Be it in a large hall or small café, Melinda DiMaio’s sound invites her listeners in and makes each feel as if she were singing to him or her alone. Some Venues Played: CB’s Gallery, New York, NY The Bitter End, New York, NY The Postscript Cafe New York, NY The Tin Angel, Philadelphia PA Kenny’s Castaways, New York, NY The Ohio Theater New York, NY Dixon Place New York, NY BAX Brooklyn, NY Indiana University, IN Here Theater, New York NY Campfest, PA The Rising Café, Brooklyn NY New York University, New York, NY SUNY at Purchase, Purchase NY Stonybrook University, Stonybrook, NY Hunter College, New York, NY Webster Hall, New York NY Downtime, New York NY Don’t Tell Mama, New York, NY The Duplex, New York, NY The Cubby Hole, New York, NY 5 & 10, New York, NY Gettysburgh College, PA Smith College, MA Claire's, New York NY Mohonk Mountain House, NY Market Market, Rosendale NY High Falls Cafe, NY Rosendale Cafe, NY John Street Jam, Saugerties NY Taste Budds, Red Hook, NY