South Sounds Music Festival – Melissa Summersell at The Listening Room of Mobile
April 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT$15
$15 per show or $30 for a 3 day pass to attend all 3 shows at The Listening Room of Mobile, during South Sounds Music Festival!
With hopes of having established artists record her songs, Melissa Summersell has made her first record, Bare and Fully Dressed. It’s a 2-disk project with 10 brand new songs she’s written and recorded 2 ways. There are a total of 20 tunes so you’re sure to find something you love. This is Traditional Roots Country. Melissa describes it as traditional eclectic with a lean toward twang. Whatever it is, it’s nostalgic, real, down-to-earth and it’s a dancin’ in the kitchen record from start to finish. She had the time of her life creating it for you and is thrilled that it’s ready to share.
Bare features the writer’s cuts with mostly just guitar and vocals by Melissa with a few surprises thrown in. (She plays percussion, washboard, jug, kazoo, triangle and harmonica on Bare too!) It was engineered and produced by Ray Norman at Dogwood Studio in Mobile, Alabama with Melissa co-producing. Norman produces music and sound design, is a voiceover artist, a writer, and a multi instrumentalist known for his imaginative vision and direction.
Fully Dressed has the fully produced version of the same 10 songs. It was created with her co-producer, Anthony Crawford, at Admiral Bean Studio in Loxley, Alabama with Anthony engineering and bringing his signature licks and beautiful arrangements to the project and playing all the instruments. (Melissa plays guitar and washboard on a couple of the tunes.) Crawford has toured with the likes of Neil Young, Steve Winwood and Dwight Yoakam, among others, and has several cuts under his belt. A multitalented singer, writer, producer and musician, Anthony is one half of the acclaimed duo, Sugarcane Jane, along with his wife Savana Crawford. Both Anthony and Savana are members of the nationally touring Americana supergroup, Willie SugarCapps.
It’s a unique, inventive project that you’ll want to hear again and again.
To get show notifications and more, visit Melissa’s website: melissasummersell.com