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12/31/2016Live musicAloft WXYZ Lounge,
El Segundo, CA
A busy 2016 was closed out with a three-hour performance on New Year's Eve at this spot where Melissa is a regular (performing every week).
12/30/2016Live musicSecond City Bistro,
El Segundo, CA
Returning for her monthly appearance here, Melissa did a three-hour show this night, performing mainly cover songs.
12/29/2016Live musicHotel Portofino,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa began three shows in three nights at this, her first residency spot, performing for three hours this evening in the Living Room Lounge.
12/22/2016Live musicAloft WXYZ Lounge,
El Segundo, CA
Back at her regular Thursday night spot, Melissa again did three hours of live music that was heavy on cover songs.
12/20/2016Emerging Artists ShowcaseSaint Rocke,
Hermosa Beach, CA
Melissa performed as part of Sound Collective's "Holiday Showcase."
12/17/2016Private eventTerranea,
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
For two hours in the late afternoon, Melissa performed at a private event and posted this picture just prior to starting.
12/16/2016Live musicAloft WXYZ Lounge,
El Segundo, CA
Melissa did a two-and-a-half hour show here this night, performing primarily cover songs.
12/9/2016Live musicAloft WXYZ Lounge,
El Segundo, CA
Playing here for the second night in a row, this time for two-and-a-half hours, Melissa performed at this spot where she is a regular, and posted this picture from there.
12/8/2016Live musicAloft WXYZ Lounge,
El Segundo, CA
Another Thursday night meant another three-hour Melissa Brethauer show at this venue, as she continues to perform there that evening each week, doing mostly cover songs.
12/4/2016Live musicKincaid's,
Redondo Beach, CA
For the second Sunday in a row, Melissa played three hours here in the afternoon, primarily performing cover songs.
12/1/2016Live musicAloft WXYZ Lounge,
El Segundo, CA
In her now regular every-Thursday-night slot at this venue, Melissa performed for three hours, doing mainly cover songs.
11/29/2016Emerging Artist ShowcaseSaint Rocke,
Hermosa Beach, CA
Melissa made another appearance as part of the Sound Collective event that features original music only. Here's a short video clip of one of her songs that she did this night.
11/27/2016Live musicKincaid's,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa did a three-hour afternoon show here at the venue she'd performed at twice in three days at the beginning of the month.  She posted this picture that afternoon.
11/18/2016Live musicSecond City Bistro,
El Segundo, CA
At another one of her regular spots, Melissa did three hours of music this night and posted this photo from there.
11/17/2016Live musicAloft WXYZ Lounge,
El Segundo, CA
Now established on a regular every-Thursday-night schedule here, Melissa again did three hours of live music consisting mainly of cover songs.
11/10/2016Live musicAloft WXYZ Lounge,
El Segundo, CA
For the third week in a row, Melissa did a three-hour Thursday night show at this venue that had just started live music the night before her first appearance there.
11/7/201632nd Frank Brown International Songwriters FestivalFlora-Bama,
Perdido Key, FL
Playing on the main listening room stage, Melissa performed at this famous venue for one hour, playing alongside two other songwriters - all doing original songs only.
11/6/201632nd Frank Brown International Songwriters FestivalThe Oar House,
Pensacola, FL
For one hour, Melissa performed solo, doing her original songs only.
11/5/201632nd Frank Brown International Songwriters FestivalNew Malibu Lounge,
Pensacola, FL
For one hour, Melissa performed in a round with two other songwriters, doing original music only. Click here to see a video clip from this night.
11/4/2016First FridayAviator Nation,
Manhattan Beach, CA
After having played elsewhere just a couple hours earlier, Melissa performed here at this special event for 30 minutes.
11/4/2016Private eventLa Venta Inn,
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Melissa performed for one hour, doing all cover songs, as requested by the event hosts.
11/3/2016Live musicAloft WXYZ Lounge,
El Segundo, CA
Her second appearance here (two Thursdays in a row), Melissa did another three hour show at this new spot, with a setlist of mainly cover songs.
11/2/2016Live musicKincaid's,
Redondo Beach, CA
Back here for the second time in three days, Melissa again did three hours at this spot that is right on the water.
10/30/2016Live musicKincaid's,
Redondo Beach, CA
Playing for three hours in the early afternoon, Melissa did mostly cover songs and posted this picture from there.
10/29/2016Live musicHotel Portofino,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa was back in the Living Room Lounge, doing another three-hour show in which she performed primarily cover songs. See what her Halloween costume was via this picture and this one, as well as this video from that night.
10/28/2016Live musicSecond City Bistro,
El Segundo, CA
Making her last-Friday-of-the-month appearance, Melissa performed for three hours, with her set list mainly comprised of cover songs. Here's a four-minute clip from that evening.
10/27/2016Live musicAloft WXYZ Lounge,
El Segundo, CA
Just the second night for live music at this new venue, Melissa debuted with three-plus hours of mostly cover songs, but a few originals as well. Here's a snippet from Facebook Live that night.
10/25/2016Emerging Artists ShowcaseSaint Rocke,
Hermosa Beach, CA
Starting to become something of a regular at this event at this well-known venue, Melissa again did a 30-minute set of her original music. Watch a brief video clip here.
10/23/2016Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa did a three-hour late afternoon/early evening show consisting mainly of cover songs. Part of this performance was on Facebook Live.  See two videos from that broadcast here and here.
10/22/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
In her usual spot in the Living Room Lounge, Melissa did a three-hour show consisting mainly of cover songs.
10/18/2016Emerging Artists ShowcaseSaint Rocke,
Hermosa Beach, CA
Asked to fill a cancellation in the prime hour, Melissa did a 30-minute set of all original music. See a video from this night here.
10/8/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Back home after having been on the east coast the week before, Melissa returned for a three-hour show in the Living Room Lounge, performing primarily cover songs, as seen in this brief video clip.
10/1/20168th Pensacola Beach Songwriters FestivalUpper Room at Innerlight,
Pensacola Beach, FL
Performing in a listening room for her fourth show in three days, Melissa played opposite a Nashville-based songwriter, doing original songs only over the course of the 60-minute set.
9/30/20168th Pensacola Beach Songwriters FestivalThe Islander,
Pensacola Beach, FL
Melissa performed in a round with two other songwriters - one from Nashville and one from the local area.  She did original songs only over the course of the 60-minute set. See a 60-second clip from this performance here (Melissa doing "House I Tried to Call Home," from her "Easy Way Out" CD).
9/30/20168th Pensacola Beach Songwriters FestivalParadise Inn,
Pensacola Beach, FL
Melissa performed in a writers' round with three other young females.  She did original songs only over the course of the 60-minute set. See a 60-second clip from this performance here (one of Melissa's new original songs).
9/29/20168th Pensacola Beach Songwriters FestivalDrowsy Poet,
Pensacola Beach, FL
Melissa did a one-hour solo show consisting entirely of original music, highlighting music from her "Easy Way Out" CD as well as new songs written since that release.
9/27/2016Emerging Artists ShowcaseSaint Rocke,
Hermosa Beach, CA
Melissa was part of a Sound Collective event that you can see a brief video from here and here.
9/25/2016Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
A late afternoon/early evening three-hour performance that saw Melissa doing primarily cover songs.
9/24/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
A three-hour Saturday night show in the Living Room Lounge, where Melissa's set list consisted mostly of cover songs.
9/23/2016Live musicSecond City Bistro,
El Segundo, CA
In a regular monthly rotation at this venue now, Melissa again did a three-hour show this night, performing mainly cover songs.
9/17/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
A return appearance to her residence spot (in the Living Room Lounge), Melissa again performed here for three hours, doing primarily cover songs and going live on Facebook (see two such videos here and here).
8/27/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
For the second night in a row, Melissa not only performed live for three hours, but again used Facebook Live to give viewers on the Web a look-in to her show in the Living Room Lounge. (See that video here.)
8/26/2016Live musicSecond City Bistro,
El Segundo, CA
Melissa not only performed live here this evening for three hours, but gave people on the Web a chance for a look-in via Facebook Live. See two videos, here and here.
8/14/2016Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Another appearance at this spot where Melissa is becoming something of a regular, she performed here for three hours, doing mostly cover songs.
8/13/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
For three hours in the Living Room Lounge, Melissa performed mainly cover songs. She is a regular here, so check the Upcoming page for when she'll be here again!
7/23/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
A Saturday night three-hour show in the Living Room Lounge, with Melissa performing primarily cover songs and posting this photo from here.
7/10/2016Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa made another return to this venue, doing a late afternoon/early evening three-hour show consisting of primarily cover songs.  See a picture here from night.
7/9/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Back in her usual spot in the Living Room Lounge, Melissa did another three-hour performance here this evening, posting this photo along the way.
7/8/2016Live musicSecond City Bistro,
El Segundo, CA
A repeat booking after having debuted here a month earlier, Melissa did three hours here this evening and posted this photo while on-site.
7/3/2016Private eventUndisclosed location,
Torrance, CA
Melissa performed for 90 minutes at a private event, doing mainly cover songs.
7/2/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa did another three-hour show at the Living Room Lounge here, performing mostly cover songs and posting this picture while she was there.
6/25/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
For the second time in three nights, Melissa performed for three hours in the hotel's Living Room Lounge.  She posted this picture from there.
6/23/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa did another three-hour show here this night, doing mostly cover songs in her usual spot in the Living Room Lounge.
6/12/2016Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
A late afternoon/early evening performance, as Melissa was back for another three-hour show here.  She posted this photo from on-site.
6/11/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Another three-hour performance at her usual spot in the Living Room Lounge, Melissa's set list this Saturday night was primarily cover songs.  See a photo that she posted from this night here.
6/10/2016Live musicSecond City Bistro,
El Segundo, CA
Another new venue for her, Melissa played here this night for three hours, doing primarily cover songs.  More importantly, she left with a return date here on the books!  See a picture here from this night.
5/29/2016Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa made an overdue return to this venue, doing a three-hour show of mostly cover songs.
5/28/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
After a two-and-a-half week break for a personal trip (Hawaii), Melissa was back at the Living Room Lounge here, doing three hours of mainly cover songs.
5/5/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa again performed here for three hours, doing primarily cover songs in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby.  She posted this picture from this night.
4/29/2016Live musicSalt Creek Grille,
El Segundo, CA
A repeat booking as Melissa played here this evening for three hours, marking her third time in six weeks at this location.
4/14/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Another three-hour show for Melissa at this site where she is "in residence," so to speak, performing in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby doing cover songs.
4/9/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa returned to her regular spot in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, performing this evening for three hours with a set list comprised of predominantly cover songs.
4/2/2016Live musicSalt Creek Grille,
El Segundo, CA
A re-booking, just two weeks after she had made her debut here.  Melissa again performed for three hours, doing mainly cover songs.
3/31/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Back once again in her familiar spot, Melissa did three hours in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby.
3/27/2016Live musicBaleen,
Redondo Beach, CA
For Easter Sunday, Melissa performed for three hours in the late morning/early afternoon.  She posted this picture from there after the Easter Bunny dropped by!
3/20/2016Live musicR/10 Social House,
Redondo Beach, CA
Another return to this spot, Melissa did a late afternoon/early evening three-hour performance.
3/19/2016Live musicSalt Creek Grille,
El Segundo, CA
Making her first appearance here, Melissa performed for three hours, posting this picture along the way.
3/12/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
A Saturday night show of three hours in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, made up mostly of cover songs.
3/4/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa came back to do another three-hour show in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby.
3/2/2016Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
The middle of three shows in seven nights, Melissa made a return appearance to this spot where a pattern is being established of her performing there every other Wednesday night.
2/27/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Doing a three-hour show in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, Melissa again performed mostly cover songs in this spot where she is established as one of the regular performers.
2/18/2016Private eventTerranea Resort,
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Melissa performed (outdoors) for two hours at this majestic site overlooking the ocean.
2/17/2016Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Back at one of her regular venues, Melissa did another three-hour evening show that consisted primarily of cover songs. She posted a picture from this night here.
2/14/2016Live musicBaleen,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa made a Valentine's Day matinee appearance, performing for two hours in the afternoon.
2/11/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Another three-hour show in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, entertaining with a setlist comprised primarily of cover songs.
2/3/2016Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
One week after having played here, Melissa was back again for another three-hour performance.  Her setlist was filled with music suitable for and recognizable by most audiences.
1/29/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Doing another three-hour performance in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby, Melissa captured the attention of a listener there who sent out this photo tweet.
1/27/2016Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Pretty much a regular here, Melissa did another three-hour show at this location, performing mainly cover songs.
1/24/2016Live musicR/10 Social House,
Redondo Beach, CA
Back to the site of where she'd closed out 2015, Melissa returned for another late afternoon/early evening three-hour performance.
1/21/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa made another return appearance here, performing for three hours in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby.
1/16/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
For all intents and purposes in residency here, Melissa did a three-hour show in the Living Room Bar in the Lobby this evening.
1/13/2016Live musicSophie's Place,
Redondo Beach, CA
Back for another appearance here, Melissa performed for three hours this night, doing mainly cover songs.
1/10/2016Private partyUndisclosed office location,
Redondo Beach, CA
Melissa performed for two hours this afternoon.
1/7/2016Live musicPortofino Hotel,
Redondo Beach, CA
Back performing after her New Year's vacation to see family in Hawaii, Melissa returned to one of her regular spots to do a three-hour show.