Mel Dalton - Lead Vocals, Guitars
Mel Dalton is a singer/songwriter who hails from the rural Pacific Northwest. Her music features timeless songs that combine the storytelling influences of classic country and rock with modern beats. Listeners are drawn into the emotion of the music as her dynamic vocals transform simple acoustic tunes into powerful stories of life, love, loss and happiness.
Constantly transitioning between upbeat “good-time” tunes and heartfelt ballads, Mel offers original songs as well as new interpretations of old favorites from years and decades past. A smooth and sexy blend of country, rock, and blues, Mel's signature sound is hard to define but easy to recognize.
A transplanted Californian who has made her home in the Pacific Northwest since 1988, she has toured all over the country, sometimes sharing the stage with operatic divas and at others playing in dive bars and honky-tonks. Her wide variety of musical styles will leave you wondering if there's anything she can't sing! Some people describe Mel's style as being like Miranda Lambert in a lower key. Others liken her to Janis Joplin or Reba McEntire. Generally they comment on the huge voice that doesn't seem to fit into her tiny frame, the result of years of classical training. But you'll definitely notice the heartfelt energy as she bares her soul to the world through song.