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Mel Green: Past Gigs

Past Gigs - September 20, 2017

Mel Green – Still singing after all these years...

At the Parish Center for the Arts, Westford, Massachusetts '17

1996 - 2018 Mel Green - Solo Singer/Songwriter

Sept. 20, 2018 Neville Place, Cambridge, MA
May 24, 2018 The Loop Singer-Songwriter Series at The Armory, Somerville, Boston
April 12, 2018 Feature Gig at TJs Music Club, Marks Park, Emmerentia, Johannesburg
March 26, Beacon Isle Resort, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa Guest at Staff Concert
March 21, 2018 The Barleycorn Music Club Benefit, Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa
September 2017 Afternoon slot at the Pepperell Fall Fair 
February 2017 Feature at the Westford PCA
October 2106 Main Streets Cafe with Sweetbrier & Phil Knudsen
March 2016 Interview with Dave Palmater on Song Sessions
February 2016 Valentines At the PCA Feature Love Songs for Valentines Day
September 2015 Rockport Peace Fest
August 2014 Rockport Peace Fest
October 2014 Lincoln Library SAMW Singing & Songwriters – Solo
October 8, 2014 Songwriters in the Round at the Harvest Cafe in Hudson, MA
September 2, 2014 Rockport Peace Fest solo & duowith Amy Lohman
Sept. 21, 2014 Gloucester Guiseppe's Ristorante w/Buffie Groves, Amy Lohman, Brad Meyer
May 4, 2014 – Gloucester Guiseppe's Ristorante with Amy Lohman, & Brad Meyer

June - July 2013 Playing at various gigs with friends Amy Lohman and Brad Meyer
April 2013 Jam'n Java, Arlington, MA
March 2013 – The Coffee Loft, Marlborough MA
November 2012 – Nourish Restaurant, Lexington MA
August 2012 – Nourish Restaurant, Lexington MA

December 2011 – WICN Folk Revival Holiday Show, Worcester MA
December 2011 – Nourish Restaurant, Lexington MA
October 2011 – The Coffee Loft, Marlborough MA
June 2011 – NewBridge Retirement Community, Dedham MA
May 2011 – Singer-Songwriter Sessions at the Armory, Somerville, Massachusetts
January 2011 – Feature at the PCA, Westford, Massachusetts

December 2010 – Our Finest Gifts Holiday Concerts, Cambridge & Norwood, MA
December 2010 – NewBridge Retirement Community, Dedham MA
November 2010 Feature at Emerson Umbrella, Concord, MA
October 2010 Feature at at TCAN, Natick, Massachusetts
Sept 2010 Feature at Lincoln Library Open Mic, Lincoln, MA

July 2009 Savoury Lane Feature, West Acton, Massachusetts
May 2009 Feature at the PCA, Westford, Massachusetts
March 2008 Feature at the Emerson Umbrella Concord, Mass.
October 2007 Feature at TCAN, Natick, Massachusetts
April 2007 Feature at the King Hooper Cafe, Marblehead, MA
Feb 2007 Special Guest Main Streets Cafe & Market, Concord, MA
Oct 2006 Feature The Village Gate Folk Stage, Brookline, NH
Sept 2006 Feature Java Jo's, Jamaica Plain, MA
April 2006 Feature at the PCA, Westford, Massachusetts
May 2006 Co-Feature South Shore Folk Music Club, Kingston, MA 
Nov 2005 House Concert Feature with RiverSong, Arlington, MA
June 2005 Feature at Riverfest, Pawtucket, RI
May 2005 Feature at Cafe Ziba, Acton, MA
Jan 2005 Opener for Jim Scott, One World Coffeehouse, Essex, MA
Feb 2004 Guest Floor Singer at The Loaded Dog Folk Club, Sydney, Australia
Spring 2001 Cast Member Cambridge Spring Revels
1988 to 2011. The Maple Street Project. Regular Gigs in CT, MA 
1996 Feature with Maple Street Project at Club Passim, Cambridge, MA 
1994 Feature guest at Barleycorn Folk Club, Cape Town RSA

2005 Guest Backup Singer for Kate Campbell

Jan 2005 Homegrown Coffeehouse, Needham, MA
May 2005 Beal House, South Shore Music Club, Pembroke, MA 

Mel_Solo.jpg Mel... Solo 1968

Mel Green - Solo Performer USA 1970 - 1973
73 Opener for Rosalie Sorrels at Club Passim, Cambridge Mass. 
73 Opener for Sandy Bull at Club Passim, Cambridge Mass.

73 Feature: Sword in the Stone, Boston
73 Bar Singer, Poland Springs Hotel, Maine 
71-72 Gerde's Folk City, Greenwich Village, NYC 
71-72 The Gaslight, Greenwich Village, NYC
70 Hotel Cabaret Singer, Poconos, PA
5/70 Guest performer at Cecil Sharpe House, London, UK
1970 Emigrates to the USA
 Mel Green - Solo Performer South Africa 1967 – 1970 
Regular Feature: Troubadour Johannesburg, South Africa
Regular Feature: Minstrel Coffeehouse, Pretoria, South Africa
CBS South Africa / Columbia Recording Artist
Acts & sings in "What Is Love?"  literary dramatic stage review at Johannesburg's Langham Hotel supper club theatre 
His single "Mr. Nico" & "What is Love" (by David Marks) recorded with top 40 pop group, The Bats, makes him the first folk-rock recording artist in South Africa!
Tours the Transvaal with "What Is Love?" A literary dramatic stage review
Invited to join The Dream Merchants, Billy Forrest & Billy Andrews, top-10 pop duo, South Africa's "Righteous Brothers". Signed to RCA Victor (South Africa)
Billy Andrews moves to Australia, group disbanded in 1968
Headliner: 1969 Durban Folk Festival
1968 Johannesburg Folk Festival
1969 Pretoria Folk Festival 

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1964 - 1967 Mel, Mel & Julian

Edward Hotel Durban
Deal's Hotel, East London
Grand Hotel, Cape Town 
Headlined concerts:
University of Cape Town, Wits University, Johannesburg, Durban University, Rhodes University 
Winner: Redro Battle of the Bands - Sponsored EP recorded 

3 Albums recorded for CBS South Africa / Columbia Recording Artists 
Performed for troops returning from Vietnam 
aboard aircraft carrier USS Wasp, in Cape Town harbor. 

The Troubadour, Johannesburg
Nite Beat, Hillbrow, Johannesburg
The Hideaway, Craighall Park, Johannesburg 
Johannesburg Folk Festival, 1965, 1966 

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