Melissa Ellis has long been a staple of our concert music series at the Cumberland County Playhouse. Her smooth sound and comic wit keep our audiences laughing and entertained. It is always our pleasure whenever we are able to get her on one of our stages.” - Sam Hahn - Concert Producer, Cumberland County Playhouse

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Past Notable Venues and Events

1885 Grill (Chattanooga, TN) 

Alley Taps (Nashville, TN) 

 Autour de Midi (Paris, Fr)  

 Le Baiser Sale (Paris, Fr) 

 Bistro 29 (Murphy, NC) 

 Bluebird Cafe (Nashville, TN) 

 Bull and Thistle Pub (Gainesboro,  TN) 

 Bourbon Street Grill (Dahlonega, GA) 

 Calaboose Cellars (Andrews, NC) 

 The Casual Pint (Farragut, Bearden, and Fountain City TN) 

 Chestnut Hill Winery (Crossville, TN) 

 Childress Vineyards (Lexington, NC) 

 CMA Fest (Nashville, TN) 

 Cumberland County Playhouse (Crossville, TN) 

 DelMonaco Winery and Vineyards (Baxter, TN)

 Drink! The Wine Dive (Knoxville, TN)

 Domaine de Graux (Tornai, Be) 

 Fainting Goat Vineyards (Jasper, GA)


The Goat (Murfreesboro & Mt. Juliet TN) 

Grinderhouse Coffee (Crossville, TN)

The Grove (Fairfield Glade, TN)

International Blues Challenge Quarter Finalist (Memphis, TN)

JacobMyers' Restaurant on the River (Dayton, TN)

Jerry Lee Lewis's 12 Bar (Beale Street, Memphis, TN)

Lake Tansi Summer Concert Series (Lake Tansi, TN) 

Mirror Lake Blast (Fairfield, Glade, TN)

Open Chord (Knoxville, TN) 

The Palace Theater (Crossville, TN)

Red Silo Brewing Company (Cookeville, TN) 

The Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar (Toronto, ON) 

Ritz Theater (Clinton, TN) 

Ryman Auditorium (Nashville, TN)

Spike’s Sports Grille (Crossville, TN)

Star of Knoxville Riverboat (Knoxville, TN)

Water Into Wine (Farragut, TN)

Wine on the Plateau (Fairfield, Glade, TN)

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As a singer songwriter, Melissa will showcase her original work as well as songs made famous by some of these artists...

Nina Simone, Beth Hart, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holliday, Melody Gardot, Norah Jones, Van Morrison, Michael Buble, Elvis Presley, John Legend, Billy Joel, Susan Tedeschi, The Hollies, Louis Armstrong, Janis Joplin, Brandi Carlile, Elton John, Patsy Cline, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Dusty Springfield, Al Green, Carly Simon, Carol King, The Animals, Michael Jackson, Sam Cooke, Frank Sinatra, and so many others...


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