An Intimate Evening with Melissa James

Sunday evening and I'm sat in a small rustic venue called the Green Note, London to catch a performance by Melissa James. With its bare brick walls, natural lighting and the crackly-pop of 50's music sweeping across the room, there was something intimate and secretive about the setting, its small wooden tables, topped with candlelight... Continue Reading →

Melissa James Live at the Green Note

Sunday 11 May 2014 Melissa James performs live at the Green Note, Camden   London based singer/songwriter, Melissa James returns to music haunt, the Green Note, on Sunday 11 May. Melissa, whose 2012 debut album release 'Day Dawns' was met with rave reviews, makes a return to the Camden venue to perform an acoustic set... Continue Reading →

Gig In A Gallery Smashes Fundraising Targets

Last year singer and musician Melissa James played a series of gigs in London and Paris, in aid of a charity which tugged at her heart-strings - the Small Steps Project. Her target was to raise £1000 but I can report that the total raised was a whopping £1823! "...considering I had no plan other... Continue Reading →

Melissa James and Tom Robinson raising money for Small Steps Project

Singer Melissa James continues in her quest of raising awareness and much needed funds for the Small Steps Project, which I reported on earlier this year. Her idea to host a range of pop up gigs in Galleries, has seen her put on events not only in London but further afield in Paris. Such has... Continue Reading →

Gig in a Gallery with Melissa James

When singer, songwriter Melissa James heard of the Small Steps Project late last year, she didn't hesitate to get in contact with the Charity's founder Amy Hanson to offer her support to the cause. Fast forward a few months and Melissa's idea to combine what she does best, singing and performing, with raising money is... Continue Reading →

Melissa James – Day Dawns Review

Melissa James' beautiful debut album, Day Dawns, is like a simmering pot of Jazz, Blues and comforting Soul music. This songbird may hail from London, but her album echoes a laid back, southern Memphis style. Day Dawns starts off on a positive, strong vibe with 'Don't You Keep Yourself Down' and 'Little Caged Bird' a metaphorical... Continue Reading →

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