Melissa Etheridge Tickets
The American rock singer-songwriter is known around the globe for her bluesy folk-rock sound and her one-of-a-kind smoky and raspy voice. During career Etheridge has taken the music industry by storm not only with her confessional lyrics and chart topping hits but for her role as an activist. She has been an activist for and an icon in the gay and lesbian community during nearly all of her career. Despite an admirable career as an activist, Etheridge is still highly admired for her work as a recording artist. Sporting a sound that is known as a mixture of heartland rock, blues rock and folk rock, there are very few acts in music today that can compare to the unique sound of Melissa Etheridge.
For more than two decades Melissa Etheridge has been entertaining fans of all ages with her unique sound. She not only uses her raspy voice in each of her sounds, but consistently displays her proficiency with instruments by playing the guitar, piano, harmonica and mandolin on most of her records. With his such as “I’m the Only One” “Come to My Window” and “I Need to Wake Up” there is no topping the success of this unique performer. With numerous Grammy Award nominations to her name and two Grammy Award victories and an Academy Award win to her name there is no denying the appeal of this performer’s singles.
In addition to these awards the singer has also received an ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Award, a GLAAD Media Award, Juno Award and Gibson Guitar Award just to name a few. She also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011, cementing her status as a rock legend in popular music today. However, even with all of this critical acclaim for fans of Etheridge the most important facet of her musical talent lies within her live performances.
Melissa Etherisdge is known for her high energy performances that feature a blend of her unique vocals and her expert instrumental skills. Her performances are typically highlighted by her guitar and piano solos which are considered to be some of the best in rock music today. Those who are interested in experiencing these high-energy performances live now have a chance to see Etheridge on stage and in her element. In 2012 the singer will be hitting the road and performing at venues around the country.