Country/Red Dirt singer songwriter from Oklahoma. Full Band or Acoustic shows with a combination of my original songs and great cover tunes. High Energy music that showcase Her amazing vocals and songwriting skills have made her one of Oklahomas premier entertainers. Check out her Reverb nation page at (link hidden) for a sample of her original music or find her on facebook at (link hidden) for more info and booking schedules. You'll be glad you did. professional equipment and over 30 years of experience will guarentee a GREAT SHOW!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
Original Music and some great cover tunes that are classic and top 40 country/red dirt and even a little rock thrown in. High Energy and Amazing Vocals make this sometimes called "outlaw country" singer a crowd pleaser. Melissa is a great Acoustic act all by herself entertaining crowds all over Oklahoma. Full Band shows are a High Energy, "in your face" good time for everyone!
A seasoned artist and songwriter, Melissa Hembree is an entertainer through and through.
During her career she has performed with country greats such as: Minnie Pearl, Gene Autry, George Strait, Gene Watson, Reba McEntire, Ernest Tubb, Marty Robbins, Shenandoah, Wade Hayes, Jim Vest and the Nashville Cats, Shoji Tabuchi, Conway Twitty, Ronnie Milsap, Mike McClure, Bo Phillips, Pam Tillis, and toured with Moe Bandy. Hembree has graced many stages including: the Louisiana Hayride, Nashville Palace, and Tootsies.
Hard hitting Country Singer and Songwriter, Melissa Hembree has been doing her unique style of music for a long time now. Veteran Hembree, was born in Dallas, and raised in Oklahoma, singer/songwriter Melissa Hembree has been singing all of her life. She was recording at the tender age of 9, yet mature enough to release 3 singles in Nashville. Hembree was also named “Female Vocalist of the Year”...... (under 16) at the Oklahoma Opry, 7 years in a row. She was inducted into the Oklahoma Opry Hall of Fame for outstanding achievements in country music. Hembree also appeared in TV Documentary called “Dallas Through the Looking Glass”, which also aired on the BBC in London. It was filmed at the famous “Grapevine Opry” in Texas
Additional Booking Notes
We have the equipment for shows of any size. Small venues to Large venues, indoors or outdoors, full band or 2 man acoustic, private parties or public venues... you name it, we can accommodate whatever your needs are.
cover tunes: Redneck Woman (Gretchen Wilson) , Empty Glass (Gary Stewart), White Liar (Miranda Lambert), Blues Man (Hank Jr), Already Gone (the eagles) Silver Wings (Merle Haggard), First Cut is the Deepest (Sheryl Crow), Lucky (Mary Chapin Carpenter), Heads Carlolina (JoDee Mesinna), Strawberry Wine (Deena Carter), and many others along those lines. My set list includes about 60% cover songs and about 40% originals that compliment the cover songs that I do perfectly.
Influences & Inspiration
Miranda Lambert, Gretchen Wilson, Jessi Colter, Patty Griffin, Sheryl Crow, Pistol Annies, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Janice Joplin, Steve Miller Band, and the list goes On and On and on and On......
A dry place to play and a crowd that is excited to listen to great music!
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