The Clyde Theatre proudly welcomes Melissa Etheridge live in concert for one night only on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 7 PM. Her brand new album, “The Medicine Show”, was recently released on April 12th. Stream and download “The Medicine Show” https://found.ee/MelissaEtheridge_MEshow.
Melissa Etheridge is one of rock music’s great female icons. Her critically acclaimed eponymous debut album was certified double platinum. Etheridge’s popularity built around such memorable songs as “Bring Me Some Water,” “No Souvenirs” and “Ain’t It Heavy” for which she won her first Grammy for Best Female Rock Vocal. Etheridge hit her commercial and artistic stride with her fourth album, Yes I Am, featuring the massive hits “I’m the Only One” and “Come to My Window,” a searing song of longing that brought her a second Grammy. The six times platinum album spent more than two and a half years on the album chart. Etheridge is also an Oscar winner for Best Original Song in 2007. In 2011 Melissa made her Broadway debut as St. Jimmy in Green Day’s rock opera, American Idiot, where she replaced Billie Joe Armstrong for one week, and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Etheridge is scheduled to release Memphis Rock and Soul, a new album honoring Stax Records, in fall of 2016. She recently completed recording at Royal Studios in Memphis on what will be her first album since 2014’s critically lauded This Is M.E.
On June 20, 2016, Etheridge released a song called “Pulse.” The singer wrote the song in reaction to the mass shootings that took place in Orlando on June 12, 2016. As she told Rolling Stone, “We want to try to make sense. We want to try to heal. We want to bring some meaning, some purpose. We also want to put it down forever in history. That’s how I’m coping.” All proceeds from the sale of “Pulse” will benefit Equality Florida, the states largest LGBT civil rights organization.
On April 12, 2019 Etheridge released her highly anticipated new album, “The Medicine Show”. She was featured on https://www.melissaetheridge.com/news/298324 on April 15 discussing her career and new music.
Buy tickets online at http://www.clydetheatre.com/, over the phone at (800) 514-3849 or in person at The Clyde box office, all three Wooden Nickel Records locations, Neat Neat Neat Records, and Sweetwater Sound.
About The Clyde:
Located in Quimby Village on the Southwest side of downtown Fort Wayne, The Clyde provides a unique opportunity for fans to experience their favorite touring artists and performers in two distinct rooms. The Clyde Theatre, a former movie theater, originally built in 1951, consists of a main performance hall featuring a large footprint of more than 21,000 square feet of floor space that is utilized as a 2,200 capacity general admission concert hall and multi-functional special events center. The experience for touring artists, and their crew, is a top priority at the Clyde Theatre. The backstage area features a 7,000 square foot dressing room and artist hospitality wing for performers, and also a stage extension and updated production loading docks that makes for a smooth load-in and load out for each show. The Clyde Theatre is available for rent for special events on non-concert days. The Club Room is a venue, bar, and restaurant open now for lunch, dinner, and late night.