A national touring artist, veteran songwriter, guitarist, mandolin player, and classically trained vocalist, Melissa Cox pushes the boundaries of folk, Celtic and acoustic music. Not an artist who is easily categorized, Cox strives to fuse her diverse musical tastes and influences into a style all her own. From Celtic Fusion to Trip Folk, World to acoustic electronic, modern rock to classical choir, Melissa Cox is an old soul with a new sound
A mezzo-soprano whose voice is often compared to those of Grace Slick, Sinead O'Connor and Dolores O'Riordan (the Cranberries), the vocal power is matched only by her tenacity and determination to make it as an independent artist. And that resolve has paid off with national and regional songwriting awards, opening spots for artists like the Spin Doctors, Sister Hazel, Smash Mouth, and Three Dog Night, and headlining performances at scores of festivals across the U.S.