Andrea Desmond, Melanie Taylor

Andrea Desmond, Melanie Taylor

Sunday, September 9

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 6:30 pm

$6.00 - $11.00

This event is 16 and over

  • 6:30 - Kelly Caballero
  • 7:15 - Melanie Taylor
  • 8:00 - Andrea Desmond

Andrea Desmond
Andrea Desmond
Andrea Desmond is an award-winning pop singer/songwriter based in Los Angeles, whose sultry sounds, conscious lyrics, positive attitude and high-energy stage presence radiate pure soul. Andrea received training in songwriting under the guidance of her cousin Alan Menken, the Oscar- winning composer of such Disney classics as Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin.
Her new song "Inner Fire", co-written with Natalia Bortolotti (Warner/ Chappell) and produced by SR (Randy Jackson), is inspired by the sounds of Sia, Ellie Goulding and Adele, among others.
In 2013 Desmond was signed to indie label Spectra Records, where she released the EP Open Spaces, and was nominated for “Best Singer” in the Shorty Awards. Additionally, her song Run won Best Singer/Songwriter for the Akademia Music Awards and first place in the Eco Arts Awards: Songs of Freedom Competition.
Melanie Taylor
Melanie Taylor
Melanie Taylor is an award winning indie pop artist born and raised in San Diego,
CA. She is a seasoned performer and highly versatile artist, having played shows in
almost all of Los Angeles’s notable venues.
Her debut album “All About Today” donned the singles “Cease Fire” and “Walk of
Shame,” which were played on international radio, and ranked top 50 on national indie
radio charts. “Money,” the first single off her current album, and “Inta My Heart,” which
was released under the leading Swedish dance label Clubstream, have garnered
hundreds of thousands of views on Youtube since their release. “Ink,” one of her latest
singles, now has over 50,000+ streams on Spotify, and is the first of a string of singles
she’s releasing in 2018 to highlight her more edgy alternative direction. “Adderall,” her
second single of the year, released May 24th is already building fast momentum at over
150,000+ streams.
Her music has attracted the attention of Pandora, as well as many popular music blogs
such as Hype Machine, Pop Dust, and Vents Magazine. Melanie is also singing the title
track “I Want That Smoke” in the Russell Peter's comedy “Ripped.”
Additionally, her single “Dizzy” was the official theme song for CES 2017, the world’s
largest trade show. She and her band performed live in Las Vegas before the keynote
address speech and throughout CES in the Gibson Guitar tent. Her self-titled sophomore
album was released this past fall and is available everywhere online.
Kelly Caballero
Kelly Caballero
Kelly Caballero is a California based Singer- songwriter who uses her urban- indigenous upbringing to inspire songs and stories of life, love and resistance. This acoustic ensemble, including Tilley Stranger, djembe player and Reyes Rodas on u-bass, is a fusion of world and pop and folk.

Together they have toured major SoCal cities, performed for cultural events and festivals throughout LA and OC, and have been featured and preformed for major organizations such as Oceana, Womens March and We Rise LA.
Venue Information:
The Mint
6010 West Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA, 90035
http://www.themintla.com/