July 7, 2014 Updated: July 7, 2014 at 9:05 am
MELISSA ETHERIDGE ‘THIS IS ME SOLO’
AT PIKES PEAK CENTER, AUGUST 25
TICKETS TO MELISSA ETHERIDGE GO ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 11 AT 10 A.M.
Colorado Springs, CO – Academy Award and multiple Grammy Award winning, Melissa Etheridge brings her ‘This is ME Solo’ tour to Pikes Peak Center, August 25 for an intimate evening wrapped around her catalogue of songs and fan favorites.
Tickets to see Melissa Etheridge live, August 25 go on sale Friday, July 11 at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased online at www.PikesPeakCenter.com, all TicketsWest locations by dialing 520-SHOW or by visiting the Pikes Peak Center or Broadmoor World Arena Box Offices. Savor a special pre-event dining experience. We are proudly offering pre-event dinners in the elegance of the ANB Bank Room at Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts. Call our concierge at 719-477-2102 to make reservations.
"I enjoy doing the solo shows not only to get ready for a new album, I also love to dive into my file of songs and bring a new freshness to my older material. It is such an intimate experience with the audience, and it is truly one of my favorite ways to perform.” Said Melissa Etheridge on her ‘This is ME Solo’ tour. Melissa will be playing the acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica and piano.
Melissa Etheridge needs little introduction. Her raspy vocal style and riveting stage presence has been captivating audiences for more than three decades. Throughout her illustrious career (which includes 12 studio albums), Etheridge has topped the Billboard charts, won an Academy Award, written multiple Platinum certified records, survived Cancer, become a leading voice for the LGBT community and done so with incredible poise and grace. Etheridge has also received numerous other awards including a Juno Award, ASCAP’s Songwriter of the Year Award, ASCAP’s Founders Award, a GLAAD Media Award and 13 additional Grammy nominations.
Born in Leavenworth, Kansas, Melissa Etheridge picked up the guitar at an early age and began playing in local bands in her teens. After completing High School, Etheridge was accepted as a student at Boston’s Berklee College of Music, but left after only one year to make her way as a performer in Los Angeles. Her bluesy vocal style and riveting stage presence earned Etheridge a strong following.