Happy Valley Music Fest

Happy Valley Music Fest

Happy Valley Music Fest is June 2-3 in State College, PA!

Miss Melanie and the Valley Rats

SATURDAY * 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Locust Lot Stage

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Miss Melanie can flat out sing. Her giant voice, with tons of range and soul is the centerpiece of the band. She can whip a dance floor into a frenzy or turn them quiet enough to hear a pin drop when serving up a soul bearing ballad. She has cultivated a loyal fan base with her nearly inimitable voice. Combined with Queen Bee & the Blue Hornet Band alum Mark Ross on guitar and Rev. James Harton on organ and Chris Coyne on drums, they lay down the perfect groove-laden floor to express themselves.

While no stranger to backing a great singer, Ross’ in the pocket, tasty, and soul drenched guitar playing add to the party. Harton’s organ is the perfect bed for Morrison and Ross, but make no mistake about it, when it’s time for Harton to step forward, he roars and moans with the mighty sound of a seasoned veteran. Chris Coyne holds down the drum chair with a less is more and elegant approach that makes this band all come together.

Miss Melanie and the Valley Rats have appeared with B.B. King, Jay Leno, Johnny Winter, James Cotton, The Nighthawks, J.J. Grey, Billy Price, Robert Randolph and a host of others in the six years of being together.

This is a band that truly gets it. One listen and you are hooked!

 

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