"Extraordinary, whether she sings Irish traditional, jazz or Jacques Prevert" Le Telegramme "Thoroughly modern take on the jazz tradition: utterly transformative" Ken Kubernick, Music Connection "Gorgeous sound: Celtic cadence with a jazz sensibility." Andy Gilbert, Berkeleyside

Latest News


Let Me Off Uptown comes to the Wexford Arts Centre

This October, Melanie and her Trio will bring ‘Let me off Uptown – The Anita O’Day Story’ to the Wexford Arts Centre.

In this jazz theatre piece devised by O’Reilly, Melanie tells and sings the story of O’Day, who wanted to be a jazz singer and refused to let anything stop her.

On the night, Melanie will be accompanied by Kevin Lawlor (drums), Cian Boylan (piano) and Adrian Jackson (bass). Doors will open at 6.30pm with the show starting at 7pm sharp. The performance will take place under Government Covid-19 guidelines. Get your ticket here.


Jazz on a Saturday Night

In September, Melanie returned with her trio in “Jazz on a Saturday Night” at the Wexford Arts Centre.

She was accompanied by Kevin Lawlor (drums), Cian Boylan (piano) and Peter Vogelaar (bass) in a socially distanced performance.


Bloomsday Noon

Melanie reunited (via Zoom) with the annual SF Bloomsday event hosted by the Mechanic’s Institute. Melanie’s music featured during their special event: Bloomsday Noon (June 16th). You can find more details here.


Interview on LiR Media

I was delighted to appear on Pat Barry’s Room 52 recently. Check out the interview.

Sign Up For Online Teaching!

Melanie teaching a vocal class


During the Covid-19 outbreak, Melanie is delighted to continue teaching online. Registration is now open for group and one-on-one classes. Find out more here.