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Singer/songwriter Elisa Melendez
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Subject:Hey, wake up!!! Elisa Meléndez has an upcoming show!!!!
Time:02:54 pm

Saturday, April 23
Florida International University
South Campus
Lot 5
Show starts at 12:00 PM
Be there at 12:30 PM if you don't want to miss Elisa Meléndez in action!!!

In other news, check the website for shots from her most recent photo shoot!

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Subject:Meeting the new band members!
Time:01:38 am
There will be a practice held at UM that will serve two purposes:
1) To practice the material and teach the band some new ones,
2) And to get to know the new guys (Dave the drummer and Antonio the bassist) a little better.

You'd best believe that shows will be booked soon afterwards.

Keep checking!
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Subject:Major update!
Time:01:35 pm
Sorry I haven't updated in a while. This winter, along with the school semester that's just started, has been pretty hectic.

Here's some news:

*I have a limited number of CDs available for purchase. The price is still $5. If you wish to obtain one, please comment here or e-mail me (my e-mail address can be found on the website), and we'll arrange something.

*Evan and I are really working on the songwriting. As you may know, my influences lie heavily on 80's rock and hair metal. Evan, being from the jazz/jam band school of music, is getting a real crash course in what I'd like my music to me. So far, he's been picking it up, and we're coming up with some great stuff.

*A couple of new band members will be coming into the EMB soon: a drummer and a bass player. As soon as we can get a few practices in, and they learn the material, I'll be back on that stage.

*Until then, I'm keeping my pipes warm with karaoke. Next Tuesday, I will be at Gracie's Grill (at FIU) from about 9:30-11 PM. Hopefully, I'll be able to sing a couple of songs, and maybe I'll see you all there. If you are, or know any, FIU students who are interested in listening to me, meeting me, or buying a CD, be sure to come on down. I'll have a stack of CDs available for purchase...I may even convince the DJ to let me sing one of my own tracks!

Once again, thank you all for your support...I hope to see you soon.
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Subject:Important news on CDs.
Time:10:31 am
The FireSongs EP has sold out...


A pressing of 30 new copies are being awaited. The price remains the same, and you will still receive the autographed picture with your copy.

As soon as I receive the shipment, I will let you know.
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Subject:Mailing List
Time:10:15 am
As show dates are materializing, little by little, I think it is time to officially revamp and rekindle the mailing list.
For all of you interested in receiving updates via e-mail (mostly show dates and reminders), please reply here with your e-mail address, and I will send you an invitation to become part of the Elisa Melendez e-mail group.
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Time:10:13 am
I know it's been a while, but now I come to you with a fresh update.

I had a great band practice with the EMB and wrote a couple of new ones.
I'm looking forward to being on the stage with my guys and performing for all of you again.

I'm awaiting a batch of 30 CDs from our supplier. Unfortunately, this is the same 30 I've been waiting for since July.
Do not fret, as I'm trying as hard as possible to find a more effective duplicator. For all of the support you have given me throughout the years, and for 5 bucks, you all deserve much more than a hand-placed paper label on a CD in a paper sleeve (those are reserved for the venues. Heehee.)

Be sure to check the website---I've been tweaking it here and there for the last couple of days.

As soon as I have any other news, and I mean ANY, you will be the first to know.
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Subject:Tues night K show
Time:08:28 am
Sorry I have to miss tonights show, I really wanted to get a demo CD but unfortunately I'm out of town this week.

Good luck tonight and way to go yesterday kicking butt and getting your boys in line and your press kits out. J
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Time:10:43 am
Current Mood:impressedimpressed
Your former principle sounds like a real gem of a guy. Given the way things seem to work, he will probably be "re-assigned" to be in charge of the entire Dade County School Board budget.
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Subject:Yes, ladies and gents...
Time:10:25 pm
MP3 clips of the FireSongs EP are now available on the website!!!
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Subject:**A Message for Anyone Who Wants to Purchase a CD Outside of a Performance**
Time:03:45 pm
I sell copies of my newly-released demo, FireSongs, at every performance (while supplies last).
Hopefully, I'm banking on having at least one performance with my boys by the end of the month.

However, if you just can't wait until an official performance (and, honestly, who could blame you?) you have a chance to buy the CD from me personally.

There is a karaoke night at Gracie's Grill (in the Graham Center of Florida International University's main campus) the first and third Tuesday of every month from 7-10, I believe.

Here's when I'll be belting out other people's tunes:
Tonight, October 5 (from 7-9)
October 19

If you can make it any one of those dates, please let me know ASAP so I can have a copy reserved just for you!

$5 gets you an autographed, black and white, 4X6 picture and the FireSongs demo (autographed upon request).
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Singer/songwriter Elisa Melendez
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