Melina Soochan | Singer, Songwriter, Pianist | Jazz, Pop, Soul
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2008 Events

Melina’s been playing near and far! Many have seen and heard her music and emotion.

2008 Highlights

  1. Several classical piano recitals.
  2. Graduated with a BMus in classical piano from McGill University.
  3. Participated in a lot of open mic shows in Motreal and Toronto.
  4. Several performances with The Belluscious Girls.

Fun Year 2008

  • Ye Olde Orchard Pub

    Wednesday, January 16, 2008, 10 pm - 11 pm

    1189 De la Montagne, Montreal, (514) 874-1569

    Solo, piano and vocals; short set of covers and originals.


  • Ye Olde Orchard Pub

    Wednesday, February 6, 2008, 10 pm - 11 pm

    1189 De la Montagne, Montreal, (514) 874-1569

    Piano and vocals; short set of covers and originals; with guest Tim, guitar and vocals.


  • Valentine Weekend @ Pesca Ristorante

    Saturday, February 16, 2008, 8 pm - 11 pm

    6834 St-Laurent Boul., Little Italy, Montreal, (514) 667-3867

    Solo, piano and vocals.


  • Clyde's

    Saturday, March 1, 2008, 10 pm - 1 am

    286 Lakeshore, Pointe-Claire

    Performing with the Shawn Aloysius Band.


  • Restaurant Le Quartier

    Saturday, March 8, 2008, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    1001 Square Victoria, Montreal

    Performing with the Redlite District Band.


  • MacAllan's Bar - Golfomax

    Saturday, March 22, 2008, 10 pm - 1 am

    212 Dorval Ave, Dorval, West Island

    With funk/rock band Hot and Heavy.


  • The Belluscious Girls @ Club Opera

    Saturday, March 29, 2008, 11 pm - 2 am

    32 St-Catherine W, Montreal, (514) 842-2836

    Performing with The Belluscious Girls and with guest artist Dave Navarro. 18+.


  • Classical Recital

    Thursday, April 10, 2008, 7 pm - 9 pm

    McGill University Schulich Music Building, Clara Lichtenstein Hall, 527 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

    Classical Piano Recital (class of Professor Luba Zuk), with other performers.


  • The Belluscious Girls @ Time Supper Club

    Wednesday, April 30, 2008, 10 pm - midnight

    997 St Jacques, Montreal, (514) 392-9292

    Performing with The Belluscious Girls. 18+.


  • Bar Voyageurs

    Thursday, May 1, 2008, 9:30 pm - 12:30 am

    The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, 900 Rene Levesque Blvd. W, Montreal, (514) 861-3511

    Singing accompanied by pianist Gerry Pucci. This show is repeated on Saturday, May 2, at 9:30 pm.


  • The Belluscious Girls @ Tulip Festival

    Saturday, May 3, 2008, 7 pm - 10:45 pm

    Tulip Festival Mirror Tent, Major's Hill Park, Downtown Ottawa

    Performing with The Belluscious Girls a MOULIN ROUGE "EXTRAVAGANZA!" at the Opening Ceremony of the Tulip Festival in Ottawa. 5:30 pm Dinner show (Dinner 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm / Show 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm); 9:30 pm Cocktail show.


  • Brutopia Brewpub

    Friday, May 16, 2008, 10 pm - 1 am

    1215 Crescent, Montreal, (514) 393-9277

    With funk/rock band Hot and Heavy


  • Sir Winston Churchill Pub

    Tuesday, June 10, 2008, 8 pm - 11 pm

    1459 Crescent, Montreal, (514) 288-3814

    In a duo with a guest guitarist Shawn Aloysius. No cover. 18+


  • Ye Olde Orchard Pub

    Wednesday, September 10, 2008, 10 pm - midnight

    1189 De la Montagne, Montreal, (514) 874-1569

    Piano and vocals; short set of covers and originals.


  • Interview on the Radio

    Friday, September 19, 2008, 9:45 am - 10 am

    Radio Mike FM Montreal 105.1

    Listen to an interview with Melina, when one of her songs will also be aired.


  • Ye Olde Orchard Pub

    Sunday, September 21, 2008, 10 pm - 11 pm

    20 Prince Arthur West, Montreal, (514) 845-7772

    Piano and vocals; short set of covers and originals.


  • Clyde's

    Friday, September 26, 2008, 10:30 pm - 1 am

    286 Lakeshore, Pointe-Claire

    Performing with the Aloysius Band.


  • Le Zygoto Café

    Saturday, September 27, 2008, 8 pm - 9 pm

    5731 Ave du Parc, Montreal

    Piano and vocals, opening for singer-songwriter Sarah Pearson. No cover. Doors open at 7:30pm.


  • Open Mic @ Grumpy's Bar

    Tuesday, October 7, 2008, 10 pm - midnight

    1242 Bishop, Montreal, (514) 866-9010

    Piano and vocals.


  • Open Mic @ The Pound

    Thursday, October 23, 2008, 8 pm - 11 pm

    377 Richmond, Montreal

    Piano and vocals.


  • Gert's Pub

    Thursday, November 6, 2008, 7:30 pm - midnight

    3480 McTavish, Montreal

    Piano and vocals, featuring also Rob Tamboriello on guitar. Double feature show with guitarist singer/songwriter Andrew O'Keeffe.


  • Private Event

    Wednesday, November 12, 2008, 7 pm - midnight

    Charlevoix, QC

    Piano and vocals.


  • Classical Recital

    Monday, November 24, 2008, 8 pm - 10 pm

    McGill University Schulich Music Building, Tanna Hall, 527 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

    Classical Piano Recital (class of Professor Luba Zuk), with other performers.


  • Open Mic @ Bar le Confessional

    Tuesday, December 2, 2008, 9 pm - 11 pm

    431 McGill Street, Old Montreal

    Impromptu performance with guitarist singer/songwriter Sule Heitner.


  • Live on TV

    Saturday, December 6, 2008, 11:30 pm - midnight

    CTV Montreal Cable 11

    The 32nd Telethon of Stars Benefitting Research into Children's Diseases, with the Pat Lehman Band.


  • Ye Olde Orchard Pub

    Wednesday, December 10, 2008, 8 pm - 10 pm

    1189 De la Montagne, Montreal, (514) 874-1569

    Piano and vocals.


  • Il Motore

    Saturday, December 13, 2008, 9 pm - midnight

    179 Jean-Talon St. W. , Montreal

    With the Pat Lehman Band. Also featuring other bands.


  • Open Mic @ The Supermarket

    Sunday, December 21, 2008, 8 pm - 10 pm

    268 Auga, Toronto

    Piano and vocals with guest artist singer/guitarist Mindy Eklove.


  • Open Mic @ Grossman's Tavern

    Sunday, December 21, 2008, 11:30 pm - 1 am

    379 Spadina, Toronto

    Piano and vocals.


  • Open Mic @ Free Times Cafe

    Monday, December 22, 2008, 7 pm - 9 pm

    320 College Street, Toronto

    Piano and vocals.


  • Open Mic @ Tranzac Club

    Monday, December 22, 2008, 10 pm - midnight

    292 Brunswick Ave, Toronto

    Piano and vocals.



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