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Mela Lee
After allowing time for Lead singer, Mela Lee, to heal from her catastrophic auto accident and broken back,  Magnolia Memoir is happy to announce that we’ve returned to the studio and have a new album on the way – Steal the Stars.  Recorded at Plyrz Studio owned by prolific Engineer and Producer, Jim Scott ( Tom...
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The California Fire Foundation honoring and supporting Fallen Firefighters and their families will have their annual fundraising Gala at the Los Angeles Avalon Theatre Wednesday, March 22, 2017. After a year of epic natural disasters, and heroic measures to save California Communities – Please honor your California Professional Firefighters with a donation or by attending...
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Mark Your Calendars! After a season of writing, the Memoir is returning to the stage. June 12th, July 10th, and July 31st. On June 12th – The Memoir Join host Beth Lapides and a stellar line up at UnCabaret including Oscar Nunez (TheOffice), Jordan Black (The Black Version), Baron Vaughn (Grace & Frankie), and Morgan...
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Sunday March 13 Beth Lapides hosts a FREE daytime UnCabaret this week to kick off the Made in LA Festival in the beautiful Mark Taper Auditorium of the Downtown Main Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library.  Laughter, giggling, chortling and applause will not be shushed!! Rebecca Corry   Stupendously funny of the storytelling kind. You’ve seen Rebecca (One...
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Magnolia Memoir Headlines the Annual Floor Improv Holiday show with some special guests including Michael “Fish” Herring (Prince, Christina Aguilera, NKOTB) Wayne Kramer (MC5) and the Joe Berry Horn Section (Taylor Swift, Magnolia Memoir). The Floor Improv hosts its legendary night of All Star Musicians and Dancers led by guest Music Director Alexander Burke of...
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Sunday, November 22, 2015 – the Memoir return to our favorite haunt to close a stellar show that includes SNL alum Julia Sweeney,  Andy Dick ( Maron/ NewsRadio), Tim Bagley (the Mask/ Knocked Up), Michael Patrick King (Two Broke Girls), the fabulous Eddie Pepitone and OF COURSE -everyone’s favorite host – UnCabaret’s Mistress of Ceremonies –Beth...
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Mela Lee will be singing an anthem written by Magnolia Memoir “Falling Star” for our Fallen Heroes at the 12th Annual Firefighters Memorial Service on Saturday, October 17, 2015.  You can stream the service live or learn more about the California Fire Foundation, which serves fallen firefighters, their families, and the communities they Serve by going...
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Magnolia Memoir will be live at UnCabaret on Sunday, October 18th  -8pm at Au Lac– for a special night of music & conversation hosted by Vanity Fair favorite, Beth Lapides.  UnCabaret Presents Magnolia Memoir: Beautiful Mistake. Lapides hosts a spectacular night with magical music makers Magnolia Memoir (Mela Lee and Alexander Burke) with a world premiere...
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Mela Lee and Alexander Burke will be joining several of LA’s finest comedians for the UnCabaret show hosted by Beth Lapides Vanity Fair raves  “There is nothing cooler” than UnCabaret– the underground LA show that is struggling to stay underground. That’s what good press will do. Host Beth Lapides has put a stellar crew together...
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After a two month hiatus to finish a film score – The Memoir is back in the studio writing for our fourth project, “Beautiful Mistake”.  We’ll be here in Los Angeles and doing some intimate  and shows that will allow us to get up close and personal with the Memoir family & fans. We can’t wait...
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About Us

Described as “Fiona Apple meets the Killers with a dash of the Clash”  and  “Everything you miss about music…”
-the Memoir remains defiantly singular, unique, and insanely addictive

Magnolia Memoir
is

Mela Lee – Lead Vocals
Alexander Burke – Vintage Keys & Synths
Michael “Fish” Herring – Guitars
Dan Antunovich  – Bass
Neal Daniels – Drums