Alexander Burke
David Schwartz of David Madeit Graphic Design is working on the new logos and the Vinyl Cover Design for the new Steal the Stars Album The first single, “Afterlife” will drop early 2018 with an accompanying Video being shot in a few weeks as part of an 11 song Film Anthology. We’ll keep you posted...
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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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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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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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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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The Memoir would like to congratulation long time friend and Memoir fan – Will Forte- for getting two Emmy Nominations for his Network television show “The Last Man on Earth” for Fox- Will is nominated for both his Acting and his writing on the breakout hit. You can check out the show by clicking (HERE...
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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

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