SSA's 2017 Songwriter of the year, Melissa Crispo's live performance is a "MUST SEE" whether performing solo or with her band she has the ability to captivate any audience with her musical style, songwriting and powerhouse of a voice. Crispo has gained quite the fan base after being part of the lineup on the last 2 Melissa Etheridge Cruises along with Etheridge, Sarah McLachlan & Joan Jett. Crispo is now confirmed on the 3rd Cruise featuring Etheridge, Paula Cole, Shawn Colvin and more! From her exposure on these cruises; it opened doors to gaining new fans from across the nation & beyond and being asked to perform on the Country Cruising Cruise along with artists such as Kelsea Ballerini, Locash, Montgomery Gentry & Diamond Rio. Crispo has also opened for such acts as STYX, Sophie B. Hawkins & Jefferson Starship.
Influences include The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Billy Joel, Elton John, Matchbox Twenty, Melissa Etheridge, Sheryl Crow, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and many more!