Michael Melchor is a seasoned music writer, having covered the music he loves in all its forms for several publications and websites, including BackStage Pass magazine, 411Music and Examiner. He currently runs Count3rCu1ture.com and has worked as concert promoter and booker in Central and North Florida. He'll be glad to answer any questions if you send him a friendly e-mail.
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