Melissa Lotardo grew up on Long Island, NY, and began singing at age 10. Making the rounds through theater, she eventually found a home on the stage performing with her cover band Panic, where she has entertained for the last two decades. She also commands the stage in her Pat Benatar Tribute, Best Shot.Melissa has an appreciation for so many genres of music.
Some of her major influences are Pat Benatar, Whitney Houston, Madonna, and of course, Stevie Nicks/Fleetwood Mac. Melissa brings her magnetic charm and personality to the stage providing backup vocals for Gold Dust Woman.