Meli Malavasi, a Costa Rican artist based in L.A., is a triple threat: singer, dancer, songwriter…and a powerhouse artist live or recorded in English or Spanish. She was a finalist in the “International Songwriting Competition”. She was named “Best Female Dance Artist” at the Indie Music Channel. She has performed in places like Room 5, The Whisky a Go Go, The Viper Room, House of Blues, Kulaks Woodshed, Los Globos and Make Music Pasadena Festival. And you have heard her songs in TV shows like “Bad Girls Club”. Malavasi is currently working on her next Spanish EP with Musical Director and Keyboardist of the 20x Latin-Grammy Award Winning Band Juanes, while she tears up clubs and stages in Los Angeles. We talk with her on 7.27.16 about her family in a carnival, her albums, her new EP and her national tour.