Alex Mendenall: Nelson Gallery Music Series

Catch us at Nelson Gallery in Downtown Lansing! We’ll be playing outside for their summer music series from 4:30 to 6:30pm!
Alex Mendenall is a nationally touring songwriter based in Detroit, MI. Drawing from soul, alternative, and jazz, Alex’s music features carefully crafted wordplay, rich chord progressions, and dynamic arrangements of foot percussion. His expressive melodies and heartfelt storytelling focus on universal ideas of life, death, love, and what it means to be human. ​ Performing in venues and festivals across the Midwestern and Eastern United States, Mendenall has worked with acts like Tyler Hilton, Ryan Cabrera, Hayley Kiyoko, Royal Teeth, and Young Rising Sons. He has toured extensively across the the U.S. in addition to dates in Canada. In his home state, Mendenall has had the opportunity to take his music to events like the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, Beaver Island Music Festival, Traverse City Film Festival, Dunesville Music Festival, the East Lansing Summer Concert Series, Roots on the River Concert Series, and many others. He has worked with talented local groups like The Ragbirds, The Accidentals, and The Appleseed Collective along the way. Alex is an accomplished songwriter, releasing 2013’s EP Here to Stay, 2014’s EP Somewhere Else to Be, co-writing 2015’s EP Nights Like These with Rachel Curtis, and 2016’s full-length album, Into the Hinterland.