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Miele is a Boston-based alternative rock band with a diverse drawing board of art rock, psychedelia, soul, grunge, metal, and funk influences. Miele straddles the line between alt rock and art rock, with dark, soulful female vocals from singer Melissa Nilles oft compared to Grace Slick or Sophie Hunger, and startling switches between mystical melodies and grungy/funky/tear-your-face off rock. 

The band was forged in Cambridge in 2014, emerging out of mutual interests and employment in therapy and music. The name "Miele", meaning "honey" in Italian, was chosen as a playful nod to singer Nilles' and guitarist Spilsbury's on-stage honey drinking antics, as well as a representation of the often mellifluous nature of Miele's music. The words of Miele reflect on the human condition; they celebrate the emotions, spirit, and wisdom that lives and breathes in all of us, as well as the misunderstood rage, the desire, and the chaos that erupts out of us when we cannot give it a voice.

Earlier Event: August 17
Linda Usher with Steve Heck
Later Event: August 19