Maxine Meyers is a multi-talented young singer-songwriter who has been taking Hot Springs, Arkansas by storm since she was 15! Her debut album, "Max & Me", released December 3rd, 2013 is a DIY project with 12 tracks, 11 original and one Traditional Mexican folk song paying homage to her roots. The bonus track features Max Sestilli on drums and lead guitar.
At only 16 years old; Maxine is a regular performer at several venues around Hot Springs, AR, including Adair Faire every weekend, Park Island Cafe, Rolando's, Grindhouse, Big Easy Jazz Cafe, and more... and hosts an Open Mic Show at the Star Gallery downtown. She has been featured at Maxine's on Wednesday Night Open Mic Poetry twice. She has opened for Kevin Seconds, of the legendary punk band, 7 Seconds at Low Key Arts as well as J.Ryan, a top 40 finalist from the X-Factor. A versatile artist, Maxine has appeared as John Lennon of the Beatles for the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival opening night ceremonies, and played several filmmaker parties at the MOCA, Vintage Emporium as well as house concert at the Rix Estate, Holiday House. She is often featured at a local gallery for the monthly Gallery Walk. Out of town venues where Maxine has played are Downtown Music and Vino's in Little Rock, AR- Game Zone Alpha in Jacksonville, AR as well as the Commodore Grill in Nashville, TN and the Standpipe Coffeehouse in Lufkin, TX. Festivals Include Fordyce on the Cottonbelt in Fordyce, AR- Summerfest on Park Ave. in Hot Springs, AR- and the K97 Rock Festival in Camden, AR.
Maxine has auditioned for The Voice, twice and America's Got Talent as well as American Idol.
Born May 17, 1998 and the youngest child of five, Maxine is homeschooled and on track to graduate in 2014; she lives with her mother and brother in the Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas.
Maxine has always enjoyed singing from a very young age. Her earliest memories are riding around in the car with her family singing along to All Star by Smashmouth. Later as a regular at a local Karaoke night in Jacksonville, FL at the age of 8, she became a favorite of the DJ “Ugly Ed”, who made a special CD of her favorite songs to have at the ready.
Maxine's first concert was a charitable benefit for an Autism Service Dog for her brother, Sidney. She is interested in causes for Autism, and siblings of disabled kids, service dogs and animal rescue as well as cosmetology and art.
Maxine writes and sings her own songs with a soulful, folk-rock feel. Her covers include the Eagles, Jewel, Natasha Bedenfield, Boy George, Elvis, Beatles, Of Monsters & Men, Anna Nalik and more.
Musical influences are John Maher, Sheryl Crow, Jewel, Etta James, Christina Aguilara, Miley Cyrus, Paramour, Beatles, Ramones, The Ya Ya Ya's, No Doubt, and Taylor Swift. [+]