Short and Sweet Productions has been the home of singer and guitarist Lil Miss Mel for over 10 years*. Starting out as a duo, through to the formation of a 5 piece band, the small and mighty Lil Miss Mel (AKA Melanie Sander Wilson) has performed with multiple musical outfits all over metropolitan Adelaide, and through much of South Australia including regional tours, in acoustic and electric incarnations. Short and Sweet Productions now showcase Lil Miss Mel as an emerging Cabaret Artist, performing the comedy cabaret “Crowded Blouse” to enthusiastic crowds for the 2024 Fringe. After multiple sell-out seasons, the next stop was The Adelaide Cabaret Fringe. 


Learn more about my cabaret shows, Crowded Blouse and Age Fluid.

Acoustic Gigs

Lil Miss Mel plays acoustic guitar and sings, in solo or duo mode.
18th February - 5:45pm
Crowded Blouse @ Plant 4 Bowden
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24th February - 4:00pm
Crowded Blouse @ Plant 4 Bowden
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25th February - 4:00pm
Crowded Blouse @ Plant 4 Bowden
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Lil Miss Mel (aka Melanie Sander Wilson) is a pint-sized performer of a variety of modern music, in many incarnations.  Over the years, she has graced stages large and small, performing in accapella ensembles, various rock bands, duos and trios, as well as solo singer/guitarist performances at intimate wine bars and cafés.

Adelaide audiences know her from pubs, clubs and the occasional wedding or private function, where she has sung everything from blues standards to funk.

Crowded Blouse Roused Again At Adelaide Fringe 2024!

“You simply must see this show! 10/10!”
– The Adelaide Show Podcast

“A show from the heart, bursting with wonderful music & humour”
Glam Adelaide

Hell bent on finding the true song of her soul, Lil Miss Mel has boldly journeyed from the light-up dance floors of tragic 80s disco to the dizzying heights of Adelaide’s classiest Bingo halls. And now, having Nutbushed, bopped and Bus-Stopped her way to semi-obscurity and middle age, she ponders the big questions: How do I become my most authentic self?

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