Melanie, seen in a recent performance, plays a free concert June 23 at the Peg Egan PAC in Egg Harbor.
To the question of whether she enjoys performing before larger or smaller audiences, singer-songwriter Melanie can offer a wider-lens perspective than most entertainers.
"I've been in every setting from little coffeehouses on up, so I'm pretty comfortable anywhere," she said. "I guess once you've done an audience of 500,000, you can do anything."
That's no misprint. And, no, she doesn't mean half-a-million spectators during the course of an entire world tour. She means 500,000 people at a single show at a single magical but muddy spot - the historically epic Woodstock folk-rock music ...