Powerhouse Vocal Duo and partners in life, Mel Arizpe + Laura Carrizales, deliver soulful Pop/R&B harmonies con Latina Flavor, performing Top 40 Hits with their band MI DIVA LOCA.
In 2010 they won the Dallas Voice of Pride Competition and got to perform at Manchester Pride in England. From 2013-2019 Voted “Best Band + Best Local Singers” in the Dallas Voice Reader’s Voice Awards. Also, in 2018 they were crowned the U.S. National Duet Karaoke Champions and represented the USA at The Karaoke World Championships in Helsinki, Finland where they took the bronze and came in 3rd in the world.
In 2020 they decided to open their first eatery Locura Small Bites in West Dallas featuring Mexican influenced street food including unique elote flavors not found anywhere else in Dallas. In 2021, Chef Laura was named Best Local Chef and Locura named Best Lunch Spot + they were featured in Texas Monthly, D Magazine, Dallas Morning News, Good Morning Texas, and the State Fair of Texas.
Mel also hosts “Tx Titty Tuesday Karaoke” at The Roundup Saloon in Dallas weekly. You can even catch Mel + Laura slinging elotes and even jumping on stage to perform live at events all over DFW.