Melissa Ferrick at the Homegrown Coffeehouse
Melissa Ferrick is an indie singer songwriter from Boston who has released 17 albums over the last 20 years. Her last release, The Truth Is, won the Independent Music Award for Alt. Country Album of The Year in 2013. Signed to Atlantic Records in the mid-90s, Ferrick was part of a new wave of alt-rock femalesincluding artists like Liz Phair and PJ Harveywho sang about womanhood with sharp, unchecked honesty. The eight-time Boston Music Award winner signed with NY-based MPress Records and released Still Right Here (2011). The album debuted on Billboards Heatseekers Album Charts, won an 8th annual International Acoustic Music Award (IAMA) and garnered two Independent Music Award nominations. The title tracks music video premiered on the launch of Huffington Posts Gay site and won two RightOutTV awards. In 2011, Ferrick was a featured music honoree in OUT Magazines OUT100 focusing on artists who make an impact on the community. Regarded as one of the most prolific & hardworking artists in the industry, Ferrick tours regularly and plays to packed houses across the U.S., performing upwards of 100 shows a year. She has shared the stage with Bill Morrissey, Dwight Yoakam, John Hiatt, Weezer, Ani DiFranco, k.d. Lang, Suzanne Vega, Shawn Colvin, The Indigo Girls and many others. Melissa Ferrick at the Homegrown Coffeehouse, Saturday, May 6, at 8:00 P.M.
The Homegrown Coffeehouse is located at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, at the corner of Great Plain and Dedham Avenue in Needham center. There is free parking and wheelchair access. Admission is $20 / $15 students & seniors to benefit the Church. For more information, call (781) 444-7478,or visit us at www.uuneedham.org for directions, performer links, and advance tickets.
Homegrown Coffeehouse (View)
23 Dedham Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
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