8 pm, Saturday, May 6
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 females—including artists like Liz Phair and PJ Harvey—who 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 Billboard’s Heatseekers Album Charts, won an 8th annual International Acoustic Music Award (IAMA) and garnered two Independent Music Award nominations. The title track’s music video premiered on the launch of Huffington Post’s Gay site and won two RightOutTV awards. In 2011, Ferrick was a featured music honoree in OUT Magazine’s 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.
About the Homegrown Coffeehouse
The Homegrown Coffeehouse is thrilled to be celebrating 33 years at First Parish UU in Needham — and what a time it’s been! Check back often — we’ll have advance tickets for all of our shows. Our new space is a treat, visually and acoustically, so come join us — we miss you! See below for directions to the Homegrown.
Shows starts at 8:00 pm; doors open at 7:30 om. Tickets for all shows will be available online. Remaining tickets are sold at the door beginning about 7:30 p.m.
For more information about any show, call us at (781) 444-7478, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow us on Twitter @Homegrown02492
Directions to the Homegrown Coffeehouse at First Parish in Needham, Unitarian Universalist
From the North: Take Route 128 (I-95) south to exit 19B (Highland Avenue Needham). Take Highland Avenue to Great Plain Avenue in Needham Center. Cross over Great Plain Ave. onto Dedham Ave., the church will be on your right. Parking is available on Lincoln St., the first right after the church. Enter on Lincoln Street.
From the South: Take Route 128 (I-95) north to exit 17 (Route 135). Take Route 135 to Lincoln Street (see map). Parking is off Lincoln Street.
From Boston and Cambridge: Take Route 9 west to Route 128 South. Follow directions above “from the North.”
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