Thursday, October 20, 2022

Fruitlands Fall Concert Series: Melissa Ferrick

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Melissa Ferrick

About Fruitlands Fall Concert Series: Melissa Ferrick

We are thrilled to announce that Fall concerts are returning this year in the Fruitlands open-air event tent. This year’s series of intimate performances celebrates diverse women’s voices in art and music today, featuring an incredible all-female lineup of talented musicians.

On October 20th we welcome Melissa Ferrick to the stage!

Melissa Ferrick (she/they) is a Professor of the Practice at Northeastern University in the Music Industry Department at the College of Arts Media and Design. They’ve released seventeen albums over the last twenty-five years and have won numerous awards for songwriting, production, and performance. From 2013 – to 2019, Melissa was an Associate Professor of Songwriting at Berklee College of Music. They hold an Ed.M from Harvard University.

Signed to Atlantic Records in 1992 at the age of 21, after opening for Morrissey in the US and UK, they released their debut and sophomore albums on Atlantic. Melissa released music on W.A.R. Records from 1996 to 1999 and MPress Records from 2011 to 2014. In 2000, Melissa launched the nationally distributed independent record label Right On Records. Ferrick is currently working with the venerable Kill Rock Stars Records.

Regarded in the industry and by their peers as one of the most prolific and hardworking artists in the business, Ferrick still tours regularly playing throughout North America. They have shared the stage with Morrissey, Joan Armatrading, Weezer, Tegan and Sara, Mark Cohen, Paul Westerberg, Bob Dylan, John Hiatt, Ani DiFranco, k.d.Lang, Suzanne Vega, Shawn Colvin, and many others.

Concert begins at 6:30PM, Doors Open 6PM

Fall Concerts at Fruitlands are seated concerts that take place under the event tent. With tent coverage these events are able to move forward rain or shine. 

Food and drink will be available through the Fruitlands Museum Café.

Space is limited and pre-registration required. 

Full Series Lineup:

September 8 – Kris Delmhorst

September 15 – Jill Sobule

September 22 – The Nields

September 29 – Crys Matthews

October 6- Jonatha Brooke

October 13- Deb Talan

October 20 – Melissa Ferrick

October 27- Lilli Lewis

Any questions? Contact Catherine Shortliffe at cshortliffe@thetrustees.org

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