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August 5 @ 8:00 pm
Friday, August 5th Melissa Ferrick performs at The 9th Ward. The show starts at 8pm and tickets begin at $15. For more information and tickets, click here.
Melissa Ferrick 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.
Signed to Atlantic Records in 1992 at the age of 21, after opening up for Morrissey in the US and UK, Melissa released their debut and sophomore albums on Atlantic before moving on to Independent label W.A.R. Records between 1996-1999. In 2000 they launched the nationally distributed independent record label, Right On Records. Melissa is regarded by critics, executives, and peers as one of the most prolific and hardworking artists in the independent music business. Melissa has 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.