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Indie Musician Melissa Ferrick Joins Forces With Wizeo For Pop-Up Concert To Benefit Oxfam America On June 2

Singer-songwriter participates in the worldwide launch of the charity-focused crowdfunding platform during her summer tour schedule

New York, NY: Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music, Melissa Ferrick will be performing a live pop-up concert on Monday, June 2 at 7:00 PM EST via Wizeo’s crowdfunding platform. Wizeo offers an interactive, live-streaming experience, geared toward changing the way people raise money and awareness for worthy causes. Melissa’s pay-what-you-want concert will benefit Oxfam America, and will feature a Q&A component that promises to create a unique, one-on-one event fans can watch from the comfort of their own homes.

Oxfam America works to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger and injustice and Melissa is excited for the opportunity to help raise money and awareness for all the good that this organization does. “I feel really good about supporting a organization that fights to end poverty – and I’m honored to be a part of the launch of Wizeo that allows me to connect with my fans for such a great purpose.”

Melissa Ferrick is regarded as one of the most prolific and hardworking artists in the industry; her 16+ album discography and 20+ year career can attest to that. “the truth is” (MPress Records, 2013), her latest self-produced album, is an evolution of the sound she has developed over the course of her expansive career and catalog. Melissa tours regularly and plays to packed houses across the U.S. Check out her tour dates below or at MelissaFerrick.com.

About Wizeo
Wizeo is an interactive video crowdfunding platform providing consumers meaningful engagement and experiences with top influencers (“Wizzes”) worldwide. Wizeo was created to change the way people give by connecting Wizzes to their fans, with the goal of experiencing meaningful connections and raising money and awareness for worthy causes. For more information on Wizeo, visit wizeo.me and follow on Facebook and Twitter.

About Oxfam America
Oxfam America is a global organization working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger and injustice. As one of 17 members of the International Oxfam confederation, we work with people in more than 90 countries to create lasting solutions. Oxfam saves lives, develops long-term solutions to poverty, and campaigns for social change. For more info, visit www.oxfamamerica.org.


Melissa Ferrick On Tour Now

May 16 Burlington, VT Higher Ground
May 17 Rockport, MA Shalin Liu Performance Center, w/ Cheryl Wheeler
May 23-25 Provincetown, MA The Art House
Jun 2 Anywhere, worldwide Wizeo Pop-Up Performance
Jun 6 Annapolis, MD Rams Head On Stage, w/ Anne Heaton
Jun 7 Ardmore, PA The Ardmore Music Hall, w/ Anne Heaton
Jun 8 Brooklyn, NY The Bell House, w/ Mal Blum
Jun 14 Trenton, NJ Trinity UMC, w/ Jill Sobule
Jun 20 Buffalo, NY Tralf Music Hall
Jun 21 Ann Arbor, MI The Ark
Jun 22 Chicago, IL Old Town School of Folk Music
Jun 23 Cleveland, OH The Grog Shop, w/ Lonesome Ranger
Aug 8 Hart, MI Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival
Aug 30 Ogunquit, ME Jonathan’s
Sept 12 Alexandria, VA Birchmere
Sept 13 Pittsburgh, PA Club Café

http://www.MelissaFerrick.com

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For more information, images, or to arrange for an interview with Melissa Ferrick please contact:
Melanie Rodriguez // melanie@mpressrecords.com // 212.481.7243
www.mpressrecords.com Twitter: @MPressRecords