105.7 The Point Welcomes
Five For Fighting
with special guest The Verve Pipe
Vaccination Proof/Test: Not Required
Five For Fighting – 9:20pm
The Verve Pipe – 8pm
Doors – 7pm
*Set times are approximate & subject to change
About Five For Fighting
The only way for a story to progress is to turn the page. John Ondrasik— the songwriter and performer known as the platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated, Five For Fighting—knows this well. In the two decades since his first major single, “Superman (It’s Not Easy),” hit the stratosphere, the artist has both evolved and come back ‘round full circle. Creativity, if nothing else, is paradoxical.
To date, Five For Fighting, has released six studio LPs, including the platinum certified America Town and The Battle for Everything; and the top-10 charting Two Lights, along with an EP and live albums.
Ondrasik has penned major hits, including the chart-topping “100 Years,” “The Riddle,” “Chances,” “World,” and “Easy Tonight,” which have earned tens of millions of streams and place him as a top-10 Hot Adult Contemporary artist for the 2000s. The reflective “100 Years” has joined “Superman (It’s Not Easy) as part of the American Songbook and continues to stand the test of time at weddings, birthdays, graduations, memorials, and many a home video. Five For Fighting’s music has also been featured in more than 350 films, television shows, and commercials, including the Oscar-winning The Blind Side, Hawaii Five-O, The Sopranos and the CBS drama, Code Black....
About The Verve Pipe
With a reputation for spectacular live performances, the multi-platinum alternative rock band The Verve Pipearerecognized worldwide for their radio hits Photograph, Hero, Happiness Is, Never Let You Downand the #1 smash single The Freshmen. In addition to their success on radio, TV and film, sold-out concert dates throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia, features in Rolling Stone, Interview Magazine and many more, and videos on MTV and VH1, the band hasmade numerous television appearances, including ‘The Tonight Show With Jay Leno’ and ‘Late Night With David Letterman.’ Between recording rock albums, including the most recent release Parachute,and their first-ever live album Villains –Live & Acoustic, featuring an acoustic reimagining of their platinum debut album Villains, The Verve Pipe expandedtheir repertoire to include writingand recording A Family Album, their critically acclaimed introduction to the world of children’s music, as well as theirfollow up family oriented release, Are We There Yet?. With a new lineup and a renewed energy and focus, lead singer/principal songwriter and founder Brian Vander Ark and the band continue to deliver original musicthat is distinguished by innovative arrangements, soul-searching lyrics and layered vocals.The Verve Pipeperformboth rock and kids shows throughout North America, including notableappearances at Lollapalooza, Austin...