SAVE FERRIS TO PEFORM AT THIS YEAR’S ORANGE COUNTY FAIR
Monique Powell has fought hard to bring this show to Save Ferris’ fans
FIRST SHOW IN OVER TEN YEARS!
Revered Orange County ska-punk band SAVE FERRIS is getting ready to perform their first show in over 10 years! The newly reformed group, featuring original vocalist Monique Powell, will perform at the Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa on July 27th with special guest, 2 Tone Icons - The English Beat.
Fans of the pioneering ska/punk hit-maker band have been awaiting a return to the stage for a decade and this performance will be extra special for Powell herself. After a miraculous 4-level cervical laminoplasty surgery, the punk songstress is ready to belt out the SAVE FERRIS songs she made famous over a decade ago.
About her recent major surgery, Mo declares to her fans, “It's been 10 years since I've performed these songs but I have fought hard to bring you this show and I’ve WON. I can't WAIT to put on the best show for you guys...thanks for sticking around and for continuing to support SAVE FERRIS.”
Named after a classic, recurring line from John Hughes’ iconic comedy “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” SAVE FERRIS got their start circa 1995 on the OC punkster scene. Led by Powell, SAVE FERRIS was among the pioneering ska bands that helped break the genre into the mainstream with a string of critically acclaimed releases, including an EP, Introducing Save Ferris, and two groundbreaking, full-length albums on Epic Records, It Means Everything and Modified, which featured the hit cover “Come On Eileen” and singles “Goodbye” and “The World Is New.”
After several lineup changes and touring the world extensively for years in support of their music, SAVE FERRIS’ last tour to date was in 2003, dubbed the “For The Fans” Tour. The band has been on indefinite hiatus for the last ten years. Now in 2013, SAVE FERRIS returns with their first show in a decade, headlined by a rejuvenated Monique Powell, and in the very neighborhood that launched their musical career.