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Five For Fighting With String Quartet Comes To Thousand Oaks

Sep. 11, 2018  

Acclaimed singer and songwriter John Ondrasik, best known by his stage name Five for Fighting, brings his music to the intimate Scherr Forum on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm.

Ondrasik has spent the past two decades writing deeply personal songs that include social messages, invoke the human spirit and make an emotional connection. With the past six albums selling over three million records. Five for Fighting's breakthrough came in 2001 with the Grammy-nominated song "Superman," and his performance at The Concert for New York. Ondrasik proceeded to become part of the American songbook with the hits "100 Years," "World," "The Riddle," "Chances," and "What If."

Ondrasik will be releasing a new album Five for Fighting Live With String Quartet. Together with the Five for Fighting string quartet Ondrasik will be on tour playing a series of unique and intimate dates beginning September 12, 2018 in Franklin, TN. The new album will be exclusively available to those attending the shows until its release later this fall.

Five for Fighting was recently the musical voice of season three of the Rob Lowe, Marcia Gay Harden show Code Black (CBS) performing four cover songs as well as co-producing a special gospel version of "Superman" which was the series finale featured end title. The soundtrack is available on iTunes now. Five for Fighting has also written "Song of the Innocents," the end title to the upcoming film Gosnell, out October 12,

Five for Fighting will be playing the hits, along with fan favorites as well as adding songs from Ondrasik's twenty year+ catalogue.

Single tickets are priced at $51.50 with group discounts available. Tickets are available from Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, online at, or through the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Box Office, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard. For more information call 805-449-ARTS (2787) or visit


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