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New Holiday Single for the Troops

Hey guys,

I wrote a Christmas song for the troops with Jim Brickman called, “Christmas Where You Are” that will be released this holiday season. Please watch this video and send us any clips you have for us to include in our lyric video. You can share on Facebook or email your contribution to

As always, that you to our vets, active military and military families!

Take care,

“Christmas Where You Are” Available November 3

Five For Fighting - Christmas Where You Are

This holiday season say Thank You to the men and women in our armed forces with Jim Brickman and Five for Fighting’s John Ondrasik. Their brand new song “Christmas Where You Are” is a message of thanks, love and support to all serving in our armed forces.

If you are currently serving in the military, have a family member or friend serving overseas – send in your photos, messages or videos. Photos of you together, videos of you reuniting or if you are in our armed forces and far away from home, share the message you’d like to send your loved ones.

New 2018 Tour Dates Announced

Hey Guys,

Excited to announce new tour dates next year w string quartet and symphony. Check out our list below…Hope to see you!


Five for Fighting 2018 Tour Dates

*all dates with String Quartet unless otherwise noted

January 19 – Bellingham, WA – Mount Baker Theatre

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January 20 – Bremerton, WA – Admiral Theatre

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January 21 – Medford, OR – Craterian Theatre at the Collier Center

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March 8 – Huntington, WV – Keith Albee Performing Arts Center

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March 9 – Pittsburgh, PA – Carnegie Lecture Hall

Pre-Sale Today – On-sale 9/15 – Buy Tickets

March 10 – Wilmington, DE – Grand Opera House

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March 11 – Phoenixville, PA – Colonial Theatre

Pre-Sale 9/14 @ 10am EST – On-sale 9/15 – Buy Tickets

March 13 – Ridgefield, CT – The Ridgefield Playhouse

On-sale 9/15 – Buy Tickets

March 14 – Boston, MA – The Wilbur Theatre

Pre-Sale Today – Password BOSTON – On-sale 9/15 – Buy Tickets

March 16 – Derry, NH – Tupelo Music Hall

On-sale TODAY – Buy Tickets

March 17 – East Greenwich, RI – Greenwich Odeum

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March 18 – Albany, NY – The Egg – Sawyer Theatre

On-sale 9/15 – Buy Tickets

April 8 – Cincinnati, OH – Music Hall with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra (John Solo)

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More summer tour dates announced

Pleased to announce we have added
Grand Rapids, Minneapolis, Park City, Boise, Portland and Vancouver to our Summer String Quartet tour schedule.
A few of our July Texas shows are almost sold out. You can find those here as well.
Hope you are having a lovely spring and all is well with you and your families.
Take Care,

Five for Fighting Summer 2017 Tour Dates
July 11 – Dallas, TX – Granda Theatre – with Quartet – Buy Tickets
July 12 – Houston, TX – Main Street Crossing – with Quartet  – Buy Tickets
July 14 – Austin, TX – One World Theatre (7pm show) – with Quartet – Buy Tickets
July 14 – Austin, TX – One World Theatre (9pm show) – with Quartet – Buy Tickets
August 24 – Grand Rapids, MI – Meijer Gardens – with Quartet  Buy Tickets
August 25 – Minneapolis, MN – Weesner Amphitheatre at Minneapolis Zoo – with Quartet  – Buy Tickets
August 26 – Park City, UT – Deer Valley Amphitheatre – with Quartet – Lawn Seats – Reserved Seats
August 28 – Boise, ID – Egyptian Theatre – with Quartet – Buy Tickets
August 29 – Portland, OR – Aladdin Theatre – with Quartet  – Buy Tickets
August 31 – Vancouver, BC – Rio Theatre – with Quartet – Buy Tickets

New Summer Dates in Texas Added

Just wrapped up a fantastic week with the quartet in so cal and are pleased to announce 4 Texas Dates w String Quartet this July! We will be adding more dates across the country in August. Stay tuned. Hope to see you this summer. Take Care, John.
Take Care

Five for Fighting Summer 2017 Tour Dates
July 11 – Dallas, TX – Granda Theatre – with Quartet On Sale March 24, 10am
July 12 – Houston, TX – Main Street Crossing – with Quartet  – Get Tickets
July 14 – Austin, TX – One World Theatre (7pm show) – with Quartet – Get Tickets
July 14 – Austin, TX – One World Theatre (9pm show) – with Quartet – Get Tickets
More dates to be announce soon (Michigan, Utah, West Coast, Canada)

New West Coast Tour Dates and NHL 100 Celebration


Pleased to announce we will be adding another run of string quartet dates in California this coming March. I have the good fortune to play with some world-class musicians and add songs from my catalogue that I usually don’t play with the rock band, including brand new songs!

For you NHL fans I will also be playing the Friday Night All Star Gala honoring the top 100 NHL players of all time. The event will be broadcast on NBCSN this Friday.  Limited Tickets are available as well.

Happy New Year!


Five for Fighting Winter 2017 Tour Dates

January 31 – Alexandria, VA – The Birchmere – with Quartet – SOLD OUT

February 1 – Hartford, CT – Infinity Hall Hartford – with Quartet – SOLD OUT

February 2 – New York City – American Songbook – The Appel Room – with Quartet – SOLD OUT

February 4 – Sioux City, IA – Orpheum Theatre – with Symphony – Get Tickets

March 17 – Sacramento, CA – The Crest Theatre – with Quartet – Limited Ticket Pre-sale Today – Public On Sale Friday, January 27th – Get Tickets

March 18 – San Juan Capistrano, CT – Coach House – with Quartet – On Sale Wed. January 5th – Get Tickets

March 19 – Santa Barbara, CA –  – Lobero Theatre – with Quartet – Public On Sale Friday, January 27th – Get Tickets



Christmas Every Day of the Year

Dear Friends,
I few end of year notes.
First, I have a brand new Christmas Song, “Christmas Every Day of the Year” that is available now on iTunes and Spotify.  For many, Christmas is a time where we recognize the blessings of life, reflect on the prior year, and get ready for the next year. The song is a reminder that every day has a little bit of Christmas morning, even in L.A., when it’s 80 degrees…every day of the year.
Also, “Born to Win” is back on the streaming services with a new and improved mix. We are hoping it will be coming to a radio station near you starting with Sirius “The Pulse” this week! You can find the new mix here.
There are a few tickets left for our quartet shows in late Jan in D.C. and Hartford, though the Lincoln Center show has sold out.
It’s been a whirlwind of a year for me between my entree into Broadway, touring, speaking gigs, and song writing projects. I’m pleased that we were able to release a few new songs for you this year and I promise there will be more to come. As always, I am grateful for your support. You allow me to live my dream.
May you all have a wonderful holiday with your families and friends.
Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Peace and Love.


New single “Born to Win”

I’m pleased to let you know I have a new song “Born to Win” that debuted in the season finale of American Ninja Warrior on NBC. As most of you know my passion for sports and family it’s not hard to imagine where this tune bubbled up. I hope it finds a place in your FFF catalogue and little league videos.
You can find it here:
All my  Best,

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