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Billboard Magazine interview: Questions Answered

Thanks to Tom Roland for this Q&A following the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announcement on July 8th.  

from this morning's press conference

2014 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame!

I’m rarely at a loss, but this is truly overwhelming. This morning the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announced its 2014 inductees, and I am honored beyond words to be among them. The induction ceremony will take place on October 5, 2014 here in … [MORE]

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3 Day Songwriting Workshop in Nashville, TN – registration is now open!

I’m really excited to be doing an intensive 3 day songwriting workshop on October 9-11 here in Nashville, in association with Performing Songwriter. The long weekend will include three days of workshops (Thursday/Friday/Saturday), a Wednesday evening gathering and dinner to meet each other, one-on-one … [MORE]

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Letter to a Young Artist

This is part of a series of guest blogs at The DIY Musician, by CD Baby. I was pleased to be asked to write this letter to a young artist: When I was a kid I wouldn’t have called myself an artist. I just … [MORE]

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Live Review – Celtic Connections, Glasgow, Scotland

Gretchen Peters has been a regular and welcome visitor to Glasgow since the mid-90s and this latest trip, as part of the Celtic Connections festival, saw her in stripped-down acoustic format, accompanied only by pianist, accordionist and husband, Barry Walsh. There was little new … [MORE]

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  • August 26th

    The Transcontinental Limited with Fred Eaglesmith & Friends
    Portland, OR, USA

    City: Portland

    State: OR

    Country: USA

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    The Transcontinental Limited with Fred Eaglesmith & Friends

    A transcontinental musical train adventure August 20-28, 2014 • New York • Chicago • Glacier Park • Portland • Los Angeles

    Eight nights and over 4,400 miles – six nights on board the beautifully restored, streamlined rail cars of LA Rail & two nights in hotels

    Live performances on the train!

    For more information visit Roots On The Rails

  • August 27th

    The Transcontinental Limited with Fred Eaglesmith & Friends
    Los Angeles, CA, USA

    City: Los Angeles

    State: CA

    Country: USA

    Tickets

    Website

    More Info:

    The Transcontinental Limited with Fred Eaglesmith & Friends

    A transcontinental musical train adventure August 20-28, 2014 • New York • Chicago • Glacier Park • Portland • Los Angeles

    Eight nights and over 4,400 miles – six nights on board the beautifully restored, streamlined rail cars of LA Rail & two nights in hotels

    Live performances on the train!

    For more information visit Roots On The Rails

  • September 27th

    The Bugle Boy
    La Grange, TX, USA

    Time: 8:00PM

    Address: 1051 N. Jefferson St. (Hwy. 77)

    City: La Grange

    State: TX

    Country: USA

    Phone: 979-968-9944

    Tickets

    Price: $25

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  • September 28th

    Winter Wind Concerts
    Norman, OK, USA

    Time: 7:00PM

    Address: 200 S Jones Ave

    City: Norman

    State: OK

    Country: USA

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    Price: $20

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  • October 19th

    Natalie's
    Worthington, OH, USA

    Time: 8PM

    Address: 5601 North High Street

    City: Worthington

    State: OH

    Country: USA

    Phone: 614-565-6130

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    Price: $25

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    For tickets and more info: call 614-565-6130 or email wightman51@aol.com 

  • October 31st

    Heber Valley Western Music and Cowboy Poetry Gathering
    Heber City, UT, USA

    Time: see Heber Valley Western Music and Cowboy Poetry Gathering website for lineup and stage times

    City: Heber City

    State: UT

    Country: USA

    Phone: 435-654-2352

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    Tickets on sale now!

  • November 1st

    Heber Valley Western Music and Cowboy Poetry Gathering
    Heber City, UT, USA

    Time: see Heber Valley Western Music and Cowboy Poetry Gathering website for lineup and stage times

    City: Heber City

    State: UT

    Country: USA

    Phone: 435-654-2352

    Tickets

    Website

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    Tickets on sale now!

  • January 30th

    National Cowboy Poetry Gathering
    Elko, NV, USA

    City: Elko

    State: NV

    Country: USA

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    Tickets to the 31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering go on sale to Western Folklife Center members September 2, 2014, and to non-members one month later.

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Q&A, Part 2

May 1, 2014

After a recent Q&A I did for a music blog, someone said to me that if they’d been doing the interview, they’d have asked different questions. I thought it was a fun idea, so I mentioned on social media and in my newsletter that … [MORE]

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