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AOTY

January 3, 2013

Proper Music’s Country Album of 2012

AllMusic’s Favorite Country Albums of 2012

No Depression’s Top 50 Favorite Albums of 2012 (Hello Cruel World at #13)

WFUV’s John Platt’s Faves of 2012

KDHX’s Ed Becker’s Top 10 albums of 2012

Engine 145′s Top Albums of 2012

Twang Nation’s Cream of the Crop 2012

Mando Lines (No Depression) Top 10 from 2012 (Hello Cruel World at #2)

The Telegraph’s (UK) 10 Great Roots albums of 2012

Dutch magazine Heaven’s “shortlist” of the Best Albums of 2012 and #3 in the 2012 Listener’s Poll

- Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, UK) Top 10 Singer-Songwriter albums “As good as Emmylou Harris’ landmark Wrecking Ball and a future classic.”

EuroAmericana’s 2012 Yearlist (Hello Cruel World at #7)

Folk Alley’s Listener Poll for Favorite Music of 2012

Folk Alley Top Picks by hosts Elena See and Linda Fahey

And finally, Hello Cruel World comes in at #30 for radio airplay on the Americana Music Association’s Top 100 Americana albums of 2012! (to see the full list click on Top 100 albums on the right hand side of the site)

 

  • 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

    Tickets

    Price: $20

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  • October 4th

    Grand Ole Opry
    Nashville, TN, USA

    Time: 7:00PM

    Address: 2804 Opryland Drive

    City: Nashville

    State: TN

    Country: USA

    Phone: 1-800-SEE-OPRY

    Tickets

    Price: $29.50 - $69.50

    Website

    Map

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    Special The Grand Ole Opry appearance the night before induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame!

  • October 5th

    Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Music City Center
    Nashville, TN, USA

    Address: 201 5th Ave S

    City: Nashville

    State: TN

    Country: USA

    Phone: 615-460-6556

    Tickets

    Price: $250

    Website

    Map

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    Gretchen, along with John Anderson, Paul Craft and Tom Douglas, will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame at the 44th Anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony on Sunday, October 5th at the Music City Center. The four new inductees will join the 192 existing members of the elite organization.
    Tickets for the event are $250 each.  Select seating is available to the public and may be purchased (as available) by contacting Executive Director Mark Ford at hoftix@nashvillesongwritersfoundation.com or 615-460-6556.

  • October 19th – POSTPONED

    Natalie's - THIS SHOW HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE TBA
    Worthington, OH, USA

    Time: 8PM

    Address: 5601 North High Street

    City: Worthington

    State: OH

    Country: USA

    Phone: 614-565-6130

    Tickets

    Price: $25

    Website

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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

    Tickets

    Website

    Map

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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

    Map

    More Info:

    Tickets on sale now!

  • November 15th

    The Belfry
    Sisters, OR, USA

    Time: 7:30PM

    Address: 302 E. Main Street

    City: Sisters

    State: OR

    Country: USA

    Tickets

    Website

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    Rare US appearance of Wine, Women & Song! Suzy Bogguss, Matraca Berg & Gretchen Peters – a benefit for the Sisters Schools Foundation

    Tickets on sale October 1

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