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Q&A

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]

Q&A

Q&A, Part 1

April 4, 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]

forustheliving

50 years on

June 12, 2013

Fifty years ago today, Medgar Evers was gunned down in his own driveway, within earshot of his wife and three children. As a very young child, I experienced this event, and the ones that followed like a recurring nightmare (Kennedy, King, another Kennedy), mainly … [MORE]

tempest

Woman On The Wheel 2013 Tour – Walk In Music

February 23, 2013

Barry Walsh has once again put together a great set of walk-in music for our upcoming UK/EU tour. You can read about it at his website. Here’s what you’ll be hearing before the lights go down if you’re coming to a show: Monteleone – Mark … [MORE]

GPwight

2012 Highlights

December 28, 2012

It’ll take me awhile to process everything that happened in 2012. It was an amazing year that went by so fast I’m not sure how it got to be December already. Covering all the highlights would be difficult, but here are some of my … [MORE]

oprydebut

Ghosts and Heroes

May 20, 2012

You don’t think it’s going to be as big a deal as it turns out to be. I wasn’t raised on the Grand Ole Opry – in the suburbs of New York City it was as unknown as grits or turnip greens. But I … [MORE]

waits

UK/EU Tour Walk-in music

March 29, 2012

If you’ve attended a show on the current UK/EU tour, here’s what you’ve been listening to beforehand: 1. At The Same Time – Tom Waits 2. Moonlight Mile – Cowboy Junkies 3. The Best is Yet to Come – Patty Griffin 4. Come Home … [MORE]

Gauthier

Tower Of Song on Sirius/XM The Village – Show #4 playlist

February 20, 2012

Recently Sirius/XM asked me to host a series of shows on The Village, the folk channel. The show is called Tower Of Song, and the playlist for show #4, which aired on February 15, 2012, is below. Show #4 (Feat. guest: Mary Gauthier) intro: … [MORE]

Kimbrough

Tower Of Song on Sirius/XM The Village – Show #3 playlist

February 13, 2012

Recently Sirius/XM asked me to host a series of shows on The Village, the folk channel. The show is called Tower Of Song, and the playlist for show #3, which aired on February 8, 2012, is below. Show #3 (Feat. guest: Will Kimbrough) intro: … [MORE]

Everything-You-Love-Will-Be-Taken-Away...

Tower Of Song on Sirius/XM The Village – Show #2 playlist

February 8, 2012

Recently Sirius/XM asked me to host a series of shows on The Village, the folk channel. The show is called Tower Of Song, and the playlist for show #2, which aired on February 1, 2012, is below. Show #2 (Feat. guest: Slaid Cleaves) intro: … [MORE]

Mesabi

Tower Of Song on Sirius/XM The Village – Show #1 playlist

January 29, 2012

Recently Sirius/XM asked me to host a series of shows on The Village, the folk channel. The show is called Tower Of Song, and the playlist for show #1, which aired on January 25, 2012, is below. Show #1 (Feat. guest: Tom Russell) intro: … [MORE]

  • 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

    Website

    Map

    More Info:

  • 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

    Website

    Map

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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

    More Info:

    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

    More Info:

    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

    Map

    More Info:

    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

    More Info:

    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

    Map

    More Info:

    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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