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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]

Hello Cruel World

Hello Cruel World

January 18, 2012

This is the last in a series of blog entries about the songs on the upcoming album “Hello Cruel World”, to be released January 2012.   Haven’t done as well as I thought I would I’m not dead but I’m damaged goods And it’s … [MORE]

  • April 27th

    Rawhide Trail Concerts
    Austin, TX, USA

    City: Austin

    State: TX

    Country: USA

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    Rawhide Trail Concerts is a series of live house concerts. Tickets are offered by invitation only to guests who are signed up for the email list. For more information and to sign up for the email list visit Rawhide Trail Concerts.

  • May 31st

    Ashland Coffee & Tea PLUS SONGWRITING WORKSHOP
    Ashland, VA, USA

    Time: 8:00PM

    Address: 100 N. Railroad Avenue

    City: Ashland

    State: VA

    Country: USA

    Phone: 804-798-1702

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    Price: $15 in advance; $20 day of show

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    Gretchen will be teaching a songwriting workshop for VOCAL during the day before this show. Workshop will take place at Ashland Coffee & Tea from 10AM – 4PM

    Workshop fee: $35 VOCAL members – 
$40 non-members
$25 Students with ID

    for more information, and to register for the workshop, visit the VOCAL website.

  • June 1st

    Gypsy Sally's
    Washington, DC, USA

    Time: 8:00PM

    Address: 3401 K Street NW

    City: Washington

    State: DC

    Country: USA

    Phone: 202-333-7700

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    Price: $20 in advance $25 day of show

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  • June 10th

    The Cutting Room
    New York, NY, USA

    Time: 8:00PM

    Address: 44 E. 32nd St.

    City: New York

    State: NY

    Country: USA

    Phone: 212-691-1900

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    Price: $15 in advance - $20 day of show

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    Nashville To New York is an evening of hit songs and the stories behind them. Patterned after the famous “In The Round” writer nights at the Bluebird Café in Nashville. With Hall of Fame songwriter Gary Burr and hit songwriters Georgia Middleman and Dave Berg.

    This show will stream LIVE from The Cutting Room in NYC! If you can’t be there in person, you can watch it on Gander TV.

  • 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

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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

  • 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 go on sale June 1st, 2014!

  • 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 go on sale June 1st, 2014!

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