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Black Friday sale

The Black Friday sale at gretchenpeters.com starts November 28th! Save 20% storewide starting 28 November through 2 December (Cyber Monday) – just use the discount code sadsongs at checkout. In addition, the Blackbirds and Hello Cruel World CDs are on sale for just $5 apiece! Visit the web store starting Thursday, November 28rd to shop. *20% … MORE

Mind Matters: Musicians on How Meditation Keeps Them Focused and Free

I spoke with Kelly McCartney for No Depression awhile ago about my meditation practice. Kelly interviewed several musicians who meditate, including Angaleena Presley, Anthony D’Amato and more. An excerpt: While not a religious person, Peters believes deeply in kindness and compassion. Meditation has taught her to apply those values to herself in her own life … MORE

Danube River Cruise with me & Dan Navarro!

Join me and singer-songwriter Dan Navarro on this incredible river adventure through the gems of the Danube. Along with luxury accommodations and three concerts from Dan and me, this package includes shore excursions at each port, free wifi and much more. There’s no better way to see Europe than traveling down its original “highways,” the … MORE

AmericanaFest schedule

I’ve got a full schedule at this year’s AmericanaFest, including an official showcase (with full band) and shorter sets at several other events around town. You can catch me at: 12 September • 12pm – Proper Music Party at Nashville Underground 12 September • 3pm – Missing Piece Group’s 10th Anniversary Party at Diskin Cider … MORE

new 7″ vinyl single released Sept. 5

Need To Know Music in Santa Cruz, CA is releasing a limited edition single with two new, unreleased songs – “The Last Day of the Year” b/w “In Costanza’s Kitchen” will be released on September 5th. The 7″ vinyl single is pressed on opaque white vinyl and limited to a run of 500 copies. The … MORE

One small story with Gretchen Peters

Like so many people, Gretchen Peters woke up on Nov. 9, 2016 dazed and wondering how to proceed with her work. It took some time, but her response to the presidential election came in her 2018 album Dancing with the Beast (Scarlet Letter Records). Suffused with regrets, backward glances, and sublimated anger, it’s a gorgeous, often … MORE

new Sodajerker podcast

Just released – a new episode of Sodajerker, a fascinating podcast where co-hosts Simon Barber and Brian O’Connor have an in-depth conversation with a songwriter. This week that songwriter happens to be me. It was great to sit down and talk with them about songs and songwriting. From Sodajerker: Country noir superstar Gretchen Peters explains … MORE

Gretchen Peters The Queens Hall Edinburgh Review Sunday 5th May 2019

…there is always one thing holding everything together in any work of Gretchen Peters, and that is the clear mark of a master storyteller at work. There are few songwriters of Gretchen Peter’s quality out there at the moment (or any moment) and although her songs cover many diverse subjects it is as a writer … MORE

The Mistress Of Americana at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds 23/04/2019

…Peters’ style is stripped back, raw and melodic and the purity of her voice lends itself beautifully to the most majestic of songs. The soulful smoothness of Say Grace, from her 2018 album Dancing With The Beast, was simply stunning; while The Matador, where she was joined on stage by Seonaid from the accompanying Southern Fried String Quartet, … MORE

GIG REVIEW: Gretchen Peters – Live At Cadogan Hall, London

“…Even after accommodating Walsh’s grand piano and a podium for the string quartet the stage looked spacious. The Cadogan’s acoustics were perfect and filled to its 950 capacity it was the ideal setting for an evening of musical engrossment. And how that was rewarded. Peters pulled no punches with her opener ‘When All You Got … MORE