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American Songwriter: Gretchen Peters steals the show (review)

“Peters has released live albums and compendiums before this, but with this particular effort, her variety and versatility are spotlighted in ways that bring these songs added illumination and attention. The strings portion of the set is especially satisfying because it boasts the best of her seminal catalog, including some of the most beautiful melodies … MORE

An announcement

Music has been my church for as long as I can remember, and live performance has always been the thing that brings me closest to losing myself in the beauty and mystery of it all. Of all the aspects of my job, performing is the most ephemeral, the most of-the-moment. You can’t do it while … MORE

Gretchen Peters - The Show: Live From The UK

The Show – Live From the UK (Folk Radio UK review)

The Show captures a singular artist at the peak of her powers, the songs embellished for the live setting but never gratuitously so, the setlist covering a 22-year spectrum of outstanding songs and an irresistible enticement (should you be so foolish as not yet to have bought tickets) to catch her on the upcoming dates … MORE

Gretchen Peters - The Show: Live From The UK

The Show – Live From the UK 10/10 (Americana UK review)

A live album to savour from one of the great singer-songwriters of her generation. 10/10 Gretchen Peters has always had a great affinity with UK audiences and 2022 marks 25 years since this outstanding singer-songwriter first stepped onto a stage this side of the pond. By way of a commemoration Peters set out in 2019 … MORE

Independence Day – The Story and People Behind a Song with a Lasting Impact

The Country Music Hall of Fame has released a 20 minute video documentary about “Independence Day”, featuring interviews with myself, Martina McBride, Joe Galante, Robert Deaton and Brittney Spencer. Deep dive into the history of the song and its lasting impact through the voices of those instrumental to its success and influenced by it – … MORE

Gretchen Peters - The Show: Live From The UK

The Show: Live from the UK coming August 19th!

I’m thrilled to announce that my new album, The Show: Live from the UK, is coming out August 19th. Marking my 25th year since setting foot on a UK stage, I’m releasing this double live album, recorded while on tour in the UK in 2019 with my band and an all-female Scottish string quartet. The Show: … MORE

Amazon Music releases “Independence Day” by Brittney Spencer

I was so moved by Brittney Spencer’s incredible performance of “Independence Day” when I received the Poet’s Award at the ACM Honors last August that I cried. She told me backstage later that she had listened to my slowed-down, piano-driven arrangement of the song and drawn some inspiration from that. I’m pleased to announce that … MORE

2nd Livestream for Ukraine featuring Rosanne Cash

Our first livestream for Ukraine’s Voices of Children Foundation was a huge success, thanks to everyone who watched and donated so generously. After we raised over $11,000, I started hearing from other artists who were eager to help out. Today I’m thrilled to announce that my guest for the next livestream is the incomparable Rosanne Cash. … MORE

$11,000 raised for Voices of Children (Ukraine)

I’m thrilled to announce that our livestream on March 10, with Barry Walsh and special guests Mary Gauthier and Jaimee Harris, raised over $11,000 for Voices of Children, a Ukraine-based organization that provides psychological and psychosocial support to children, helping them overcome the consequences of armed conflict. Today, during the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, they … MORE

Livestream for children of Ukraine

I’m so pleased to announce that Mary Gauthier & Jaimee Harris will be joining me & Barry Walsh for a special live-streamed concert this Thursday at 3 pm CST. All proceeds from the tip jar will go to Ukraine’s Voices of Children Foundation. They provide psychological and psychosocial support to children affected by war. Please join … MORE

UK/Netherlands tour postponed

To our UK & Dutch friends & fans: this is an announcement that I did not want to make – namely that our UK/Netherlands tour scheduled for March/April 2022 is being postponed once again due to continued uncertainty concerning Covid-19. We have struggled with this decision for weeks now; in the end the situation remains … MORE