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I’m honored to be included on these year-end “best of 2018” lists: Americana Highways Editor’s Pick: The Dirty Dozen Top Albums Of 2018 -“The Stories, oh dear god, The Stories. Peters know how to draw out real cathartic release for the saddest parts of our collective unconsciouses, all set to a full band sound. These songs … MORE
Thanks to Whisky Quarterly and editor Dominic Roskrow for the 2 page feature in the new issue (available by subscription)!
The Black Friday sale at gretchenpeters.com starts November 23rd! Save 20% storewide starting 23 November through 27 November (Cyber Monday) – just use the discount code blackfriday at checkout. In addition, the Blackbirds and Hello Cruel World CDs are on sale for just $5 apiece! Visit the web store starting Friday, November 23rd to shop. *20% … MORE
I will be facilitating a three day intensive songwriting workshop in conjunction with Performing Songwriter in 2019. Each of these workshops is limited to a small number of registrants to ensure a personal and unmatched experience with one-on-one access to the teachers. We will dig deep into the art and the craft of songwriting. You’ll leave … MORE
Thanksgiving time has come around again, and even in these times there’s a lot to be thankful for. Say grace. Happy Thanksgiving.
I’m thrilled to announce the Strings Attached Tour, coming to the UK for eight very special shows in April 2019. Along with my band, Barry Walsh, Conor McCreanor and Colm McClean, we’ll be joined by the Southern Fried String quartet at each of these shows. Reprising our set at the Southern Fried Festival in Perth, Scotland last summer, … MORE
NPR and Mountain Stage have made our recent set there available online. In a recent tweet, NPR said “Gretchen Peters delivered a compelling and honest performance for her fifth appearance on Mountain Stage.” This episode of Mountain Stage was recorded on October 7, 2018 in Charleston, WV. You can listen to the entire show at the … MORE
Last month we visited Mountain Stage for my fourth (!) appearance there. We joined guests Livingston Taylor, Jill Barber, Amber Rubarth and Sean Rowe for the evening and had, as always, a fabulous time. Our performance will be broadcast this week on local NPR stations all over the USA – check your local listings to hear … MORE
Carlene Carter Champions Women at Memorable Bluebird Cafe Concert series with Gretchen Peters and Matraca Berg
Carlene Carter concluded her first “Wonderful World of Women Who Write” series of in-the-round performances at Nashville’s Bluebird Café Tuesday night, with the casual atmosphere, off-kilter humor, surprise guests and memorable performances making for an enchanting pre-Halloween treat. Featuring Gretchen Peters and Matraca Berg, with additional unannounced performances by Terri Clark and Erin Enderlin, the … MORE
Last month, I got together with actor & singer-songwriter Elizabeth McGovern (Ordinary People, Downton Abbey) at her house in London for a Talkhouse podcast. We talked about music, marriage, acting, feminism, Downton Abbey, and much more. It was an exhilarating hour which flew by – and now you can listen in on our conversation. Download our … MORE
Our entire set from Shrewsbury Folk Festival, recorded on 26 August 2018, is now available to watch on YouTube. Featuring Barry Walsh on keyboards, Conor McCreanor on bass and Colm McClean on electric guitar, the show was part of the Dancing With The Beast European Tour which took us to festivals in the UK as … MORE
“When I turn on the radio – which is rarely – but when I do it just seems like it’s just pure testosterone. Honestly, one thing I think we all have to remember is people programming commercial stations are not selling music, they’re not selling songs – they’re selling tires, deodorant, whatever they’re running ads … MORE
After her recent sell out concert, Gretchen Peters was gracious enough to spend some time with Folk and Tumble and have a chat about her career, songwriting and her fans: … “There are certain characters that really speak to you and appeal to you for different reasons and that certainly has something to do with … MORE