Songwriters Showcase (Music)
Sun Sep 18th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
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Fred Eaglesmith “Katie”
from 6 Volts (A Major Label 2011) N —Welcome, good to be back, this just arrived from Port Dover, Canada, Fred with a cheerey murder ballad, a terrific new cd, produced by Scott Merritt, and at Off Broadway October 30.
Reckless Kelly “Weatherbeaten Soul”
from Good Luck & True Love (No Big Deal 2012) N —Brand new from the talented Braun family, brothers Cody and Willy head up Reckless Kelly along with David Abeyth, Jay Nazz, and Chris Schelske, good stuff !
from Whitehorse (Six Shooter Records 2011) N —Canadian husband and wife team Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland team up under the name Whitehorse for an amazing debut, all originals and a Springsteen cover.
Fats Kaplin & Kristi Rose “So Far (As I Can Tell)”
from Gin (EP) (self 2011) N —Only 100 of this EP were printed and they'll be selling them at the Focal Point next Friday night 10/23, 8 pm show don't miss this wonderful duo.
Terence Martin “Lost Hills”
from lost hills (Good Dog Music 2005) —Terrence has just been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, keep him in your prayers, and check out his great body of work of which this is a fine example.
Kimmie Rhodes “CATCH THE WIND”
from Dreams of Flying (Sun Bird 2011) N —A great take on this Donavon classic with duet vocals by Joe Ely, Kimmie's son Gabe produced and played multiple instruments on this one. Kimmie, a former Twangefest headliner.
Ben Bedford “Land of the Shadows” CD Album (Hopeful Sky 2009) —Ben and his wife, Kari will be opening for Peter Cooper and Eric Brace at the Focal Point on Friday, October 21, you need to arrive early.
Gretchen Peters “MOTHER”
from Circus Girl: The Best of Gretchen Peters (Scarlet Letter 2009) —Besides playing Turner Hall with Tom, Gretchen will sing her wonderful ode to Mother Jones at her gravesite, Union Miners Cemetery, Mt.Olive, IL. Sunday 10/9 around 12:30 pm singer/songwriter Tom Irwin of Springfield, IL. will also be at the annual event.
Tom Russell “Sterling Hayden”
from Mesabi (Shout Factory www.shoutfactory.com 2011) N —Tom's story of the controversial movie actor, Tom never dissapoints, another amazing collection of songs. Tom Russell will be at Off Broadway on October 7 ... and then at the Mt. Olive Turner Hall on October 8, with Gretchen Peters.
Robert Earl Keen “I Gotta Go”
from Ready For Confetti (Lost Highway 2011) N —Brand new and very good from Robert and his long time band, Lloyd Maines co-produces, the Robert Earl Keen Band played all over the midwest this week, except St. Louis, oh well, maybe next time.
Robyn Ludwick “Out Of These Blues” (Late Show Records 2011) N —The female side of the very talented Robison family ( brothers Charlie and Bruce) and she outdoes the boys with this new release.
Mark Germino & the Grenade Angels “Screamin', Cryin' Freight Train Blues”
from Atomic Candlestick (self 2007) —We're outta here, thanks for listening, we'll send you home on this Screamin', Cryin' Freight Train by old favorite Mark Germino (Rex Bob Lowenstein), See you next week !!!
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