CMA Songwriters Series Returns to New York City on Dec. 4 and Dec. 5 Scott Frans October 25, 2013 CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES RETURNS TO NEW YORK CITY FOR A SPECIAL TWO-NIGHT ENGAGEMENT AT JOE’S PUB ON DEC. 4 AND 5 Deana Carter, Rory Feek, James Slater, and Host Bob DiPiero Share the Stories Behind Their Hits NASHVILLE – The CMA Songwriters Series returns to the acclaimed Joe’s Pub in New York City for a special two-night event on Wednesday, Dec. 4 and Thursday, Dec. 5. Celebrating nine remarkable years, the CMA Songwriters Series features special guests Deana Carter, Rory Feek, James Slater, and host Bob DiPiero. Tickets go on sale today and show times for both nights will be 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM/ET. Carter is best known for her No. 1 smash, “Strawberry Wine,” which won CMA Song of the Year in 1997. In addition, she penned the Kenny Chesney hit “You and Tequila,” which was nominated last year for CMA Song of the Year. Feek is one half of the duo Joey + Rory. He wrote or co-wrote much of the duo’s current album, His and Hers,and haslogged multiple No. 1’s including “A Little More Country Than That” recorded by Easton Corbin and “Some Beach” recorded by Blake Shelton. Slater is a singer/songwriter who has penned songs including “In My Daughters Eyes” recorded by Martina McBride, “Unstoppable” recorded by Rascal Flatts, and “The High Cost of Living” recorded by Jamey Johnson. CMA Songwriters Series host DiPiero(“Southern Voice” recorded by Tim McGraw, “Blue Clear Sky” recorded by George Strait, and “Lovin’ You Is Fun” recorded by Easton Corbin) will join Carter, Feek and Slater, sharing the entertaining stories behind some of his most popular hit songs. Tickets for the Dec. 4 and 5 CMA Songwriters Series at Joe’s Pub are $40 and $35 each and are on sale today. For information about Joe’s Pub or to order tickets, visit joespub.com or call (212) 967-7555 between the hours of 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM/ET. Joe’s Pub is located at 425 Lafayette St. in New York City. ASCAP, BMI, GAC, and SESAC are the official partners of the CMA Songwriters For more information on the CMA Songwriters Series visit CMAsongwritersseries.com.