Brandy Clark, Brett James, Chris Stapleton, and Lee Ann Womack Share the Stories Behind Their Hit Songs
NASHVILLE – The CMA Songwriters Series returns for its tenth season with the announcement that the first shows of 2014 will be at the world famous Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 22 and 23.
For a decade, the CMA Songwriters Series has been exposing fans across the country and the globe to the artisans who, through their craft, pen hits that touch the lives of millions of music fans. The January performances of the Sundance ASCAP Music Café’s CMA Songwriters Spotlight will feature special guests Brandy Clark, Brett James, Chris Stapleton, and Lee Ann Womack.
“We are honored that the CMA Songwriters Spotlight will be a highlight of the Sundance ASCAP Music Café, an official part of the Sundance Film Festival calendar,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “Nashville’s songwriters are among the most talented storytellers in the world and with the Sundance Film Festival being the world’s premier stage for storytellers, I cannot think of a more appropriate setting to launch the tenth year of this series.”
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.
NASHVILLE –The CMA Songwriters Series makes its debut in Texas Wednesday, Sept. 11 (8:00 PM/CT) at Antone’s in Austin for a special night of storytelling and song. Celebrating its ninth remarkable year, the CMA Songwriters Series will feature special guests Lee Brice, Randy Houser, Jerrod Niemann, and Bob DiPiero, who will also serve as the evening’s host. Tickets go on sale tomorrow.
Houser, a two-time CMA Awards nominee, has charted 2 No. 1 songs, the title track from his 2013 release “How Country Feels” and his current single “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight.” Houser has also written songs for Trace Adkins, Justin Moore, and Chris Young.