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Peters goes "Live from the UK"

Monday, June 27, 2022 – Gretchen Peters goes the live album with "The Show: Live from the UK," out Aug. 9 on Proper Music Group. The release was culled from three performances from Peters' 2019 Strings Attached Tour—April 19th at St. George's, Bristol, April 22 at The De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-On-Sea and April 23 at The Apex, Bury St. Edmunds.

The disc features Peters' touring band of Barry Walsh (piano, vocals), Colm McClean (electric guitar, vocals), and Conor McCreanor (electric and upright bass, vocals) plus an all-female, Scottish string quartet featuring Seonaid Aitken (violin), Amira Bedrush-McDonald (violin), Sarah Leonard (viola) and Alice Allen (cello).

Peter has written songs for George Strait, Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood and Neil Diamond. Arguing With Ghosts
Hello Cruel World
The Secret Of Life
Love That Makes A Cup Of Tea
When You Love Someone
On A Bus To St. Cloud
To Say Goodbye
When You Are Old
When All You Got Is A Hammer
Disappearing Act
Say Grace
Everything Falls Away
The Matador
Five Minutes

Tour dates are:
July 11-15 - Big Indian, NY - Richard Thompson's Frets and Refrains Songwriting Camp*
Aug. 13 - Albuquerque, NM - Chatter
Aug. 24 - London, UK - Kings Place
Aug. 25 - Bristol, UK - St. George's
Aug. 26 - Wimborne Minster Dorset, UK - Tivoli Theatre
Aug. 28 - Lutterworth Leicestershire, UK - The Long Road Festival
Aug. 29 - Leeds, UK - City Varieties Music Hall
Aug. 30 - Edinburgh, Scotland - The Queen's Hall
Aug. 31 - Glasgow, Scotland - Community Central Hall
Sept. 1 - Milton Keynes, UK - The Stables
Sept. 2 - London, UK - Kings Place
Octt. 5-12 - Budapest, Hungary - Danube River Cruise 2022
Oct. 21-23 - Pomeroy, OH - Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch *

* songwriting workshops

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