Peters streams concert to mark greatest hits release
Friday, July 31, 2009
– Gretchen Peters will perform a free concert streamed live to the rest of the world Aug. 8 to mark the release of "Circus Girl: The Best of Gretchen Peters."
Fans can catch the show at www.therutledgelmv.com and click "Live Stream" to watch the show at 2 p.m. central Saturday, Aug. 8. Peters will accept requests via email and Twitter and will introduce memorabilia items that she will be auctioning off on eBay to benefit KIPP Academy Nashville, one of 66 KIPP public charter schools nationwide serving educationally under-served students. The concert at the Rutledge in Nashville is free and open to the public. The auction will begin on eBay immediately following the concert.
In addition to having penned some of today's best known songs (Martina McBride's Independence Day and Faith Hill's The Secret of Life) Peters has released seven solo albums.
Following a UK and European release of the collection in May, Scarlet Letter Records is releasing a numbered, limited-edition collector's set of "Circus Girl" that includes an expanded booklet and a second disc of live songs, demos, outtakes and other rarities. Among the memorabilia items that Peters is offering at auction are handwritten lyric sheets to some of her biggest hits including The Secret of Life and Independence Day, sheet music and backstage passes. Many of the items are signed by Peters and other artists who have had hits with her songs including Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Randy Travis and Pam Tillis.
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