Bentley spearheads CMA Songwriters Series
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
– CMA Songwriters Series will return to the venue where it all began, New York City's Joe's Pub, on Thursday, March 25 with Dierks Bentley among the performers. This will be the sixth year for the series that continues to play to sell-out crowds.
Bentley (Feel That Fire, What Was I Thinkin', Free and Easy [Down the Road I Go] and Sideways), the CMA Songwriters Series allows music fans insight into the stories behind some of their favorite songs.
"The CMA Songwriter Series is something I've wanted to be part of for a long time, but the timing just never worked out until now," said Bentley. "I love all the small clubs and songwriter venues around the city, the vibe and acoustics at Joe's Pub are great. It's fun to break it all back down, get rid of the big stage and the lights and video screens where it's just you and a bunch of your buddies and a couple of guitars. It's really intimate and you're reminded real quick how important the songs are and that they are the foundation of the country music that'll stand the test of time.
Joining Bentley will be Jim Beavers (Watching Airplanes recorded by Gary Allan, Trying to Stop Your Leaving recorded by Bentley, and Don't recorded by Billy Currington), and David Lee Murphy (Living In Fast Forward recorded by Kenny Chesney, Big Green Tractor recorded by Jason Aldean and Dust on the Bottle recorded by Murphy). Bob DiPiero (If You Ever Stop Loving Me recorded by Montgomery Gentry, Blue Clear Sky recorded by George Strait, and You Can't Take the Honky Tonk Out of the Girl recorded by Brooks & Dunn) will serve as host for the evening.
Tickets for the March 25 CMA Songwriters Series at Joe's Pub are $25 each.
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