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Austin hosts CMA songwriters

Thursday, September 11, 2014 – The CMA Songwriters Series brings its 10th Anniversary season to The Parish in Austin on Wednesday, Oct. 15 (with a line-up including Raul Malo of The Mavericks and Jamey Johnson.

Bob DiPiero and Rob Hatch also will participate.

Tickets go on sale Friday at 11 a.m. eastern.

Hatch has penned hits for Rhett Akins, Terri Clark, George Jones, Jake Owen and Gretchen Wilson, as well as having several songs cut by Johnson. Most recently Hatch celebrated number one songs with Randy Houser's "Goodnight Kiss" and Lee Brice's "I Don't Dance."

Johnson, best known for his 2008 hit "In Color," has co-written singles for Jessie James, Joe Nichols, and James Otto, as well as hits including "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk" recorded by Trace Adkins and "Give It Away" recorded by George Strait.

CMA Songwriters Series host and a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame DiPiero ("Southern Voice" recorded by Tim McGraw, "Blue Clear Sky" recorded by Strait, and "Lovin' You Is Fun" recorded by Easton Corbin).

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