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  • August 2010 newsletter | Gretchen Peters
    back I participated in a survey by National Public Radio of women musicians NPR asked hundreds of working women musicians to describe what it s like right now the good the bad and the same as it ever was Click here to read more about the project and see the responses To read my full questionaire click here My responses are also featured in the collections The First Time Old School New School Advice and Gear Upcoming Tour Dates Upcoming tour dates include Durango CO where we will be at the historic Henry Strater Theater otherwise known as The Hank Vacaville CA the Art Wine Brew festival and Venice CA a special night presented by Grassroots Acoustica to benefit Alzheimer s research A European tour is being planned for November 2010 we ve already posted two Dutch dates with more to come Dates are still being confirmed check out the tour schedule and keep checking back for updates Download of the Month This month s free download is Germantown recorded live at Eddie s Attic in Decatur Georgia on April 15th 2010 which also happened to be Barry Walsh s birthday The song first appeared on the Halcyon album and has been a staple on the setlist ever since This version was recorded from the mixing console by Shalom Aberle one of our favorite live engineers Big thanks to Eddie Shalom Enjoy Visit the Download page to get August s free download Enjoy x G Posted in Blog 2 Comments Leave a Comment Malcolm Guite says August 10 2010 at 4 58 am Thanks for the mention and link you certainly made a big impression on us at Cambridge an outstanding set Great to see the pic of you with Mary Black you often follow one another on my playlists would have been great to see you follow one anoher live Meg Brien says August 27 2010 at 6 29 am We loved the show in Bristol Hope you come back soon Leave a Reply Cancel reply Comment Name required Email required not published Website Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify me of new posts by email Facebook Twitter YouTube Pinterest Instagram Search for Upcoming Shows Rhyl UK Feb 09 Pavilion Theatre East Parade Rhyl LL18 3AQ UK 01745 33 00 00 20th Anniversary Tour Harpenden UK Feb 10 Harpenden Public Halls Southdown Road Harpenden AL5 1PD UK 01582 767525 20th Anniversary Tour Bexhill On Sea UK Feb 11 De La Warr Pavilion Marina Bexhill Bexhill On Sea TN40 1DP UK 01424 229 111 20th Anniversary Tour Buxton UK Feb 13 Pavilion Arts Centre Water Street Buxton SK17 6XN UK 01298 72190 20th Anniversary Tour High Wycombe UK Feb 14 Old Town Hall St Mary St High Wycombe HP11 2XE UK 01494 512 000 20th Anniversary Tour London UK Feb 16 Union Chapel Compton Terrace London N1 2UN UK 0207 226 1686 20th Anniversary Tour Sheffield UK Feb 18 Sheffield City Hall Barker s Pool Sheffield S1

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  • July 2010 newsletter | Gretchen Peters
    Barry Walsh and I are coming back to the UK in July to do a few dates including the Trowbridge Village Pump Festival 22 25 July and the 2010 Cambridge Folk Festival 29 July 1 August You can see the full lineup for both festivals at the Cambridge Festival site and the Trowbridge Festival site Specific stages and times are below I will be doing a songwriting workshop while at Cambridge the workshop will take place on Sunday in the Club Tent at 10 00AM If you d like to stop by and chat and get CDs or programmes signed I will also be doing a session in the signing tent please check the Festival programme for date time Trowbridge Village Pump Festival Sunday July 25 3 15PM Stage TBA Cambridge Folk Festival Saturday July 31 8 25PM Stage 2 Sunday August 1 songwriting workshop Club Tent 10 00AM Sunday August 1 1 00PM Stage 1 In addition to the festivals we ll be appearing on Terry Wogan s live radio show Weekend Wogan on BBC Radio 2 on Sunday July 25 at 11AM Tune in to BBC Radio 2 or listen online at the website Colorado and California dates added on tour in California 2009 We are heading west at the end of August for what has become our annual tour Dates posted so far include Durango CO Vacaville CA the Art Wine Brew festival and Venice CA a special night presented by Grassroots Acoustica to benefit Alzheimer s research More dates are being confirmed check out the tour schedule here and keep checking back for updates Fun fan video Recently someone sent me a link to this video set to Sunday Morning Up And Down My Street Check it out clever no If you have made or know of any other fun or interesting videos set to any of my songs let me know and I ll share them here Download of the Month By popular demand this month s download is a live version of The Letter a song Barry and I started doing as a sort of tribute to Alex Chilton who passed away suddenly last spring Barry played with Alex as a touring member of The Box Tops for nine years We recorded this at Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton VA where we were fortunate to have Bill Cunningham an original Box Top in the audience Visit the Download page to get July s free download Enjoy x Gretchen Posted in Blog Leave a Reply Cancel reply Comment Name required Email required not published Website Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify me of new posts by email Facebook Twitter YouTube Pinterest Instagram Search for Upcoming Shows Rhyl UK Feb 09 Pavilion Theatre East Parade Rhyl LL18 3AQ UK 01745 33 00 00 20th Anniversary Tour Harpenden UK Feb 10 Harpenden Public Halls Southdown Road Harpenden AL5 1PD UK 01582 767525 20th Anniversary Tour Bexhill On Sea UK Feb 11 De La Warr

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  • June 2010 newsletter | Gretchen Peters
    The Head CD and more As always details on all shows are available in the Tour section of the website Festivals UK folks we ll be back again in July for the Trowbridge Village Pump Festival 22 25 July and the 2010 Cambridge Folk Festival 29 July 1 August You can see the full lineup for both festivals at the Cambridge Festival site and the Trowbridge Festival site Specific stages and times will be announced soon in the Tour section at gretchenpeters com with Terry Wogan in Aberdeen Scotland 2005 In addition to the two festivals I will be appearing on BBC Radio 2 s Weekend Wogan Terry Wogan s hugely popular new live radio show on Sunday morning 25 July Mark your calendar and tune in for that one California here we come We will be back in California for what is becoming an annual event our late summer tour We can t think of a better way to spend early September than driving down the coast and playing for folks along the way We ll kick it off in Vacaville with the Art Wine Brew festival and make our way south ending in Venice for a special night presented by Grassroots Acoustica Check out the tour dates more to come at the website Download Of The Month This month s download is appropriately enough a version of Circus Girl recorded live at the Rutledge in Nashville last summer during the webcast we did to kick off the limited 2 CD edition of the album by the same name Circus Girl was one of the most requested songs on the Without A Net tour Visit the Download page to get June s free download Enjoy x Gretchen Posted in Blog Leave a Reply Cancel reply Comment Name required Email required not published Website Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify me of new posts by email Facebook Twitter YouTube Pinterest Instagram Search for Upcoming Shows Rhyl UK Feb 09 Pavilion Theatre East Parade Rhyl LL18 3AQ UK 01745 33 00 00 20th Anniversary Tour Harpenden UK Feb 10 Harpenden Public Halls Southdown Road Harpenden AL5 1PD UK 01582 767525 20th Anniversary Tour Bexhill On Sea UK Feb 11 De La Warr Pavilion Marina Bexhill Bexhill On Sea TN40 1DP UK 01424 229 111 20th Anniversary Tour Buxton UK Feb 13 Pavilion Arts Centre Water Street Buxton SK17 6XN UK 01298 72190 20th Anniversary Tour High Wycombe UK Feb 14 Old Town Hall St Mary St High Wycombe HP11 2XE UK 01494 512 000 20th Anniversary Tour London UK Feb 16 Union Chapel Compton Terrace London N1 2UN UK 0207 226 1686 20th Anniversary Tour Sheffield UK Feb 18 Sheffield City Hall Barker s Pool Sheffield S1 2JA UK 0114 2 789 789 20th Anniversary Tour Bromsgrove UK Feb 19 Artrix Slideslow Drive Bromsgrove B60 1PQ UK 01527 577330 SOLD OUT Bingley UK Feb 20 Bingley Arts Centre Main Street Bingley BD16 2LZ UK 01274 567983 SOLD OUT

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  • Circus Girl – Without A Net set lists | Gretchen Peters
    KEYNES 22 MAY 2010 1 If Heaven photos 1 BW 2 Germantown photos 2 GP early days 3 Aviator s Song 4 Waiting For The Light To Turn Green photos 3 Nashville flood 5 Revival Louisiana 1927 6 Secret of Life photos 4 GP early music biz 7 Souvenirs photos 5 cowboys 8 Guadalupe 9 Independence Day intermission 10 If I Had A Gun 11 Tomorrow Morning for Steve who drove from Liverpool 12 This Used To Be My Town photos 6 Touring 13 Circus Girl 14 Sunday Morning Up And Down My Street photos 7 UK 15 When You Are Old 16 This Town photos 8 Friends 17 The Letter 18 My Baby Loves Me for Andy 19 On A Bus To St Cloud photos 9 Us 20 To Say Goodbye encores One For My Baby Over Africa THE TUNNELS BRISTOL 23 MAY 2010 Rich sound 1 If Heaven photos 1 BW 2 Germantown photos 2 GP early days 3 Aviator s Song 4 I Ain t Ever Satisfied photos 3 Nashville flood 5 Revival Louisiana 1927 6 Secret of Life photos 4 GP early music biz 7 This Uncivil War photos 5 cowboys 8 Guadalupe 9 Independence Day intermission 10 Love Texaco 11 Waiting For Amelia for Pauline 12 You Don t Even Know Who I Am photos 6 Touring 13 Circus Girl 14 Sunday Morning Up And Down My Street photos 7 UK 15 When You Are Old for Keith s birthday 16 Waiting For The Light To Turn Green photos 8 Friends 17 The Letter 18 Hey Elvis 19 On A Bus To St Cloud photos 9 Us 20 To Say Goodbye encores One For My Baby Over Africa for Jane THE JUNCTION CAMBRIDGE 25 MAY 2010 Paddy sound 1 If Heaven photos 1 BW 2 Germantown photos 2 GP early days 3 Aviator s Song 4 Tomorrow Morning photos 3 Nashville flood 5 Revival Louisiana 1927 6 Secret of Life photos 4 GP early music biz 7 Main Street photos 5 cowboys 8 Blue Mountains of Mexico 9 Independence Day intermission 10 Jezebel 11 Lilies Of The Field 12 Breakfast At Our House photos 6 Touring 13 Circus Girl 14 Sunday Morning Up And Down My Street photos 7 UK 15 When You Are Old 16 Waiting For The Light To Turn Green photos 8 Friends 17 The Letter 18 My Baby Loves Me 19 On A Bus To St Cloud photos 9 Us 20 To Say Goodbye encores The Way You Move Me for John and Kelly Woman On The Wheel CHEQUER MEAD EAST GRINSTEAD 26 MAY 2010 1 If Heaven photos 1 BW 2 Germantown photos 2 GP early days 3 Aviator s Song 4 Souvenirs for Conor who wrote a very charming note involving being tongue tied at the signing table at a Wine Women Song show lugging a fallen tree off a road at midnight and a four foot high papier maché Mt Rushmore photos 3 Nashville flood 5 Revival Louisiana

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  • May 2010 newsletter | Gretchen Peters
    makes a great gift for the uninitiated For now both versions of Circus Girl are available at the Store Tom Russell more tour dates On June 17th I ll be playing a double bill with my friend and frequent collaborator Tom Russell We ll be at 3rd Lindsley in Nashville TN joined by Barry Walsh and Thad Beckman Tom s newest album Blood and Candle Smoke is a tour de force and appeared on all the critics year end lists This is the only co bill with Tom booked for 2010 so if you want to hear Ash Wednesday and the duets from One To The Heart One To The Head make plans to be there with Tom Russell Denver CO 2007 We ve also added a short run to the Washington DC area in June we ll be doing the Widerman House Concert on June 5th in Ijamsville MD followed by a return to the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton VA on June 6th If you re in the DC area come see us More US dates coming soon keep checking back Festival time We ll be back in the UK in July for both the Trowbridge Village Pump Festival 22 25 July and the 2010 Cambridge Folk Festival 29 July 1 August You can see the full lineup for both festivals at the Cambridge Festival site and the Trowbridge Festival site Specific stages and times will be announced soon here Download of the Month This month s download is a recently unearthed demo of Hey Baby a song I wrote with my friend Bryan Adams The track was recorded in Bryan s studio in Vancouver Canada late in the evening after we had finished writing the song It felt like a duet to us so we sang it that way Enjoy Gretchen Bryan in Paris x Gretchen Posted in Blog Leave a Reply Cancel reply Comment Name required Email required not published Website Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify me of new posts by email Facebook Twitter YouTube Pinterest Instagram Search for Upcoming Shows Rhyl UK Feb 09 Pavilion Theatre East Parade Rhyl LL18 3AQ UK 01745 33 00 00 20th Anniversary Tour Harpenden UK Feb 10 Harpenden Public Halls Southdown Road Harpenden AL5 1PD UK 01582 767525 20th Anniversary Tour Bexhill On Sea UK Feb 11 De La Warr Pavilion Marina Bexhill Bexhill On Sea TN40 1DP UK 01424 229 111 20th Anniversary Tour Buxton UK Feb 13 Pavilion Arts Centre Water Street Buxton SK17 6XN UK 01298 72190 20th Anniversary Tour High Wycombe UK Feb 14 Old Town Hall St Mary St High Wycombe HP11 2XE UK 01494 512 000 20th Anniversary Tour London UK Feb 16 Union Chapel Compton Terrace London N1 2UN UK 0207 226 1686 20th Anniversary Tour Sheffield UK Feb 18 Sheffield City Hall Barker s Pool Sheffield S1 2JA UK 0114 2 789 789 20th Anniversary Tour Bromsgrove UK Feb 19 Artrix Slideslow Drive Bromsgrove B60 1PQ UK

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  • Sunday in the South | Gretchen Peters
    required Email required not published Website Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify me of new posts by email Facebook Twitter YouTube Pinterest Instagram Search for Upcoming Shows Rhyl UK Feb 09 Pavilion Theatre East Parade Rhyl LL18 3AQ UK 01745 33 00 00 20th Anniversary Tour Harpenden UK Feb 10 Harpenden Public Halls Southdown Road Harpenden AL5 1PD UK 01582 767525 20th Anniversary Tour Bexhill On Sea UK Feb 11 De La Warr Pavilion Marina Bexhill Bexhill On Sea TN40 1DP UK 01424 229 111 20th Anniversary Tour Buxton UK Feb 13 Pavilion Arts Centre Water Street Buxton SK17 6XN UK 01298 72190 20th Anniversary Tour High Wycombe UK Feb 14 Old Town Hall St Mary St High Wycombe HP11 2XE UK 01494 512 000 20th Anniversary Tour London UK Feb 16 Union Chapel Compton Terrace London N1 2UN UK 0207 226 1686 20th Anniversary Tour Sheffield UK Feb 18 Sheffield City Hall Barker s Pool Sheffield S1 2JA UK 0114 2 789 789 20th Anniversary Tour Bromsgrove UK Feb 19 Artrix Slideslow Drive Bromsgrove B60 1PQ UK 01527 577330 SOLD OUT Bingley UK Feb 20 Bingley Arts Centre Main Street Bingley BD16 2LZ UK 01274 567983 SOLD OUT Edinburgh Scotland Feb 21 The Queen s Hall 89 Clerk Street Edinburgh EH8 9JG Scotland 0131 668 2019 20th Anniversary Tour View All Shows Twitter Tweets by gretchenpeters News UK Americana Awards Songwriting Magazine February 7 2016 Danny And The Champions Of The World and Gretchen Peters were the big winners at the first UK Americana Awards in London s St John at Hackney yesterday evening Danny and The Champions took home UK Artist Album and Song Of The Year awards and Gretchen won International Album and Song Of The Year S UK Americana Awards Rolling Stone February 6 2016 In what sounds like an oxymoron the inaugural U K Americana Awards were held this week in London with Jason Isbell taking home the honor of International Artist of the Year Gretchen Peters Blackbirds LP was named International Album of the Year The event was held in conjunction with the The Essential review No Depression February 6 2016 Gretchen Peters is one of those Nashville songwriters who seems to have that magic touch much of what she writes feels instantly classic and timeless Paired with her smoky lived in voice and sweetly soulful delivery her sound is bewitching Her latest release titled The Essential Gretchen Pet Blackbirds wins Best Int l Song Best Int l Album at UK Americana awards February 4 2016 Last night at the first ever UK Americana awards ceremony in London Blackbirds took home two awards Best International Song and Best International Album I m thrilled to share the Best Song award with my cowriter the wonderful Ben Glover and the Best Album award with coproducers Doug Lanci Live review Mackintosh Church Glasgow Scotland February 3 2016 There is a warming elegance about her and though her heartfelt songs may tackle tough topics as

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  • April 2010 newsletter | Gretchen Peters
    which won Best Documentary at the 2010 Academy Awards recently I d consider it a personal favor if you would donate a few dollars to help their cause Going going gone Just a reminder that the Limited Collector s Edition 2 CD version of Circus Girl The Best Of Gretchen Peters is just about sold out We still have a few copies available here After those sell they ll be gone for good so if you re still thinking about getting yourself a copy don t wait too long Cambridge Folk Festival The lineup for the 2010 Cambridge Folk Festival 29 July 1 August has just been announced and I m excited to be on it Read the full lineup at the Cambridge Folk Festival website Specific stages and times will be announced soon on the Tour page of this website up North down South We are happy to be returning to Canada this month for one show only on April 10th in Calgary a co bill with Greg Trooper Tickets are available here Shortly afterwards we ll be heading back to the southern US for three dates the first of which is at the legendary Decatur GA venue Eddie s Attic on April 15th If you live in the Atlanta area come celebrate Barry Walsh s birthday and the end of tax season with us at Eddie s On April 16th we re in Birmingham AL at Moonlight On The Mountain the former Moonlight Music Cafe which has been revived and promises to be a great music series And we ll finish off the southeastern run at the fabulous Bowman House Concert Series Art Bowman informs me that once again we ll be playing at the Red Arrow Ranch It was a magical night of music in the barn the last time we were there and we re so happy to be back Download of the Month This month s download is Snowin On Raton recorded live in Denver Colorado at Swallow Hill Music Association in February of 2009 Barry and I had just learned and arranged the songs from One To The Heart One To The Head for this hometown CD release party and the tour that followed so they were new to us sometimes a little ragged but wonderfully fresh Enjoy x Gretchen Posted in Blog Leave a Reply Cancel reply Comment Name required Email required not published Website Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify me of new posts by email Facebook Twitter YouTube Pinterest Instagram Search for Upcoming Shows Rhyl UK Feb 09 Pavilion Theatre East Parade Rhyl LL18 3AQ UK 01745 33 00 00 20th Anniversary Tour Harpenden UK Feb 10 Harpenden Public Halls Southdown Road Harpenden AL5 1PD UK 01582 767525 20th Anniversary Tour Bexhill On Sea UK Feb 11 De La Warr Pavilion Marina Bexhill Bexhill On Sea TN40 1DP UK 01424 229 111 20th Anniversary Tour Buxton UK Feb 13 Pavilion Arts Centre Water Street Buxton SK17 6XN UK

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  • Guest Blog: Barry Walsh – remembering Alex Chilton | Gretchen Peters
    Bach s music Slowly learning the fingering then memorizing one piece after another in the two books of the Well Tempered Clavier Nine years later I m still at it but almost through I credit Alex for among many other things leading me to J S Bach Alex was bright perceptive cynical opinionated quick witted and friendly and he was equipped with a BS detector shield that people sometimes mistook for callousness or even meanness He was not mean But he was fiercely unlike anyone you ve ever met He unashamedly lived rock and roll Today it seems an era has come to an end Very very sad Barry Walsh Here s one of my favorite pictures of Alex He s in mid flight onstage in Cleveland Ohio at the Beechland Ballroom in March 2007 The picture was shot by my then 19 year old son Brennan RIP and godspeed Alex You were one of the good guys Posted in Blog Leave a Reply Cancel reply Comment Name required Email required not published Website Notify me of follow up comments by email Notify me of new posts by email Facebook Twitter YouTube Pinterest Instagram Search for Upcoming Shows Rhyl UK Feb 09 Pavilion Theatre East Parade Rhyl LL18 3AQ UK 01745 33 00 00 20th Anniversary Tour Harpenden UK Feb 10 Harpenden Public Halls Southdown Road Harpenden AL5 1PD UK 01582 767525 20th Anniversary Tour Bexhill On Sea UK Feb 11 De La Warr Pavilion Marina Bexhill Bexhill On Sea TN40 1DP UK 01424 229 111 20th Anniversary Tour Buxton UK Feb 13 Pavilion Arts Centre Water Street Buxton SK17 6XN UK 01298 72190 20th Anniversary Tour High Wycombe UK Feb 14 Old Town Hall St Mary St High Wycombe HP11 2XE UK 01494 512 000 20th Anniversary Tour London UK Feb 16 Union Chapel Compton Terrace London N1 2UN UK 0207 226 1686 20th Anniversary Tour Sheffield UK Feb 18 Sheffield City Hall Barker s Pool Sheffield S1 2JA UK 0114 2 789 789 20th Anniversary Tour Bromsgrove UK Feb 19 Artrix Slideslow Drive Bromsgrove B60 1PQ UK 01527 577330 SOLD OUT Bingley UK Feb 20 Bingley Arts Centre Main Street Bingley BD16 2LZ UK 01274 567983 SOLD OUT Edinburgh Scotland Feb 21 The Queen s Hall 89 Clerk Street Edinburgh EH8 9JG Scotland 0131 668 2019 20th Anniversary Tour View All Shows Twitter Tweets by gretchenpeters News UK Americana Awards Songwriting Magazine February 7 2016 Danny And The Champions Of The World and Gretchen Peters were the big winners at the first UK Americana Awards in London s St John at Hackney yesterday evening Danny and The Champions took home UK Artist Album and Song Of The Year awards and Gretchen won International Album and Song Of The Year S UK Americana Awards Rolling Stone February 6 2016 In what sounds like an oxymoron the inaugural U K Americana Awards were held this week in London with Jason Isbell taking home the honor of International Artist of the

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