Beavers, Jaren Johnston, and Host Bob DiPiero Round Out the Line Up
– The CMA Songwriters Series takes over New York City’s Joe’s Pub on Thursday, Sept.
13 (6:30 and 9:00 PM/ET show times, doors open 30 minutes prior to show).
Tickets for this popular series go on sale today (3:00 PM/ET).
the 2005 CMA Horizon Award winner Dierks Bentley, the CMA Songwriters
Series allows music fans insight into the stories behind some of their favorite songs.
CMA Songwriter series is a really cool gig,” said Bentley. “Joe’s Pub is so
intimate and the audience is a huge part of those shows because they’re so close.
It’s like everybody in the room is in on a secret or something. You’ve got four
guys with guitars, telling stories and drinking whiskey…anything can happen!”
winning singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley has forged his own brand of Country Music
combining classic Country songwriting, influences of bluegrass instrumentation
and the energy of rock & roll. He recently made plans to toast the end of
summer with the release of a four song EP titled Country & Cold Cans available Aug.
21 on iTunes, while simultaneously kicking off tailgating season with a limited
Country & Cold Cans: Back To College Tour. The new music follows Bentley’s
sixth studio album Home, released earlier this year, which debuted at No. 1
and has spawned three chart-toppings hits marking 10 career No. 1 songs as a singer
and songwriter. His five previous studio albums have sold over five million copies
and garnered an invitation to join the Grand Ole Opry.
will be Jim Beavers (“Felt Good On My Lips” recorded
by Tim McGraw, “Why Don’t We Just Dance” recorded by Josh Turner, “5-1-5-0”
and “Trying to Stop Your Leaving” both recorded by Bentley), Jaren Johnston (“You Gonna
Fly” recorded by Keith Urban, “Anywhere” recorded by Sara Evans, and “The
Woods” recorded by Bentley), and the evening’s host, Bob DiPiero (“Southern Voice”
recorded by Tim McGraw, “Blue Clear Sky” recorded by George Strait, and “You
Can’t Take the Honky Tonk Out of the Girl” recorded by Brooks & Dunn).
for the Sept. 13 CMA Songwriters Series at Joe’s Pub are $40 and $35 each. For
information about Joe’s Pub or to order tickets, visit www.joespub.com or call (212)
967-7555 between the hours of noon and 8:00 PM/ET. Joe’s Pub is located at 425
Lafayette St. in New York City.
For more information on the CMA Songwriters
Series, visit www.CMAworld/events/songwritersseries.
BMI, GAC and SESAC are the official partners of the CMA Songwriters Series.