CMA songwriters return to Big Apple
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
– The CMA Songwriters Series once again returns to New York City's Joe's Pub, on Sunday, Dec. 18 with four hit songwriters.
Writers participating are Tim Nichols (Live Like You Were Dying recorded by Tim McGraw, I'd Rather Ride Around With You recorded by Reba, and I'll Think of a Reason Later, recorded by Lee Ann Womack); Rivers Rutherford (Real Good Man recorded by McGraw, "Ain't Nothin' Bout You recorded by Brooks & Dunn, and When I Get To Where I'm Going recorded by Brad Paisley and Dolly Parton); and Leslie Satcher (Tough recorded by Kellie Pickler, When God-Fearin' Women Get the Blues recorded by Martina McBride, and Politically Uncorrect recorded by Gretchen Wilson). Bob DiPiero (Southern Voice recorded by McGraw, 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 show are $40 for premium seating and $30 for reserved and are on sale now.
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