Songwriter Sessions

Songwriters share the stories behind their work in an intimate performance setting, with audience Q&A. 

Performances are every Saturday.

To see upcoming programs visit the Calendar section of our site.

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Songwriter Session: Rodney Clawson

August 20, 2016 - Rodney Clawson wrote “American Kids” and “Til It’s Gone”...


Songwriter Session: Lindsay Ell

June 25, 2016 - Lindsay Ell began playing guitar and writing songs as a chi...


Songwriter Session: Gary Allan

June 8, 2016 - Gary Allan wrote his hits “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain),” ...


Songwriter Session: Mary Gauthier

September 19, 2015 - Though she didn’t start writing until her mid-thirties...


Songwriter Session: Larry Gatlin

August 15, 2015 - With soaring melodies and tight sibling harmonies, Larry ...


Songwriter Session: Will Hoge

June 13, 2015 - Will Hoge’s latest release, Small Town Dreams, is a collect...


Songwriter Session: Ashley Gorley and Rodney Clawson

May 23, 2015 - In support of the exhibit Luke Bryan: Dirt Road Diary, hit s...


Songwriter Session: Adam Wright

March 21, 2015 - Adam Wright wrote the Grammy-nominated song “So You Don’t ...


Songwriter Session: Billy Joe Shaver

September 20, 2014 - Johnny Cash, Tom T. Hall, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristo...


Songwriter Session: Ray Stevens

July 19, 2014 - Grammy-winning singer, musician, and comedian Ray Stevens w...


Songwriter Session: Ashley Monroe

May 17, 2014 - Ashley Monroe co-wrote every song on her acclaimed 2013 rele...


Songwriter Session Rodney Crowell

September 21, 2013 - Grammy winner Rodney Crowell joined Emmylou Harris's H...


Songwriter Session: Red Lane

March 30, 2013 - Red Lane wrote classics such as“Miss Emily’s Picture” (Joh...


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