Celebration of NC Songwriting – Nancy Middleton, Sam Frazier, Abigail Dowd, Kirk Ridge
May 17, 2018 · Thursday * 7-9pm * NO Cover
Four celebrated songwriters gather for a night of original music and the stories behind the songs.
One of North Carolina’s iconic songwriters, Nancy Middleton gained national recognition with her album The Way I Do. After a successful move to Nashville, she returned home to Durham to continue her career as one of the most popular performers in the area. www.nancymiddletonmusic.com
Sam Frazier is a guitarist, singer and songwriter from Greensboro, NC. He has released two solo CDs (Half a Million Years and Sam Frazier). He has opened shows for Joan Armatrading, The Neville Brothers, America, The Del McCrory Band, and others. www.samfrazier.com
Singer/songwriter Abigail Dowd grew up in North Carolina and comes from a long line of musicians. Abigail has written music for the cultural theater performance Bleeding Pines of Turpentine. Her debut album Don’t Wake Me was released in January 2017. www.abigaildowd.com
Kirk Ridge’s music has been featured on NPR’s Car Talk and Belfast’s Celtic Roots Radio. His lyrics have been published in American Songwriter Magazine, he has written music for Cary Playwrights Forum productions, and hosts “Pass The Hat” live music radio on WHUP. www.kirkridgemusic.com