709 Washington Street, Durham, North Carolina 27701

Celebration of NC Songwriting: Nancy Middleton, Kirk Ridge, Bob Vasile & Jack Herrick 9/23/21

September 23, 2021  ·  Thursday * 7-9:30 pm * NO Cover

Celebration of NC Songwriting:  Another inspired group of talent expertly assembled by Kirk Ridge.

Four celebrated songwriters gather for a night of original music and the stories behind the songs.

Nancy Middleton, one of North Carolina’s iconic songwriters, 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

Kirk Ridge has had songs featured on NPR’s Car Talk and Celtic Roots Radio. His lyrics have been published in American Songwriter Magazine, and he is performance director for Durham CenterFest. Kirk co-hosts the weekly “Pass The Hat” radio show on WHUP and produces songwriters’ events statewide. www.kirkridgemusic.com

Bob Vasile’s musical roots are in British Isles traditional music. He was the founding member, with Jane Peppler, of the North Carolina group the Pratie Heads (1980-1989). Bob and Jane currently perform with Jack Herrick of the Red Clay Ramblers in a British Isles/Americana trio called Duck Duck Goose. www.bobvasile.com

Jack Herrick is a long time member of the Red Clay Ramblers. Author, composer, and lyricist he has written for numerous off-Broadway and regional theater productions, including Playmakers Repertory Company. Jack won a 1999 Tony award for the Broadway production of “Fool Moon”. www.facebook.com/jack.herrick.908

NOTE: We do not take reservations, all seating is first come first served. We recommend arriving 1 hour before show time with your party to avoid a wait. Due to staffing issues waits and food times may be longer than usual.

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