I made a three minute video that talks about some of April's upcoming highlights that you can watch if you'd like, just click on the video below. You'll notice almost everything this month is Songs and Stories stuff, not much original stuff, but that'll be changing in the months ahead.
This past Saturday, I was featured on Ocean State Sessions on Rhode Island's PBS affiliate. It includes an interview and three songs (including two new songs that I've yet to record in the studio), you can watch it at this link. The show was taped last summer at the beautiful Narrows Center in Fall River, MA, one of the best sounding rooms I've ever performed in.
A bunch of gigs coming up. A few highlights:
April 21st (Friday) - City Winery Nashville. This is an early show (7:30) at a great venue for only $15. It's a big opportunity for me, so if you live down in that area or know folks that will be down there that week, please let them know. I'm excited to perform there, but am also hoping I'm not the only one there : ) Advance tickets and more info can be found at this link.
April 29th (Saturday) - Newport Playhouse, Newport, Rhode Island. It's Willie Nelson's 90th birthday and I'll be celebrating by doing songs and stories solely focused on Willie, at a great listening room in beautiful Newport, R.I. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.newportplayhouse.com/
April 2nd (Sun.) Groton (MA) Library at 2:30 Highwaymen
April 6th (Thurs.) Avon COA 6pm Johnny Cash
April 7th (Friday) Wellfleet Public Library 5pm Johnny Cash
April 11th (Tues.) Jenks Center 11:00 am Johnny Cash
April 12th (Wed.) Boxborough Comm. Ctr. 1:30 Johnny Cash
April 13th (Thurs.) Paxton COA 11am Highwaymen
April 13th (Thurs.) Reuben Hoar Library Littleton, MA 7pm
April 14th (Friday) Lynn COA 10am Johnny Cash
April 18th (Tues.) NBC's Today in Nashville (in studio performance AM)
April 20th ((Thurs.) Blue Plate Special Radio Program, Knoxville, TN 12pm CST (listen live here)
April 20th (Thursday) Blount County Library in Maryville, TN
April 21st City Winery Nashville (Highwaymen)
April 25th (Tues) - 1pm Scituate COA - History of Country Music
April 27th (Thurs.) Freetown COA - Johnny Cash
April 29th (Sat.) Willie Nelson - Songs and Stories 10:30 am Lunenburg Library
April 29th (Sat.) Willie Nelson - Songs and Stories Newport Playhouse
April 30th (Sun.) Salisbury Art Stroll (Not sure on my set time, but visit this link for more information.
If you'd like to watch a recent Highwaymen concert, this was recorded in Franklin, MA a few weeks ago.
As always, if you know of a place you think I should play or just want to drop me a line, please don't hesitate to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you're on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, you can follow me at @mattyorkboston