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Strings & Stories Songwriters’ Night

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Strings & Stories Songwriters’ Night

The 7th annual Strings & Stories: An Intimate Night of Songwriters’ Tales will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Green’s Grocery in historic Leipers Fork. Enjoy an intimate evening with artists in their element. Singer/songwriters belong on the stage sharing their craft, and that is just where you will find them at Strings & Stories. The songwriter’s night fundraiser will begin at 6:00 pm and will include dinner by Red Pony, wine by Del Rio Wine & Spirits, with dessert and coffee by Frothy Monkey. Guests will enjoy musical performances presented by Notting Hill Music including Nashville’s own award-winning artist Leslie Satcher, Will Robinson, Brad Crisler, and dinner music by guitarist William Kellett.

 

LESLIE SATCHER: Satcher came to Nashville in 1989 to become a country music artist, and though she still performs for die-hard fans, she has enjoyed sizable success as a songwriter. From When God-Fearin’ Women Get The Blues,” recorded by Martina McBride, and Grammy-nominated Politically Uncorrect,” recorded by Merle Haggard and Gretchen Wilson, to “House of Cash” and “Troubadour,” recorded by George Strait, Satcher has written for country greats with songs that alternate between toe-tapping, tears and truth, all set to music. In an industry currently fixated on trucks and the man-boys who drive them, Satcher continues to write and record country music that is more about the life and love you experience as an adult.

 

WILL ROBINSON: Robinson received a staff writer position at Maypop Music, now part of Sony Music, when he arrived in Nashville. He has also written for Walt Disney Music, EMI Music, and Friday Records Music and has a sizeable catalogue at Bug Music. In the over twenty years Robinson has been writing, he has written or co-written eight number one songs including Alabama’s “There’s No Way”, “What I’d Say”, and “You’ve Got the Touch”, as well as three top five songs and several top 20 hits.

 

BRAD CRISLER: Crisler is an ASCAP award winner who began his career in Nashville in 1996 and has penned singles including Tim McGraw’s “Some Things Never Change”. He has also written for artists Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts and Brooks and Dunn, among others.

 

High Hopes Development Center is a non-profit inclusive preschool and pediatric therapy clinic that loves, nurtures, and educates children from infancy through Pre-K with and without special needs in inclusive classrooms.  A team of experienced teachers and pediatric therapists support the individual needs of each child in the classroom, and the outpatient therapy clinic meets the therapeutic challenges of infants to adolescents in the community. High Hopes is the only non-profit inclusive preschool in Williamson County with a preschool and therapy clinic under one roof. High Hopes is truly unique in the way that children with and without special needs such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and other developmental delays play, learn, and grow together every day. The outpatient pediatric therapy clinic provides multiple therapies in one location: occupational, speech, physical, and feeding therapies. High Hopes gives children of all intellectual, physical and mental abilities the opportunity to learn and grow together in an environment that provides a strong foundation for future academic and social success.

LIMITED SEATING is still available. Remaining tickets are $100 per person. To order tickets, visit www.highhopesforkids.org and click on “Donate Now” or send check payable to High Hopes to 301 High Hopes Court, Franklin, TN  37064. For more information, phone (615) 550.1443.