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Songwriter Series

  • 813 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs, CO, 80487
  • Overview

    Join the Chief Theater for the final artist in the Songwriter Series, John Fullbright.

    About

    John Fullbright’s 2012 studio debut, From the Ground Up, received a Grammy nomination for Americana Album of the Year, and later that year he won ASCAP’s Harold Adamson Award for lyric writing. In 2014, John released the critically acclaimed Songs, toured all over America and the UK, and appeared on Late Night with David Letterman.

    Fullbright possesses a keen ear for memorable melody and a unique approach to harmony, moving through chord progressions far outside the expected confines of traditional folk or Americana. His performances are stark and direct, a deliberate approach meant to deliver the songs in their purest and most honest form.

    “Mr. Fullbright joins the lineage of terse Southwestern songwriters like Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, sticking to a few folky chords and reaching for unassailable clarity.” — Jon Pareles, The New York Times

    “Songs impressively and potently economical... poetically astute lyrics and heartrending musical feeling.” —Randy Lewis, The Los Angeles Times

    To see John play one of his wonderful songs, please click here.

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