Spotlight On Kathy Mattea At The Bluebird Cafe In
Photos by Glenda S.
Kathy Mattea performed at The
Bluebird Cafe' 30th Birthday Bash on June 5, 2012 in Nashville,
Mattea performed a couple of her hits, '455 Rocket' and 'Where've
You Been'. She also performed with Becky Hobbs on 'Angels
It was a great night with lots of great music celebrating 30
years at the Bluebird Cafe with other entertainment by The Jay
Patten Band, Crystal Gayle, Jack Clement, Gayle Davies, Becky Hobbs,
David Olney, Roberto Bianco, Janell Mosser, Frank Sheen and Jimmy
Mattea had many of her fan club members at the show that came
from all over the United States to see her.
The next day Mattea held her Annual Fan Club Party called the
"Blunch", at The Station Inn.
It was a fun time with Mattea giving a slide show of her special
trip with her husband, Jon Vezner, and Al Gore and others on the
National Geographic Explorer Cruise ship on an Antarctica trip
called The Climate Reality Cruise.
Mattea then sang songs from her upcoming new album titled Calling
Me Home which will be released on September 11, 2012.
Mattea also took requests and sang many of her all time fan
favorites. After that she visited and gave autographs and took
photos with all her fans.
More about Mattea's new album Calling Me
Daring folk-trad follow-up to Mattea's Coal features
contributions from Stuart Duncan, Bryan Sutton, Tim and Mollie
O'Brien and more.
Most artists take fewer and fewer risks as they get older, but
Kathy Mattea is a striking exception. She didn't play it safe while
she charted mainstream country hits - 16 of them reaching the top
ten-and she's not about to start now.
Four years ago, Mattea, one of the most sure-footed country-pop
song interpreters of her generation, caught everyone off guard with
an album of old-timey Appalachian mining songs called Coal. She's
delved even deeper into her Appalachian heritage with Calling Me
Home, available from Sugar Hill on September 11th, 2012, co-produced
with modern acoustic mastermind Gary Paczosa and featuring liner
notes from bestselling author, and Kentucky-born kindred spirit,
To read more on Kathy Mattea, check out her website: www.mattea.com
Thanks For The Music Kathy!