Sat. November 13, 2021
A concert featuring Tony Arata, Craig Bickhardt, and Jesse Terry
Trinity Presbyterian Church in Berwyn, PA continues their successful Spotlight Concert Series on Saturday November 13th with an In-The-Round featuring Tony Arata, Craig Bickhardt, and Jesse Terry. Join us in the sanctuary at 7pm for a special evening of great music by three highly acclaimed singer-songwriters. You’ll Laugh a Lot, Cry a Little and Really Be Inspired!
Tony Arata was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2012. He has penned songs for dozens of famed country artists, including Reba McEntire, Bonnie Raitt, Clay Walker and Lee Roy Parnell. Arata's best-known tune "The Dance," was recorded by Garth Brooks, won Song of the Year at The Academy of Country Music Awards and it also was nominated for a Grammy. Tony has written four other #1 hits and seven other Garth Brooks songs including "Face to Face." Website: www.tonyarata.com
Craig Bickhardt is a critically acclaimed folk/Americana performing songwriter with major writing credits, a poet’s voice, a virtuoso guitar style and a veteran’s experience. His songs have found their way onto platinum and Grammy-winning recordings by legends such as Johnny Cash, Martina McBride, Willie Nelson, Ray Charles, B.B. King, Jonathan Edwards, David Wilcox, Pam Tillis, Kathy Mattea and Alison Krauss. Craig's voice and songs can be heard in the Academy Award-winning film "Tender Mercies," starring Robert Duvall, as well as the films "Switchback" and "At Close Range." Website: www.craigbickhardt.com
Jesse Terry is a singer-songwriter whose intimacy with audiences, sincerity, and approachability has solidified him as a favorite at festivals and live venues nationwide. He plays around 150 shows a year, from Bonnaroo to the Philadelphia Folk Festival, the 30A Songwriters Festival to AmericanaFest. After graduating from Berklee College of Music he landed a five-year staff writer gig on Nashville’s Music Row penning material for major TV networks. Terry's lyrical mastery, emotional depth, and soothing voice have often been compared to the likes of Jackson Browne, Jason Isbell, Paul McCartney and James Taylor. The Grand Prize winner of The John Lennon Songwriting Contest and The CMT/NSAI Song Contest, he has garnered worldwide acclaim including an official endorsement by Stonebridge Guitars International. Website: www.jesseterrymusic.com
You will be moved by all three performers, knocked out by their musicianship, and entertained by the wonderful, often hilarious stories they tell about their songs and careers. This show promises to be as good as it gets! All are welcome to join us for an enchanting and entertaining evening. Don't miss the opportunity to see these country music legends.
The doors will open at 6:30 PM and the concert will begin at 7 PM. The concert is free, but a free-will offering of $20 per person is suggested.
Trinity Presbyterian Church is located on Berwyn Avenue, 1 block south of Route 30 (Lancaster Pike) in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. Parking is free. The GPS address for the main church parking lot is 51 Waterloo Ave, Berwyn PA, 19312.