Erin Enderlin & Kayla Ray
Hosted by Eric Gnezda and presented by Songs at the Center
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Natalie’s is proud to partner with the national TV series Songs at the Center to present Erin Enderlin and Kayla Ray in concert. Nashville songwriter Erin Enderlin has written songs for Reba McEntire (“The Bar’s Getting Lower”), Alan Jackson (“Monday Morning Church”), Lee Ann Womack (“Last Call”), Luke Bryan (“You Don’t Know Jack”), Randy Travis, Joey+Rory, and others. Kayla Ray was named TRRMA’s New Female Vocalist of the Year in 2015, and she is a five-time MACT Female Vocalist of the Year.
With multiple appearances at the Grand Ol’ Opry, Erin is gaining steam as a solo artist, having been named a member of the 2018 CMT Next Women of Country, a recipient of the Arkansas Country Music Awards Songwriter and Album of the Year recognitions, and runner-up to Jason Isbell in the Best Singer-Songwriter field in Nashville Scene’s touchstone Best of Nashville issue. Her two appearances on Songs at the Center will be broadcast locally on Saturdays, June 15 and August 4 (WOSU TV, 11 p.m.). https://www.erinenderlin.com
Also from Nashville, Kayla Ray delivers country music with rawness and honesty. Her second album, Yesterday and Me, a collection of hard-lived truths set to moving melodies earned plenty of critical acclaim, with critic Kelly Gregory of Country Music People Magazine naming it the best album of 2018. https://kaylaraymusic.com
Eric Gnezda is creator and host of the American Public Television series, Songs at the Center, airing on more than 310 stations coast to coast. A regular performer at Nashville’s Bluebird Café, Eric is a recipient of the Ohioana Citation for Music Composition, joining Michael Feinstein (American Songbook), Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane) and Chip Davis (Mannheim Steamroller). http://gnezda.com
Date: Wednesday, July 24
Time: 9:00 pm
Cost: $20 reserved, $15 general admission