Join Nashville Music Hall of Fame songwriters Tony Arata ("The Dance"-Garth Brooks) and Thom Schuyler ("Love Will Turn You Around"-Kenny Rogers) along with hit writer Craig Bickhardt, million record selling recording artist Cassidy Catanzaro and local songwriter Sol Knopf for an inspiring evening of music. Hear each writer sing their biggest hits, and share the amazing stories behind each song. Tony Arata is best known for his song "The Dance" which became Song of the Year and a huge #1 hit for Garth Brooks. He is an amazing performer and, like the other folks in this line-up, funny as heck! He's had number 1 hits with Patty Loveless, Lee Roy Parnell and Clay Walker. His songs have also been recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Tricia Yearwood, Delbert McClinton and many more...www.tonyarata.com Thom Schuyler is an American songwriter. Schuyler wrote songs recorded by more than 200 various artists including "16th Avenue" for Lacy J. Dalton, "Love Will Turn You Around" for Kenny Rogers, and "Long Line of Love" for Michael Martin Murphey. Schuyler continued to write songs, and was eventually made chairman of the Country Music Association. He also headed RCA Records' Nashville division from 1992 to 1995. In that role he signed singer Kenny Chesney, the band Lonestar and also had a signiciant role in launching the career of Martina McBride and Sara Evans. http://www.thomschuyler.com Craig Bickhardt is virtuoso guitarist, fabulous vocalist and awesome performer. He has penned four # 1 country hits and nine top 10 hits! His songs have been recorded by legends like Ray Charles, BB King, Martina McBride, The Judds and many, many more... www.CraigBickhardt.com Cassidy Catanzaro is the former lead singer and main songwriter for the all female quintet Antigone Rising. She received global press by signing a landmark recording contract with Atlantic Records and Starbucks Hear Music. The first of it’s kind. The debut album has gone on to sell upwards of a million copies. Cassidy has toured with The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, The Allman Brothers, Dave Matthews as well as co-written, toured and recorded with Matchbox 20’s lead singer Rob Thomas on his solo project Cradlesong. Her voice is featured on multiple tracks. She recently placed songs with pop songwriting icon Maxx Martin (N-Sync, Maroon 5, Brittany Spears) one of which was recorded by pop star Demi Lovato for her upcoming album "Confident". Shinedown and Silvertide’s lead guitarist Nick Perri has recently asked Cassidy to co-write songs for his new solo project, Mount Holly. She has co-written songs with Grammy and Oscar winners such as, Siedah Garrett (Man In The Mirror, Real in Rio), Darryl Scott (Dixie Chicks), Beth Nielson Chapman (Faith Hill), Lamont Dozier (Supremes, Marvin Gaye) and Rob Thomas (Matchbox 20). Her works can also be heard in major motion pictures and television. Cassidy has been featured in original programming on VH1, CMT and has performed on The Tonight Show, The Today Show and A&E’s Breakfast With The Arts, to name a few. Her commercial endorsements include television and print campaigns for, The Gap, 7 Jeans, Mustang and Motorola and she has also appeared in Rolling Stone Magazine several times including their "Year In Rock" Calendar. Cassidy continues to write and tour for her solo project, Cassidy and The Music.com Sol Knopf is a singer/songwriter from the state of Delaware best known for his rich baritone voice and timeless original songs. Sol's "My Baby Girl" has become one of the most requested father/daughter dance songs at weddings across the country. The song's accompanying music video has had over 700,000 views worldwide. www.SolKnopf.comTickets Save
Songwriters and Storytellers featuring Thom Schuyler, Tony Arata, Craig Bickhardt, Sol Knopf & Cassidy with Tommy Geddes Friday, April 1, '16 - 7:30pm Schwartz Center for the Arts 226 S State St. Dover, DE 19934 Reserved Tickets $28.00, $22.00 www.schwartzcenter.com Ticket link: http://www.schwartzcenter.com/event/aae0dbe7ebfeb4ef6f78b108cf0f07e9 Info: (302) 678-5152Tickets Save
Sounds Like: Cat Stevens, Neil Diamond
Sol Knopf is an American singer/songwriter best known for his distinctive baritone voice and timeless original songs.
His moving single and YouTube video "My Baby Girl"has become one of the most requested, independently released, father/daughter dance songs at weddings across the USA and abroad. ...See Full Bio
"We were Born to love this talented singer songwriter...Keep an eye on this guy, he's got what it takes!"