An unquenchable thirst for great songwriting combined with a love for the vessels who bring them to life – the songwriters – is the driving force behind ON THE TRACKS Songwriter Showcase. It was founded to bring our favorite writers to our neck of the woods by providing a venue to showcase their incredible gifts. What makes this series unique is our focus on the songwriting. Our featured performers will be sharing insight into their inspirations and methods, the practical and magical process by which their songs come to life. You’ll hear lots of great songs of course, but you’ll also learn a little something about the art and craft of songwriting.Save
Sounds Like: Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, The Everly Brothers, The Civil Wars, Allison Krauss
Label: JML Music
Manager: Michele Law
Bio: 2011 marks the 10th Anniversary of The Laws writing and performing together, and the release of their 6th CD, produced by J.P. Cormier. The FIRST Canadians to win the prestigious Chris Austin Song Writing Contest at MerleFest (they signed a writing deal in Nashville as a result), The Laws have ...See Full Bio
"Though spare, the Laws’ sound is rich--rich sonically by dint of smart arrangements that fill out the soundscape just so behind the couples’ striking vocals, with no solo being unwarranted or saying more than it needs to say; rich lyrically, by virtue of literate, heartfelt sentiments conveying their stories of love, of leaving, of bonding around the passion with a purpose a listener cannot ignore; and most certainly rich in the human, animated sound of their voices bringing their narratives to life."