We’re finally making it back to The Cutting Room in NYC to do our “Nashville To New York” show! While we were originally bringing one other hit songwriter to perform with us, our guest unfortunately had to cancel… so this time it will just be Gary and Georgia on stage.
Come hear the stories behind the songs…in other words, what you’ve been watching online for the last 18 months but this time LIVE and in person!!! We have formed a pretty tight community online called MB Nation and while some of our MN Nation’ers will be traveling to NYC to meet each other for the first time, several will not be able to be there. So for those folks, we will be streaming to our Middleman Burr Facebook Page the night of the show. We hope you can join us either online or in person on Oct. 6th!
Please join us for our FB LIVE performance on Sunday, Oct. 24th at 2:00 p.m. CT! We’ll be playing songs of ours you requested through the week. To request, please email us at: email@example.com. You can find the show over at our Middleman Burr Facebook Page 🙂
Click HERE to go to our page and if you hit LIKE, you’ll be notified when we go live.
Georgia will be playing in the round with Gary Burr and Jim Photoglo at The Bluebird Cafe this Thursday, Jan. 7th at 7:30 pm CST as a fundraiser for Alive Hospice. Please help us support this great cause…all proceeds from ticket sales will go to Alive Hospice.
Songs have changed the world and songs have lifted us up when we’re down. Kid Pan Alley’s Because We Have Music free livestream concert series continues with some of the finest songwriters Nashville has to offer on March 14th at 7pm EST with Georgia Middleman, Tom Kimmel, and hosts Paul Reisler and Cheryl Toth.
Georgia Middleman is an award-winning Nashville songwriter who has had songs recorded by Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Joe Nichols, Martina McBride, Sheila E., Radney Foster, Maia Sharp and many others. In 2011, she watched her song “I’m In” climb to the top of the country charts, courtesy of Keith Urban. Her song “When The Right One Comes Along” was featured in the ABC T.V. show “Nashville.”
Georgia has sung with Carole King and Ringo Starr and has recorded five solo CD’s of her own. She has also recorded with her trio Blue Sky Riders (featuring Georgia, Gary Burr and Kenny Loggins.)
A soulful, funny and inspiring singer-writer-poet, Tom Kimmel has released seven solo albums, three trio records, published a book of poems and toured across the US and in Europe.
An artist’s artist and writer’s writer, his songs have been covered by a host of Grammy winners, including Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Linda Ronstadt, Levon Helm, Randy Travis, Dianne Reeves and Shawn Colvin… as well as by Joe Cocker, and dozens of other artists. His work has also been featured in a number of films and television shows. Writing successes notwithstanding, Tom’s fans and critics agree that he remains his own best interpreter—a unique artist in his sixth decade of music making who continues to create, perform and inspire at the highest levels.
Paul Reisler has written more songs than the Beatles, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and Stephen Foster combined—somewhere north of 3,500 compositions thanks in no small part to his army of 70,000 short collaborators in Kid Pan Alley residencies as well a handful of Grammy-winning co-writers. Artists including Sissy Spacek, Raul Malo, Darrell Scott, Cracker, Corey Harris, Jesse Winchester and many others have recorded his songs. He’s been recording, performing, and writing for the last 45 years. He’ll be joined by Cheryl Toth.
Come hear the songs performed by the people who know them the most intimately—the writers on March 14th at 7pm EST. Join in the zoom living room where you can talk with the performers and come as close as possible in these times to the magic of a house concert.
Event is FREE but you must register for a ticket. You can do that HERE
When we heard that their Australian fans were waking up at 5 a.m. to catch our Middleman Burr U.S. online show…we thought “Can we at least do one show JUST FOR THEM at a decent hour?” So that’s why this show is happening! 8:00 p.m. CT Friday night, May 22nd. It says 6:00 p.m. on the link but that’s Pacific time in the U.S. and in Australia, depending on which city you live in, this show will actually be on May 23rd around 11:00 p.m.. 😉 People in U.S. are also invited to come watch!
Georgia will be doing a livestream with hit songwriter, Dave Berg (If You’re Going Through Hell, Stupid Boy, Moments, Somebody) on Apr. 23rd. Come join us while we talk about life and swap songs back and forth! This livestream will be on Georgia’s Musician Facebook Page at 3:00 p.m. CST
Gary Burr and I will be doing a very special Facebook Live on the Songwriting With Soldiers Facebook page tomorrow, June 3rd at 7:00 p.m. CST where we will be featuring songs we’ve written with Veterans through the Songwriting With: Soldiers program
Every three months the “best of the best” Nashville songwriters join hosts Gary Burr and Georgia Middleman in the round at The Cutting Room in New York City to perform their original music and to share rare, behind-the-scenes details of the songs and songwriting. The next show will be April 7, 2020 and we will be joined by hit songwriters Jim Vallance and Mark Hudson!
For more information about this special show and to purchase tickets, please click HERE
I’m very excited to be part of the new PBS series “Songwriters Under The Covers with Victoria Shaw” on PBS! The series started on Oct. 16th and the next episode will air this Wednesday, Oct. 30th in New York at 8:30 EST on All Arts TV and Thursday, Oct. 31st in Nashville at 9:00 p.m. CST on NPT/PBS. It was filmed at Birdland and this week’s episode will feature me, Gary Burr and Erich Bergen telling the stories behind some of our favorite hit songs. If you don’t live in New York or Nashville, that’s okay…you can stream all seven episodes HERE!
If you missed the PBS special “Songwriting With: Soldiers” on Oct. 25th, you can catch it HERE
From Broadway World: “The concert features musicians performing original songs written with service veterans through SongwritingWith:Soldiers (SW:S), a nonprofit organization co-founded in 2012 by program director Mary Judd and creative director Darden Smith. SW:S is dedicated to transforming lives through weekend retreats and workshops that pair veterans with professional songwriters to craft songs about combat and the transition home. Songwriters performing on the special include Bonnie Bishop, Gary Burr, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Radney Foster, Mary Gauthier, James House, Will Kimbrough, Georgia Middleman, Gary Nicholson, Maia Sharp and Darden Smith.”
Through the years, people have asked me when am I going to record an acoustic record of the songs I play at my shows? Well…I’m excited to say…it’s done! The cd is called “Requests” and it’s officially for sale NOW! Check it out and let me know what you think 🙂
If you’re in Tennessee this weekend and looking for something fun to do, please join me and Gary on Saturday, July 13th as we play Wildwood’s “Newbird On The Water”! Show starts at 7:00. Tickets available on site or HERE
Have you ever wanted to go to Africa on a safari? Learn more about songwriting in a fun, natural, exotic setting? Now you can do both. From April 24-30, 2019, Gary and Georgia will be conducting a master songwriting workshop over the course of five days under the beautiful skies of South Africa. You’ll be staying in five-star tented suites, eating gourmet food cooked by a private chef, taking a safari every day and then coming back to learn about songwriting and play music with two hit Nashville songwriters.
But there’s only room for 6 participants…so sign up now!
Every three months, Gary and Georgia bring some of the greatest songwriters in the world to The Cutting Room in New York City. Their show is called “Nashville To New York” and to celebrate their fifth year in existence, for the first time, they’re bringing “Nashville To New York” to Nashville! Please join us at 3rd & Lindsley on May 21st…for tickets, click HERE
Gary and I will be back in New York City on June 12, 2019 to host our hit songwriter show “Nashville To New York” at The Cutting Room. Join us for another memorable evening of original song, story and humor as we welcome special guests Victoria Shaw (“The River”) and Jim Photoglo (“Fishin’ In The Dark”) to the stage! This special show will be in partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and a portion of every ticket sold will be going to St. Jude.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m/ Showtime at 7:30 p.m. For tickets and more information about the June 12th show, go HERE
Georgia is excited to be joining Gary Burr as Middleman Burr performs at the annual Troubeliever Fest in Snow Basin, UT on Aug.4, 2018. She and Gary will also be teaching a master songwriting class. Come experience an amazing weekend of great music and songwriting with Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris, Troubadour 77, Shawn Colvin, Billy Dean, Monty Powell, Anna Wilson, Sammy Brue and many others! For more information, please click HERE
Gary and I are back in New York City on August 14, 2018 to host “Nashville To New York” at The Cutting Room. Join us for another memorable evening of original song, story and humor as we welcome hit songwriters John Scott Sherrill and Steve Diamond to the stage. For tickets and more information, click HERE
Georgia’s fourth solo cd is finally here! PLUM is a collection of jazz-influenced songs that Georgia wrote and produced with her friend Bill DeMain. To listen to the songs and purchase the cd, click HERE or feel free to send a check for $15 to: Georgia Middleman, P.O. Box 150763, Nashville, TN 37215. Be sure to include your mailing address!
Please join Gary & me for our first ever Middleman Burr performance in Nashville on Nov. 28th! We’ll be playing at 3rd & Lindsleywith our full band and will be featuring songs off our upcoming CD “MB”.
Today, May 25, 2017 is National Missing Children’s Day. I am so honored to have collaborated with The Polly Klaas Foundation on a video they made using a song I wrote with Annie Tate and Sam Tate to help bring awareness to our missing kids out there. The song is called “Take A Good Look At My Face.” To watch this special video, click HERE and if you have seen or see any of these children, please call the number on the screen: 1-800-587- HELP.
Georgia will be heading to Belton, TX on May 19th to write with female veterans as part of Songwriting With: Soldiers. At this retreat, professional songwriters are paired with veterans to help them put their stories into song. This is a deeply transformative and healing process providing a platform for those to talk about their experiences in combat and returning home. To read more about this fine organization, please click HERE
Georgia will be one of the many artists performing at eTOWN on Nov. 20, 2016 in Boulder, CO.
“Stand With Standing Rock; Awakening the Indigenous in all of us” is a Rally and Fundraiser for Standing Rock, and all the Water Protectors on the front lines. Igniting an Indigenous Nation, honoring Grandmother Earth. Reconnecting and restoring People and Planet.
Gary Burr, Georgia Middleman, Will Nance & Steve WilliamsFriday, November 11, 2016 @ 8:00 PM
These top Nashville singer/songwriters have written a host of hit songs that have been performed by some of today’s most popular and respected musicians. They come together on The Sheldon stage to share their stories and songs. Gary Burr has 32 top 40 hits, 24 top tens and 14 number ones, and he’s been honored as Songwriter of the Year by Billboard Magazine, ASCAP and the Nashville Songwriters Association of America. He’s collaborated with Carole King, Kenny Loggins and Ringo Starr. Georgia Middleman has written songs recorded by Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire and Keith Urban. Will Nance has written number one songs for Brad Paisley and George Strait and received “Million Air” Awards from BMI and a BMI Award for a top ten Joe Nichols single. Steve Williams has contributed songs on three gold records and has written hits for The Oakridge Boys, George Strait, Craig Morgan and Kristin Chenoweth.
Georgia is excited to be returning to the big island for the Hawai’i Songwriting Festival as a facilitator from June 16-18, 2016. Presented by KMF (Kauai Music Festival), this event welcomes both novice and experienced songwriters to a celebration of their craft. Special emphasis is placed on education, collaboration and the creation of music for the film and television industries.
Georgia and Gary had the fantastic opportunity to talk about songwriting and write a song with McGavock High School students last month. She, Gary and the kids will perform the song they wrote “Limited Time Offer” live for the first time at Keith Urban & Vince Gill’s All For The Hall Event on April 12, 2016 at The Bridgestone Arena at 7:30 p.m. Check out this great article below in The Tennessean written by Cindy Watts about how this event came to be and to learn more about The Country Music Hall of Fame’s educational program Words & Music.
I am so excited to be part of the Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival next month! I will be conducting songwriting classes with Gary Burr on March 5th and 6th and performing at The Clayton Hotel Belfast on March 4th in the round with Simon Murphy and Stephen Macartney and again on March 5th in the round with Donal Scullion, Robb Murphy and Rab Wishart. http://www.belfastnashville.com
When I’m not playing solo or in the trio with Kenny Loggins, I join my hubby, Gary Burr as one half of the duo called Middleman Burr. Neat, huh? Be sure to check out our new website: www.middlemanburr.com
And we are proud to say we just finished our first duo record called “I Like The Sound Of That.”Continue reading →
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