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The Mockingbird Music Series Greenville #4 -Featuring Kerry Kurt Phillips

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The Downtown Butcher & Mercantile

525 Washington Avenue

Greenville, Mississippi 38701

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This bi-monthly musical dinner series hosts intimate performances with some of Nashville’s best and prolific award winning songwriters, telling the stories behind their hits and performing them as originally written. Music City is known for showcasing its great songwriters at such historical venues as The Bluebird Café, Puckett's Grocery among others.

Event founder, Steve Azar, has been performing and putting on various songwriter events with his pals around the country with rave reviews and is excited to be bringing his friends and this Music City tradition to the Birthplace of America’s Music.

The evening includes a dinner created by Chef Allen Sanders of The Downtown Grille with a themed signature cocktail by Melissa Townsend of @milkpunchofficial and Milk Punch Media.

Limited to 150 seats.

$75 per person plus tax and fees
BYOB – Wine and Liquor only
Beer and set ups will be for sale at the event

MOCKINGBIRD MUSIC SERIES #4- Kerry Kurt Phillips

KERRY KURT PHILLIPS

Nashville music industry insiders and country music radio air personalities have called Kerry Kurt Phillips “One of America’s favorite songwriters”. A nominee to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Kerry Kurt’s Grammy winning songs have been featured in Motion Pictures, TV series, Super Bowl commercials, in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, and on Hallmark greeting cards. Pepsi, Ford, General Motors, Applebee's, the NFL and the PGA have all used KK's songs to market their products.

Kerry Kurt has achieved six #1 singles and has been awarded over 75 gold and 36 platinum albums, accounting for certified sales of over 45 million records. Some of his biggest songs include the George Jones’ Smash, “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair” and several Joe Diffie hits such as, “Is It Cold In Here,” “Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox,” “In My Own Backyard” and “Pickup Man”, (which spent a record 5 weeks at #1). The Tim McGraw hits, “Down On the Farm”, “Maybe We Should Just Sleep On It” and “Do You Want Fries With That” are all products of Kerry Kurt’s pen.

Other memorable songs in Kerry Kurt’s catalogue include “That’s Just Jessie” sung by Kevin Denney, Tammy Cochran’s “Life Happened,” the 1998 TNN/Music City News Song Of The Year for Billy Ray Cyrus “It’s All The Same To Me,” and the Tracy Byrd smash “Drinkin’ Bone”. Craig Morgan’s “Almost Home” was the 2003 Music Row Magazine Song Of The Year and Tom T. Hall cited this Kerry Kurt composition as one of 4 songs he wished he had written.

George Strait’s “She Let Herself Go” was Kerry Kurt’s latest #1 song and the Craig Morgan single “This Ain’t Nothin’,” was recognized by the ICMA as the Inspirational Song of the Year. KK’s songs have been recorded by John Michael Montgomery, Doug Stone, Mark Chestnut, Trace Adkins, Vern Gosdin, Ricky Van Shelton, Aaron Tipin, Tanya Tucker, Kenny Chesney, Eddie Raven, Phil Vasser, Ray Benson, Joe Stampley, Ricochet, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, James Otto and many other notable recording artists.

Kerry Kurt Phillips has received numerous awards and citations from many music industry organizations including, The American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers, The Country Music Association, Country Radio Broadcasters Association, Nashville Songwriters Association International and The Songwriters Guild of America.

*The organizer reserves the right to substitute songwriters in the event of an emergency.

The September Greenville event date and songwriter guest will be announced at the August show with tickets opening for sale at that time.


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