You asked for it, and you got it! Beth Wood is back on the High Plains, so don't miss this modern-day troubadour and believer in the power of song.
Beth Wood — LIVE IN AMARILLO
Friday, April 5th
Chalice Abbey (2717 Stanley, Amarillo)
Doors @ 7:00 pm | Show @ 7:30 pm
Suggested Donation: $15
***Make life easy & please bring cash!***
BYO + Coffee provided by Palace Coffee Company
RSVP here, or call 806.367.9088 to save a seat!
Her exceptional musicianship, crafty songwriting, powerful voice, and commanding stage presence have been winning over American audiences for sixteen years. Beth’s music is soulful, organic, intelligent, barefoot, and high-energy - an invitation to joy...and we're THRILLED to have her back for an HPPR Living Room Concert!
SEE HER IN ACTION!
Watch Beth Wood perform her song "Coyote Prayer" in a Showcase Performance.
View Beth and David Stoddard perform her song "Funeral Day" at Creek House Concerts in 2013.
ABOUT BETH WOOD
Beth began her musical journey in Lubbock, a high plains Texas town with a uniquely rich musical heritage that includes Buddy Holly, Natalie and Lloyd Maines, Mac Davis, and Joe Ely to name a few. When she wasn’t dodging tornados and dust storms, Beth was studying classical piano, violin, harp, and voice and contemplating the greatness of her Dad’s record collection. With big dreams of becoming a musician, Beth left west Texas to study voice and piano at Brevard College in North Carolina. A detour from her classical studies led her to Austin, where she picked up a degree in literature and a guitar. Beth began writing her own songs and quickly discovered a feeling of musical freedom that she has been hooked on ever since. Sixteen years, thousands of shows, nine albums, three cars, and numerous awards later, Beth has never looked back.
The Weather Inside, Beth’s eighth studio release, is a case study in contrast. A coming-of-age statement record from a veteran artist, Beth’s latest work embraces strength and tenderness, the polished and the well-worn, the broken and the hopeful heart. Produced by Billy Crockett at Blue Rock Studio in Wimberley, TX, “The Weather Inside” delves deep into Beth’s creative reserves and delivers a strong collection of songs and performances to remember.
Beth has been featured on OPB’s “Artbeat” and on “Troubadour, TX”, a nationally syndicated documentary-style singer-songwriter reality television series airing in almost 40 million households and 140 U.S. markets. Beth has also been a three-time featured artist on Cayamo: A Journey Through Song, a week-long Caribbean songwriters’ cruise along with Lyle Lovett, Shawn Colvin, John Prine, Patty Griffin, Emmylou Harris, Richard Thompson and many more.
In May, 2013, Beth launched her Song of the Month Club, an innovative way to engage fans and offer a steady stream of new work recorded in her adopted home town of Eugene, OR with rising star producer and singer-songwriter Tyler Fortier producing. In 2014, Tyler and Beth collaborated on her 9th album, "Sometimes Love". Beth has immersed herself in the northwest music scene, including working on staff with the Sisters Folk Festival and Americana Song Academy for three years as an instructor and host of the Sunday Community Celebration. Her latest releases are The Long Road (2018) and Spring Tide (2016).
“A superb singer/songwriter whose versatility discourages labeling.”
—Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“Beth Wood is a musical triple-threat — a thoughtful songwriter and talented multi-instrumentalist with a supple, soulful voice.”
“Wood is about as good as it gets if you appreciate the singer/songwriter genre.”
—Charlotte, Creative Loafing
“Lord have mercy…Wood is a down-home, old-fashioned girl with a wicked streak”
“…when you come across a recording like Beth Wood’s “The Weather Inside” you take note and recognize that this is the work of a genuine artist with a remarkable voice determined to make meaningful and lasting art.”
—Lone Star Music Magazine
Winner - 2006 Sisters Folk Festival Dave Carter Memorial Songwriting Contest
Winner - 2005 Kerrville New Folk Contest
Winner - 2nd Place - 2005 Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Songwriters Contest
Winner - 2004 Wildflower Festival Songwriters Contest
Finalist - 2007 Telluride Troubadour Contest
Winner - 2006 Top 20 Acoustic/Folk Category - Unisong International Songwriting Contest
Honorable Mention - 2006 Mountain Stage Newsong Contest
Honorable Mention - 2005 Billboard World Song Contest
Winner - 2000 Campus Activities Magazine Coffeehouse Entertainer of the Year
Winner - 1999 Campus Activities Magazine Club Performer of the Year
Finalist - 2000, 2001, and 2002 Campus Activities Magazine Contemporary Music Artist of the Year
Cayamo: A Journey Through Song, songwriters Caribbean cruise
Music Midtown (Atlanta, GA)
Bele Chere Festival (Asheville, NC)
SXSW (Austin, TX)
Mandarin Folk Festival (Jacksonville, FL)
North Texas New Music Festival (Dallas, TX)
Kerrville Folk Festival (Kerrville, TX)
Sisters Folk Festival (Sisters, OR)
Atlanta Dogwood Festival
Tucson Folk Festival
Riverbend Festival (Chattanooga, TN)
Wildflower Festival (Richardson, TX)
Buddy Holly Music Festival and Symposium (Lubbock, TX)