The Bluebird Café is marking its 30th anniversary in 2012. The celebration starts Mon., June 4 with Kickoff Week and continues throughout the year.
Mon., June 4, 2012
Early Show: Open Mic Night
Late Show: A Songwriter’s Tribute to Garth Brooks with Pat Alger, Tony Arata, Kent Blazy, Victoria Shaw and Kim Williams
Tues., June 5
Early Show: SESAC Presents: Jon Stone, Brian White, Jim Lauderdale and Brice Long
Late Show: Bluebird 30th Birthday Party starring Kathy Mattea, Crystal Gayle and others
Wed., June 6
Early Show: ASCAP Presents: Walt Aldridge, Dave Berg, Eric Paslay and Carly Pearce
Late Show: Writers at the Bar: Vince Gill, J. Fred Knobloch, Don Schlitz and others nix the traditional format and perform while sitting at the bar.
Thurs., June 7
Early Show: BMI Presents: Sammy Arriaga, Neal Carpenter, Adam James and Haily Steele
Late Show: Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame show hosted by Pat Alger, Richard Leigh, Wayland Holyfield and friends
Fri., June 8
Early Show: IBMA Presents: Marty Raybon, Pam Gadd, Chris Henry and Becky Schlegel
Late Show: 9:30 ITR Founders Celebrate 30 Years: Thom Schuyler, Fred Knobloch, Tony Arata and Jelly Roll Johnson with Don Schlitz
Sat., June 9
Early Show: NSAI Presents: Lance Carpenter, Bonner Black, John Milstead, Carolina Story
Late Show: Walt Wilkins, Jimmy Davis, Bill Small and friends
Sun., June 10
Sunday Spotlight with Jonathan Singleton and friends
Sunday Writers Night with Bluebird Favorites including Bluebird alumnus Liz Hengber, Mark Irwin and special guest Tony Arata
Reservations and details available online at www.bluebirdcafe.com.