Music City Hit-Makers Sell Out Two Shows At Cheekwood

Pictured L-R: Brett James, Rivers Rutherford, Chris DeStefano

Pictured L-R: Brett James, Rivers Rutherford, Chris DeStefano. Photo: Kim Hooker

Music City Hit-Makers returned to Cheekwood in Nashville over the weekend (Aug. 26-27) for two sold-out shows. Three of Nashville’s most successful songwriters — Brett James, Rivers Rutherford and Chris DeStefano — performed as part of Cheekwood’s Songwriters Under The Stars annual series.

The show also featured Emily West debuting her symphony set American One Night Standards set to tour in 2017.

Emily West

Emily West. Photo: Kim Hooker

Sirius XM The Highway’s Storme Warren and The Big 98’s Amy Paige emceed.

For more information and to view upcoming tour dates, visit

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Photo: Caitlin Harris Photography


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