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North Texas Giving Day – Radney Foster

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North Texas Giving Day – Radney Foster
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Thursday, September 17 @ 7:00 pm
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Updated:
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Venue:
Your Living Room
Address:
TX United States
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We’re celebrating North Texas Giving Day with a full day of live-streaming music!
Join us on Facebook Live at 7 p.m. for Radney Foster right in your living room!

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Please support free music on North Texas Giving Day and have your gift partially matched!
You can help the Levitt win a $5,000 bonus prize if you make your donation between 2 and 7 p.m.  

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A West Texas storyteller’s enduring country music

As a young West Texas musician, Radney Foster spent the lengthy drives between tour stops reading John Steinbeck, Larry McMurtry and Harper Lee. More than 30 years of artist cuts later, there is no question that Radney himself is an established storyteller. Whether it’s navigating the ever-changing music industry or battling a sudden illness – Radney definitely has stories to tell. In 2015, the legendary songwriter got the diagnosis every musician fears – a severe case of pneumonia and laryngitis. During a grueling six weeks of vocal constraint, Radney’s writing side took over in the form of a short story inspired by the song, “Sycamore Creek,” and the idea for a new endeavor was born. For You to See the Stars is a project that includes a book and a CD. The book is a collection of fictional short stories based on Radney’s upbringing on the Mexican border in Del Rio. The beauty of the CD/book combo lives within Radney’s extensive imagery, which not only further expands the meaning behind his songs, but gives a glimpse into the thought process behind his songwriting. Among the songs is “Raining on Sunday,” co-written with Darrell Brown, which became one of Keith Urban’s top Billboard singles. Radney has written eight number-one hit singles, including his own “Nobody Wins” and “Crazy Over You” with duo Foster & Lloyd. His discography contains countless cuts by artists ranging anywhere from country (Keith Urban, The Dixie Chicks, Luke Bryan, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) to contemporary (Marc Broussard, Hootie & The Blowfish, Kenny Loggins, Los Lonely Boys). Highly recognized and accomplished in the music world, Radney also recently starred in the world premiere of Troubadour at Atlanta’s Tony Award-winning Alliance Theatre and appears in the upcoming feature film, Beauty Mark.

Radney Foster’s website

Radney Foster’s music

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