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Robbie Fulks

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Sat 1 Dec 2018

Robbie Fulks is a songwriter, musician, instrumentalist, composer, and more. His 2017 release, "Upland Stories," earned year’s-best recognition from NPR and Rolling Stone among many others, as well as two Grammy nominations.

The AWM welcomes Grammy-nominated Robbie Fulks, to discuss songwriting, his writing process, and the impact songwriting has had on American writing as a whole, as well as perform his music live. The special evening will include whiskey tastings from Heaven's Door, an "award-winning collection of handcrafted American whiskeys developed in partnership with Bob Dylan."

Fulks appears as part of the AWM's Singers & Songwriters series in conjunction with our forthcoming exhibit Bob Dylan: Electric. Combining musical performance and literary discussion, the Singers & Songwriters series takes visitors to the intersection of music, poetry, lyricism, and beyond.

Robbie Fulks is a songwriter, musician, instrumentalist, composer, and more. His 2017 release, "Upland Stories," earned year’s-best recognition from NPR and Rolling Stone among many others, as well as two Grammy nominations.

Robbie’s writing on music and life have appeared in GQ, Blender, the Chicago Reader, DaCapo Press’s Best Music Writing anthologies for 2001 and 2004, Amplified: Fiction from Leading Alt-Country, Indie Rock, Blues and Folk Musicians, and A Guitar and A Pen: Stories by Country Music's Greatest Songwriters. As an instrumentalist, he has accompanied the Irish fiddle master Liz Carroll, the distinguished jazz violinist Jenny Scheinman, and the New Orleans pianist Dr. John. As a producer his credits include Touch My Heart: A Tribute to Johnny Paycheck (Sugar Hill, 2004) and Big Thinkin' by Dallas Wayne (Hightone, 2000). Theatrical credits include “Woody Guthrie’s American Song” and Harry Chapin’s “Cottonpatch Gospel.” He served twice as judge for the Winfield National Flatpicking Guitar competition. He tours yearlong with various configurations.

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