On-The-Road and In-The-Round: Saturday, April 4 2020 7PM

posted Jan 13, 2020, 6:06 PM by John Ward   [ updated Jan 13, 2020, 6:14 PM ]
On The Road and In The Round
Trinity Presbyterian Church in Berwyn PA announces the return of Craig Bickhardt, Thom Schuyler, and Tony Arata to the Trinity Spotlight Concert Series on Saturday, April 4th 2020. Join us for "On-The-Road and In-The-Round" featuring critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Craig Bickhardt, joined by his longtime friends and Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame inductees Thom Schuyler and Tony Arata.

Free RSVP tickets and more details at https://spotlight-intheround-2020.evenbrite.com

Craig Bickhardt is the uniting force behind this critically acclaimed In-The-Round series at venues throughout the country. His songs have found their way onto platinum and Grammy-winning recordings by legends such as Johnny Cash, Martina McBride, Willie Nelson, Ray Charles, B.B. King, Jonathan Edwards, David Wilcox, Pam Tillis, Kathy Mattea and Alison Krauss.  "It Must Be Love", recorded by Ty Herndon was a #1 song.  Craig's voice and songs can be heard in the Academy Award-winning film "Tender Mercies," starring Robert Duvall, as well as the films "Switchback" and "At Close Range."   Website: www.craigbickhardt.com

Thom Schuyler was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2011. His songs have been recorded by more than 200 artists including American Music Awards Song Of The Year "Love Will Turn You Around" by Kenny Rogers, and "Long Line of Love" by Michael Martin Murphy.  His literary lyrical sense and storytelling skills shine in songs like “My Old Yellow Car” and “Sixteenth Avenue,” the unofficial anthem of Music Row's songwriting community. Thom has been a solo recording artist for Capitol Records and a member of the MTM Records trios S-K-O (Schuyler, Knobloch & Overstreet) and SKB (Schuyler, Knobloch & Bickhardt). Thom and Craig Bickhardt co-wrote the classic song, "This Old House," and collaborated in making the "Precious Child: The Story of Christmas" album.  Thom's latest CD "Banks Of The Jordan" is a folky/country collection of unique Christian tunes, and was just released in 2018.   Website: www.thomschuyler.com

Tony Arata was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2012.  He has penned songs for dozens of famed country artists, including Reba McEntire, Bonnie Raitt, Clay Walker and Lee Roy Parnell.  Arata's best-known Grammy nominated tune "The Dance," was recorded by Garth Brooks and won Song of the Year at The Academy of Country Music Awards. It also was nominated for a Grammy.  Tony has written four other #1 hits, and Garth Brooks has recorded a total of seven song written by Tony, including "Face to Face."   Website: www.tonyarata.com

You will be moved by all three performers, knocked out by their musicianship, and entertained by the wonderful, often hilarious stories they tell about their songs and careers.  This show promises to be as good as it gets!  All are welcome to join us for an enchanting and entertaining evening.  Don't miss the opportunity to see these country music legends.

The doors will open at 6:30 PM and the concert will begin at 7 PM.  There is no charge for admission, but a free-will offering of $20 per person is recommended.

Trinity Presbyterian Church is located on Berwyn Avenue, 1 block south of Route 30 (Lancaster Pike) in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. Parking is free.  The GPS address for the main church parking lot is 51 Waterloo Ave, Berwyn PA, 19312.