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Dana Cooper – Live in Concert

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

$18 – $20
Dana Cooper

Dana Cooper’s lifelong passion and devotion to music began in Kansas City at age two. His earliest memory is of his father taking him to the Calico Cat, popping a coin in the jukebox, and singing along with Hank Williams and Ernest Tubb.

Fast forward to age 20, when a move to L.A. resulted in a deal with Elektra Records. He recorded his first album with members of “The Section,” Russ Kunkel and Leland Sklar, as well as other luminaries such as Jim Horn, Al Perkins, Jim Gordon, Joe Osborne, and Lee Holdridge. The album still wins accolades today and was recently reissued on the Warner/Japan label.

After several years in California and a year recording in Seattle, Cooper moved to Texas where he wrote and performed with Shake Russell. They released several independent albums and one album for Southcoast/MCA. In 1988, Cooper moved to Nashville to continue to hone his songwriting skills.

Cooper’s great success as a troubadour can be measured by his impressive 28 albums and an extensive collection of positive reviews and awards. His latest release, 2022’s I Can Face the Truth, landed on five different radio charts — Americana, Indie Folk, Alt Folk, Alt Country, and Roots. It also ranked #22 on Top Albums for 2022 Chart from Americana Highways, which deemed it “an unmitigated triumph.”

Cooper is a recipient of the In the Spirit of Folk Award from Folk Alliance International, and a Best Male Songwriter Award from the Indie Acoustic Project. Additionally, he earned a Nashville Music Award Nomination for Best Pop Album, among numerous other achievements.

Dana Cooper is a veteran recurring performer at the famed Kerrville Folk Festival, and has performed live for Austin City Limits and NPR’s Mountain Stage. He’s established himself as an integral figure in the Nashville songwriting community and has been invited to participate in songwriting workshops from Belfast to Copenhagen to Austin.

“…Lovely vocals, wonderfully written tales and impeccable instrumentation.” –Andrew Dansby, Houston Chronicle

“He leaves us thinking, as only the best songwriters do.” –Jim Hynes, Glide Magazine

“Dana Cooper is an Americana treasure…” – Rock is the New Roll – Five Cool Ones

$18 in advance $20 at the door


August 24
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
$18 – $20
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