Photo Credit: Ashley Hylbert
Victoria Shaw in
“Under The Covers”
With Special Guests:
Gary Burr and Georgia Middleman at 7:00 pm
and Brett James at 9:45
Monday, February 25
Hosted by award winning songwriter Victoria Shaw, Under The Covers has become a favorite recurring highlight at Birdland, featuring a wide variety of top-selling songwriters and musical acts from across the pop, rock and country worlds, and offering intimate acoustic performances of huge hit songs – along with the little-known stories behind them.
Victoria Shaw is a pop/country songwriter responsible for over 65 million cd sales! As a singer, she had the great opportunity to open for Garth Brooks in the historic 1997 Central Park concert. Victoria also wrote one of Garth’s biggest hits of all-time, “The River.” The two-time Emmy Award-winning composer also wrote “I Love The Way You Love Me” for John Michael Montgomery and “Nobody Wants To Be Lonely” for Ricky Martin and Christina Aguilera. Her songs have been recorded by Olivia Newton John, Boyzone, Faith Hill, LeAnn Rimes, Reba McEntyre, Tricia Yearwood, Billy Ray Cyrus, and Michael McDonald. She co-produced the debut cd for Lady Antebellum, which went double platinum, thanks to three hit singles, and was nominated for two Grammy Awards.
Brett James has had more than 450 of his songs recorded by some of the biggest artists in the world. His songs have appeared on albums with combined sales of over 110 million copies. He has had numerous hit singles including 25 #1’s and won a Grammy in 2006 for “Jesus, Take the Wheel”. He was named ASCAP’s country songwriter of the year in 2006 and 2010 and has received more than 40 ASCAP hit song awards in country, pop, Latin and Christian genres. As a producer, his credits include Taylor Swift, Jessica Simpson, Danielle Bradberry and Kip Moore. The list of artists who have recorded Brett’s songs includes: Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, Meghan Trainor, Carrie Underwood, Nick Jonas, Miranda Lambert, Kip Moore, Colbie Caillat, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Leona Lewis, Daughtry, The Fray, Dierks Bentley, Chris Young, Florida Georgie Line, Brantley Gilbert, Chicago, Backstreet Boys, Will i Am, Thompson Square, Paulina Rubio, Jake Owen, Rascal Flatts and many many more.
Victoria Shaw in “Under The Covers”
Monday, February 25 at 7pm and 9:45pm
Birdland Theater, 315 West 44 Street, NYC
$30 cover, $10 food/drink minimum