An Evening with Paulo Franco, Russell Lacy & Peyton Tochterman

An Evening with Paulo Franco, Russell Lacy & Peyton Tochterman

Nov 20, 2014 |  0 comments
Date: Nov 20, 2014 Time: 8:00 pm Price: $8 in advance/ $10 day of show Type: songwriters in the round

3 songwriters share the stage for an intimate night of stories and song!

Paulo Franco is a Richmond based singer/songwriter. In the summer of 2012 he was named a finalist in the Southeast region of the Mountain Stage NewSong songwriting contest. He was the only Virginia songwriter so selected in 2012. native of Washington, D.C., music has always been a part of Paulo’s life beginning from the time his maternal grandmother sang to him as an infant. Paulo has been playing guitar since he was boy. He began by playing classical guitar at the age of 9, and a life long love affair with stringed instruments began. After a few years playing in cover bands, he decided that a dream delayed was a dream denied. He began writing music in 2008 and in earnest in 2010. His passion for music led him to record his first CD of original music in 2012, which is titled By The Light Of A Paper Moon.

Russell Lacy is an accomplished writer and performer and the winner of The Songwriter Showdown Shootout Round 2. A gifted guitarist, Lacy has been playing around Richmond since he was 15 and can be seen currently with several bands in the Richmond area. His thoughtful lyrics and relaxed performance will delight the audience…

Born in Virginia, living in the musical hotbed of Charlottesville, Peyton Tochterman has just recorded his debut national release, A NEW WORLD. Produced by Sam Wilson (Sons of Bill), the project features songstress Stacey Earle and nationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Ellis Paul. Peyton is and has been many things. A former sports writer, a cancer survivor, a former NCAA athlete (if you call being ninth out of a possible ten on his golf team athletics)… He’s been hit by a train, had Kenny G.’s grand piano fall on his head, gotten to pick out Trisha Yearwood’s dress one night (they settled on the red one, by the way), has made Yo Yo Ma laugh with a joke and can’t remember what joke, has helped cast bronze monuments and sculptures for renowned sculpture Cy Twombly, has traveled across America on Harleys with his dad, and to the far reaches of western China to record monks blowing really, really big horns… And through it all, he has been a songwriter.Peyton has the privilege of being the first to step foot on stage and perform at the illustrious Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville, VA, and has shared the stage with Levon Helm, Robert Earl Keen, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Richard Buckner, Sons of Bill, Ellis Paul, Old School Freight Train among others.     visit his website: http://peytontochterman.com/

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