Hit Writers to Perform in New York Prior to CMAs

Several of Nashville’s most prominent songwriters will play in-the-round performances leading up to the CMA Awards in New York City. All shows will be held at Joe’s Pub. Radney Foster, Rivers Rutherford, Mike Reid and Hilary Lindsey are on the bill for Nov. 9. Brett James, Matraca Berg, Chris Lindsey, Aimee Mayo and Jessi Alexander will play on Nov. 12. Bob DiPiero, Jeffrey Steele, Tim Nichols and Craig Wiseman will appear on Nov. 13. The Del McCoury Band, Kathy Mattea and King Wilkie will also perform their own shows at Joe’s Pub in the days prior to the Nov. 15 awards show at Madison Square Garden.