Welcome

Thursday April 24th
The Rear Window is pleased to present singer-songwriter
DANA COOPER

 


Dana Cooper has been writing and performing songs for over 40 years, and has accomplished what many spend a lifetime hoping to. Many of our patrons have asked me if this is the same Dana Cooper that is affiliated with Shake Russell, and I am please to say, "It is!"

Out of the heartland of America, stomping grounds of Truman and Twain, “powerhouse” troubadour Dana Cooper dedicated himself to a life of music over 40 years ago. This song poet engages and inspires audiences around the world with his quick wit, insightful stories and commanding presence. He has performed on Austin City Limits, Mountain Stage and the Kerrville Folk Festival where he was nominated for their Hall of Fame. Cooper’s songs have been recorded by top-notch artists such as bluegrass star Claire Lynch; Irish vocalist Maura O’Connell; and luminary songwriters Pierce Pettis and Susan Werner. Cooper’s mixture of flat-picking, finger-picking and percussive strumming style is legend among other guitarists. An expressive singer his voice is ageless evoking a rich lifetime of experience.


"I Am" Video 
"Enough" Official Video 

Tonight's menu is 
Fiesta Chicken – Wild Rice - Mixed Veggies - Tossed Salad - Roll - Dessert
Served with Iced Tea or Water

 

If you don't mind, here are a couple of things you can do to help us get the word out and continue bringing these songwriters and performers to the Rear Window:
 
> Visit us on
www.facebook.com/rear.window.listening.room
   

>"Like" us ... and "share" the current "events" on your own timeline.
 
> Pass this information on to all your friends, especially the ones you know are music lovers.
 
Lastly, and most importantly, THANK YOU for supporting the Rear Window venue and providing a place for the artists, who ARE the music, a place to play! Without your continued support, it could not happen!



For More Information on this and upcoming shows
Please go to the EVENTS page

 

 

If you really love music, and find yourself sometimes wishing you had some friends who loved it even half as much as you, then you have come to the right place. The Rear Window audience is comprised, primarily, of music lovers who really enjoy being able to hear the performers play their music without the usual noise that keeps you from being able to hear much of the songs. We present a wide variety of music styles or genres, and artists who write and perform their own music.
Most of the music is considered "Americana" which really means, country, alternate rock, rockabilly, rhythm & blues, bluegrass, jazz, funk, folk, and just about anything else you can imagine. Because music has largely to do with personal taste, you will like some of our shows better than others, but we guarantee that you will always be glad you came.


You can probably imagine the vast number of singer-songwriters and performers  who pitch their music to record companies each and every day. Yet, a record company typically has only one or two people who choose the artists they will push to stardom. So, as you can see, it is very likely that record companies pass up some of the best music you will Never Hear. That means some of the Best Music never hits the radio or television, because it doesn't get the very costly promotions that record companies invest in "Their Choices."

At the Rear Window Listening Room, you will hear some of the best music you have ever heard, performed by artists who are extremely talented and have devoted their lives to creating and playing music. We also have some artists who are either on the verge of making it big or have already started down that road and still take time to come by the Rear Window. Susan Gibson has written a single that sold 14 million copies (that's a lot), and Sean Ashby, coming in April, has four multi-platinum records to his credit. Richard Smith, coming June 9th, is hailed as the one of the World's Greatest finger-picking guitarists, ever; and Actor & singer-songwriter Ronny Cox (the guitar player at the beginning of the movie "Deliverance") comes to the Rear Window regularly. So, plan to come to the Rear Window Listening Room and join us for some fabulous music and overall excellent entertainment.

About the Rear Window …

Our shows, usually one per week, will be on Thursday, Friday, Saturday or sometimes on Sunday. We serve dinner at most shows, and the menu is found on the Event page by clicking "more info." If it isn't there yet, it will be well prior to the show. We are limited in number on the Dinner & Show tickets. In order to guarantee your dinner, you need to purchase your tickets in advance. We have a cut off time 10:00 AM the day of the show. For Dinner & Show tickets, doors open at 6:30, and the buffet style dinner is served at 6:40. Please don't come earlier than 6:30, because we are setting up and performing the sound checks, etc. until then. For Show Only ticket holders, the doors open at 7:00.

The Show usually begins at 7:30PM and will either be two 45 minute sets with a short stretch & RR break in between or one extended set ... full concert style. Occasionally, we may have a special show opener who plays from 7:00 - 7:25.

Please spend some time getting to know the artists by visiting the Events page and clicking on "more info" These pages change and are updated regularly, so come back often. Thanks very much for visiting us here. We look forward to seeing you at the Rear Window!


Stay tuned to the website & to our facebook page ...
www.facebook.com/rear.window.listening.room

 

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