At just 16 years old, Courtney Marie Andrews left home in Arizona for her first tour. She traveled up and down the West Coast, busking and playing any bars or cafés that would have her. Soon after, she took a Greyhound bus four nights straight from Phoenix to New York to do the same on the East Coast. For a decade or so since, Courtney’s been a session and backup singer and guitarist for nearly 40 artists, from Jimmy Eat World to Damien Jurado. She never stopped writing her own material, though. Picking up admirers like Jurado and Ryan Adams along the way, she has quietly earned a reputation as a songwriter’s songwriter.
Listen to Courtney’s new album, Honest Life on Spotify, here. See her in Birmingham Saturday, Nov. 19 in the intimate setting of Small Stages, a house concert series that is Bham’s best (but growing) secret.
To attend this or any Small Stages show, RSVP to Info@SmallStages.com. Location and complete information will be sent with your confirmation! Bring a chair and your favorite beverages!
Small Stages, Inc. came together in January of 2007 and is a Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Group Affiliate of Folk Alliance International. They…[read more…]