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Gretchen Peters performs at the Coffeehouse Nov. 16

Published: Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 2:09 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 2:10 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — Nashville singer-songwriter Gretchen Peters will appear at the Princeton Coffeehouse at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. Doors will open at 7 p.m.

Originally making her mark as a songwriter, she has written songs performed by Martina McBride, George Strait, Neil Diamond, Jimmy Lafave, The Neville Brothers, Trisha Yearwood, Etta James, Patty Loveless, Anne Murray, Faith Hill and Bonnie Raitt.  She has co-written songs with Bryan Adams. On two occasions she has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country Song. In 1995, her song "Independence Day" won her the Country Music Association Song of the Year Award. In 2003, she received a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.

Peters made her recording debut in 1996, and to date has recorded seven solo albums, as well as collaborative projects with Tom Russell, Matraca Berg, and Suzy Bogguss.

Her appearance at the Princeton Coffeehouse is sponsored by the law firm of Russell, English, Scoma & Beneke.

The Princeton Coffeehouse offers a full season of traditional and modern folk, blues and bluegrass music from August through May. All seats are $12 and are general admission.The Coffeehouse is located at Open Prairie, United Church of Christ, 25 E. Marion, Princeton. The space is completely accessible and there is ample free parking.

For more information, call 815-872-6501 or visit www.theprincetoncoffeehouse.com.

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