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Songwriters’ Showcase IX with special guest Jerry Riopelle
Date: 5/17/2013 7:30 PM - 9:45 PM
Cost: $10-$12
Location: Tempe Center for the Arts Studio
700 W. Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe, Arizona 85281

Songwriters' ShowcaseSinger/songwriter/producer Jerry Riopelle joins three Arizona musicians for a night of original music with Host Walt Richardson. Riopelle’s high energy performances have been entertaining a loyal fan base since the 1970s. Riopelle, a member of the Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame, brings a distinctive brand of hard driving roots rock to the stage, reflecting a genuine lyrical honesty with heavy doses of rhythm and blues, rock and country, flavored with a unique mix of jazz and reggae sounds.

Riopelle has written several Top 40 hits and his songs have been covered by numerous artists including Herb Alpert, Joan Baez, Leon Russell, Kenny Loggins, Rita Coolidge and Meat Loaf. During his years in Hollywood, Riopelle wrote many songs and musical pieces for films and television shows. 

The show will be taped for television and Internet rebroadcast. Buy Tickets