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Songwriters' Showcase VIII
featuring Obadiah Parker
Date: 12/1/2012 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cost: $10 (door, phone); $12 online
Location: Tempe Center for the Arts Studio
700 W. Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe, Arizona 85281
Obadiah ParkerJoin Host Walt Richardson for a night of original music by some of the Valley's best singer/songwriters. The show is taped for broadcast on Eight/KAET, Arizona PBS, Arizona Public Media, Tempe 11 and Tempe's YouTube channel.

Obadiah Parker headlines the night. Driven by a popular YouTube video of a live performance, Parker's cover of "Hey Ya" became a breakout hit in 2007, topping the iTunes singer-songwriter charts for the year. With the 2008 EP, The Tip Jar, Vol. 1, Parker built a strong Internet following with soulful vocals and his ability to cover a variety of tunes with a unique and singular style. In 2011, Parker released his first full length original material in The Siren and The Saint.

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