Archives for June 2009

Ophir’s Pass

  Dear Friends,   If you ever drive from Nashville to Colorado in a loaded down Honda Odyssey minivan, do not take County Road 8 over Ophir’s Pass to get over the mountains in between Silverton in Telluride unless: you like driving as slow as the minivan can possibly go, fording small mountain streams, being…

A Dress too Pretty for RADIO

Dear Friends,   As one of the Troubadours, I had the opportunity to play live on Telluride’s Radio station KOTO on Friday afternoon.  I sang two songs, “Greenbrier County” and a new one I co-wrote with my dear friend Rachel Hester entitled, “That Horse’ll Kill You”.   Luckily my beau, PJ, was along to sing harmony…

Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Dear Friends,   I was chosen as one of ten finalists in the Telluride Troubadour songwriting contest.  The song that I entered, “Greenbrier County” is up on my myspace if you want to check it out. (www.myspace.com/norajanestruthers) I competed against these other songwriters/performers on Thursday afternoon and did not win, but I did get to…

The Purple Fiddle in Curlers

Dear Friends, This past Saturday night my band and I made our debut at The Purple Fiddle in Thomas, West Virginia.  If you’ve never been and you’re a band, book yourselves there!  If you’ve never been and your a music lover, go there for a weekend!  It’s a restaurant, hostel, bar, and music venue all…