Acoustic Cafe’ radio legend Rob Reinhart interviews Drew this week. They talk about Songwriting, Construction work and much more.
I’m participating in the Warrior Dash fundraising event (A mud-crwling, fire-leaping, extreme 5k run from hell) to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – and I need your support to help me reach my goal of $1000.00 UPDATE: You wonderful folks have blown away my goal and were up to $1600!!! Since my Race isn’t until September we decided to up the goal to raise $3,000 for the kids! We can do it together!! – drew
Raising $50 could help provide infant care supplies for 10 babies.
Raising $70 could help provide a wagon for patients to travel the halls of St. Jude.
Raising $100 could help provide toys to fill play areas.
Raising $250 could help provide two chest X-rays.
Raising $500 could help provide domestic airfare for a member of a St. Jude family.
Will you help me? Donate here: Drew Nelson’s St. Jude page
This year’s “Tilt A Whirl” (Red House Records) documents Nelson’s timely return to the studio. It’s his first album in three years and is stacked back to back with songs that rail on about just how screwed up our country’s priorities are. His guitar-driven songs are no doubt influenced by his life in Michigan, the most economically troubled state in the union. His song “Promised Land” sings the ballad of the working poor, and “Dust” eloquently tells the big banks where to stick their mortgages. Nelson is maturing with each new album, and he knows how to use his guitar to hit you where it counts.