Sisters Folk Festival announces An Evening with Darrell Scott on Wednesday, August 24 at 7pm at the Sisters High School auditorium
It has been 10 years since Darrell has played in Sisters and his many accomplishments bring back a revitalized and highly accomplished artist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Scott became one of the more successful country songwriters of the late ’90s and early 2000s, placing songs with the biggest names in country music, including several major chart hits. Garth Brooks, the Dixie Chicks, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and many others recorded his work. At the same time, he worked consistently as a studio musician and released a series of his own solo albums.
Scott has collaborated with Steve Earle, Sam Bush, Emmylou Harris, John Cowan, Verlon Thompson, Guy Clark, Tim O’Brien,Kate Rusby, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Mary Gauthier, and many others. His unique music has attracted a growing fanbase, and he tours regularly with his own band. His latest album, Crooked Road, was released May 25, 2010. In early 2005, Scott’s Theatre Of The Unheard won in The 4th Annual Independent Music Awards for Album of the Year.
He won the 2007 Song of the Year award from the Americana Music Association for his song Hank William’s Ghost which appears on his album The Invisible Man released in 2006.