Simple, honest word paintings from a Michigan songwriter
This show has been cancelled. Online tickets will be refunded automatically. If you purchased tickets in person at The Ark, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to facilitate your refund. But check out our FREE online show with Drew tonight, June 14!
Michigan-born Navy veteran Drew Nelson is a storytelling songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. A fly fisherman and world traveler, he writes as a witness to the lives and journeys of those he has met along the way, mixing Americana and roots-rock with traditional folk styles. Drew describes himself as "a God-fearing feeder of birds." This Grand Rapids native lists his influences as "Greg Brown, Peter Mulvey, Tom Waits, Patty Griffin, Lyle Lovett, Richard Shindell, Andrew Calhoun, Kat Eggleston, John Gorka, Jan Krist, Ralston Bowles, U2, Bruce Cockburn, and, well . . . Dylan, Dylan, Dylan." He's opened for John Gorka, a big fan, at The Ark, and has toured with Melissa Etheridge and Edwin McCain. Signed to the prestigious Red House label, Drew writes as a witness to the lives and journeys of those he has met along the way, mixing Americana and roots rock with traditional folk styles.