Striking Matches, Steven Lee Olsen, Charles Esten

Striking Matches, Steven Lee Olsen, Charles Esten

credit: Courtesy The Bluebird Cafe

The Bluebird Cafe brings the spirit of Nashville to Austin with a Songwriters in the Row performance featuring four singer-songwriters who have become a part of the venue’s history and its SXSW World Premiere documentary, BLUEBIRD.
Charles Esten is best known for portraying Deacon Claybourne on the hit TV show “Nashville,” and is a prolific singer-songwriter in his own right, having co-written three songs from the show and, in 2016, releasing a World Record-breaking 54 original songs in 54 weeks as part of his ambitious #EverySingleFriday project.
Steven Lee Olsen is an acclaimed country music artist and songwriter with credits such as the double-platinum Grammy, CMA and ACM-nominated hit “Blue Ain’t Your Color” for Keith Urban and the No 1. hit “More Girls Like You” by Kip Moore.
Striking Matches are a guitar-wielding singer-songwriter duo comprised of Sarah Zimmermann and Justin Davis who have become regulars on the Grand Ole Opry and written numerous songs for the hit television show “Nashville.”



Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Subgenre: Acoustic
From: Nashville, TN