Library Music Programs for Adults

Schedule a show!David G Smith Brown Bag Series David G Smith has been touring for close to 20 years. He is a published songwriter who has been playing at the Bluebird Cafe (as depicted on ABC’s ‘Nashville’) since the late 90’s and has played Tin Pan South multiple times. He has been scheduled at multiple Brown Bag Series across the mid-west including Bettendorf, Wichita and Peoria Public Libraries.”People love music, don’t they! And you’re so excellent. Thanks for coming to our Library so often. We love you here!” – Hedy (Adult Services, Bettendorf Public Library:Brown Bag Lunch Series)

One House: Building a Better World
David looks at the issues affecting our world today and writes songs that make the audience dig deep into their conscience. No Depression Magazine said “he comes across with the same sort of weathered resolve that best exemplifies fellow travelers like Kris Kristofferson and Townes Van Zandt” Features original songs: One House, Ivory, The Power of One, Fear, Questions

Courage: In The Silence
Dealing with the difficulty of long-term illness and caregiver courage, relationship and perspective. Features original songs: Doesn’t Take Much Light, In The Silence, Second Chances, In Here and Ariel.

Ageless: Loving relationships that last!
Great for February and Valentine’s Day themes. Song that exemplify enduring love and relationships. Features awarding winning song Made For You, Ageless Give Your Love Away and Carry Them River.

Real songs about real people
David has pursued his love of performing and songwriting all while raising a family and working a “real job” as a medical investigator. Features original songs Rest, The Power of One, Give Your Love Away, Second Chances, Other Side of Free, The Edge and more.

Songwriting Workshop – coming soon!

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Responses for Wichita Public Library program, Summer 2015

David’s not only a talented musician but also a talented storyteller. His songs along with his charming personality was enjoyed by everyone in ear shot. He definitely knows how to keep a crowd engaged and entertained, Daniel P
Here are comments from our audience:
1. What did you like best about today’s program?
· Intimacy/interaction
· All of it
· Thought provoking
· Nice change from lecture
· The stories
· The words to the songs; the writing was wonderful and the sensitivity of the writer made it happen; liked the music and loved the “folk” vibe
· It was entertaining
· I love music; the lyrics were very thought provoking
· Excellent! One of the best live programs ever! Hope WPL brings Mr Smith back soon!

Thanks so much for doing this program for us. Our audience really appreciated it. Julie Linneman – Program and Outreach Manager.