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Thank you for stopping by.  You've reached the stomping grounds of Singer/Songwriter, Anne E. DeChant whose writing is best described with praise from Nashville's Scene Magazine

... "her songs, enriched by her political consciousness, nail blue-collar grit in a way few writers do, like her stellar mid-tempo country number “Home To Me,” which zeroes in on the perspective of a teenage girl whose family lost their trailer in a tornado.”

It ain't all trailers and tornados though.   There are a few pick up trucks and girls and airplanes too along with the occasional 'silly love song'!  So traipse around a bit, listen to some tunes, check out Anne E.'s blog for the latest news and revelations, pick up some swag, and find a joint where you can to go see Anne E. live.   We're glad you're here.  If we could we'd offer you a cold beer (not a virtual one cause that's as useless as an O'Douls) we would!  

 

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GG9 Opening Ceremonies 

How much fun it was to come home to such a welcoming family!  We loved being at the start of something great, for our community and for the larger Cleveland-Akron community as well.  

Early Morning Sound Check
 Think we're ready for the night!

 

Old Trucks kick ass! Get "The Worth of Water" written by Anne E. DeChant and Jon Roniger 

"looked like grandpa's flatbed Chevy (I KNOW ITS A FORD!....but U GET the idea eh?) chrome and forest green...." From the song, "The Worth of Water" written by Anne E DeChant & Jon Roniger. Download now. (from July 14, 2014 @ 10:54pm till July 15 @ 10:54pm pay what you want.)   Scroll to bottom of this or any page to see music player and click »| till you find it. Enjoy AWESOME friends! Thanks Greg's Automotive (Nashville TN) for having such cool trucks and cars for me to dream about. 

What a great week/weekend. It's all about the music 

I'm always amazed how great it feels to sing songs I've written, enjoy the great talent of the people I work with and connect with the beautiful people who give me the time of day and let me tell them some of my stories through music.  It truly is THE universal language!  

Thanks to all of you who came out to Natalie's in Columbus to hear me introduce some of my new material and get my sea legs so to speak.  Loved hearing RJ Cowdery and J. Scott Franklin (check them both out!).  

An awesome night at THe Barking Spider.  A night like Friday (the 13th nonetheless)  is my life in music at its very best.  You don't need a stadium. You don't need thousands of dollars.  You need to connect  with your music and your music with the people sitting in front of you.  Then we all connect and for me, that's living in the moment.  That's a nice place to be.  I am grateful

House Concert on June 14th?  Awesome.  

Duck Tape Fest?  Awesome 2!  We'll be back.

Today, a little book work and then an evening with my dad fishing on Lake Erie.  Gorgeous night.  No Walleye but oh what a wonderful sky!

Can't wait for this week's line up beginning Thursday at The Akron Art Museum and finishing at The AVon Lake United Church of Christ, helping to raise funds to support the  "New Horizons" service youth band,  

See you all soon!
Anne E.

Friday hang with sunshine 

Just enjoying a great day in East Nashville, working out on the back porch.  My good neighbor Chris Austin got me hooked up with Instagram. Now I can be a post junkie.  Also, you may start seeing film footage from my shows compliments of GoPro.  You'll have backstage access and on stage access for Indigo Girls show in August.  Can't wait.  Chris, you're awesome.
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Special Concert Watermelon Wine The Poetry of Americana Music with Anne E. DeChant and Frye Gaillard

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Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood OH 44107

 

Award-winning songwriter and Cleveland native Anne E. DeChant will return to Lakewood Public Library with author Frye Gaillard for Watermelon Wine: The Poetry of Americana Music, a unique afternoon of reading and song.

In his award-winning book, Watermelon Wine, Gaillard maintains that great American songwriters, like DeChant, explore the depths of the human heart with all the subtlety and feeling of our finest novelists and poets. During this special event, Gaillard will present brief readings from his works, setting the literary context for DeChant’s all-acoustic renditions of her songs.

http://www.lakewoodpubliclibrary.org/dechant/

Gift of Lakewood Library….aka Free! Age limit: All ages

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Mustard Seed Cafe, 3885 W. Market St., Akron Ohio

 

Anne E. performs solo/acoustic. Shop on the 1st floor for the freshest, most healthy food around town then head on up to the mezzanine for a great Sunday brunch or the breakfast of champions, a cold beer, Mimosa or Bloody Mary and some great music.

Free, tips appreciated Age limit: All ages

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Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza and Music, 5601 North High Street, Worthington OH 43085

 

Anne E. joins Keith Larson (finalist in CMT/NSAI Song Contest) and THIS Music/Warner Chapell writer, Chris Yarber for an evening of stories and songs. Songwriter Showcase at Natalie’s is the area’s original and premier songwriter round, featuring the finest professional singer-songwriters in the region and nation. Every 2nd and 4th Thursday. Hosted by singer-songwriter Eric Gnezda. Presented in partnership with the McConnell Arts Center of Worthington. Due to the popularity of this series, Natalie’s highly recommends tickets AND dinner reservations to ensure table seating for the show. $8 cover.

$8.00 Age limit: All ages

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Bokes Creek Winery, 26211 State Route 31, Raymond OH 43067

 

Anne E. and Eric Gnezda whoop it up @ Boke's Creek….Wine, and live music! Come visit our Tasting House...Sorry, we do not have food, but you can bring yours. 26211 State Route 31, Raymond, OH – just 8 miles North of Marysville (2-1/2 miles North of Route 347)

It's a Gift!..Free….grateful

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