Fredericksburg Songwriters' Showcase Tori Sparks

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Tori Sparks calls Nashville home, but spends most of her time on the road in the U.S. and Europe. Called "a knockout" by the Village Voice, Tori just released her third album, The Scorpion in the Story (Glass Mountain Records, 2009), which is currently in the Top 100 on the Americana Radio Chart. The album was co-produced with David Henry (R.E.M., Ben Folds, Cowboy Junkies), and features an all-star cast of players including Viktor Krauss and Will Kimbrough. Scorpion is a tour diary in the form of a concept album - each song was written about one of the many colorful individuals Tori met while playing nearly 200 shows on the road in 2008. Tori's tunes have garnered five-star reviews from All Music Guide, Relix, The Nashville Scene, Performing Songwriter, more, and the song "Tall Towers" from the new album is featured on the Paste Magazine New Music Sampler (July 2009).

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