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Keith Harkin and Jack Tempchin
November 4 • 9:00 pm• TBA
Legendary songwriter Jack Tempchin joins Keith Harkin (formerly of Celtic Thunder) on Keith’s ‘Keep On Rolling Tour’ in 2018. Don’t miss it!
Legendary songwriter Jack Tempchin joins in support of Keith Harkin (formerly of Celtic Thunder) on Keith’s ‘Keep On Rolling Tour’ in 2018. Don’t miss it!
KEITH HARKIN was part of the popular Irish music group, Celtic Thunder, for nearly a decade. After being discovered by Grammy-winning producer David Foster, he signed to Verve Records and released his self-titled, debut solo album in 2012
where it became the #1 bestseller on iTunes in addition to reaching #1 on the World Music Chart in both the U.S. and Canada.
Harkin’s sophomore recording,On Mercy Street, was released in 2015, followed by his 2016 holiday release, Nollaig, both of which also reached #1 on Billboard’s World Music chart. His
latest release, the live acoustic “In the Round” album, reached #3 on the iTunes singer/songwriter charts.
For over a decade now, Keith has touched the hearts of fans with performances in venues large and small throughout Europe, North America and Australia. He currently spends time between Ireland and Los Angeles where he is writing
his third studio album.
“He’s a great songwriter. He paints pictures with simple
words.” –DON HENLEY
Jack Tempchin is best known for his five multi-platinum Eagles
songs, two of which are on the RIAA Certified ‘Best-Selling
Album of the 20th Century’: ‘Eagles Their Greatest Hits: 1971-
1975’. “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone” are also
featured prominently in the ‘History of the Eagles’ 2013
documentary. More Tempchin cuts are included on later Eagles’
albums ‘Hell Freezes Over’ (1994) and ‘Long Road Out Of Eden’
During the Eagles 14 year ‘vacation’, Jack Tempchin occupied
the co-writer seat next to Glenn Frey vacated by Don Henley.
Jack co-wrote radio hits for Frey’s solo career including
“Smuggler’s Blues” & “You Belong to The City” for Miami Vice
TV soundtrack. “Part Of Me, Part Of You” for ‘Thelma & Louise’.
As well as Top 40 hits “I Found Somebody” “True Love” “The
One You Love” “Sexy Girl” “Soul Searchin’” and more
Tempchin tunes have been sung by many greats: George Jones,
Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris, Tom Waits, Glen Campbell,
Chris Hillman, Jackson Browne, Dwight Yoakam, Trisha
Yearwood, Tanya Tucker, Patty Loveless, Timothy B. Schmit,
Randy Meisner, Tom Rush, Kate Wolf, Richie Havens, Dave
Edmunds, Vince Gill, John Fogerty, My Morning Jacket and
famously, a Top 10 hit in 1977 by rocker Johnny Rivers titled
“Slow Dancing, Swayin’ To The Music”.
Upon signing to new label Blue Elan Records in 2015, Tempchin
put out four releases in 24 months. His latest full length,
‘Peaceful Easy Feeling – The Songs Of Jack Tempchin’ pays
tribute to partner and pal Glenn Frey with versions of the hits
they wrote together. The album features special guest vocalists
Rita Coolidge, Janiva Magness, Herb Pedersen and Chris Hillman
(The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, The Desert Rose Band).
Learn more about Jack Tempchin at PeacefulEasyFeeling.com