‘The song stands on its own’ at intimate songwriter series The Writer’s Share, which hosts Kevin Gordon Tuesday
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Max Berueffy says he named his songwriter series ‘The Writer’s Share’ because it’s a pun on a term that folks in Nashville just know.
“When you publish something through a publishing house, the royalties go to the publishing house,” Berueffy explains. “The portion that goes to the writer is called the writer’s share.”
“The writer’s know, because that’s how they get their mailbox money,” or royalties, Berueffy says.
The monthly nights in Birmingham’s Workplay Theatre are also designed to be intimate, and to allow the songwriters to “share” with the audience. ‘The Writer’s Share’ is a pun that the audience may not always pick up on, but it’s the kind of thing one might learn in the stories swapped by artists in-between songs at The Writer’s Share.
The shows are as much story swaps as they are concerts. It’s the kind of show you’d take a date to, sit at a table with a server, relax, and discover something you’ll love. Not a rowdy night, but still a bit unpredictable. The kind of…