Trio featured in Bluebird on the Mountain concert series

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Singer-songwriters Gary Burr, Jim Photoglo and Victoria Shaw will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory as part of the popular Bluebird on the Mountain concert series.

Bluebird on the Mountain presents artists from the stage of Nashville’s renowned Bluebird Café singing on scenic observatory grounds overlooking the city. The series is booked by Amy Kurland, founder and owner of the Bluebird Café.

Burr’s hits include “Can’t be Really Gone” performed by Tim McGraw, “Til You Loved Me” by Reba McEntire, Ty Herndon‘s “What Mattered Most” and “To be Loved by You” by Wynonna. Olivia Newton-John, Neil Diamond, Ricky Skaggs, Terri Clark, Don Williams, George Jones, Faith Hill, Randy Travis, LeAnn Rimes, The Oak Ridge Boys and Keith Urban also have performed Burr’s songs.

Photoglo’s career has spanned four decades as both a songwriter and artist, with contributions to pop, country and R&B. Photoglo has released five albums, including his latest, Sparks in the Radio. Alabama, the Everly Brothers, Faith Hill, James Ingram, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Kenny Rogers have recorded songs written by Photoglo.

Shaw has written three No. 1 songs – “The River” by Garth Brooks, “Too Busy Being in Love,” performed by Doug Stone, and “I Love the Way You Love Me” by John Michael Montgomery. She also penned songs recorded by Tanya Tucker, Olivia Newton-John, Faith Hill, LeAnn Rimes, Reba McEntire and Tricia Yearwood.

Gates will open at 6 p.m. Advance tickets are available through Ticketmaster, which will add a handling fee. Tickets are limited, and past performances have sold out prior to the day of the show. The concert will be held rain or shine.

Tickets are available in advance for $55 per carload or at the door for $65. Cars may contain a maximum of eight people and no RV’s or buses will be admitted. Single tickets cost $17.50 in advance and $25 at the door. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and pack a picnic basket.

After the show, concertgoers are encouraged to look at the stars using the observatory’s Seyfert telescope.

Dyer Observatory is located at 1000 Oman Drive, off Granny White Pike between Old Hickory Boulevard and Otter Creek Road, near Radnor Lake. A map is available at

Media contact:
Todd Vessel, (615) 322-NEWS

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