An evening with Keith Harkin featuring Eagles Songwriter, Jack Tempchin
He's a great songwriter. He paints pictures with simple words." DON HENLEY
Jack Tempchin is best know 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 (2007).
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
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 best seller on iTunes in addition to reaching #1 on the World Music Chart in both the U.S. and Canada. Harkins sophomore recording, On Mercy Street, was released in 2015, followed by his 2016 holiday release, Nollaig, both of which also reached #1 on Billboards 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.
Tickets are non-refundable
Old Nick's Pub (View)
211 Washington St.
Eugene, OR 97401
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|