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Cigarettes & Pizza w/ Aaron Raitiere, Tanille Townes

July 30, 20245:30 PM

Join award-winning songwriters and performers Aaron Raitiere and Tenille Townes for an evening of Cigarettes & Pizza.

Doors – 5:30 pm
Show – 7:00 pm

Aaron Raitiere and Tenille Townes

About Aaron

Aaron Raitiere is a lyricist, performer, and visual artist from Central Kentucky. He is highly sought after in the Nashville songwriting community for his unique ability to coax coherent and focused creative output from his co-writers.

Raitiere is a Grammy winner for his song “I’ll Never Love Again” performed by Lady Gaga in the movie “A Star Is Born.” He has also successfully collaborated with artists such as Anderson East, The Oak Ridge Boys, Robert Randolph, Whiskey Myers, Montgomery Gentry, Miranda Lambert, Brent Cobb, Ashley Monroe, Randy Rogers, Ashley McBryde, Lori McKenna, Shooter Jennings, Natalie Hemby, Ed Sheeran, Avicii, and many others.

Currently a staff writer for Warner Chappell Music and Dave Cobb’s Low Country Sound, Raitiere graduated from Cornell University with a BA in American Studies and subsequently received an MFA in Recording Arts from MTSU. Paintings done by Aaron are currently hanging in businesses and homes all over the country.

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About Tenille

Canadian-born and Nashville-based, Tenille Townes is a two-time ACM Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician who has been named New Female Artist of the Year at the 55th ACM Awards, won two awards at the 2021 Canadian Country Music Association Awards, making her a 10-time CCMA winner, and received her first JUNO Award for Country Album of the Year at the 50th Annual JUNO Awards. She is also the first female in Mediabase Canada history to achieve two No. 1 singles with album tracks “Jersey On The Wall (I’m Just Asking)” and “Somebody’s Daughter.”

Following standout support runs with Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, and Brothers Osborne, Townes will embark on her first headlining U.S. Tour, the VILLAIN IN ME TOUR, in January 2022. Adding to an already notable career, Townes is a MusicRow 2020 Next Big Thing Artist, an iHeartCountry’s “On The Verge” artist and has raised over $2 million for charity through her annual Big Hearts For Big Kids fundraiser.

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