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New Video - April 8, 2015

Footage from the February show at Austin Acoustical Cafe has been uploaded to Youtube. Go to links on this site and click on Austin Acoustical Cafe.

Radio interview - January 6, 2015

KPFT-FM 90.1 in Houston featured the new CD "Welcome Home" on Tom Tranchilla's show "Songwriter's Studio". Click the link below to listen.

http://archive.kpft.org/mp3/kpft_150104_190000haam.mp3

NEW CD - October 1, 2014

The long awaited studio CD "Welcome Home" is set for release in late October 2014. Watch iTunes, CD Baby, and this site in the coming weeks for information.

Goodbye Old Friend - May 11, 2014

It is with great sadness that I have to say goodbye to my dear friend and musical partner Dennis Todd, who passed away Saturday May 10. I will miss him, as will all who knew him. Rest in Peace Big D.

Live CD and DVD - November 25, 2013

In June 2013 Whitfield played a show at the historic Brauntex Theater in New Braunfels, TX with George Ensle. The show was taped, and the DVD and audio CD of that show were released in November 2013 - available soon on CDbaby.com.

Live at Lakewood Bar and Grill - July 15, 2010

Greg Whitfield's new CD "Live at Lakewood Bar and Grill" will be available July 30, 2010. The Bugle Boy in La Grange will host a CD release party that evening at 8:00 (tickets available online at www.thebugleboy.com for $12). A return show at Lakewood Bar and Grill in Dallas is scheduled for Friday August 13 at 9:00 PM. Check www.gregwhitfield.net calendar for other shows.

Keith Carper - September 28, 2009

On Tuesday September 22, 2009 the world lost a wonderful guy and a spectacular bassist. Keith played for Hal Ketchum's band and was a regular Groove Angel with George Ensle. He is mourned and will be missed by all those who knew him. RIP Keith - I feel lucky to have played with you!

Austin Songwriters 2009 Contest - July 13, 2009

Greg Whitfield was a finalist in this year's song competition with five songs in three different categories. Two of these songs won their respective categories ("You Don't Laugh Anymore" in the inspirational category and "I'm Yours" in the pop category). In addition Whitfield won first place overall with "I'm Yours". For more details visit ASG's website at
www.austinsongwritersgroup.com

House Concert - March 30, 2009

Whitfield is scheduled to play the annual Liberty Hill House Concert on Sunday April 19 along w/ Danny Britt, Cowboy Johnson, George Ensle, and John Emery. This is a must see evening of great music in a comfortable, intimate setting with five of the best songwriters in the area. Email the organizers at
itsallgood4262@yahoo.com
for details.
You'd be crazy to miss this one!

Austin Airwaves - February 10, 2009

To promote the upcoming show at Bugle Boy with George Ensle and Fred Fuller, Whitfield will appear on February 20 at 2:00 pm on KUT-FM's Aielli Unleashed, hosted by John Aeilli. He will be joined on the air by Fred Fuller.
The following week Whitfield will appear with George Ensle on Fox 7's Good Morning Austin. Tune in to watch and listen.

More new Youtube video - January 26, 2009

New video of Whitfield at Poor David's Pub in Dallas has surfaced on Youtube. A solo performance of "And You For Me", check it out
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wv6JwIa03Y

Autumn on FOX7 News - October 2, 2008

Tune in to FOX7 News Friday morning October 10 to see Whitfield with Autumn Boukadakis, and later that day visit Waterloo Records for a live in-store appearance to celebrate the release of Autumn's new CD Velvet Sky.

Tune In - September 9, 2008

Greg Whitfield and George Ensle will perform live on KUT-FM (90.5) during Folkways, 2:00pm on Saturday September 20. Tune in and listen!

New Video - August 12, 2008

Recent video of Whitfield w/ Walt Wilkins has been posted on You Tube. Recorded August 3, 2008 at River Pub in San Marcos, TX.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNOKsUm1KGE

GW available for Download - March 16, 2008

GW is now available for digital download from CDBaby at a reduced price of $10.00. Go to the link below
www.cdbaby.com/cd/gregw

New Video Online - January 6, 2008

New video of a couple of new Whitfield songs is available on line at
http://www.hi-iqmusic.com/thecrossings.html The footage was shot at The Crossings in Austin, TX Dec 16, 2007 at a show with Tina and Walt Wilkins. Check out this site for some great Texas music.

Bugle Boy - October 27, 2007

October 26 Whitfield played at the best little listening room in Texas, the Bugle Boy in La Grange. Perfect sound and intimate atmosphere make this a most enjoyable venue for songwriters and audiences. Check out their website www.thebugleboy.com for info on upcoming shows.

Whitfield Songs Covered - August 30, 2007

Recently released recordings feature songs written by Greg Whitfield including the Geezinslaw Brothers version of Whitfield's "My Teacher Showed Me How" on their new children's CD. Fred Fuller has released the CD "To Sing Once Again" featuring Greg on guitars, as well as his song "Upper Middle Class." Most recently, Whitfield's "Martin's Song" was recorded by Devon Heath on his "Give It To Me Straight" CD, which also features Greg on guitars and backing vocals. And Bonnie Bishop has released a live acoustic CD featuring Greg on guitars and vocals, as well as a version of Whitfield's "You Don't Laugh Anymore" (originally recorded on Pauline Reese's debut CD).

Live Set accessable on KUT-FM website - November 20, 2006

Whitfield's Live Set performance is available online at www.kut.org. Click on music, and underneath click on vault. You can access numerous live performances taped recently at the station. Check it out!
Whitfield also appears on two recently released live albums by George Ensle and Bonnie Bishop. Check out their websites for these CDs and Whitfield's calendar for live dates with these two great artists.

Live Set to air November 11 - October 25, 2006

Greg Whitfield and band have taped a live set with Larry Monroe for KUT-FM. The program will air November 11, 2006 at 3:00 pm on KUT (90.5). The set includes songs from the GW cd as well as several new songs. Whitfield was joined in the studio by Mark Dotson, Mike Rieman, Ken Johnson and Greg Lawry. In addition, Whitfield video taped a segment for KUT's website. Log on to www.kut.org in the near future to view this segment.

New Kevin Fowler - June 2, 2006

Recorded this month and released to radio is Kevin Fowler's new Single "What I Wouldn't Give for your Love". It is always fun to record with Kevin and the musicians he surrounds himself with. Listen for Whitfield's intentionally schmaltzy guitar on the intro.

February 13, 2006

If you haven't seen the Bonnie Bishop band live, go to bonniebishop.com for tour dates and come see this band. I am proud to be a part of this project!
GW

New Bonnie Bishop - September 27, 2005

Bonnie Bishop has just completed her second CD, due out early November titiled "Soft to the Touch". Produced by Walt Wilkins and Tim Lorsch, the CD features new songs by Bonnie with co-writers Ray Wylie Hubbard, David Grissom, and Walt Wilkins. Give this one a listen!

July 20, 2005

Two new acoustic songs titled "MONDAY" and "GOODBYE OLD FRIEND" have been added. The lyrics are less than cheerful, you may want to light a candle.

New Stuff - March 18, 2005

A couple of early songs from the new acoustic project have been added to the "songs" page on this site. Click the song title first, then click to listen. As with all the songs that's how you get lyrics to read as you listen.

These two new ones are in their infant stages, and they should continue to confuse you about Whitfield's direction and style. Enjoy!
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