The Goldfinch Room: Chad Elliott and Ryne Doughty

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We are pleased to announce our next Iowa Songwriters Showcase at The Goldfinch Room on Sunday, January 19 at 5pm and 7:30pm featuring Chad Elliott and Ryne Doughty!

About the Artists

Midwest singer-songwriter Chad Elliott blends folk roots, swampy blues and soulful writing to deliver an original Americana sound. His live performances have been honed over a decade of being on the road, performing more than 200 shows each year. Elliott’s early career demonstrates a love of folk, roots and singer-songwriter music. He has worked with many greats and shared the stage with artists of the highest caliber

Ryne Doughty is a Folk/Americana singer-songwriter out of Des Moines, IA, whose music is deeply rooted in real life stories of love, loss, work, and play. His stripped down, earthy sound is directly influenced by the small, rural town where he was born and raised. The hard-working, simple living, and friendly way of life of the Midwest shines through his music that is understated yet complex and rich with beauty and realness.

About the Goldfinch Room

With the support of the Ames Community Arts Council, the Goldfinch Room hosts a series of Iowa Songwriters Showcases throughout the year. Nestled inside the Celebrity Café on the ground floor of Stephens Auditorium, this listening room provides great acoustics in an intimate setting for approximately 100 people.

Ticket Information

Reserved tables with seating for four (4) are available for $40 or for two (2) for $25. Food options will include cheese platters, hummus tray, popcorn, cookies, and candy, along with a selection of wines, craft and domestic beers, and sodas. Please bring your confirmation email with you to check in when you arrive for the performance.




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