Cory Bishop

Nashville, TN

Cory Bishop
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Cory Bishop grew up in Southern California, leaving home for college in Nashville to study music and religion. He ping-ponged between both subjects, even spending a semester in Seminary after college, before dropping out for good to pursue music. His music draws from his Bible background here and there, but mostly reflects his spiritual interests through the overwhelming positivity in the music. "I see it now," Bishop asserts, "as my job and my duty to craft songs that can help people catch a glimpse of hope; catch a glimpse of love and redemption." This is the central message woven into his new five-song EP, coming out this fall. Hope, love, and redemption aren't new themes to any songwriter, but Bishop manages to deal with these themes carefully, tastefully, and without cliché.

The upcoming release this fall touts the talents of Bishop's Nashville contemporaries: producer Dan Fernandez (Great Peacock), Matt Scibilia (Cory Chisel, Brendan Benson), Amos Heller (Taylor Swift), and Grammy-award winner Andy Hunt (Buddy Guy, Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors).

UPCOMING TOUR DATES
AUG 30 Maryville, TN Vienna Coffee House RSVP
SEP 4 St Louis, MO Cicero's RSVP
SEP 6 Kansas City, MO RecordBar TICKETS RSVP
SEP 11 Cincinnati, OH The Drinkery RSVP
SEP 12 Canton, OH Buzzbin's RSVP
SEP 13 Pittsburgh, PA Wigle Whiskey Garden & Barrel House RSVP
SEP 15 Nashville, TN East Room RSVP
SEP 19 Maryville, TN Barley's Taproom RSVP
SEP 20 Carrboro, NC Open Eye Cafe RSVP
OCT 4 Huntsville, AL The Foyer RSVP
OCT 5 Birmingham, AL The Common House RSVP
OCT 16 Franklin, TN Grays On Main RSVP
OCT 19 Nashville, TN The Bluebird Cafe RSVP
NOV 8 Hillsborough, NC Mystery Brewing Company RSVP