An Evening With Roy Rivers

As a singer/songwriter, Roy has written over 200 songs to date! He's charted a #2 and #4 hit on Country Radio in Europe with his original songs "What Our Love Is Not About" and "Oh Railroad." And because of his previous work with John Denver tribute shows, he always includes a couple covers of John's songs in his set list.

Roy's favorite manner of writing is to tell a story in his songs. Part of his appeal to audiences is his ability to connect along common experiences, and to weave in light-hearted humor as he shares a few of the stories he's encountered along the way.

An Evening With Roy Rivers is a journey into the craft and wonder of an original songwriter. Performing wherever original music is heard, this show is best suited as a solo-acoustic performance for small and medium venues (up to 650 seats). He's played listening rooms, social and service club halls, performing arts centers and outdoor amphitheaters… just to name a few. If your venue is larger, all the better, but please consider asking for Roy to bring his band!

To see if your venue is a good fit, just be sure to use the CONTACT SECTION and let us know what you've got in mind. You'll get a prompt response from Roy himself, or a member of his team… usually within 24 - 48 hours. Scheduling is easy, so reach out soon to make sure your patrons are able to see this high quality show.

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Awards & Accomplishments

  • Charted #1 in Europe for 6 Weeks w/”Thank God I’m a Country Boy”
  • Charted #2 in European for his own song “What Our Love Is Not About”
  • Charted #4 in European for his own song “Oh Railroad”
  • Won European CMA Award for his Duet of “Thank God I’m a Country Boy” w/Dolly Parton.
  • 6 European CMA Nominations, including Songwriter of the Year & Entertainer of the Year.
  • Performed live at GACMF (German American Country Music Federation) awards show.
  • Received the Country Music Hall of Fame award for John Denver at GACMF Awards.
  • Roy’s song “The Perfect Time” licensed by Salt Lake Olympic Committee.
  • Currently endorsed by J. Price Guitars (one of the finest custom luthiers in the country!).
  • Written over 200 songs to date.
  • Sold out Red Rocks Amphitheatre 2009 and 2010

His Shows Are Very Personal

Anyone who has ever attended a Roy Rivers show knows about the connection he has with his audiences. Listening to Roy in any setting feels very personal.

He’s famous for “pulling an audible”… meaning breaking away from the outlined show format and singing a song (or two, or three) he feels someone in the audience needs.

“Sometimes, you just have to do what your gut tells you and step away from the defined path, no matter what the situation. There are many times I’ve had a strong sense in the middle of a show that I needed to sing a specific song that was not on the set list. I always listen to those feelings. Sometimes, in smaller crowds, I can immediately tell who it was for as someone will suddenly get very emotional. Other times it’s afterwards that a fan comes up and tells me with great feeling what that specific song meant to him or her. I’m so grateful to be able to do that.”

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  1. Rocky Mountain High
  2. What Our Love Is Not About
  3. Back Home Again
  4. Thank God I'm A Country Boy
  5. Sunshine On My Shoulders
  6. Take Me Home, Country Roads
  7. True Love Is
  8. Oh Railroad
  9. My Sweet Lady
  10. All Caught Up
  11. Dreaming My Way Home
  12. Hi Mom, It's Me

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