With John Mellencamp in Nashville, Indiana
Interviewing Warren Haynes
Speaking at Calumet College of St. Joseph in Whiting, Indiana
Interviewing Jesse Jackson at Rainbow/PUSH in Chicago, IL
Hosting a live performance and conversation with Shemekia Copeland and Ronnie Baker Brooks at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL
Appearing on the nationally syndicated talk show, Beyond the Beltway
Words and Music: American Troubadours – A live combination of lecture and concert providing a tour of the American songwriting tradition, with particular focus on the songs of Woody Guthrie, Robert Johnson, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, and John Mellencamp. The program features musical accompaniment from singer/songwriter Kev Wright.
With Kev Wright after a performance of Words and Music: American Troubadours