Kevin Montgomery

with special guest Jude Johnstone



Fri 5th January 2024

Hen & Chicken Studio

Doors at 7.30pm


Nashville singer-songwriter Kevin Montgomery returns to Bristol's Hen and Chicken. Expect an intimate evening of music and laughs. The legendary Jude Johnstone will open the show.

Montgomery’s mom sang with Elvis and Dad wrote songs like “Heartbeat” for Buddy Holly, and was his first musical partner. Montgomery has written songs for Juice Newton, Martina McBride, Beth Neilsen Chapman, and Graham Gouldman of 10cc, and sung on Lee Ann Womack records. He is a hardcore troubadour and completed four 50 States in 50 Days tours.

Jude Johnstone


Jude Johnstone is an American singer-songwriter. Her songs have been covered by Laura Branigan, Trisha Yearwood, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Bette Midler, Johnny Cash, Stevie Nicks, Mary Black, and others. Johnstone wrote the No. 1 song "The Woman Before Me" on Yearwood's debut CD, which also won an award from Broadcast Music Incorporated. In 1997, Johnny Cash won the Country Album of the Year Grammy for American II: Unchained for which Johnstone wrote the title track. She is to Trisha Yearwood what Jimmy Webb was to Glen Campbell.


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