at the historic Chelsea Depot 125 Jackson St, Chelsea, MI 48118

On The Tracks is Online!

Yes friends, we are carrying on in these wild times of physical isolation. We were sad to have cancelled a few shows early on but happy to report that we’re moving ahead with virtual concerts via Zoom featuring many of the artists who were scheduled to appear in person.

2020-2021 Season!

We are taking this virtual season one show at a time. 

Proudly presenting Heather Pierson Due

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 – 7pm EDT

Heather Pierson is an award-­winning pianist, singer/songwriter, songleader and performer whose inspiring live performances and growing catalog of releases, both solo and in ensemble, delve into Americana, blues, New Orleans jazz, vocal chants, instrumental piano, and folk. Best known for her ease at the piano and her bell-­tone vocals, Heather’s songs and musicianship embody joy, honesty, playfulness, and a desire to share from the heart. Heather’s twelfth album, Lines and Spaces, was released on November 15, 2019, and is a multi-­genre tour de force featuring performances from her Acoustic Trio bandmates Davy Sturtevant and Shawn Nadeau. In 2018, she and fellow singer/songwriter Bernice Martin launched their community singing project, Heart Songs & Circle Songs, and a second volume of their popular songbook was released in February 2021.

During the 2020 pandemic, Heather had a viral hit in March with her Toilet Paper Song, and released both a moving single, Beside The Firelight, about the death of George Floyd, and her latest collection of original meditation chants, Be Here Now. Since March 2020, Heather has been live-streaming every week both solo and with partner Shawn Nadeau on bass, leading online community sings, and launched both her Etsy shop for her original artwork and her Patreon for her new songs and poetry.
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Showtime is 7pm, “doors” open at 6:45pm
Suggested donation for this show is $15

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No advance payment required but all proceeds go to the artists so whatever you can afford is appreciated.


About Us

An unquenchable thirst for great songwriting combined with a love for the vessels who bring them to life – the songwriters – is the driving force behind ON THE TRACKS Songwriter Showcase. It was founded to bring our favorite writers to our neck of the woods by providing a venue to showcase their incredible gifts.

What makes this series unique is our focus on the songwriting. Our featured performers will be sharing insight into their inspirations and methods, the practical and magical process by which their songs come to life. You’ll hear lots of great songs of course, but you’ll also learn a little something about the art and craft of songwriting.

Thanks so much to our
2019-2020 sponsors:

Bob Pierce (& Nadine Anderson), Cathy (& Casey) Blair, Susan Lackey & Steve Daut, Dick Dice (& Pam Radcliffe), Tom Hanemann & Sue McDonald, Bill Edwards, David Markus and Joanne Thompson, Chiara Selby, Paul Cousins, Chuck & Gloria McCracken … 

And to all who have contributed over the years; Tom Girard / Hum & Strum, Chelsea State Bank, Susan and Steve Beyer, Richard Sherburne, Craig Toepfer, Dave & Jan Sheely (The ProShop), Pat Cleary/Cleary’s Irish Pub, Ron Masino, Erin Archambault,  Tom Saunders (A3 Radio) / Glendower Media, Chelsea Alehouse, Jeff & Debra Hardcastle, Matt & Jess McCumons (The Understorey), Tim & Ann Merkel/Merkel Furniture & Carpet One, Cindy & Joel Blum, Bill Weber, Susie & Bob Keat, Mike & Dee Hunt, Matt & Elise Merkel, Bill & Becky O’Reilly, Joe Shields, Mike Wilhelm, Daniel Phillips, Sarah Melton Keller, Judy Banker … !!

How can you help?

Feel free to mail a check payable to “On The Tracks Productions”

To: P O Box 329
Chelsea, MI 48118

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Contact Us

For booking requests, please read our Booking Info page before contacting us. Thanks.

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