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100 Thousand Poets For Change - September 18, 2012

In conjunction with 100 Thousand Musicians for Change, Austin's participation in 100 Thousand Poets for Change will be 9/27 and 9/28 at Club 606, from 7:30-10pm. Heather will be performing at 9:45pm on 9/27. Be sure to join the festivities both nights!

From Local Event Producers:
Come join us for two nights of free speech poetry, music, art, FUN & DRINKS. This event is open to all and free to the public. 18+ welcome. Support literacy, economic and social change for artist today! Poets from around the world are simultaneously planning events to celebrate. The party is on us Sept. 27th & 28th.

* Artist will have product on sale.
* Donations for the Poetry Pantry are always accepted.
* We will have voter registration cards on hand.
* We will be live streaming video and audio.
* All welcome 18 + Community Open Mic

Supported by: Club 606, Media Arts & Literacy Institute

Red Eyed Fly, Cedric Burnside Project - August 21, 2012

Did you miss Heather and the Band at Red Eyed Fly last week? Don't miss the the next show Tuesday, Sept 4th at 10pm!

And say there- get your tickets early for a great night of blues and rock with The Cedric Burnside Project, Old Gray Mule and more at Antone's this November. Heather will appear as a special guest with Old Gray Mule. Doors at 8pm, show starts at 9pm. Advance tickets available here:

Upcoming Show: July 30th - July 3, 2012

Join Heather with Band on July 30th at Frontier Bar, 10pm. Rice Moorehead and His Ladies at 11pm, Dickie Lee Erwin at 12am.

Upcoming Show- June 30th - June 26, 2012

Join Heather and band at Trophy's on Saturday, June 30th at 8pm. Additional bands are Chris Toast, Ex-Amigo's and more. Last show before Trophy's renovation...

Heather on The Austinot Music Podcast - May 10, 2012

Be sure to check out this afternoon's episode #6 of The Austinot's music blog featuring Heather.
Next show? Red Eyed Fly, May 28th, 8pm.

Next Show - May 7, 2012

Acoustic Show with Special Guests, Red Eyed Fly, May 28th, 8pm.

Coming Soon - February 9, 2012

Join Heather and many others on Tuesday, February 21st for a special acoustic night at the Red Eyed Fly. Heather is on at 10pm for this evening of music 8pm- midnight.

Also? Posessed by Paul James, Old Gray Mule and Cedric Burnside will be burning down the house at Antone's on April 12th. There will be too many surprises to list but we suggest you get your tickets early and shine up your dancing shoes for a wild night.

Austin's Annual Lovers and Leavers Brunch - February 2, 2012

Join Heather and Special Musical Guests MT Helton and more on Sunday, February 12th for the Annual Valentine's Brunch and Music at Nomad Bar. Chef Mark Rivas of Rivas Catering presents a delicious Valentine Themed Menu and as always, Nomad Bar features their mimosa specials. No cover, Brunch $14.

Fronterfest 2012: Miss Match - January 2, 2012

Q: So what is this play Heather is doing?
A: Well.....

“Dating is hell with nicer clothes and better food.” From the Steak Nazi to the PreNup King, there was no shortage of unique individuals encountered on her two year journey through the hearts of dimness. Join her Friday, January 27th, for a short, light-hearted glimpse into the beautiful disasters that came to pass. Sometimes the best match is the one that is already on fire…

Hyde Park Theater, Fronterafest, Short Fringe (Week 2)
Friday, 1/27/12 8pm

Miss Match: Written and Directed by Heather Bishop
Production Assistant: Andrena Galloway
Music by Heather Bishop and Gutbucket

Advance Tickets recommended: Hyde Park Theater Business Office 479-7530

January Shows - December 15, 2011

Join Heather for the first show of the year!
January 17th, Whip In 9:30pm
Gypsy Lounge January 24th 6:30pm

Acoustic Show at The Red Eyed Fly - December 6, 2011

Happy Holidays, y'all! Tuesday, Dec 13th, 11pm at The Red Eyed Fly. Acoustic Show, Inside Stage. No cover, All Ages.

Upcoming Events - November 20, 2011

November 30th- The Honey Collective featuring Heather Bishop at Loft 718
January 27th- Miss Match, Heather's new play debuts at Hyde Park's Fronterafest
More TBA, see calendar section for details.

Benefit for The Berry Children - October 18, 2011

On November 8th, at Opal Divine' (Penn Field) Heather joins fellow friends, family, musicians and community coming together for the Berry Children, who lost their parents July 2011. Two of three remain paralyzed. Silent Auction 7-9pm, Music 7-11pm. Opal Divine's will donate 10% of food proceeds to the Berry Foundation. Monetary donations welcome.

An Evening at Jovita's - October 12, 2011

Heather will be one of several songwriters featured on the porch stage at Jovita's on Thursday, October 13th at 9pm following an evening of information and entertainment inside Jovita's regarding a new non-profit. The evening will be filmed.

Heather on the ReMix - October 11, 2011

Heather will be visiting with the fine folks at ReMix on KOOP 91.7 FM on Wednesday, October 12th, noon. Stream it online or tune in live for music and more....

Balcony TV - September 8, 2011

Heather performs "Carolina Blues" on Balcony TV at Maggie Mae's in Austin, Texas.

Upcoming Appearances - September 7, 2011

Heather is looking forward to upcoming appearances on Balcony TV, KOOP Remix, and APM/NPR's The Story. Dates tba...

Coming Soon - July 6, 2011

Check back soon for details on upcoming interviews, tapings, cd releases and more.

And hey there- are you regularly listening to American Public Media's program "The Story" on your local NPR station, online, or via podcast? If you're not, you are missing some great programming.

Annual Junior Kimbrough Birthday Bash - June 24, 2011

Heather will once again be a Special Guest at the Annual Junior Kimbrough Birthday Bash, sangin' and swangin' for a rompin' stompin' good time. Held July 30th at Ruta Maya, see more info below from :

"It's the 2nd Annual Junior Kimbrough Birthday Bash!! Last year it figured out that 330+ faithful followers of gut bucket North Mississippi blues turned out to honor the late, great Junior Kimbrough. This year David and Kinny return to lay out the monster tone taught to them by their genius pappy. Local future-legends Old Gray Mule pull the anchor slot, North Miss' own Hancock Co. pull the second of a two-night stand and New Mexico's #1 export, CW Ayon does his famous one-man band routine. More info and advance tix at "

Additional Upcoming Shows - May 20, 2011

Additional Upcoming Shows include Sunday Brunch, May 29th, from 12-2pm, with Heather and Friends (UPDATE- the Brunch show has been postponed until a future date) and June 10th, 9pm- Midnight, with Adam Carroll and Nathan Hamilton. Both shows at Jovita's in Austin, Tx.

10th Annual M.A.L.I. Women's Film and Performance Arts Conference - May 8, 2011

Heather will be performing on Saturday, May 28th at 8:15pm the upcoming M.A.L.I. Conference. See calendar page for details.

The 10th Annual Media Arts and Literacy Institute (M.A.L.I) Women's Film and Performance Art conference will be May 26th- 29th at The Long Center, Carver Museum & Cultural Center, Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin Youth Hostel, Black Butterfly, Lipstick 24, Dominican Joe, El Sol Y La Luna, Bookwoman, and Stompin' Grounds.

Individual event tickets can be purchased at Workshops and showcase details at
Sponsors include The Long Center, Affordable Sound, The Austin Chronicle, KOOP Radio, Lipstick 24 and The Texas Commission for The Arts.

Divas at Jovitas - April 22, 2011

Celebrate the ladies in your life by joining Heather and Naga Valli, Natalie Zoe and LZ Love for a fine evening of music on Saturday, May 7th at Jovita's from 8:30pm-12:30am. $5 cover.
But wait- need to start your evening a little earlier? Austin's one and only Ralph White kicks off the night at 6pm, with San Antonio's Ledaswan following. Good food, friends and family, music and memories? This is where you need to be on May 7th.

Coming in 2011 - March 2, 2011

Please see the calendar section for upcoming shows and stay tuned for a newsletter starting in April. Two EP releases, a new book, a collaborative video project, a new play and so much more is cooking here in 2011. We look forward to seeing you!

Annual Valentine's Show - February 12, 2011

Valentine's Day- whether you love it or love to hate it, come celebrate those you love and those you left at the annual Lovers and Leavers Post-Valentine Show.

Join Heather and Special Guests Nathan Hamilton and Old Gray Mule on Sunday, February 20th for music 12-2pm and a truly delicious brunch by Austin's award-winning Traveling Bistro from 11-2pm.
Come treat yourself AND your sweetie!

Happy New Year and Happy Valentines Day...ish! - January 1, 2011

Happy New Year!

We hope you'll join Heather and friends at Nomad Bar on February 20th from noon- 2pm for a musical post-valentine celebration with delicious food by Austin's Award-winning Traveling Bistro. Be a sweetie and treat your sweetie!
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