We're now officially in full-on Music Awards mode here at the Press; appropriate, then, that 2004 Best Songwriter winner Lise Liddell plays tonight at the Tasting Room (2409 Alabama). After tonight's gig, Liddell makes her way to Atlanta, where she'll log studio time with local alt-country artist Richard Bicknell, who plans to cut a version of her 2002 song (produced here by John Egan, from Liddell's album Lover's Moon) "Damage to My Soul." Next month, Liddell returns to the studio with producer Mark Hallman; the two previously collaborated on 2007's "White Horses." - Chris Gray
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