When one door closes, another door opens... 

Some of the best business advice I ever got was "Go where the doors are opening."  It served me well in my days as a full time singer-songwriter.  Being grateful for the venues that wanted me to play, and not spending time feeling rejected or whining about the gigs I couldn't get.  Going through the world with gratitude only fuels more feelings of gratitude. 

So many opening doors these days.  I wrote a Facebook post Saturday night about playing an unexpected (and slightly dreaded gig).  I was tired and…

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This Is How It Begins 



"I'm going to build a tiny house".  This is me.  Saying it out loud.  As a commitment to the Universe.  

My mother thinks I've lost my marbles.  She probably isn't alone.  But when you know something in your bones, you know it.  I've been lucky enough in my life to pay attention to my "lightening strike" moments.  Like when I was sitting at my first house concert as a member of the audience and heard the call to become a songwriter.  Less than 6 months later, I was leaving a bad marriage and…

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Cary Cooper - Thursday Singer Songwriter Series

Black Rock Center, 12901 Towns Common Drive, Germantown, MD


Cary Cooper & friends Dallas CD Release

Uncle Calvins Coffeehouse, 9555 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, TX


Cary Cooper Songwriting Workshop and Show

Homegrown Coffeehouse, Accokeek, MD

There will be a songwriting workshop Saturday morning & afternoon with a concert Saturday night!

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