It is difficult to name the best songwriter in a town like Austin, but as Cloughie would say, this guy is in the top one!
Darden Smith is a singer-songwriter based in Austin whose thirty-year career redefines what it means to be a musician. His latest album, Everything, carries a timely message of unity. In addition to fifteen critically acclaimed albums, Smith continues to break new ground using the craft of songwriting in education, entrepreneurship and service. He is the founder and creative director of SongwritingWith:Soldiers, a nonprofit organization that pairs professional songwriters with veterans and service members in retreat settings to craft songs about combat and the return home.