Past Dates

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Good Samaritan Society – Lake Forest Village
3901 Montecito Drive
Denton, TX 76210
(940) 891-0856
Price: FREE

Randy Schmidt will present and sign copies of his books

Saturday, June 29th, 2019

CARPENTERS Book Signing - 6:00 p.m.
10720 Preston Rd #1009B
Dallas, TX 75230
United States
(214) 484-4289
Price: FREE

Randy L. Schmidt will present and sign copies of CARPENTERS: AN ILLUSTRATED DISCOGRAPHY

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Back Room Bar - Hard Rock Cafe
Book Launch - London FRIDAY - 7:30-9:30 p.m.
148 B Old Park Lane
London W1K1QS
UK
44 20 7514 1700
Price: FREE with ticket

Join author Randy L. Schmidt and executive publisher Paul Ashurst as they celebrate the launch of their brand new book Carpenters: An Illustrated Discography at the iconic Back Room Bar of the Hard Rock Cafe

This exclusive event marks the author's first visit to London and will include a Q&A to learn more about the making of this stunning new book. Admission to the ticketed event is FREE with books and merchandise available for purchase. Numbers are strictly limited so reserve your place today.

Carpenters: An Illustrated Discography is an essential album-by-album retrospective of the legendary duo’s recordings.

With more than 100 million records sold worldwide, the Carpenters are among the most beloved and enduring musical acts of the past 50 years. Randy L. Schmidt, author of the acclaimed bestselling biography Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter has assembled a team of commentators—journalists, authors, musicians, and other entertainment industry figures—for a series of in-depth, insightful, and opinionated conversations on every release. Beautifully presented with more than 200 images, many never before seen, the result is a must-have for pop music lovers.

 

RESERVE YOUR FREE EVENTBRITE TICKET HERE!

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Back Room Bar - Hard Rock Cafe
Book Launch - London THURSDAY - 7:30-9:30 p.m.
148 B Old Park Lane
London W1K1QS
UK
44 20 7514 1700
Price: FREE with ticket

Join author Randy L. Schmidt and executive publisher Paul Ashurst as they celebrate the launch of their brand new book Carpenters: An Illustrated Discography at the iconic Back Room Bar of the Hard Rock Cafe

This exclusive event marks the author's first visit to London and will include a Q&A to learn more about the making of this stunning new book. Admission to the ticketed event is FREE with books and merchandise available for purchase. Numbers are strictly limited so reserve your place today.

Carpenters: An Illustrated Discography is an essential album-by-album retrospective of the legendary duo’s recordings.

With more than 100 million records sold worldwide, the Carpenters are among the most beloved and enduring musical acts of the past 50 years. Randy L. Schmidt, author of the acclaimed bestselling biography Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter has assembled a team of commentators—journalists, authors, musicians, and other entertainment industry figures—for a series of in-depth, insightful, and opinionated conversations on every release. Beautifully presented with more than 200 images, many never before seen, the result is a must-have for pop music lovers.

 

RESERVE YOUR FREE EVENTBRITE TICKET HERE!

Sunday, June 16th, 2019

Book Launch Party - New York, NY - 4:00-6:00 PM
196 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10003
United States
(212) 228-7464
Price: FREE with ticket

Join author Randy L. Schmidt to celebrate the launch of his brand new book Carpenters: An Illustrated Discography at the Juke Bar, the "hidden gem" East Village cocktail bar. (ALL DAY HAPPY HOUR and stay late for LIVE JAZZ!)

This exclusive event marks the author's only NYC appearance and will include a presentation and Q&A to learn more about the making of this stunning new book. Admission to the ticketed event is FREE with books available for purchase. Numbers are limited so reserve your place today.

Carpenters: An Illustrated Discography is an essential album-by-album retrospective of the legendary duo’s recordings.

With more than 100 million records sold worldwide, the Carpenters are among the most beloved and enduring musical acts of the past 50 years. Randy L. Schmidt, author of the acclaimed bestselling biography Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter has assembled a team of commentators—journalists, authors, musicians, and other entertainment industry figures—for a series of in-depth, insightful, and opinionated conversations on every release. Beautifully presented with more than 200 images, many never before seen, the result is a must-have for pop music lovers.

 

FOR TICKETS, CLICK HERE!

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Brendan's Irish Pub and Restaurant (Newbury Park)
Happy Hour / Book Launch Party - 2:00 PM
495 N. Ventu Park Rd
Newbury Park, CA 91320
United States
Price: FREE

You're invited to join executive publisher Paul Ashurst and author Randy L. Schmidt for a Book Launch Party in celebration of the new book, CARPENTERS: AN ILLUSTRATED DISCOGRAPHY. Brendan's Irish Pub and Restaurant is adjacent to the Palm Garden Hotel & Spa, site of the Carpenters 50th Anniversary Celebration, which will be held April 24-28. A limited number of advance copies will be available for purchase. The event will include a book signing and Q&A.

Saturday, April 6th, 2019

North Texas Book Festival - 11:00AM - 4:00PM
400 E Hickory Street
Denton, TX 76201
United States
Price: FREE

Randy L. Schmidt is the featured author for the 2019 North Texas Book Festival

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Book Review Luncheon - 11:00AM - 12:00PM
610 Oakland St.
Denton, TX 76201
United States
Price: Admission is by donation of $20.00 to Denton City Federation of Women’s Clubs

Randy will present and sign copies of DOLLY ON DOLLY for the woman's club book review luncheon.

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

North Texas Book Festival - 11:00AM - 4:00PM
400 E Hickory Street
Denton, TX 76201
United States
Price: FREE

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Literacy Night - 6:00-7:30
377 Rayzor Rd
Argyle, TX 76226
United States
9403694100
Price: FREE

Literacy Night is Wednesday, March 7th from 6:00-7:30 pm.  There will be a book drive, crafts, games, guest author, and food trucks!

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Dolly on Dolly Signing - 7:00 p.m.
10720 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75230
972 364 1911

Randy L. Schmidt will present and sign copies of DOLLY ON DOLLY

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Dolly on Dolly Q/A and Screening - TBA
1328 Montana Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90403
United States
(310) 260-1528
Price: TBA

In association with the American Cinematheque and Larry Edmunds Bookshop, details TBA

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Dolly on Dolly Signing - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
515 N Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-864-1300

Best Selling Author Randy L. Schmidt will sign copies of his latest book, DOLLY ON DOLLY

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Dolly on Dolly Signing - 7:00-9:00 PM
111 W Hickory Street
Denton, TX 76201
940-382-7895

Come enjoy the sounds of Twilight Tunes on the Square in beautiful downtown Denton and stop by the Discover Denton Welcome Center where local teacher and best selling author Randy L. Schmidt will be signing copies of his latest book, DOLLY ON DOLLY: INTERVIEWS AND ENCOUNTERS WITH DOLLY PARTON.

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Dolly on Dolly - Talk and Book Signing - 7:00 p.m.
23 Main Street
Madison, NJ 07940
United States
(973) 845-6086
Price: FREE

Randy Schmidt, Dolly on Dolly  

Talk and Book Signing 

Join us for a discussion and signing with Randy Schmidt, author of Dolly on Dolly: Interviews and Encounters with Dolly Parton. Schmidt is author of the best-selling Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter (2010), a New York Times Editor's Choice and Wall Street Journal Best Seller, and editor of Judy Garland on Judy Garland: Interviews and Encounters (2014) in the Musicians in Their Own Words series from Chicago Review Press. Dolly on Dolly is already receiving critical raves. 

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Dolly on Dolly - 7:00 p.m.
208 West 13th Street, Room 210
New York, NY 10011
United States
646-457-0859
Price: $10 suggested donation

Randy will present and sign copies of DOLLY ON DOLLY. The Bureau of General Services: Queer Division is located inside the LGBT Center.

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Dolly on Dolly Q & A - 7:00 p.m.

Join Randy L. Schmidt for a Facebook LIVE Q & A on his Facebook page.

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Good Morning Texas - 9:00 a.m.
Dallas, TX
United States

Randy L. Schmidt will discuss DOLLY ON DOLLY with the hosts of GOOD MORNING TEXAS.

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

The Downtowner
Kiwanis Club Presentation - 12:00-1:00 PM
725 N Elm Street
Denton, TX 76201
United States
Price: FREE

Randy will present and sign copies of DOLLY ON DOLLY for the monthly Kiwanis meeting.

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

9 to 5: The Musical - 7:30 p.m.
214 W Hickory Street
Denton, TX 76201
United States
(940) 382-1915
Price: See venue website for tickets

Randy will sign copies of DOLLY ON DOLLY beginning at 7:00 p.m. before the show and again during intermission.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Judy Garland on Judy Garland - 7:30 p.m.
2275 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
United States
415-864-6777

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Judy Garland on Judy Garland - 7:00 p.m.
2289 Broadway
New York City, NY 10024
United States
212-362-8835
Price: Free

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Judy Garland on Judy Garland - 7:00 p.m.
83A Hester Street
New York City, NY 10002
United States
(646) 457-0859
Price: Free

Reception at 7:00
Reading at 7:30

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Judy Garland Book Launch Party - 7:30 p.m.
1825 Abrams Parkway
Dallas, TX 75214
(214) 821-7469
Price: $8.00

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Wizard of Oz SPECTACULAR! - TBA
Syracuse, NY
United States