Carrie Newcomer

Carrie   Newcomer Rounder Recording artist Carrie Newcomer has been described by Barbara Kingsolvers as “poet, storyteller, snake-charmer, good neighbor, friend and lover, minister of the wide-eyed gospel of hope and grace” as well as “a soaring songstress” by Billboard a “prairie mystic” by the Boston Globe and “” “asks all the right questions” by Rolling Stone, “a voice as rich as Godiva chocolate.” By The Austin Statesman. She has toured with Alison Krauss Europe and the U.S. Nickel Creek recorded Newcomer’s song “I Should’ve Known Better”, on their Grammy-winning album This Side. She was listed as one of the most influential folk artists of the last 25 years by Boston’s WUMB and one of the 50 most influential songwriters of the past 50 years by Chicago WBEZ. Carrie internationally facilitates workshops on the topics of songwriting, creative writing and spirituality, vocation and activism. In 2009 & 2011 Carrie was invited to tour India as a cultural ambassador for the American Embassy. In 2011 she released her 15th recording Everything is Everywhere with master of the Indian classical sarod Amjad Ali Khan as a benefit for the Interfaith Hunger Initiative. IN 2012 She will be visiting professor at Earlham School of Religion’s Ministry and Writing program as well as collaborating with author Parker J. Palmer in concert and retreats based on “Healing The Heart of Democracy”.