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Carrie Newcomer is a singer/songwriter, poet and author at the intersection of folk, Americana and progressive spirituality. She’s described as a “prairie mystic” by the Boston Globe and one who asks “all the right questions” by Rolling Stone.
Old Town New Folk Series sponsored by Blue Heaven
concert sponsored by Blue Island Landscape Lighting & Irrigation
Carrie Newcomer is a performer, recording artist, and educator. Her song “I Should’ve Known Better” appeared on Nickel Creek’s Grammy award-winning gold-certified album “This Side”, and she earned a regional Emmy for the PBS special “An Evening with Carrie Newcomer.” Newcomer is the 2019 recipient of the Shalem Institute Contemplative Voices Award. Recent media appearances include PBS’s Religion and Ethics and Krista Tippett’s On Being. In the fall of 2009 and 2011 Newcomer was a cultural ambassador to India, invited by the American Embassy of India, resulting in her interfaith collaborative benefit album Everything is Everywhere. In 2012 and 2013 Newcomer traveled to Kenya and the Middle East performing in schools, spiritual communities and AIDS hospitals.
Newcomer has 17 nationally released albums on Available Light and Rounder Records. Newcomer has also released two companion books of poetry and essays, A Permeable Life: Poems and Essays and The Beautiful Not Yet: Poems, Essays, & Lyrics. Newcomer’s first theatrical production, Betty’s Diner: The Musical, was performed at a sold out run at Purdue University in 2015 and is now available to interested theaters, universities, and spiritual communities.