Carrie has made several national TV/radio appearances on Austin City Limits (PBS-TV), Mountain Stage, World Café Live, among many others and was recently featured on the cover of Pollstar magazine.
The Roots Music Association 2009 Songwriter Of The Year (Folk Category) award winner.
Carrie has successfully shared bills with Lucinda Williams, Alejandro Escovedo, John Prine, Bruce Hornsby and many others.
Carrie's new CD "Live in Louisville" is available now in select stores and will be released digitally in November 2009.
Duke Robillard Featured On House of Blues Radio Hour, Ruthie Foster Featured On Mountain Stage, Carrie Rodriguez Repeats on Austin City Limits
Duke Robillard's new CD, Stomp! The Blues Tonight, will be featured on the House of Blues Radio Hour, beginning the weekend of July 18-19. The radio show currently has a limited number of autographed copies of the CD available for purchase. Duke describes the new disc as "Blues / classic-rhythm-and-blues, basically where I started in my Roomful of Blues days." Duke has recorded with and / or produced Bob Dylan, Maria Muldaur, Dr. John, John Hammond, Jay McShann, Ruth Brown, Jimmy Witherspoon, Rosco Gordon and Long John Baldry. The W.C. Handy Awards (recently renamed the Blues Music Awards) have named Duke "Best Blues Guitarist" four times and his production work was honored by The Blues Music Foundation in 2004 when he won the Keeping The Blues Alive Award for Best Producer.
Carrie Rodriguez Live In Louisville CD Out Now
Carrie Rodriguez has just released Live In Louisville, a new CD featuring a full 12 song set from April 2007, recorded while touring with Lucinda Williams. Two of the songs are released here for the first time: a cover of Bill Monroe’s “You Won’t Be Satisfied (That Way)” and the instrumental “Blackberry Blossom.” Other highlights include “Big Kiss” and a rockin’ version of “50’s French Movie.” Carrie says of this tour, “this was truly a life altering experience!” The CD is available on Carrie’s website carrierodriguez.com, at her shows, and if you happen to live in Texas or Kentucky, Waterloo Records in Austin, TX and Ear X-tacy in Louisville, KY. Carrie is currently touring extensively throughout the North America and Europe - please see tour dates >>
Carrie Rodriguez Wins Folk Songwriter of the Year - NPR World Café Feature December 16th
Carrie Rodriguez has won Folk Songwriter of the Year in the 2008 Roots Music Awards presented by the Roots Music Association. Carrie will also be featured on World Café on NPR December 16th, 2008. Please check your local radio listings for the time or visit the NPR website.
All of this comes on the heels of her recent appearance on Austin City Limits where she shared the bill with Jakob Dylan. Carrie was also featured on the cover of Pollstar Magazine in October. Watch for Carrie on tour including dates in Europe with Mary Gauthier and more dates in the US with Alejandro Escovedo. Please see tour dates >>
Rosebud Artists Nominated For 2008 Roots Music Awards
October 2008, Rosebud News
The Roots Music Association has nominated four Rosebud artists in six categories for the 2008 Roots Music Awards. The awards will take place during the World United Music Festival in San Marcos, Texas November 14, 15, 16, 2008.
The Rosebud artists nominated are, for Blues Artist of the Year and for Blues Songwriter of the Year, Marcia Ball. For Folk Artist of the Year and for Folk Songwriter of the Year, Carrie Rodriguez. For Jazz Artist of the Year, Bill Frisell. For Zydeco Artist of the Year, Allen Toussaint.
You can vote for the awards here:
Carri Rodriguez's New CD, She Ain't Me, Out August 5
July 2008, Rosebud News
Carrie Rodriguezs latest CD, She Ain't Me, will be released August 5 on Manhattan/Back Porch records. Produced by Malcolm Burn, the album features fresh songwriting collaborations with Gary Louris (Jayhawks), Dan Wilson (Semisonic), Jim Boquist (Son Volt) and Mary Gauthier, with Carrie co-writing all but one track. Lucinda Williams, a big Carrie fan, sings backup on Mask of Moses while Gary Louris, Rich Stearns and Eric Platz also make guest appearances throughout the album. She Ain't Me features a stellar lineup of supporting players, including Hans Holzen (electric guitar), Greg Leisz, Kyle Kegerreis and Malcolm Burn. Watch for Carrie on Austin City Limits in late October.
She will be touring extensively in support of the CD. see tour dates >>
Carrie Rodriguez Joins Alejandro Escovedo's Band This June Opening For Dave Matthews Band
May 2008, Rosebud News
Carrie Rodriguez will join Alejandro Escovedos band this June for nine high-profile U.S. concert dates, including six opening slot performances for the Dave Matthews Band and an appearance at the Wakarusa Festival. Carrie is set to play violin and sing background vocals in Escovedos lineup. Rodriguez will set out on her own tour throughout North America immediately following her performances with Escovedo, including a taping of her first appearance for PBS' Austin City Limits series in July. Carrie will be touring in support of her new album, She Ain't Me, set for release on August 5 in the U.S. and Canada...see tour dates >>