Carrie Rodriguez and her band explore an edgy and mature Americana sound on the new release "Give Me All You Got."
Combining a bold, brassy persona with light tones and textures, Carrie Rodriguez piques your interest with her energetic bravado before breaking your heart with her achingly sweet melodies.
Twangfest won't arrive until June, but 88.1 KDHX and Twangfest delivered a taste of what's to come with their 13th annual SXSW day parties this past week in Austin.
Before tonight, the words "acoustic café" brought to mind a quiet place where you could get a coffee, grab a bagel and surf the web to the sound of easy-listening guitar. After Carrie Rodriguez, Erin McKeown, Mary Gauthier and Tania Elisabeth finished their encore, I had seen how wrong expectations can be.
Texas-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Carrie Rodriguez is known for her abilities on the violin and mandolin as well as her skill at crafting songs about love, life and family. She was kind enough to take a few minutes out of her tour preparations for an interview about her family, music, her new album and traveling with the Acoustic Café Tour.