Carrie Newcomer plans tour
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Carrie Newcomer plans tour

Wednesday, January 9, 2008 – Carrie Newcomer will kick off an extensive U.S. tour in late January support of her upcoming release, "The Geography of Light," out Feb. 12 on Rounder. The tour will take the singer/songwriter throughout the U.S. and include stops in New York, Philadelphia, Berkeley, Chicago, Houston and Indianapolis. Newcomer will donate 10% of the profits from the tour sales of her new album to the American Friends Service Committee
"The Geography of Light" is Newcomer's 11th release on Rounder. The disc combines piano, violin, mandolin, cello, bass, percussion and harmony vocal textures with Newcomer's guitar work and vocals.
Tour dates are:

January
31 Indianapolis, IN St. Luke's United Methodist Church

February

1 Newark, OH Midland Theatre

2 Centerville, OH Cross Creek Community Church

8 Goshen, IN Goshen College - Sauder Hall

9 Bloomington, IN Buskirk-Chumley Theater

15 Minneapolis Cedar Cultural Center
16 Madison, WI The Brink Lounge
21 Cambridge, MA Club Passim
22 New York Joe's Pub
23 Vienna, VA Jammin' Java
24 Philadelphia Tin Angel
28 Decatur, GA Eddie's Attic
29 Carrboro, NC The Arts Center

March
5 Ann Arbor, MI The Ark
8 St. Louis Lucas Schoolhouse
9 Chicago Old Town School Folk Music
11-13 Hastings, NE Hastings College
15 Louisville, KY Clifton Center
22 Indianapolis Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art
26-27 Golden, CO Acoustic Alley at Miner's Alley Playhouse
28 Fort Collins, CO Avodagdro's Number
29 Santa Monica, CA McCabe's
30 Berkeley, CA Freight & Salvage

April
4 Hillsboro, OR Walters Cultural Arts Center
10 Pittsburgh Club Cafe
12 Columbus, IN Americana Music Series
15 Houston McGonigel's Duck
18 Dallas Uncle Calvin's Coffeehouse
21 Grand Rapids, MI One Trick Pony


CD reviews for Carrie Newcomer

CD review - The Point of Arrival Carrie Newcomer is a singular talent, a woman capable of melting hearts with nothing more than a turn of a phrase and the caressing voice that conveys it. Following a long tenure with Rounder Records, she's out on her own as an indie artist but remains no less alluring than before. "The Point of Arrival" suggests she's exactly where she wants to be, and her delicate delivery and unfettered emotion remain as assured as ever. While the majority of these songs are etched with ...
CD review - The Beautiful Not Yet After more than a dozen albums on Rounder Records, the company that gave her initial exposure, Carrie Newcomer's name belies the elevated stature she's achieved amongst her fans and devotees. Now independent, Newcomer produced a set of songs consistently contradicts any implication offered by its title, simply by virtue of a lovely set of songs that make an immediate impact even on first listen. That in itself makes it hard to believe that somehow or another Newcomer's never quite ...
CD review - A Permanent Life It's both sad and surprising that Carrie Newcomer isn't better known to the masses. After 15 albums, all of which have caused critics to swoon and her devoted fans to proclaim absolute adoration, she's still regarded as, well, a newcomer... even though her career is well into its second decade and kudos have come from both tastemakers and contemporaries. However, what's especially confounding is the fact that she manages to make such a consistently credible showing without the ...


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