Says the Boston Globe: "Hailed by Lucinda Williams, recruited by Alejandro Escovedo, and nurtured by Lyle Lovett, singer-songwriter Carrie Rodriguez has rapidly emerged as one of the most compelling new voices on the roots-rock scene." Daughter of Texan singer-songwriter David Rodriguez and well-known Texas painter Katy Nail, the granddaughter of prolific Texas essayist Frances Nail, and the former roommate of contemporary bluegrasser Casey Driessen at the Berklee College of Music, this singer-songwriter (and fiddler extraordinaire) has taken steps forward with each new release. She comes to Michigan with a new release, "Give Me All You Got," which deals with a few dark themes–not surprising inasmuch as one of the first songwriters who inspired Rodriguez in her early teens was Leonard Cohen. “I listened to Leonard for a year and dwelled in the deep lowdown feelings he helped me feel,” Carrie recalls. The sound of the new album, however, is infectious (Carrie always is!). The Cactus Blossoms open the show–they're a classic country brother duet, consisting of brothers Page Burkum and Jack Torrey
- General Admission: $15, Reserved: $22
When and Where
Off Campus Location - The Ark, 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI
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