"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." - Andrew Gilbert / The Boston Globe
"…her fiddler's vocabulary of old modal melodies centers her songs about faraway loves and spiritual prospects, bringing concision and gravity to every one of them."
- Jon Pareles, New York Times
"She's a wonderful artist, very creative. She plays beautifully, she sings beautifully, and she's a real nice person."
- Alejandro Escovedo
"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."
- Andrew Gilbert, Boston Globe
★#1 on Americana Radio Airplay Chart - after one of the strongest debuts of the year, Give Me All You Got hit #1 on the Americana Radio Airplay Chart on March 4, 2013.
★Has successfully shared bills with Lucinda Williams, John Prine, Bruce Hornsby, Los Lonely Boys, Alejandro Escovedo (also playing in his band), Chip Taylor (with whom she has collaborated on five full albums and an EP), as well as performing as a featured member of Jeff Bridges' Band and many others.
★ Carrie was honored by the City of Austin with a proclamation declaring January 17, 2013 as Carrie Rodriguez Day in Austin, Texas.
★Carrie was honored to perform two of her songs as arranged exclusively for the Austin Youth Orchestra at their annual Spring Concert in Austin, TX on March 7th, 2010. As a youth, Carrie was an AYO member.
★PAZZ & JOP Music Critics Poll recognized Love And Circumstance and Live in Louisville among their Top Albums of 2010
★Roots Music Association's 2008 & 2009 Folk Songwriter Of The Year
★Carrie's versatility is further exemplified by her inclusion in 2 charts on Roots Music Report's Most Radio Airplayed Albums of 2011:
• Roots Country (#5 with We Still Love Our Country with Ben Kyle)
• Roots Rock (The New Bye & Bye with Chip Taylor)
National TV and Radio Appearances Include:
• Mountain Stage (NPR) (9/12/11, 10/08)
• Live! With Regis & Kelly (NBC) (8/17/11)
w/ Jeff Bridges' Band
• Colbert Report (8/17/11) w/ Jeff Bridges' Band
• Today Show (NBC) (8/16/11) w/ Jeff Bridges' Band
• Austin City Limits (PBS) (8/16/11) w/ Jeff Bridges' Band
• Rolling Stone Offices (8/16/11) w/ Jeff Bridges' Band
• World Café Live (NPR) (1/10)
• Austin City Limits (PBS) (7/08)
• Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour (2008)
Among many others…
• TODO Austin (January 2013)
• Extra (Fox) (April 2010)
• Maxim online (February 2010)
• Pollstar magazine (October 2008)