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Singer and songwriter Carrie Newcomer will perform in Norman

Singer/songwriter Carrie Newcomer will perform Jan. 5 in Norman.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: December 24, 2013

Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Carrie Newcomer will perform at 7 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Santa Fe Depot, 200 S Jones Ave., as part of the Performing Arts Studio's Winter Wind concert series.

Tickets are $20 and available at and at the depot. Advance purchase is recommended.

Newcomer has been described by Billboard magazine as “a soaring songstress.” The Boston Globe has called her “a prairie mystic.” She has produced 13 solo CDs, including “Kindred Spirits” in 2012.

She has received numerous awards for her music and related charitable works. Her album “The Geography of Light” received the Artist of the Year and Album of the Year awards from Folk Wax Magazine in 2008. “The Gathering of Spirits” album received the same awards in 2003. In 2003, Nickel Creek recorded Newcomer's song “I Should've Known Better” on their Grammy-winning album “This Side.”

In 2010, Rich Warren, host of the “Midnight Special” radio program, selected Newcomer as one of the most significant singer/songwriters of folk music for the past 50 years.

For more information about the concert, call 307-9320 or go to