An Evening with Carrie Newcomer

An Evening with Carrie Newcomer

7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 6, 2021
Streamed Performance

Carrie Newcomer - vocals, guitar
Allie Summers - violin, vocals
Gary Walters - piano, vocals

Carrie Newcomer is a songwriter who has an Emmy and Grammy for her song “I Should Have Known Better’ that appeared on Nickel Creek’s This Side Album.  Allie Summers is a graduate of the Jacobs School of Music, but began performing as a little girl in her family’s bluegrass band. Gary Walters was Jazz piano faculty at Butler University for 20 years, and has internationally toured with Carrie.  Together they create a unique and exciting blend of alt. folk, classical & bluegrass elements.  

An elegant folksinger with a country/bluegrass fusion, Carrie Newcomer is known for honest, authentic songwriting that illuminates life with startling depth, humor and clarity.

An Indiana native, Ms. Newcomer sings of the small joys and pains in life, emphasizing the little moments that are often taken for granted. She is not afraid to take on serious subjects, and does so with a healthy measure of good humor and self-awareness. Recognized as a soaring songstress, she is also a talented facilitator for writing, spirituality and vocation workshops. 

Carrie Newcomer Academic Guide


Workshop with Carrie Newcomer: The Beautiful Not Yet: Living with Hope in Dark Times

In this mini retreat participants will explore maintaining hope and our ability to envision during times of individual and community challenge. Carrie will use music, poetry, reflective writing, small and large group discussion.