Pieta Brown and Carrie Rodriguez
Singer / Songwriter
Pieta Brown is an American singer and songwriter whose fusion of musical genres has earned her critical recognition.
She is the daughter of Grammy-nominated folk/blues singer/songwriter Greg Brown, and came into her own with the release of her self-titled debut album in 2002.
Her 2005 album “In the Cool” was named one of the year’s best by Amazon.com and a number of newspapers across America.
It also made the Top 20 of the Americana Music Association radio chart and the Top 30 on the AAA radio chart.
Her 2007 album “Remember the Sun” was selected as one of the best albums of 2007 by the Wall Street Journal. Her 2009 album, “Shimmer” was produced by Don Was.
Carrie Luz Rodriguez is an Austin-based Mexican-American singer-songwriter, who sings and plays the fiddle, mandobird and tenor guitar.
Wild Thing” composer Chip Taylor discovered Rodriguez while she was playing with Americana artist Hayseed during the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, in 2001.
After he invited her to perform with him in Europe, they teamed up to record 2002′s “Let’s Leave This Town,” and have since released several albums together.
Rodriguez released her debut solo album, “Seven Angels on a Bicycle,” in 2006 and her second album, “She Ain’t Me” in 2008.
Her concert recording “Carrie Rodriguez Live in Louisville 2009,” featured her opening set while she toured with Lucinda Williams, and is now available through her website.
Her most recent recording, “Love and Circumstance,” is an album of cover songs by artists like Hank Williams, John Hiatt and Lucinda Williams.
She has also appeared on “Austin City Limits,” and her recent duet with Romantica propelled singer Ben Kyle went to the top 10 on the AMA radio charts in Feb of 2011.