By Fons Delemarre of BLUES MAGAZINE Cari Ray & The Shaky Legs have made a new album: ‘Bad & Better Angels’. Looking for info about the unknown Cari Ray I found comparisons with musicians like Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Lucinda Williams, Patty Griffin, The White Stripes, Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton and George Jones.
Listening to her new album, I have to conclude that – however improbable it sounds at such a list – those references are correct. In her music you can hear acoustic blues, folk, ragtime and ‘old-time country’ sounding well together. Continue reading →
Hi ya’ll! We are happy to announce that our much-anticipated new project will release on April 27. Make sure to check out the new Shaky Shop. All preorders will be autographed, and we’ve also put together some cool preorder packages so you’ll have all the swag…music, shirts, koozies, guitar picks and more! Preorders will ship out Monday, April 23 to arrive on or before the official release date!
Collings 01 as she was upon return: dirty, cracked top, lifting bridge.
I like stories. Like hearing them. Like telling them. Like making them up. But it’s better yet when a good story actually happens to you. As I left home on a sunny Wednesday morning a few weeks ago, I had no idea the story that was in store for me that day. Continue reading →
Cari’s latest release is now live on Pandora Radio. That means you can create a “Cari Ray Radio” station and hear tracks from Swagger along with other great artists from Shawn Colvin to Bonnie Raitt to The Indigo Girls.
A big thanks goes to the Brown County Historical Society for letting us film our entry at the new Owl Creek Schoolhouse (located on the History Center’s property). We could think of no better place for a Tiny Desk Concert than a tiny schoolhouse!
You’ve arrived…at the new cariray.com. This new site continue to evolve, but it’s main purpose is to be the one-stop hub for all the info you might be looking for about Cari and her music. Continue reading →