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Inspired by the mountains of Colorado where she was born and raised, Carin Mari is a songwriter from the heart who is passionate about sharing her stories and playing her unique brand of music. In 2001, Country music quickly became her passion when friend and mentor, Michael Martin Murphey, suggested Carin learn "I Want to be a Cowboy's Sweetheart.” After nineteen years of continued dedication, her talents as a guitarist/singer/songwriter have won her numerous awards. She felt her dreams coming true when she performed one of her original songs on stage at the historic Ryman Auditorium during the televised Showdown finals, where she placed second. Carin toured in the early nine years of her career with her two brothers as the band, “Carin Mari & Pony Express,” winning numerous awards and playing formidable venues. Together they release five albums. , being a guest artist on Michael Martin Murphey’s Album, “Tall Grass and Cool Water,” was an incredible honor and has received great reviews. While still pursuing her own career, Carin is also thrilled to be the lead guitar player in Michael Martin Murphey’s Rio Grande Band.
With a desire to advance her abilities and credibility as a musician, Carin graduated from South Plains College in 2012 with a degree in Commercial Music, majoring in voice and guitar. In August of 2014, she graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in Mass Communication, Leadership, and English. After recording her sixth album, “Miles per Hour,” in August of 2015, Carin fell in love with the creative atmosphere in Nashville and went back in 2017 to record her album, “Rambling Daughter.” In 2019 Carin once again returned to Nashville to record and release her album, “Queen of the Mountains.” The album has a unique sound she has been striving to find that showcases her songwriting ability and her creativity as a songwriter. 2021 brought new and exciting things to Carin’s life, including her brand new album, “Home.” It is Carin’s ninth album and her fourth professional project as a solo artist. Carin was also honored to open for Clint Black during a fundraiser for St. Judes Children’s Hospital. Check out her music at www.carinmarimusic.com.
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Sat, Feb 18, 2023 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM