Giving some props to Brandi Carlile, a Washington girl born-and-raised, and now a Seattle-based singer/songwriter.
I have to confess I had never heard of her until seeing her on Austin City Limits tonight. But there you go: love at first sound.
This photo on her Facebook page further cemented the bond. They were in Ninilchik, Alaska, August 2-4, playing Salmonstock, and took time to get a little fishing in, too.
Here's a taste of her music from this 2012 release.