Dar Williams Live in Seattle
Northampton, Massachusetts, it can be said, has its own sound. The inland town's proximity to area colleges, Boston, and New York City make it a hotbed of singer-songwriter activity. In fact, Dar Williams spent a portion of her career living in Northampton and is, in no small part, characteristic of the singer-songwriter aesthetic that seems to pour out of that area. Read the full review of Dar Williams and Chris Pureka live in Seattle...
Known for her poetic, insightful lyrics and lovely melodies.
Interview With Dar Williams
Dar Williams has been performing her rather literate, earnest songs for 15 years now. On her latest album, Promised Land (due out Sep. 9), she teamed up with producer Brad Wood (Liz Phair, Pete Yorn) to deliver a group of songs that tell the stories of how people find the strength to make changes in their lives.
Dar Williams - My Better Self
Dar's put out a bunch of great records, and has earned her way into being counted among the best singer/songwriters of our time. The last couple of records have shown her branching out into more melodic pop-style tunes, and on My Better Self, she nails it down tight from her cover of Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb" to her original Folk songs like "Empire."
Dar Williams in Concert with Shawn Colvin
Apparently nobody's clued Dar Williams' guitar into the fact that it's cooled off a bit. Williams, though, is an absolute pro onstage. Her between-song banter and homey demeanor can almost make you feel like you're watching one of your sister's friends performing, rather than one of the most celebrated songwriters in contemporary singer/songwriterdom...
Dar Williams Live at Moore Theatre - Concert Review
The show began with Dar standing alone on a darkened stage, singing her cover of Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb.” Sometime toward the end of the first verse, her band trickled onto their instruments and joined in for the chorus. Her band is so tight and intuitive, that if you close your eyes, you may even forget they’re there.