Sara Watkins

Sara Watkins

 

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Sara Ullrika Watkins (born June 8, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter and fiddler. Watkins debuted in 1989 as fiddler and founding member of the progressive bluegrass group Nickel Creek along with her brother Sean and mandolinist Chris Thile. In addition to singing and fiddling, Watkins also plays the ukulele and the guitar, and also played percussion while touring with The Decemberists.

With Nickel Creek, Watkins released five studio albums, one compilation album, and seven singles. During the band's seven-year hiatus, Watkins released three solo albums: Sara Watkins and Sun Midnight Sun on Nonesuch Records and Young in All the Wrong Ways on New West Records.[3]

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The Decemberists
 
 
Nickel Creek
 
Arctic Tale
 
Arctic Tale is a 2007 documentary film from the National Geographic Society about the life cycle of a walrus and her calf, and a polar bear and her cubs, in a similar vein to the 2005 hit production March of the Penguins, also from National Geographic.
Sara Watkins
 
Sara Watkins is the debut solo album by Sara Watkins.

Photos - Sara Watkins231

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Popular Albums4

Album Appearances & References19

Popular Songs6

Song Appearances & References3

Musical Groups3

Films1

TV Shows2

Collaborators & Influencers9

Other Music-Related Relationships8

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Events1

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Upcoming Concerts41

Concerts in the Studio
Freehold, United States
November 30, 2017
Club Helsinki
Hudson, United States
December 1, 2017
Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall 881 7th Ave
New York, United States
December 2, 2017
See You Around Tour
Stoughton, United States
February 28, 2018
See You Around Tour
St Paul, United States
March 1, 2018
See You Around Tour
Chicago, United States
March 2, 2018
See You Around Tour
Bloomington, United States
March 3, 2018
See You Around Tour
Cincinnati, United States
March 5, 2018
See You Around Tour
St Louis, United States
March 6, 2018
See You Around Tour
Nashville, United States
March 8, 2018
See You Around Tour
Nashville, United States
March 9, 2018
See You Around Tour
Atlanta, United States
March 10, 2018
See You Around Tour
Knoxville, United States
March 12, 2018
See You Around Tour
Washington, United States
March 13, 2018
See You Around Tour
New York, United States
March 15, 2018
See You Around Tour
Cambridge, United States
March 16, 2018
See You Around Tour
Northampton, United States
March 17, 2018
See You Around Tour
Los Angeles, United States
April 2, 2018
See You Around Tour
San Francisco, United States
April 3, 2018
See You Around Tour
Santa Rosa, United States
April 4, 2018
See You Around Tour
Seattle, United States
April 6, 2018
See You Around Tour
Portland, United States
April 7, 2018
See You Around Tour
Missoula, United States
April 8, 2018
See You Around Tour
Salt Lake City, United States
April 10, 2018
See You Around Tour
Durango, United States
April 11, 2018
See You Around Tour
Boulder, United States
April 12, 2018
See You Around Tour
Denver, United States
April 13, 2018
See You Around Tour
Fayetteville, United States
April 17, 2018
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Dallas, United States
April 19, 2018
See You Around Tour
Houston, United States
April 20, 2018
See You Around Tour
Paris, France
May 4, 2018
See You Around Tour
Copenhagen, Denmark
May 5, 2018
See You Around Tour
Stockholm, Sweden
May 6, 2018
See You Around Tour
Berlin, Germany
May 7, 2018
See You Around Tour
Amsterdam, Netherlands
May 9, 2018
See You Around Tour
Belfast, United Kingdom
May 11, 2018
See You Around Tour
Dublin, Ireland
May 12, 2018
See You Around Tour
Gateshead, United Kingdom
May 14, 2018
See You Around Tour
Manchester, United Kingdom
May 15, 2018
See You Around Tour
Bristol, United Kingdom
May 16, 2018
See You Around Tour
London, United Kingdom
May 17, 2018

News Articles9

I'm With Her to Release Debut Album 'See You Around' in 2018
  –  November 9, 2017
The trio of Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O'Donovan announced plans to release See You Around, their full-length debut album, on February 16 via Rounder Records. I'm With Her came together in California and Vermont to pen 11 of the album's 12 tracks.
I’m With Her Announce Debut Album ‘See You Around’ + UK & Ireland Tour
  –  November 9, 2017
For those unfamiliar with name, they are the ‘supremely gifted’ Sarah Jarosz whose latest album Undercurrent has set the bar still higher, Nickel Creek stalwart and solo artist Sara Watkins who released Young In All The Wrong Ways on New West ...
I'm With Her Head To Boulder Theater This April
  –  November 9, 2017
A band of extraordinary chemistry and exquisite musicianship, I'm With Her features Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O'Donovan. Collectively, the multi-Grammy-Award-winners have released seven solo efforts, co-founded two seminal bands (Nickel Creek ...
Inside the American Acoustic Tour – A Roundtable with 5 Younger-Generation Acoustic-Music Masters
  –  November 7, 2017
Spearheaded by mandolinist Chris Thile, the tour brought together Thile’s intrepid string band Punch Brothers, the fast-rising Americana trio I’m With Her (singer-songwriters Sarah Jarosz, Sara Watkins, and Aoife O’Donovan), and the jazz-guitar ...
Nickel Creek soars at 'A Prairie Home Companion' reunion
  –  November 6, 2017
Thile, violinist-singer Sara Watkins and her brother, guitarist-singer Sean Watkins, were all in elementary school at the time. Their performance Saturday marked a welcome return from the stylistically diverse group, which had not formally appeared on ...
John Strohm Named Rounder Records President
  –  November 2, 2017
Its outstanding artist roster includes Steve Martin, Béla Fleck, Abigail Washburn, Sarah Jarosz, I’m With Her (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O’Donovan), Chris Hillman, Pokey LaFarge, George Thorogood, Sierra Hull, Raffi, Jerry Douglas ...
Watch I’m With Her Cover Adele’s ‘Send My Love (to Your New Lover)’
  –  November 1, 2017
Readers can press play above to watch the spine-tingling harmonies from the powerhouse trio: Nickel Creek’s Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan. I'm With Her's live "Send My Love" cover features a solo by Punch Brothers upright bassist Paul ...
Chris Thile Brings ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ To San Diego
  –  October 31, 2017
“A Prairie Home Companion” broadcasts from San Diego on Saturday, Nov. 4, featuring comedian Maria Bamford, blues musician Fantastic Negrito, and Nickel Creek, a bluegrass band Thile founded with Sean and Sara Watkins when they were kids growing up in ...
‘True to the songs themselves’
  –  October 27, 2017
There also was touring with other musicians, where she could be part of a group. This includes her trio called I’m With Her, including Sara Watkins and Aoife O’Donovan, that began playing shows in 2015 and toured with The Punch Brothers this summer.

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