Sara Watkins

Sara Watkins



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]



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.

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Popular Albums4

Album Appearances & References19

Popular Songs6

Song Appearances & References3

Musical Groups3


TV Shows2

Collaborators & Influencers9

Other Music-Related Relationships8

Personal & Professional Relationships1


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Spotify - Albums & Singles18


Spotify - Appears On10


Spotify - Top Tracks10


Upcoming Concerts38

See You Around Tour
Paris, France
May 4, 2018
See You Around Tour
København N, 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
Telluride Bluegrass Festival
Telluride, United States
June 21, 2018
Telluride Music Festival - NightGrass
Telluride, United States
June 23, 2018
Roskilde Festival
Roskilde, Denmark
July 4, 2018
Payomet Performing Arts Center
North Truro, United States
July 6, 2018
Caramoor - Spanish Courtyard
Katonah, United States
July 7, 2018
Rams Head On Stage
Annapolis, United States
July 9, 2018
Haw River Ballroom
Saxapahaw, United States
July 10, 2018
Forecastle Festival
Louisville, United States
July 13, 2018
Red Wing Roots Festival
Mount Solon, United States
July 14, 2018
Green River Festival
Greenfield, United States
July 15, 2018
Happy Valley, United States
August 2, 2018
Happy Valley, United States
August 3, 2018
Travelers' Rest Festival
Missoula, United States
August 4, 2018
Breckenridge Music Festival
Breckenridge, United States
August 7, 2018
Ogden Nature Center
Ogden, United States
August 9, 2018
Egyptian Theatre
Boise, United States
August 10, 2018
Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival
Alta, United States
August 11, 2018
Rialto Theater
Bozeman, United States
August 12, 2018
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison, United States
August 17, 2018
Greenbelt Festival
Northampton, United Kingdom
August 25, 2018
Shetland, United Kingdom
August 27, 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
August 28, 2018
Moon River Festival
Chattanooga, United States
September 8, 2018
Jack Singer Concert Hall
Calgary, Canada
October 2, 2018
Mondavi Center
Davis, United States
October 7, 2018
BJCC Concert Hall
Birmingham, United States
November 29, 2018
Verizon Arena
Little Rock, United States
November 30, 2018

News Articles7

AD: Folk trio I’m With Her to play Walton Arts Center April 17
  –  April 4, 2018
I’m With Her features celebrated roots artists Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan. Collectively, the multi-Grammy Award®-winners have released seven solo albums, co-founded two seminal bands (Nickel Creek and Crooked Still), and ...
Concert Review: Americana All-Star Trio I’m With Her Charms at L.A.’s Teragram Ballroom
  –  April 3, 2018
When Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan assembled to form an Americana all-star trio a few years ago, the name “Monsters of Folk” had already been claimed by an all-male supergroup. “Monsters of NPR” doesn’t really have the right ...
Acoustic trio 'I’m With Her' emphasizes togetherness
  –  April 3, 2018
The three singers who perform together as I’m With Her sound much like sisters. But Sarah Jarosz, Sara Watkins and Aofie O'Donovan only first came together for an impromptu festival performance in 2014 at the Sheridan Opera House in Telluride ...
Durango Concert Hall Welcomes New Generation of Americana Music
  –  April 3, 2018
Special guest Jonny Fritz opens the show at 7:30pm. ‘I’m With Her’ is Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan… lauded in the New York Times with: “The harmonies couldn’t have been purer, or the picking more precise… an alliance of ...
I'm With Her - See You Around Tour - SOLD OUT
  –  April 3, 2018
I’m With Her is Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan. From their early contributions in bands such as Nickel Creek and Crooked Still, these three musicians are noteworthy for their recent and extensive solo career successes, including several ...
Female folk trio I’m With Her coming to Luther Burbank Center
  –  March 29, 2018
When Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan sing in harmony, it’s hard to imagine how they could be any more together. Their three voices sound almost like one voice, yet much richer in texture. Now touring in support of their debut album ...
Americana supergroup I'm With Her had the name before the Clinton campaign slogan
  –  February 28, 2018
“It’s like moving in with somebody,” says Sara Watkins, one-third of the folk supergroup that includes fellow Americana virtuosos Aoife O’Donovan and Sarah Jarosz. “You can have a conversation, you can have a good time,” she adds of the band ...


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