New Jersey Stage

Thursday, June 20, 2013

STATE THEATRE PRESENTS BRANDI CARLILE

(New Brunswick, NJ) -- State Theatre presents singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 8pm. Carlile will perform songs from her latest album, Bear Creek, as well as hits such as "The Story" and "Tragedy." Tickets range from $35-55.

Brandi Carlile's music combines elements of folk, rock, and country. She plays several instruments, including the guitar, banjo, and piano. Best known for her 2007 hit song "The Story," Carlile has also been featured on the soundtrack for the popular ABC drama Grey's Anatomy with her songs: "Tragedy," "What Can I Say," and "Throw It All Away."

Carlile's recently released album Bear Creek, reached the #10 spot on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. She has recorded five albums to date including Give Up the Ghost and Live at the Benaroya Hall with the Seattle Symphony. Carlile has also been seen on Rolling Stone's influential list of "10 Artists to Watch."

From fronting her six-piece band at The Ryman Auditorium to leading a symphony at Benaroya Hall; Carlile has earned her reputation as a fearless and consummate performer who is undoubtedly in a class of her own. 

In 2008, Brandi Carlile started the Looking Out Foundation, an organization that supports humanitarian outreach efforts in nearby communities.

For tickets or more information, call the State Theatre ticket office at 732-246-SHOW (7469), or visit us online at www.StateTheatreNJ.org . The State Theatre ticket office, located at 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick NJ, is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10am to 6pm; Wednesday 11am to 7pm; Friday, 10am-5pm; and at least three hours prior to curtain on performance dates, unless otherwise specified. For information on group outings and discounts, call 732-247-7200, ext. 517. Some additional ticket and transaction fees may apply.

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