press quotes

“Sounding a bit like Michelle Shocked, Sari calls [For What is the Journey] a collection of spirituals—but this ain’t your mama’s religion. Accompanying herself on guitar and ukulele, she details a journey of heartache, addiction, love, and having faith. “Redemption” is a standout; a rollicking gospel number nailed down by banjo and a lively fiddle. Likewise, “Faith” has a cool groove.”
-Sing Out!

“Sort of like a new-fangled Michelle Shocked or a teenage female Dylan (during his early hungry years in New York, still under the spell of Woody and folk). A good, promising artist....I’d like to be around for her electric period at Newport.”
-Steve Pickard

"Sari Brown is a fine, beguiling singer, but it’s her skillful, fresh wordcraft that gives “Journey” its spark....Such earnestness, and broad scope, would almost have to come from somebody young. But Brown’s positive, unblinking belief (faith?) in some transcendent haven that informs all of “For What is the Journey” is also welcome—almost courageous—in an era of requisite youthful cynicism.”
-Chris Rietz, The Lansing State Journal

“Celtic-inspired original story-songs with poetic lyrics and a strong political sensibility.”
-Hobart Taylor, Crazy Wisdom Music

“Sari Brown is somewhere between Woody Guthrie, Michelle Shocked, and a runaway train.”
-Sean Fitzgerald, Xhedos Cafe

“A wonderful storyteller with an incredibly firm grip on songwriting early in her life. Her songs are funny and shine with an innocence that the rest of us wish we still had. Both on stage and off, her energy and positive outlook are contagious.”
-Michael Crittenden, Mackinaw Harvest Music Group, Inc.

“A spectaculary talented songwriter who sings from the heart and deeper, giving all her hope and soul in her music. You cannot help but smile when you hear her and watch her play. But, it’s something deeper, too. It’s truth and wisdom meant for us, and we should claim it while we can.”
-Evan Williams, singer/songwriter

“Sari Brown entertains with her...kindness, imagination, and lyrics, treating the audience to highs and lows of life...paralleled by the height and depth of her voice.”
-Ann Arbor Alive Radio

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