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Ronnie Carrier
Indie Folk Singer-Songwriter

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100 Word Bio:

Once described as Sarah McLachlan meets Nirvana, Portland-based folk-rock songwriter Ronnie Carrier’s musical world is like a haunted house with friendly ghosts. Each room is a gothic, fantastical observation on life's anxieties and addictions, risks and rewards, loves and loses. Infusing haunting vocals and Lewis-Carroll-like lyrics, Ronnie Carrier’s musical narratives are as catchy as they are clever.


With music drawing influences from pop to choral to blues to country and beyond, she’s released two albums, an EP, and several singles. She’s toured festivals and venues, taught music to kids, hosted monthly music showcases, appeared on television and radio, and is currently producing instrumental music under the name short4veronica.


"Like Sarah McLachlan meets Nirvana." - super cool friend Nate

"Sweet, heartfelt lyrics and a nice verse melody." - SongDoor on "Tiny Song"

"We love the vibe of this. We were all seat-dancing. – it sets a great mood. Nicely done." SongDoor on "Reap What You Sow"

"hauntingly beautiful . . . enchanting"- Portland Radio Project

"foot stompin’ . . . filled with literary depths"- Spinning Platters

"Ronnie Carrier & The Day Terrors would cure your night terrors in a heartbeat. Full of juicy soulful lyrics that are rooted in indie pop but backed with jazzy drums and bass and a smooth but soulful lead guitar behind the rhythms of Carrier’s melodies."



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Ronnie Carrier created the opening and closing theme for the podcast Scared Gay!

Ronnie Carrier Feature on PRP Video Sessions

(Portland, OR)

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Ronnie on The Root Note Podcast

Ronnie Carrier sits down with host and fellow musician Trent TBD Price on The Root Note to talk about music and life as an artist. They discuss musical influences ranging from Wilco to Worship songs, and what Ronnie's been up to behind the scenes during the pandemic. She performs some new, original music as well as a Ronettes Cover. Listen below:


Ronnie Carrier Feature Live at NW Folklife (Seattle, WA)


Tualatin Winter Brew Fest

Tualatin, OR


Oregon State Fair

Salem, OR


Myrtle Creek Summer Concert Series

Myrtle Creek, OR



Tualatin Winter Brew Fest

Tualatin, OR


Portland's Folk Festival

Mission Theater, PDX

Local Roots Fest & Compilation Release

Portland, OR


Tualatin Winter Brew Fest

Tualatin, OR

Local Roots Fest & Compilation Release

Portland, OR

NW Folklife Festival

Seattle, WA


Portland, OR


NW Quartet Fest (Headliner)

Vancouver, WA


Organic Beer Festival

Portland, OR

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