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Abbie Gardner & Janie Barnett play together!

May 8, 2019

Abbie Gardner and Janie Barnett, who both will perform at Crossing Bridges Music Fest and our Singer-Songwriter Circle, recently met up to play songs from each other’s latest albums!

Abbie Gardner sings “Don’t Be Afraid of Love” (from her new album Wishes on a Neon Sign) with some help from Janie Barnett.

Janie Barnett sings “We Ain’t Dead Yet” with some help from Abbie Gardner.


Janie Barnett‘s release You See This River landed on top-ten lists in the Americana Folk world and was a top 20 on Roots Radio. Her songs have been called “luscious landscapes of Americana music.” She has performed in clubs all over the Northeast and is one of New York’s top vocalists, having sung with such artists as Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt and Rickie Lee Jones. Janie performs Friday, May 10.


Abbie Gardner has toured with Americana darlings Red Molly for eleven years, gracing stages from Denver to Denmark and from Australia to Austin. As a solo artist she has opened shows for Lori McKenna, Hot Rize and Martina McBride. Of Her latest album, Wishes on a Neon Sign, Ron Olesko of Sing Out and WFDU wrote: “Abbie comes armed with her passionate vocals and signature dobro style to give us a emotional collection of songs that are soulful, sultry and sensational!”
Abbie performs Saturday, May 11.