February 9, 2016


I was recently interviewed on "Love in a Dangerous Time," a podcast exploring the intersection of faith, art, social justice, hosted by long-time Wild Goose Festival production coordinator Russ Jennings.  We talk about my music, the creative process, the "Christian" m...

June 1, 2014

I am delighted to announce that I have been invited to perform as a special guest along with my friend and colleague David Bryan at a historic concert celebrating the musical legacy of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead.  The show will take place in the historic sanctu...

July 25, 2013

I had just come home from another day in Jogja (aka paradise) when I noticed that the rest of the gang at the guesthouse was gathering for an evening outing.  Lily said that we were going to meet a friend of Ibu Syafa.  Chris said I should wear hijab.  Okay, but what k...

May 9, 2013


I am thrilled to announce that I've been awarded a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to spend this summer in Jogjakarta, Indonesia, to study music, religion, and culture at Gadja Mada University.  I will be living in a guest house in Jogja from late May through the...

February 25, 2013



Thank you to everyone who braved the big blizzard to come out for the show at West Park!  There are a number of videos from the show now up on my YouTube channel.  Check it out.  


Here is one of my favorite songs, written by my very dear friend and former bandmate Mi...

January 3, 2013


Kristen Leigh & the chamber folk orchestra present a very special show entitled Songs in the Key of Redemption, featuring a collection of seminary-inspired songs of struggle and hope, including some new original material.  The show will be recorded live in a Manhattan...

July 3, 2012

Click here to check out a brief article about this year's Wild Goose Festival that includes a closeup shot of me performing on the Shakori Hills mainstage Friday evening. Thanks to everyone who came out.  I was delighted to have David from The Collection join me at the...

June 3, 2012

I will be performing at this year's Wild Goose Festival!


Where to find me:

MAINSTAGE on Friday, June 22 at 7 pm 



The festival dates are Thursday June 21 - Sunday June 24.  There are plenty of different ticket options available so that you can come...

July 4, 2011


I'm heading out to the wild west this week to perform a set of country, bluegrass, and traditional folk tunes at this year's annual Burkhardt Concert in Medora, North Dakota.  Yeehaw!


The show is at the Medora Community Center on Sunday, July 10th from 2:00-2:30 pm....

June 11, 2011

Please join me for a concert series to benefit The Center at West Park.  Located on the corner of 86th & Amsterdam, The Center is a place where artists and musicians and activists and people from all socio-economic and religious and spiritual backgrounds can come toget...

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