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Dar's newest offering, In the Time of Gods, was released on April 17, 2012
Hear a preview of
"I am the one who will remember everything."


  Many Great Companions released October 12, 2010
Get the MP3 of the acoustic As Cool As I Am
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And watch the video of ACAIA with Gary Louris.

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Promised Land
released Sept. 9, 2008
Watch a behind-the-scenes video here.


Live at Bearsville Theatre DVD released Oct. 16, 2007.


Lights Camera Amalee is available in paperback from the Amazon.com
or Amazon.ca


Get more info on Dar's CD My Better Self.
Listen to full versions of Echoes (wma).

DarWilliams.net will be closing down on Dec. 9, 2014


March 16, 2014
  • After great success last summer, Dar will be leading two 5-day songwriting retreats along the Hudson River in the coming months. They start June 23 and Aug. 29. Details here.
  • There's some fun pix of Dar's recent trips to the U.K. up on her Facebook page.
  • A bunch of new Honesty Room 20th anniversary tour dates have been announced. She will also be playing at Clearwater and  the Mariposa Folk Festival just north of Toronto in July!  I'll be going to that and the Honesty Room one in  Chicago so say hi if you see me!! Dates all added to the tour sked.
  • New additions to the Library.



December 28, 2013
  • Update to the tour schedule.
  • Okay, I've never seen this video before so I'm sharing it although it came out in 2010. Dar singing Calling the Moon with IBIS Chamber Music. Simply gorgeous. And here's another with IBIS.
  • A bunch of new articles and older radio and video interviews have been added to the library.
  • Dar was involved in the Concert for Newtown, a community event that brought together the people of Newtown in song, spirit and common purpose in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook School shooting. It took place in February 2013. This video is the full PBS show of the concert.

October 24, 2013

September 17, 2013
September 3, 2013
  • It's been some time since any new tabs have been added for guitar playing fans but Tamar Avishai has sent along a couple. We have the first one from In the Time of Gods: Storm King. As well she has done a new version of This Is Not the House that Pain Built. So yay for all that and if anyone else has an of the newer songs that are missing from the tab library or just wants to update anything there, I'm happy to post them if you'll share.
  • Updated a few other pages here and there, including the tour schedule.

August 5, 2013
  • A slew of new tour dates have been added.
  • Here's a video of Dar at Falcon Ridge singing Iowa with the Nields (and kids) in her Dar Camp 2013 shirt. Thanks to Amy Putnam.




February 11, 2013
  • It has been some time since I have been able to look after this site. For now I plan to keep the tour sked updated. And hopefullly soon, I will be able to rebuild the site.
  • New dates for the sked have been added. 

July 23, 2012
  • There is a whole slew of new tour dates, including a few shows with Loudon Wainright III, that have been added to the tour schedule
  • Grammy.com has a long interview with Dar - "In The Time Of Dar Williams" - that was posted on July 10.
July 8, 2012

I have been somewhat remiss in updating over the last month. Life and work just get away from you sometimes. Anyway here are a few new items.
  • Screen capI got a note the other day from someone who used one of my old wallpapers. I have not made any new ones for a while but I've added a couple of new ones that are inspired by the new CD. How retro!!
  • There's a half-hour show on BYUtv called "The Song that Changed My Life" that recently featured Dar Williams. It offers some great insight into Dar's career, as well as a glimpse of her home and family. And the videography is quite delightful.
  • Dar wrote a blog post on Huffington Post about bee gardens.
  • Dar's also put together a new video for "As Cool As I Am" supporting woman's women's rights.  I will not be afraid of women! It's quite moving!
That's it for today. More soon.

June 5, 2012
  • Paste magazine and Aloft hotels are offering free admission to a series of shows with an online RSVP. One of those shows will feature Dar in Charleston, S.C. on June 14.  All RSVPs are automatically entered for a chance to win a special VIP pre-show meet-and-greet with the featured artist. Attendees will also have a chance to win a one-night stay at an Aloft Hotel along with other awesome prizes. RSVP here.
  • If you were part of the old Dar-list and loved the Song of the Week, it's been revived on Facebook. If you're not an old Dar-lister and want to talk about the songs on Dar's new CD, then this is for you too. Check out the Old School Dar-listers group on Facebook and get chatting.

May 23, 2012
  • Dar discusses In the Time of Gods with American Songwriter



May 21, 2012
  • Dar and the Milk Carton Kids,
                              Carrboro, NC, May 18 2012I saw Dar in Carrboro, N.C. a few days ago and she shared the news that she'll be playing at the Stan Rogers Music Festival in Nova Scotia this year. If you've not been to Nova Scotia, it's absolutely gorgeous and this festival is one of the best in Canada. So that along with a few other ports of call have been added to the tour schedule.
  • After the Carrboro show, I must give a big shout out the Milk Carton Kids. They were fabulous. Get some of their music pronto! That's them on the right with Dar at the show on May 18, 2012.
  • As well, Ellery will be opening the shows in Louisville and Cincinnati.
  • A couple of little tweaks to the FAQ page.
May 16, 2012
  • Listen to Dar Williams In Concert from Delaware playing songs from her new album. Part of NPR's Live Fridays from XPN series.
  • Dar's added her voice to 98 others on a protest album called Occupy This Album. She breaks out one of my classic faves: Play the Greed. It's available on iTunes and $9.99 for 99 songs is a pretty good deal.
  • A few new items added to the library.
  • Updates to the discography page (which I know needs some work!) and the music page.
  • Dar stopped by Relix Magazine's office a few months back and recorded a live version of her song "I Have Been A Round The World." It was posted May 4.


April 23, 2012
  • Dar Williams' "I Am The One Who Will Remember Everything" is eMusic's FREE daily download of the day. Head over to their website to listen and download away!
  • A few new additions of new interviews to the library.
  • Small update to the discography with the release of In the Time of Gods.

April 13, 2012
  • Cool interview with Eben Shapiro from the Wall Street Journal (!) All I have to say is who didn't have a crush on Hermes AND Encyclopedia Brown when they were kids?!


  • There's also an interview from the WSJ and some other articles that have been added to the library.
  • Here's the link for the podcast for Dar's segment on WNYC's Soundcheck yesterday. Bryn Roberts is on keyboards! They perform Crystal Creek, I Am The One Who Will Remember Everything, and I Have Been Around The World. Obviously, there's also chatting!
April 10, 2012
  • Great excitement as In the Time of Gods comes out in just a week. I've had a chance to listen to it and I will say, it's a strong offering. There are a few brilliant songs with lots of layers that keep evolving every time I listen. I look forward to hearing what others have to say about it.
  • Wanna win a free CD or autographed poster? Join the Facebook event: Dar Williams Album Release Giveaway for "In The Time Of Gods" and leave a comment on the wall and you're entered!
  • A few new articles have been added to the library.
  • Seattle fans, Dar will be doing an in-store performance at Silver Platters on April 21. Check the media appearances page for some upcoming radio appearances as well. (Thanks to Thomas R. for the alerts)
  • The tour schedule has been updated to fill in some blanks and also add some supporting acts for a few of the shows.

March 20, 2012
  • In The Time of Gods is now available for pre-order. The album will be released on April 17th.
    • iTunes: For US fans: http://bit.ly/DARITTOG and it has a couple of bonus tracks. Just the basic 10 tracks for non-U.S. fans: http://glnk.it/127
    • 'Pre-order on CD at Amazon.com, where you can also listen to song samples.
  • Update to the tour schedule.
  • A few other small fixes around the site.
February 27, 2012
  • New article added to the library.
February 26, 2012
  • A slew of new tour dates have been added including stops at the Michigan Womyn's Festival and a few shows in Alaska in September.
  • You can hear an encore presentation of Dar's appearance on the March 27, 2011 Mountain Stage show hereThanks to Thomas R. for the alert.
  • At left, check out the cover art for the new release In the Time of Gods.
  • Some updates to the music and library pages.
January 10, 2012
  • Dar Williams 2012The release date of In the Time of Gods is official: April 17, 2012.  Read the official press release on the new CD including the track list. It is Dar’s first album of original material in four years and  is produced by Kevin Killen (who has worked with such giants as U2, Elvis Costello, and Peter Gabriel), and features special guests Shawn Colvin and Larry Campbell, and  musicians including Charley Drayton, Gerry Leonard, and Rob Hyman.
  • Paste Magazine has the premier of the first song from Dar's soon-to-be-released In the Time of Gods. It's called "I am the one who will remember everything."
  • And as you can see to the right, a nice shiny new press photo of Dar.
  • Updates to a variety of pages including the gallery, library, links, and others.
  • Oh yeah, and I forgot to post about this earlier but a bunch of Dar's previous releases are on sale at Amazon.com through the end of January.
January 9, 2012
  • Little update to the tour schedule and a couple of other little tiny fixes to the site.
January 4, 2012

Happy new year to everyone.
  • Dar's new CD will be called In the Time of Gods.
  • A slew of tour dates have been added for the spring, which will likely co-incide with the release of the above noted In the Time of the Gods.
  • As well a little update on the FAQ page.
  • I have a bunch of new additions to the library but they are not up yet. Will do them soon.

November 20, 2011
  • I chatted with Dar a bit before her show in Toronto last week and shot a bit of video in which she offers up a teaser for her upcoming (as yet untitled) new release expected in the spring with a bit of a new song. Excuse all the background noise, they were closing up the bar, and enjoy!

  • A whack of additions to the library. Dar's been busy talking to lots of media lately. I'll have something more on the new release and other tidbits from our chat posted shortly.
  • The tour schedule has also been updated.

October 23, 2011
  • Updates to the tour schedule with dates coming up for 2012 already.

September 22, 2011
  • Dar and Bob Pittman, the founder of MTV, will take part October 20 in the the Katonah Museum Of Art’s lecture series Crosstalk on the topic of “Music makers and shakers” on October 20 in Katonah, N.Y. The evening starts with a reception and money raised goes to support children's programming at the museum and library. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (914) 232-9555, ext. 0 or visit www.katonahmuseum.org

September 7, 2011

Some much needed updates . . . where did August go?!!
  • New dates added to the tour schedule.
  • Dar is in the studio recording. Here are some pics she took.
  • New content added to the library.

July 31, 2011
  • Dar is on the road visiting summer camps and building bee gardens. Follow her adverntures on her new tumblr blog.
July 24, 2011
  • Again, it has been some time for updates. Apologies. Life getting the best of me and all!!  But the cool news is that Dar is going on tour with Joan Osborne for two weeks in September. Check the tour sked to see if there is a date near you!
  • You can hear the audio of Dar`s set at the XPoNential Festival on July 23 here. It includes a song from her forthcoming release and a cute little verse about a lightening bug from The Island Musical for kids that she is working on. There are also pictures of her set here.  Video of The Babysitter performance hereThanks to Tom R for the links.
  • Dars management is looking for some enthusiastic individuals to join Dar's Street Team, specifically for the upcoming CT, NY and WI shows in August. Click here for more info.
  • There is an interview with Dar on the Jersey Arts blog that has some info about her kid`s musical. Also another interview from Chronogram magazine also talks about the musical. They've been duly archived in the library.


June 2, 2011
  • New dates added to the tour schedule including one in Toronto! Yay. It's been a while. And I'll only have to drive across town, not across borders.
  • Dar recently announced the dates/locations for her summer camp tour. It'l be great for counsellors and campers, who are the only ones who'll get to see them.
    • 7/24/2011 Camp Moshava - Streed, MD
      7/27/2011 Hole in the Wall Gang Camp - Ashford, CT
      7/28/2011 Camp Kinderland - Tolland, MA
      8/1/2011 Camp Runoia - Belgrade Lakes, ME
      8/3/2011 Camp Howe - Goshen, MA
      8/5/2011 Camp Aloha - Fairlee, VT
      8/6/2011 Camp Aloha - Fairlee, VT
      8/7/2011 Clara Burton Camp - Oxford, MA

May 4, 2011
  • Promised Land, Mortal City, and The Beauty of the Rain are available now as MP3 downloads for $5 each from Amazon.com. Great time to buy if you don't have them or try them just because!
  • You can win a jet black guitar autographed by Dar and 12 other great stars... or one of 20 other fine prizes and support the American public radio program Peace Talks Radio by buying a raffle ticket.  Check it out here: http://www.goodradioshows.org/raffle.htm Deadline extended until Thursday May 5 at 2 pm MDT.
  • New dates added to the tour schedule, including the recording of an appearance on eTown with Hot Tuna.
April 27, 2011
  • There's a segment on NPR's World Cafe featuring Dar and Allison Moorer from the Cayamo Cruise in February.
April 25, 2011
  • On July 17, a children's musical Dar has written called The Island Musical will be workshopped at Vassar College's 2011 Powerhouse Theater season. The show is a musical fable about a faraway island whose inhabitants must confront the forces which threaten their magical home, and come together to protect their beloved island.
April 23, 2011
  • It was Dar's birthday a few days ago. To celebrate, I'm sure, a whole slew of new concert dates have been announced. Find them on the tour schedule page. Note, nothing near Toronto (Ann Arbor is still 5 hours away!!)
  • Dar still has the call out to camps to request a visit from her. An intrepid youth from Camp Kadimah near Halifax, N.S., made this great video request and posted it to Dar's Facebook page. He rewrote the lyrics to Party Generation and plays and sings it. Fantastic. I hope they get a visit!
April 4, 2011
  • So today Dar announced that she wants to visit and play at some summer camps this year and invites her fans, camp counsellors, and camp directors to request that she come and play at their camp. Go here to make your request.
April 2, 2011

Yipes, it's been some time since I have been able to update the site. Life sure gets in the way sometimes.  But I'm back and hope to be doing a bit of work on the site over the next little while.
  • For now, I've started by updating the tour schedule and hopefully over the next few weeks some good stuff will come in. But it is exciting that Dar will be playing at the Newport Folk Fest on July 30!
January 19, 2011
  • WAMU’s Bluegrass Country and The Artisphere of Arlington, Virginia are giving away one pair of tickets to Dar Williams with the IBIS Chamber Ensemble on Sunday January 30 at 7:30 PM. Contest ends Jan. 21. Click here for more info.
January 18, 2011
  • A second show at with IBIS Chamber Music at The Artisphere has been added, apparently by popular demand, on January 30th at 4:30pm. The 7:30 show is sold out.
January 11, 2011
  • A bunch of new dates have been added to the tour schedule. Dar is apparently doing a songwriter's workshop in October at the Fur Peace Ranch.
January 3, 2011

Happy New  Year everyone!!
  • Dar's latest Huffington Post blog post is up. It's about conquering e-waste.
  • Here's a more direct link to Dar's talk at Smith College that is up on iTunes U.           Thanks to W. Gallagher


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