About Dar Williams:
Dar Williams is an American singer-songwriter specializing in pop folk. Hendrik Hertzberg of the The New Yorker has described Williams as "one of America’s very best singer-songwriters."
If you're looking for can-do, earthy-crunchy attitude then you've got to go to Wisconsin.
In the laughing times we know that we are lucky, and in the quiet times we know that we are blessed. And we will not be alone.
The funny thing is musicians often love to go to see visual art because you've got all these pictures to turn into metaphors.
I try to be careful not to do single concerts where I fly out, do my show, turn around and go home.
Sometimes I see myself fine, sometimes I need a witness. And I like the whole truth, but there are nights I only need forgiveness.
I think music is another language.
Being told that you are good at banter is like being told that you are a good person.
Sometimes life gives us lessons sent in ridiculous packaging.
Therapy was the biggest romance of my life.
I'm becoming a professional nomad and enjoying that whole part of my life.
Arizona is really cool but I couldn't stay there for too long.
The very best thing you can do is to try to write a song that has some sort of impact.
The very best thing for music would be to live next door to a person who listens to loud music so you could mishear music everyday and mutate it to your own means.
How I long to fall just a little bit, to dance out of the lines and stray from the light.
But social justice and the environment are very tied together in my head.
I was raised by parents who really admired the religious leaders of the left, as many 60s and 70s liberals did.
I watch people throw aluminum cans in the trash, and I think of all the stories I've heard about the over-mining of aluminum, the erosion that happens, and the trees that fall down.
Everyone has to decide how they're going to appear in their lives, how they're going to put themselves out there to the world.
But if you're looking to be spooked by really tall trees then you've got to go to Washington State.
Milwaukee one of my favorite cites; I think Milwaukee is #1.