Karen Barr is an indie folk singer songwriter from the Chicago area. Her songs overflow with imagery, layered storytelling and catchy melodies, drawing from experiences of midwestern life, love and loss.

After spending a lot of time studying under such pros as Steve Dawson of Dolly Varden, Jonatha Brooke,  Mark Dvorak and others, she’s ready to expand her reach, and is open to new venues and experiences. Learn more about her on


Karen Barr