Niles Gallery at UK

We had a blast playing at the John Jacob Niles Center at the University of Kentucky, Carla's alma mater. The panels decorating the room were carved by KY music historian Niles himself!

Studio Time!

We are having a blast in the studio at Morehead State University, working on our new project "Wings"! More soon about this new music, but meanwhile here are some shots from the studio...

And our lovely backup singer, Zoey!

New Video!

We had fun working with Kentucky video artist Nathan Paul Isaac, recording an old song and a couple of new ones from the upcoming album. We'll be posting them soon here!

Alabama Fun!

Here are a few pictures from our recent show in Alabama. Birmingham sure did make us feel welcome! We were very proud to sing with our daughters, Maizie and Zoey!

Cornbread & Tortillas Fest!

We had an amazing time performing with Appalatin at the multicultural Cornbread & Tortillas Festival in Lexington, KY! Other performers included Jeri Katherine Howell, Jorge Luis Ruiz, and el grupo del baile folclórico de la casa de la cultura hispana.

Zoe Speaks signs with Kosson Talent!

We have exciting news to share! When we decided last fall to begin performing again as Zoe Speaks, we knew we were excited, and we knew we had a special musical synergy that we were happy to be exploring again…

Sold-Out Show in Berea!



We had a great time picking for friends and fans in Berea, KY, hosted by our good pal Sune Fredericksen at the Berea Community Arts Center! Zoey and Arlo joined us for some righteous harmonies, fiddling, and guitar-picking! Yee-ha!

Set List!

For our online streaming show on 4/7/16!

Music at Al's!

We had a big time in spite of the UK loss which meant that we didn't advance to the Final Four! (Yeah, Kentuckians love their basketball!) Here's a nice shot of Zoey and Arlo warming up the crowd!

20th Anniversary!

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of our first project together (before we came up with the name Zoe Speaks!) Come on out to Molly Malone's in Covington Sunday to celebrate with us! It's a great pub and listening room that…

Pickin' with Brett & Jesse

In addition to scheming about the new Zoe Speaks album, Owen and Carla are currently helping out another great Kentucky balladeer and banjoist, Brett Ratliff. Yesterday all worked on some new old songs in Carla's living room in preparation for…

Rainy Night at The New Vintage

Although it was a very rainy night AND there was a UK game going on, we had a lovely crowd for our first show at The New Vintage. We were joined by Zoey Raven on fiddles and vocals and guitar…