J.R. Carroll

with Nolan Taylor

Fri, April 28, 2023
8:30 pm


J.R. Carroll gained his gospel pipes on Sunday mornings, leading the small-town Okie church choir by pianoand voice. After finding a group of friends to sing along with, Carroll adopted the acoustic guitar and wrotewhat became his debut EP, “LongStory Short.” The set of songs resonated with fans of Tyler Childers,Jason Isbell, John Moreland, and Carroll’s close friend Zach Bryan.Since the EP’s release, Carroll has been playing shows of all sizes. He currently accompanies Zach Bryan asBryan’s touring keyboardist. When he isn’t on tour with Bryan, Carroll is writing at home in Tulsa,Oklahoma or playing his own shows around the United States.Carroll’s latest release, “Raging in the Dark,” reflects an indie-rock influence, while holding dear thetender, honest, and heart-felt lyricism that fans expect from Carroll. This latest release draws influencefrom artists like Ryan Adams, Kings of Leon, and the Avett Brothers. Upon release, singles from Raging inthe Dark havebecome staples on editorial playlists such as Spotify’s own “Indigo.”