Texas singer-songwriter Carson McHone may not be a household name now, but don’t surprised if she is soon. On the heels of the release of her critically acclaimed sophomore album, 2018's Carousel, McHone’s distinctive vocals and stunning songwriting are earning her fans far beyond her home state.

Based in Austin, McHone has skillfully honed her voice and her craft in one of the country's finest music scenes. She mixes sharp-tongued, story-driven songwriting with vintage-inspired, old-timey vocals and classic country sensibilities. Carousel is a stunning showcase of her edgy approach to the good ol' days of country tunes.

McHone is taking on 2019 with a calendar full of tour dates across Texas and a jaunt through Europe. Take a little bit of time to get to know one of Americana’s most promising new singer-songwriters, below.