Author Archives: Carol Montag

Coming Soon: A Tribute to Joan, Joni, and Judy

This spring kicks off my “2022 Iowa Opera House Tour” featuring tribute concerts to Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, and Judy Collins – the three legendary women of the folk music scene. Like so many singer-songwriters, I honed my skills listening to their music and learning their songs. In college, their music drifted out of my […]

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“A Carol Christmas” Update

“A Carol Christmas” is fast approaching and I’m excited to see you in just a few short weeks at this year’s concert. Musicians Cameron Sullenberger, Matt Butler, Jeremiah de la Pena, and I have been rehearsing and planning a great show for you! We’ve compiled a nice variety of Christmas Carols and songs to help you celebrate the season and […]

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“A Carol Christmas” is back!

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A Performing Artist’s Perspective on the Pandemic

Who Ate the Icing? As we moved on from the initial announcement that we were now living with a worldwide pandemic, we began to realize that live performance was not coming back anytime soon. No more live theater, opera, ballet, festivals, shows, coffeehouse performances, and the list goes on across all art sectors, for the […]

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Sunday Morning Concert

I’ve been invited to present a short concert and share my faith at the First Presbyterian Church, 11100 Spanish Road, Ely, Iowa 52227 in Ely, IA tomorrow morning, February 23. They will be serving breakfast at 8:00 am and the service/concert will start at 9:30 am There is no charge for admission. February 23 is also Masopust […]

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Winter Update

I’m slow to report that “A Carol Christmas” was a smashing success! We all had a great time. Thank you every single audience member! YOU made this concert possible and so much fun! Many thanks and words of praise go to musicians Cameron Sullenberger, Matt Butler (our singing cellist), Jeremiah de la Pena for your […]

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“A Carol Christmas” Update

I’m happy to announce that we have added another performance of “A Carol Christmas”. Performances will now be on December 14 at 8:00 pm and December 15 at 7:00 pm I hope you can join us!

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“A Carol Christmas”

I’m looking forward to returning to CSPS Hall in Cedar Rapids to present “A Carol Christmas” – my second solo Christmas concert. For 19 years, I performed a Christmas concert with the trio known as Tribute – which was Nina Swanson, Kathy Donnelly, and myself. I truly enjoyed those years, the audiences, and the backup […]

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Summerfest 2019

Saturday, June 15 – come join us! I’m looking forward to being a part of Summerfest 2019 on the beautiful lawns of King of Kings Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, IA. It’s an outdoor music festival AND a car show! Now that’s different! The admission is free and there will be food vendors on site. […]

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Believe it or not, it’s spring!!!

What better way to celebrate than going on a little road trip to Spring Green, Wisconsin! I’m heading that way on May 4th to perform at The General Store! Hope you can make it!

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