Sahara Smith

Sahara Smith

Sahara was born in Austin in 1988, but did most of her growing up in the hill country where she started performing locally at fourteen. At fifteen she was selected to compete in A Prairie Home Companion's 'Talent from 12-20' contest and took home second place. Since then, she's been pursuing a career as a singer/songwriter, and is currently working on her first album with Executive Producer T-Bone Burnett.

Michael Ventura, Austin Chronicle, March 31, 2006: "My friend Jo Carol Pierce, a superb songwriter, told me (with a strange urgency in... more