Joanna Newsome is an American indie folk singer, songwriter and instrumentalist. She plays the harp and the piano, which are both essential elements in the majority of her music. Her first two albums, Walnut Whales and Yarn and Glue, were self-released. Newsom went on to release at least three more albums and an EP. Her song, "Sprout and the Bean," has been used in several television commercials and films.
Joanna Newsom tours throughout the US and internationally. Her unique style often takes her audiences by surprise. Folk enthusiasts should consider her a staple on their to-see list.