The Desert Pulse artist spotlight: Carlie Wall

Carlie WallThe Desert Pulse artist spotlight on Carlie Wall.

Name: Carlie Wall
Genre: Soul Rock, Indie-Pop, Country
Founded: 2009 (First official public performance, age 13)
Home: St. George, UT
Influences: Van Halen, Matchbox Twenty, Goo Goo Dolls, Alanis Morissette, City and Colour, Twenty-One Pilots, Imagine Dragons, and so many more.

CarlieWallphoto#1Carlie Wall is a veteran powerhouse performer. Her ability to blend the soul of rock, Indie-pop, and the emotional tug of the heartstrings, with a dash of country, offers a sound that penetrates to the core. Her aptness to merge mature lyrics with her dynamic vocal textures has earned the singer, songwriter, guitarist respect among her peers and adoration from her broad fan-base.

This multi-talented, seasoned professional was born with the gift of music. Carlie Wall demonstrated singing distinction at the age of five. She has been playing the guitar since she was nine years old when her grandma taught her her first three cords. She took lessons until she was twelve and has taught herself by ear since. Wall created unique sounds on the instrument, one of the hallmarks of her music and songwriting style. And, songwriting came natural for the young talent. She played her fist public gig at the age of 13, and by the time she was 15, Wall had already made a prominent name for herself in the music scene leading to her becoming recognized as an accomplished entertainer.

Carlie Wall articleWith over 200 songs in her musical portfolio, Carlie Wall, has won numerous accolades for her musical abilities. She won the Vernal Colgate Country Showdown which resulted in her playing the Utah State Fair. She also won two years in a row at Southern Utah Songwriters Association (SUSWA) Open Mic competition. She was selected for “Best Of” by SUSWA with her song Glass Wall. The single was also featured on SUSWA’s CD. Although she has had success with several songs, one of the most heartwarming of them all is a song she wrote for missing teen Macin Smith and his family in hopes of reaching him and returning him to his family. The song has been played and the video viewed by people all over the world.

carliewallphoto#2Wall has played many festivals and events large and small. Among the stages, in addition to the ones above, she has performed at the Washington County Fair, St. George Arts Festival, Dixie Kite Festival, American Family Fest, Springdale Music Festival, St. George Book Festival, Sunset on the Square, Southern Utah University, and many more. She has also played for fundraising and charitable events including Pink Party with Purpose and a B.A.C.A. fundraiser with recording artist Raven Cain to help break the chains of child abuse.

Comfortable on stage as a solo artist or with her full-fledged band, Carlie Wall demonstrates poise and confidence. She has appeared on multiple local radio stations. Her catchy radio ad she sung for the Dixie Direct savings book has been played on nearly every radio station in the area and heard by thousands and thousands over the years. Wall shared the Tuacahn Amphitheatre with Nathan Osmond as the duo sang the powerful Christmas song, “The Prayer” during Osmond’s special “Christmas in the Canyon.”

Seeing Wall play live is a soul touching, music loving experience hard to beat. There is no wonder why TMC at New Artist Radio branded Carlie Wall early on as, “Grounded in her talent making her unstoppable. Carlie is the full package.”

For more information on music, video, schedule, booking, and all things Carlie Wall, visit her website and follow her on Facebook.

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2 Comments on The Desert Pulse artist spotlight: Carlie Wall

  1. Being a musician and giving the following comment says it all; Carlie Wall has more potential than anyone else in Southern Utah. Her voice carries the emotion of a song like no other. Her instincts to what makes a song puts her head and shoulders above the competition. With a little luck and the right people she could make Taylor Swift look like a kinder garden student. Crossing my fingers that providence enters the door.

  2. Carlie is very talented, as a songwriter and a Singer as well. She is one of several talented Artist’s that John Houston “discovered”. I was fortunate to be a part of Carlie’s early artistic development and I am very happy to see that her passion for music has returned. She has the talent and she is aggressively building her support network. Best of Luck Carlie! Great Article George!!

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