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2018 Desert Rose: Country and Western CD of the Year, Rural Roots Music Commission
2017 Western Female Vocalist of the Year: Academy of Western Artists
2017 Crossing Borders: Original Western CD of the Year, Rural Roots Music
2015 Western Female Vocalist of the Year: Academy of Western Artists
From the Southwest to the East to the far north of Alaska, audiences have been captivated by Carol Markstrom’s vocals and the storytelling quality of her lyrics that transport to other places, times, and people. Carol’s songs tap into Western Roots, Folk, Americana, and Outlaw Country traditions. Her ballads and love songs range from the whimsical to bittersweet, and the beauty of Western landscapes inspires some of her songwriting. Carol also writes non-fiction works about Native American history and culture which inspires her songwriting. She also enjoys performing crowd favorites delivering them with a fresh approach. Carol has released three CDs, two award-winning. She is very pleased to announce that her song about the Dakota Sioux leader, Medicine Bottle, is in the soundtrack of a new documentary film titled “The Indian System.”