September 27, 2016

Geneva to Rome #2

Phil and I are 18 days into our bike tour, and after mile 668 we've finally made it to the Mediterranean Sea! We managed to make good time through southern France following an almost exclusively bike path called ViaRhôna. In addition to getting stronge...

September 15, 2016

It's been a week since we wrapped the bikes in painters plastic and crossed our fingers as we watched them jerk through the oversize baggage carousel at Logan airport. Since then we've biked approximately 204 miles from Geneva around Lac Leman then south to Lac Annecy,...

July 20, 2016

Just put the finishing touches on my new Facebook Musician page! Give it a like and you'll be able to stay up to date with upcoming solo shows and other fun surprises. Thanks for the love and continual support, I can't wait for you to hear what I have been working on!

June 10, 2016


11 hours into a 16 hour plane flight across the Pacific Ocean I found myself thinking 'This trip better be worth it'. On my last extreme flight headed to Bangladesh I had been in Business Class with Qatar Airways, and was definitely missing the plush accommodat...

May 27, 2016


As my time with Della Mae comes to a pause I have started to reflect upon some of the amazing opportunities we've had as a band. The travel with the U.S. State Department, the GRAMMY nomination, the opportunities to play with and meet some of my musical heroes and of...

May 27, 2016

Its been fun to put together a new project and start developing our sound! This time I am playing with Chris Hersch (Guitar, Banjo) formerly of Girls Guns and Glory and Paul Chase (Bass) who as some of you remember used to play in Hey Mama with me. We've had our first...

December 21, 2015



Our recent trip to Bangladesh was different from any other trip abroad I've been on. First off, Della Mae didn't go with the US State department, though we did get to spend some time with Foreign Service workers and perform at the US Embassy Dhaka. We ended up being...

December 18, 2015



A song I wrote about Mountain Top Removal made it on NPR's Favorites list in the Country section! Check out the complete list HERE.



High Away and Gone

C. Woodsmith, C. Hartman


Going up on the mountain say

High away from the valley

Going up on the mountain Say

High away...

November 23, 2015



Guyana, 2015


As the crow flies Majuro, Marshall Islands to Georgetown, Guyana spans about 1/3 of the globe. It took three days and 10,000 miles but we finally stumbled onto the humid Guyanese tarmac late on the night of 10/15. We arrived to our hotel rooms past midni...

November 6, 2015

The early morning is filled with sound as I lie in the darkness of my room. Not only do I hear the insistent cackle of the rooster but also for the first time in my life I am hearing the Muslim “call to prayer”. Every morning and several times during the day since we’v...

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