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Watch Sarah’s “Sorry” Music Video Premiere on Surviving the Golden Age

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I am so excited to finally share my “Sorry” Beyoncé x Justin Bieber mashup on Surviving the Golden Age! I worked really hard arranging and producing this track over the past couple months and I hope you enjoy it. Watch the video HERE.



Listen to Sarah’s Performance at the Haverford Music Festival

Listen to Sarah’s performance and interview at the Haverford Music Festival on iradiophilly HERE.


Stream Sarah’s HMF Performance LIVE

Stream Sarah’s performance at the Haverford Music Festival live on iradiophilly on Saturday, September 10th at 4:10 PM. Link HERE.


Sarah Playing at Haverford Music Festival 9/10


I’m excited to announce that I’ll be playing with Lisa Loeb, Sasha Dobson, and others at the Haverford Music Festival in Havertown, PA on September 10th!

For more info and the full lineup, check out their website:

Just Announced: Sarah at Mercury Lounge 7/14

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Buy tickets HERE.


Sarah’s Hometown Show!

Catch Sarah and her band this Friday, June 17th in her hometown of Darien, CT. Sarah’s set is 6-6:45 PM, and P.J. Pacifico is on from 7-9 PM. Free show, all ages.

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Sarah Featured on NPR’s 51% Podcast

Listen to Sarah’s interview on NPR’s syndicated podcast 51%. Sarah is interviewed right before Dolly Parton and NPR even compares “Molly” to “Jolene”! Listen HERE.


Vote for Sarah for Pulse Music Television’s “Audience Choice Award”!

I’ve been nominated for a Pulse Music Television Audience Choice Award! Please click the link below and share on your Facebook page using the “share” button on the top of the page to vote for me!

Vote for Sarah HERE!



Just Announced: Sarah at Arlene’s Grocery 5/14

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Buy tickets HERE.


Sarah’s Interview on WFSB’s “Better Connecticut”

In case you missed it, here is the full interview and performance from my appearance on Better Connecticut yesterday. (I talk about how I almost passed out during my first performance back in the day…)

Sarah’s Interview with WAMC

Listen to Sarah’s talk about For Whom They Sing, her upcoming Albany show, and the first show she ever wrote with WAMC Northeast Public Radio HERE.


Just Announced: Sarah at Parish Public House (Albany, NY) 4/18/16

Albany! Come see Sarah and the band play at Parish Public House on Saturday, April 16th. Music starts at 8 PM, tickets are $10. More information HERE.


Watch a Live Performance of “A Good Man” on WTNH News 8’s CT Style

Just Announced: Sarah at Mercury Lounge 3/28

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Tickets on sale Friday, March 11th at noon. Buy them HERE.

Sarah Featured on UK’s Sky High Radio

Hey UK! Tune into SkyHigh Radio tonight at 7:45 PM GMT (2:45 PM EST) to hear Sarah’s music featured on The Trev Ward Show! Listen HERE.


“When I Come Home” Is Radio X Brussels’ “XtraFresh” Track of the Week

We did it! More than a thousand people voted an overwhelming YES to add “When I Come Home” to Radio X Brussels’s “XtraFresh” playlist. Thank you!

For Whom They Sing is “New + Notable” on Noisetrade!

I’m so excited to announce that For Whom They Sing is featured as one of Noisetrade’s “New + Notable” albums this week. Head on over to the website to download the album for FREE!

Download link HERE.


Vote for “When I Come Home” on Radio X

Brussels’s Radio X has featured “When I Come Home” as their “Xtra Fresh” track of the week. Click HERE to hear the song and vote for it to be added to their playlist! Voting ends Friday at midnight, so let’s get it started!



Show at Fontana’s NYC February 3rd

Hope to see you at Sarah’s first show of 2016 at Fontana’s (NYC) on Wednesday, February 3rd at 10 PM.

Event link HERE.


Record-Journal Review of For Whom They Sing

Check out this great review of For Whom They Sing from The Record-Journal HERE.

“She delivers an exciting pop approach to her music without giving up her folksy songwriting edge.”



Happy For Whom They Sing Release Day!

I’m happy to announce that after many months of hard work, For Whom They Sing is released today. Thank you to everyone who made this possible. It’s been a long haul, but I think it was worth it.

Buy it on iTunes HERE and stream it on Spotify HERE.


Stream “A Good Man” and “Desperate As You” on Elmore Magazine

“A Good Man” and “Desperate As You” are now exclusively streaming through Elmore Magazine! Check out these two tracks HERE. (And two days until For Whom They Sing is released!)


“Full Moon Kids” Premieres on!

Listen to the premiere of “Full Moon Kids” on! Check out the article HERE.


Sarah’s Album Release Show 11/14

Buy tickets HERE.

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“When I Come Home” Has Almost 12k Views!

Let’s keep it going!

For Whom They Sing. Out December 4th.


Interview with AXS

Thanks to AXS for interviewing Sarah about her upcoming album, For Whom They Sing! Check it out below.


“Sarah McGowan is a talented singer-songwriter whose ability to experiment with style, genre and sounds has already garnered her advance praise on her forthcoming, debut album For Whom They Sing. Throughout the release, McGowan finds inspiration in her own life as well as the world around her as she tackles such topics as love, marriage and the beauty of being an outcast.”

Link HERE!


Sarah in Philadelphia 10/17


“When I Come Home” Official Music Video

Exclusive Premiere of the “When I Come Home” Music Video on The Huffington Post!

I am OVER THE MOON to announce the premiere of the “When I Come Home” music video, streaming exclusively through The Huffington Post! Click the link below and scroll to the bottom to watch.

Thank you to everyone who made this possible. We spent 6 months on this baby, and I’m so excited to share it with you guys!


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Just Announced: Sarah in Philadelphia, PA

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Happy 1st Birthday to the “Williamsburg Boy” Music Video!

Just Announced: Benefit Concert in Stamford, CT



I’m happy to announce that I’ll be playing a short acoustic set on Thursday, September 17th at the Awake: A Collaborative Show in Stamford, CT. This show will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, a cause which is very close to my heart. I’d love to see you guys there!

Just Announced: Sarah at Rockwood Stage 1 (NYC) 9/13

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Sarah at Arlene’s Grocery

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Just Announced: Show at Pianos (NYC) July 24th


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Pre-order the New Album!

There are only 2 weeks left to pre-order the new album and other goodies on my PledgeMusic page. Head on over there before they’re gone!



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See you this Sunday!


Pledge Campaign for Album #1 Launched!

I am thrilled to announce that I’m recording my first full-length album of original material. Recording an album has truly been a lifelong dream of mine and I am so excited to make it a reality.

But I need your help.

I’m teaming up with Pledge Music to raise the funds needed to produce the album. I appreciate any support that you can give me.

Please check out the link below to pre-order the album and other goodies. Love you guys. <3



Show at The Living Room 4/25/15

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Radio Interview With Radio Buzz 101

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Click the link below to listen to Sarah’s interview with DJ Tido of Radio Buzz 101 (link on homepage).

Feature on Women of Substance Podcast

“Williamsburg Boy” is featured on the Women of Substance podcast! Download it for free on iTunes:


Show at Pete’s Candy Store 3/14/15

Hope to see you there!

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Sarah Featured on Spanish Website

For my Spanish-speaking fans: it published an article on me! (Yo lo hablo pero me falta practica!)

“Una bocanada de fresco pop.” (A breath of fresh pop)…/williamsburg-boy-sarah-mcgowan/185537

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Indian Summer Featured As “New & Notable” on Noisetrade

I’m over the moon to be featured this week as a New + Notable artist on Noisetrade. I’ve been a loyal follower of theirs for years, so this is truly an honor.

Download Indian Summer for free on their website:

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Indian Summer is up on Noisetrade!

Hey everyone! I created a Noisetrade account where you can head over and get a free download of the EP, Indian Summer. Feel free to leave a nice tip too ! :)

Music video for “When I Come Home” will be coming soon!

Music Times Podcast w/ Exclusive Acoustic Performance of “Molly”

“Music Times recently sat down with McGowan to talk about the process and inspiration behind Indian Summer, the milestones she has reached so far, what she continues to struggle with, and what she has in store for 2015. She also dished on some fun facts you might not know about her, such as her love of reading and cheese and her former career as an EMT. She even treated us to a live, acoustic performance of ‘Molly.'” Listen to the interview below!


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Happy Indian Summer Release Day!

Download it, drink some hot cocoa, and take a listen. :)

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Indian Summer Exclusive Premiere on PopMatters!

You can exclusively stream the Indian Summer EP on before it’s released tomorrow! Head on over there and let me know what you think.



“Molly” Exclusively Streaming on

Take a listen!


Indian Summer Will Be Released Next Tuesday, January 27th!

Stay tuned for links to purchase the EP. And don’t forget to make it out to Arlene’s Grocery in NYC this Saturday, 1/24 @ 9 PM for the EP release show!

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Watch Sarah’s NPR Tiny Desk Contest Entry Here!

EP Release Show at Arlene’s Grocery 1/24/15

Save the date! Physical copies will be available for purchase at the show.


“Indian Summer” featured on Surviving the Golden Age

Thanks to Surviving the Golden Age for a great shoutout!

“Beautiful and melancholic, the track showcases McGowan’s versatility.”



Listen to Sarah’s Interview on the Dave Darin Show

Listen to Sarah talk about her songwriting process, boys, and her first CMJ experience!


Download “Indian Summer” on iTunes



Exclusively Stream “Indian Summer” on Songwriting Magazine!

And…here it is! You can now exclusively stream the next song off my EP, “Indian Summer”, from now until Monday on Songwriting Magazine! I’m excited to share this new, folky song with you guys. Let me know what you think!

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Show At The Bitter End Tonight!

See you guys tonight at The Bitter End!

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Interview with Gadfly Online

Thanks to Gadfly for another great interview! Click the link below to read it.

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Sarah’s Interview with VENTS Magazine

Check out this cool interview of me on VENTS Magazine and get the first glimpse at the new single artwork for “Indian Summer”!

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Just Announced: Show at The Bitter End 11/18

Hope you guys can join us!

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Sarah Featured in Huffington Post’s Official CMJ Playlist

Check out “Williamsburg Boy” at #177 out of 249 songs on the HuffPo’s CMJ Playlist!

Sarah Playing Acoustic Buzz CMJ Showcase

Join me this Thursday, October 23rd at 2:35 PM at the Astor Place Starbucks to hear me play acoustic versions of all the songs off the new EP!


Just Announced: EP Pre-release Show at Arlene’s Grocery

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Buy tickets here:


Watch the “Williamsburg Boy” Music Video

Exclusive Premiere of “Williamsburg Boy” Music Video on Surviving the Golden Age

I’m so happy to announce that the exclusive premiere of the “Williamsburg Boy” music video is now available to stream on Surviving the Golden Age from now until Monday. Head on over to check it out! Much love to them for featuring the song. 

And don’t forget, share it with your friends!



Watch WTNH Performance

Sarah’s acoustic performance of “Williamsburg Boy” is now up on YouTube! There’s also a sneak preview of the upcoming music video in the beginning of the clip. Happy Labor Day!



WTNH Performance 8/29

I’ll be making my TV debut this Friday on WTNH News 8’s CT Style show! For those of you in Connecticut, tune in to Channel 8 Friday at 12:30 PM. Otherwise, the segment will be available online here:

Show Tomorrow At Arlene’s Grocery!

Come join the band and me tomorrow night at Arlene’s Grocery @ 7 PM for the pre-EP release party (because we like to celebrate as much a possible)!

RSVP on Facebook:


Just Announced: Show at Arlene’s Grocery 8/8


Link to Facebook event here:

Hope to see you there!

Gadfly’s Review of “Williamsburg Boy”

I’m happy to announce that “Williamsburg Boy” has received another awesome review!

“Sarah McGowan absolutely has the power and talent to position herself within the hearts of fans of Taylor Swift, Feist, Regina Spektor, Brandi Carlile and more.”

Check it out here:

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First Review of “Williamsburg Boy”!

Check out what Music Box Pete has to say about “Williamsburg Boy”:

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My new single “Williamsburg Boy” has been officially released and you can buy it on iTunes now! Thank you so much for the support!


New Single!

My new single “Williamsburg Boy” comes out this Tuesday, June 24th. Thank you so much for your continued support and I can’t wait to share the new song with you!


Welcome To Sarah McGowan’s Official Site

Welcome to the new online home of me, Sarah McGowan. Please bookmark me and check in for news, music, videos, gigs, and more. In the meantime, feel free to look around, check out a video, listen to a song, or follow me & Luna on Twitter. Thanks for stopping by!