Aug. 17, 2010 11:09pm

So last thursday I went back to Pennsylvania for a WVIA interview with Erika Funke, and a Home Grown recording with George Graham. It was such a great opportunity and I’m very grateful to George a...

Jul. 9, 2010 3:04pm

I can't believe how hot it's been lately. I just went through another tub of ice cream just to survive the heat. I had no choice.....anyway, it's crazy hot. that's all. I've been trying to emb...

Jun. 12, 2010 7:38pm

I got to spend a bit of time back in NEPA these past two weekends. I played a couple of gigs, caught up with family and friends. My parents live in the country, so staying at their place I was able...

April 1, 2011 10:56pm

MP3 sale to celebrate 7th anniversary of Welcoming The Night

Last week, Sarah's debut album, Welcoming The Night, turned 7 years old! To celebrate, we're offering a week long sale on mp3 downloads of both Sarah's albums on CDBaby.

MP3 downloads of Welcoming The Night and Somewhere Past Distraction, normally $13 each, will be $7 per album from April 2nd until April 9th. This discount applies only to mp3s purchased through CDBaby (not iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, etc). CDBaby's mp3s are still fully compatible with iTunes, iPods, and all popular portable mp3 players.

Also, keep in mind that of all our digital distributors, CDBaby pays the highest percentage of the sale price back to the artist. Show your support of Sarah and of independent music by purchasing your downloads of Welcoming The Night and Somewhere Past Distraction here. And tell your friends!

September 8, 2010 12:00am

Sarah and band to be featured on WVIA-FM's Homegrown Music with George Graham

From the WVIA website:

A few years ago, Sarah Holgate was one of the featured high school Artists of the Week on WVIA-TV. Earlier this year, the talented singer-songwriter and pianist released her second CD Somewhere Past Distraction to very favorable reviews. She has been performing in New York City as well as in her native Wilkes-Barre area. She makes her Homegrown Music debut with some new material plus re-interpretations of songs from her CD, joined by a quartet including her brother Eric on bass.

Sarah's Homegrown Music session is scheduled to air on September 28th, 2010.

May 29, 2010 12:00am

Sarah performs in NEPA for the first weekend of June

Sarah will be performing in northeast Pennsylvania on June 4th and 6th- Friday night from 5-8pm at Amici's Restaurant in Clark Summit, and at Barnes & Noble's at the Arena Hub in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday from 1-3pm. Be sure to catch one of her performances while she's in town!

May 20, 2010 12:00am

Sarah interview featured in Electric City / Diamond City

Sarah recently did a phone interview from New York with columnist Randy Shemanski for this week’s edition of Electric City / Diamond City, Scranton & Wilkes-Barre’s regional weekend events publication. In it, she discusses the benefits of waiting several years to release her sophomore album and compares & contrasts her different approaches to Welcoming The Night vs. Somewhere Past Distraction. Read the article here:

April 26, 2010 12:00am

Sarah Holgate voted Best Solo act in NEPA’s Best of the Abingtons!

Growing up in East Benton, the 27- year- old singer/songwriter began performing her own material when she was 14. She recently released her second CD “Somewhere Past Distraction.” “This album would have never happened without my producer Carl and all the great musicians who played on it…it’s also thanks to all the fans that have supported me over the years,” said Holgate.

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February 16, 2010 4:55am

Sarah Holgate’s new album, Somewhere Past Distraction, available for online purchase

Sarah’s highly anticipated second album, Somewhere Past Distraction, is now available for online purchase through! Click here to purchase your copy now.

February 21, 2010 9:44pm

New version of goes live!

After several months of planning, designing, programming, and tweaking, the new is finally here! Be sure to sign up on our mailing list and visit the various new sections and features that have been added to the website, including:

More updates coming soon- check back often!

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