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Allie Chipkin is a Poughkeepsie native singer-songwriter based in Boulder, CO. Allie's premiere album, Honey & Knives (2014), served as a fiery launching point for her creative journey. In 2016, Allie received Honorable Mention at the Telluride Bluegrass Troubadour's Contest, and in 2018, she was 1 of 3 scholarship recipients to The Planet Bluegrass Song School, sponsored by SoundBridge Music. Allie released her sophomore EP, Cascades, in 2018. 

Listeners draw comparisons to Sara Bareilles, Joni Mitchell, and Fiona Apple. Allie's soaring vocals will immediately catch your ear, and her gut-stirring lyrics will keep you around to listen. Despite digging deeply, Allie keeps life's sweet levity and fun fresh on her fingertips. Expect to chuckle and feel deeply - all at once - during her live performance.

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Allie Chipkin’s music is a full brain massage. Her rich voice and melodies will satisfy your right-brain while her quick-witted lyrics light up the left-brain's intellect.”

— Mitchel Evans (Mitchel Evans & The Mangroves)

Upcoming shows

Previous events

Sanitas Brewing

Boulder, CO

Sanitas is partnering with Locke + Co. Distilling for this Barrel Aged Beer and Whisky Tasting Party!

Festivities start at 2:00pm with live music on the patio: Allie Chipkin - 2:30pm The Huffy Boys - 5:30pm

The Colorado Room

Fort Collins, CO

Allie Chipkin opens for Mojo Audio Band with a solo acoustic set and then joins them to sing several funk & soul favorites! Stop by and enjoy tasteful renditions of Aretha, Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers and more!

The Laughing Goat

Boulder, CO

Silver Steven - 8pm Andrew Sturtz w/Courtlyn Carpenter - 9pm Allie Chipkin - 10pm

Swallow Hill: Quinlan Cafe

Denver, CO

Allie Chipkin - 7:30-8:15 Isadora Eden - 8:30-9:15

Winter Firefly Festival

Boulder, CO

At the Embassy Suites Hotel in Boulder, CO. 12-3pm with Julian Peterson.

The Lovespace Showcase

Loveland, CO

An intimate songwriters-in-the-round showcase in an art studio with local songwriters John Mieras and John Bunzli.

Smokin' on the Beaver Festival

Atwood, KS

Allie heads back to her favorite yearly BBQ festival, Smokin' on the Beaver--this time as a headliner with fellow songwriter and guitarist Julian Peterson.

FarmStand Collective Grand Opening

Boulder, CO

With cellist, Courtlyn Carpenter to celebrate store's grand opening- location: by the Riverside restaurant (across from Alfalfa’s, Boulder) in the old auto parts store space. NE Corner of Arapahoe and Broadway.

SRL Charity Fundraiser

Longmont, CO

Sustainable Resilient Longmont (SRL) is hosting their yearly fundraiser in conjunction with the 2018 Longmont Sustainability Awards. Allie will provide the evening's music!

Downtown Fall Festival

Boulder, CO

The Pearl Street Fall Festival features Allie Chipkin, amplified on 10th and Pearl street from 12 - 2pm throughout the weekend.

Downtown Fall Festival

Boulder, CO

The Pearl Street Fall Festival features Allie Chipkin, amplified on 10th and Pearl street from 12 - 2pm throughout the weekend.

Cottonwood House Concert

Fort Collins, CO

An intimate house concert under the Cottonwood trees in Fort Collins. Featuring Allie Chipkin, Chris Weist (of Woodbelly), and Avery Johnson. Contact Allie for address details or more information.

The Laughing Goat

Boulder, CO

With local songwriters Andrew Sturtz, Leah Moiser, and Austin-based songwriter Megan Flechaus. Accompanied by Courtlyn Carpenter on cello, Leah Moiser on electric guitar, and Andrew Sturtz on backing vocals and piano.

The Song School (Scholarship Recipient)

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Lyons, CO

Weeklong songwriter's retreat at Planet Bluegrass, Lyons, including classes, workshops, and a culminating performance on the Wildflower Pavilion Stage. Allie was a 2018 scholarship recipient for attendance, sponsored by SoundBridge Music.

Firefly Festival

Boulder, CO

An artisan festival in the Boulder Library Parking lot. Franklin Harvey accompanies on lead guitar.

Firefly Festival

Boulder, CO

An artisan festival in the Boulder Library Parking lot. Franklin Harvey accompanies on lead guitar.