Carrie Pietz was born in Pontiac, Michigan and grew up on the outskirts of Detroit. She started singing and acting in school musicals at the age of eight, playing clarinet, violin, bass and drums at the age of ten, and guitar by the time she was twelve. When she was fourteen she started charming the hearts of her audience, by playing local coffee shops, small venues, and opening up for her uncles band as a solo artist. She also enjoyed sitting in on band projects with other musicians and friends on the side. When she was twenty-one she moved to Indianapolis, Indiana where she created her first all female band called "All Things Blue" . The band eventually went their separate ways, so she decided to continue doing what she loved to do as a solo artist, but keeping it fresh by playing in other bands such as The Peggy Sues, The Alien Ground and Carrie Pietz and the Sunny Disposition. Currently she is touring with her most recent project "Carrie and The Clams" which consists of drummer Jessie Phelps (from Jessie and Amy) keyboardist and lead guitarist Ari Applewhite aka DJ Ari Atari (from The Peggys Sues and Black Guy White Girl) and bassist Amanda Coppes (from JumpStarr3 and The Peggy Sues)
Carrie and the Clams won "best musician 2012" at The RAW awards for Indianapolis, IN.
She just finished her second album "stars" which is being produced by John Marque, Diana Hall and Allison Miller. It will be released April 2013. Carrie Pietz is also known for producing as well, in and out of the studio, and has started many events such as Metro Rising and Rock and Bowl. Carrie is a huge part of Indianapolis music scene and is a guitar instructor at Girls Rock Camp Indy. She has also played with some amazing artists such as BITCH, Rachel Sage and Michele Malone, just to name a few.
You can buy her previous album "Reckless Decisions" online at iTunes, Amazon, Cdbaby, and Jango. You can also hear her music live on YouTube, Reverbnation, facebook, myspace, and the local thunder radio show and BloomingtonOUT