"THESE broken sticks will MAKE A FIRE..."

 

Sara Masterson is a nationally touring singer/songwriter and recording artist from Chicago. The Illinois Entertainer describes her voice as “achingly gorgeous” and calls her a “mesmerizing and accomplished” young artist. Sara has performed in some of Chicago’s most iconic venues, including the House of Blues, Taste of Chicago, Metro and Schuba’s. She has performed at clubs across the country from the Mint in Los Angeles to Rockwood Music Hall in New York City. Sara is a featured artist for RLifeLIVE Entertainment brand and has performed at Renaissance Hotels across the country, including Nashville, NYC, LA and more. She's been featured live on TV, including WCIU, ABC, CBS and Fox News morning shows. She's shared the stage with artists like Shane & Shane, All Sons & Daughters and Andrew Peterson. Her songs have seen airplay on radio, film and TV soundtracks, including ABC family and Showtime. Sara's worship song "Inheritance" was featured among CCLI's top worship videos. Recently, Sara has also been seen performing at Chicago Ideas Week with Clark Street Bridge, a live music and spoken word experience created by the award-winning writer John Claxton in partnership with FCB Chicago. Whether touring the country performing shows at pop venues or leading worship in her local church, Sara's desire as an artist is to ignite a flame in people's hearts for something greater than themselves. 

"For this new record [Make A Fire], it's been an amazing journey of seeing many different avenues in my life merging, integrating and fusing together into this beautiful, vibrant tapestry," explains Sara. "When I wrote these songs the themes that kept rising up through the lyrics were pictures of flames burning bright, beauty through the ashes, and sort of this call to illuminate whatever space you're in, in whatever season you're in. Art reflects life and I kept feeling the idea burning in my heart, that what we once thought might be broken down or dirty is actually kindling in the hands of God that can ignite an incredible flame... There is power in story and telling our stories in an authentic way. I hope this record inspires others to be bold, be brave, and to make a fire!"

Make A Fire was recorded in Franklin, TN with grammy-nominated producer and singer/songwriter David Leonard (All Sons & Daughters) and his incredible team at The Creak Studio (Integrity Music).

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