Great holiday gifts news: The “Detroit Maiden Energy” Book Openings were great at River’s Edge Gallery and Book Beat here in town. The Cadieux Café show in Detroit with our band and The Orbitsuns was a full house and packed. We’ll be back in the Spring 2020! You can order “Detroit (Maiden Energy)” from me in my website. Or you can order it from Book Beat in Oak Park, Michigan, 2 miles from Detroit. “Detroit “Maiden Energy” is also available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble’s website and at my publisher Auxmedia’s website. Detroit “Maiden Energy” is soon to be in more Detroit, Ann Arbor and northern Michigan book and music stores, too.


Book Beat, Oak Park, Michigan – Independent Book Store:

Aux Media website (Publisher Detroit):

Amazon ordering:

Barnes and Noble ordering:


On Friday night, November 22nd in Detroit, The Carolyn Striho Group will be performing in downtown Detroit at Detroit’s Tree Lighting at Campus Martius Park. Attended by over 50,000 people and broadcast on ABC Detroit Channel 7, we’re thrilled to be onstage at 7 pm November 22nd – stay tuned!

And in December, Thursday, Friday and 2 shows Saturday, Dec. 12th to Dec. 14th, I’ll be performing on EBird and Friends’ Holiday shows at The Ark in Ann Arbor. I’m honored to be invited to perform with Erin Zindle and a beautiful cast with holiday song surprises from traditional to R&B soul and punk rock and roll holiday songs, Irish and more – Tickets here at


Sunday December 1st 1 pm at Third Man Records Detroit Cass – the big debut and celebration for another new book RESPECT! A real honor to have one of my poems included in this celebrated anthology! Details

Also, thanks to Jim McFarlin and the Metro Times for the nice article on the book, and check the December issue of Metro Parent for a new feature, too. With thanks to NPR Detroit’s WDET-FM’s Ann Delisi for the great interview and airplay. And to WHFR-FM Henry Ford College.

More shortly, and with love,

Carolyn xo

Thank you!