Callery cited "Little Bird That Is Your Name" as her favorite song on the new EP; it's dedicated to her daughter Ava, whose name means "little bird."

"She is a grown woman now, and it has been quite the year with her going off to college," Callery said.

This has also been quite a year for Callery professionally, having scooped up the (long overdue) Best Singer/Songwriter title in our annual Best Music Poll, as voted by our readers.

"I was totally blown away. I really don't think of myself as being popular or making the kind of music that wins contests," Callery humbly offered, "so it really meant a lot to me.

"I am a Rhode Island native, so it feels good to be accepted and welcomed at home."

JEZ LOWE + ALLYSEN CALLERY | Sunday, October 21 @ 7 pm | Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St, Cumberland | $14 | All ages | 401.725.9272 | riverfolk.org | allysencallerymusic.com | woodlandrecordings.com | jellyfant.com

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