Award-winning singer/songwriter with over 20 years working as a professional guitarist, national and international touring and radio personality. She can MC events, officiate, as well as perform Americana, Classic Country and Jazz (with combo).
Price Range: $365-$1200
Gig Length: 30 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
Depending on need, I perform up to 3 hours of original and traditional Americana and/or Country (3 sets). I have extensive experience (over 25 years) of performing live clubs, tours, cafes and festivals. NOTE: I also have a jazz standards (50-60's) combo available as of 8/2015
Katharine Cole is an award-winning Americana singer and songwriter performing her original material both as a solo artist and band leader for over 20 years. She fronts her own band as well, including a jazz standards (50-60's) combo named "Maysville".
Katharine has toured the US and Europe, appeared on major stages including the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, the Roxy and Whiskey in Los Angeles, the Bluebird Cafe and Tootsies in Nashville, CBGB's and The Knitting Factory in New York, the Michigan Women's Festival, SXSW in Austin, NXNW in Canada, Midpoint Music Festival in Cinncinatti, to name a few.
She has opened for Hootie & The Blowfish, Aaron Tippen, Cake, Train, Third Eye Blind, Elliott Smith, Victoria Williams, Vienna Teng, Matt Nathanson and Amanda Marshall, as well as headlined at several reputable venues and festivals all around the country.
Katharine received the OutMusic Award for best female artist of 2005, she was inducted into the Traditional Music Hall of Fame in 2007, and has received two Certificates of Recognition from the California Legislative Assembly for her contribution to the arts and charity work.
Additional Booking Notes
PA system preferred; can provide small personal system if necessary; DI and Sure58 microphones; can perform in certain settings without any amplification
Originals salted with a few classic rock and country covers ala Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton or Tammy Wynette.
The jazz band Maysville has over 40 jazz standards (vocal, guitar, bass, drums).
Influences & Inspiration
Patsy Cline; Lucinda Williams; Emmylou Harris; The Civil Wars; Kitty Wells; Johnny Cash; Wanda Jackson
I can provide small PA; if larger space providing a PA would be required.