I am a singer-songwriter who plays as a solo act or with a band depending on the needs of the booking venue. I have a large repertoire of covers at my disposal that I like to throw into shows to keep each performance new and fresh. I have played events from weddings to festivals, and played venues from small coffee shops to casinos. I try my best to fit the needs of each individual audience so that they are satisfied with the show and eager to come back and sing along the next time!
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Having grown up in a very musical family, Katie found a love for song at a very young age. Surrounded by melodies played on her grandfather's Steinway and harmonies sung by her mom, Katie's family was constantly encouraging her to step out and continue pursuing new ways to express herself musically. From church choirs to high school musicals, Katie's love for music eventually led her to Indianapolis to go to school for music education.
Throughout college, Katie became involved with the music scene at Butler University, inviting new opportunities to perform on stages all over the city and the country. After beginning training at a local piano bar, Katie began practicing the songs of the greats, lending herself a new way to learn the art of songwriting from those who know best. In 2013, her song, "Wildwood," was recorded and featured on the Butler Artists sampler, which was the first and certainly not the last time Katie recorded and released a song.
Since then, she has created quite the discography, including multiple singles, the EP “Happimess,” and a full length album, her latest release, entitled, “Loose Ends,” produced by Dave Douglas of Relient K, Michael Lyons, and Ryan Adkins. She has traveled all over the country performing with artists such as Andy Suzuki and the Method, Matt Giraud, and Watching for Foxes. She has earned songwriting showcases at reputable venues such as “The Ark,” in Ann Arbor, and performed at songwriting festivals such as “Mile of Music,” in Appleton, WI. She was interviewed as a part of "Comcast's Inside Tracks" in anticipation of her album release, and most recently had a separate interview published by ArtistPR.
This summer, Katie will take on her first official tour! Stemming from her song, “Different Couches,” the tour will begin in late April and carry on through August of 2017. Be sure to check out the tour listing and mark those calendars!
Influences & Inspiration
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