Kate Stevens blended genre sound is an eclectic mix of emotive folk & soulful jazzy pop, with major influences from timeless voices such as Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, and Joni Mitchell.
" 2018 YYCMusic Awards Female Artist of the Year, Kate Stevens is an 18 year-old emerging artist who has been immersed in music her entire life. While scavenging through a garage sale, Kate found a used ukulele - a tool that shaped her music journey over the past 6 years. Her blended genre sound is an eclectic mix of emotive folk and soulful jazzy pop, with major influences from timeless voices such as Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, and Joni Mitchell. Stevens likes to describe her sound as "if Amy Winehouse and Carole King had a lovechild"
Her unique soulful melodies are advanced yet approachable and truly heartfelt. Kate’s latest singles, "Right Choice" and "it's real" follow her debut EP Handmade Rumours from June 2017. Kate is a powerful and engaging performer that captivates audiences of all ages. Kate is also the recipient of the 2018 Zachariah and the Prophets Memorial Award.
Stevens is a passionate young musician who cares deeply about the possibilities around youth & music. She is the creator and artistic director of Youth Musicians of Music Mile Alliance (YOMOMMA), which focuses on connection, mentorship & performance opportunities for aspiring youth musicians in and around Calgary. Kate is the Alberta representative for the National Youth4Music Advisory Council for Coalition of Music a nationwide youth network advocating for music in our schools & communities."
Art type: Live Music
What this Artist plays most of the time
Home base: Calgary, Alberta
Appeals most (but not limited) to: audiences of all ages youth - 70 years