Photo by Vita Hewitt
“Her version of blues is raw and gritty, and she’s comfortable with a myriad of musical influences in her underlying soundtrack.” -Robert Leggett, No Depression Magazine
A Young Elvis was asked who do you sound like? His reply, "I don't sound like nobody." The same could be said for Katie. This is a woman with the rarest of gifts- her own voice. 3 time top 10 Billboard Blues Albums artist (#9 "Katie Knipp Live at The Green Room Social Club," #4 "The Well," and #10 for "Take it With You," ) Northern California Blues Americana Siren Katie Knipp is equipped with powerful vocals and plays a variety of instruments from boogie woogie piano to slide guitar, to honest harmonica laden stories in between.
Her various performance formats from raw solo act to full band captures audiences hearts from her first notes. She has shared stages with Robert Cray, Jimmie Vaughan, Joan Osborne, The Hidalgos (David Hidalgo of Los Lobos), The Doobie Brothers, Tim Reynolds, Jon Cleary, Ruthie Foster, Joe Louis Walker, The James Hunter Six, William Duvall of Alice in Chains, among many others.