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Katie Burke / Bio

Katie Burke is a young folk rock artist from MA who has been living in Brooklyn 2 and half years and has been rising up in the music scene of New York. Her undeniable soul, musical drive, and exceptional ability to understand the ebb and flow of electricity within a performance and an audience has made her a quick favorite in every musical situation or performance that she's found herself. Her first song "One Way Bus Ride" and her second "Cherry Tree" she wrote at 14 years old, they both deal with mature themes and experiences that clearly show Katie's natural understanding for the human condition beyond her years. "Cherry Tree" deals with rape, ownership of one's self, and the feeling of loss and loneliness that comes with a traumatic experience. From there at 14, for almost 8 years Katie did not write music beyond any other reason than simply a pastime. At 22 after leaving graduate school before completing her MFA in Acting at NYU, Katie Burke by chance was asked by a street musician if she played, she picked up his guitar and has been playing and writing music, and ever since dedicated to stardom and mass exposure for two years. She began singing in Washington Square Park and found she had a voice that could bring down the house and bring in the crowds. From there, she wrote more and met more musicians that would color her style and love for music, performance, and humanity forever. The relationship of listening and giving with an audience is paramount for this young singer songwriter and it is evident anytime she is on stage, in a park, or on a subway platform. A very special woman and performer with a unique view of the world, her connection to it, she is the answer to where music should sit with the masses, close to their ears, and even closer to their hearts.

General Info

Band Members
Katie Burke
Artist Name
Katie Burke
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/katieburke
Genres
Folk / Solk: Soul/Folk

Contact Info

Location
Marlborough, MA

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