Katie grew up in Minnesota and has been singing in the style of Patsy Cline since she first heard that beloved voice. However, her singing style is not limited to being a Patsy Cline Clone, she can cover everything from Natalie Cole to Loretta Lynn to Shania Twain and The Judds equally as well. Katie Ballew has entertained audiences at various regional opry's and venues for many years. Her Bass playing is impeccable and musical sense of what to play when is unmatched. How she plays bass so well and sings so well, all the while captivating the audience with her stage presence, is simply amazing to watch.