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Kaity Rae

ArtForm: CityShowcase Act/Composer

Kaity Rae is a singer-songwriter from North London set to take the UK Country scene by storm in 2016 following a two week songwriting trip to Nashville in April and winning a place in a songwriting workshop courtesy of PRS at The Americana Music Association UK awards early 2016.

'Spark' was Kaity's debut EP, and was released on the 5th of November 2014. This has led to radio play on Amazing Radio, BBC Gloucestershire and more recently a live session and interview on BBC Introducing Three Counties. The EP has also gained attention from top UK Country acts, including The Shires' Ben Earle who took to twitter to say that he 'Loves' the fourth and final track 'It Is'.

She has also had three songs featured on 'Folkstock Records' Compilation albums - 'It Is' on 'The F Spot: Femme Fatales'  which gained a 4* review from The Telegraph, a place in their top folk albums of 2015 plus a coveted review in The Sunday Times and her song 'Red Paper Wrapping' was recorded for, and released on 'The Christmas Present which also made the Culture Magazine for The Sunday Times.  Due to her involvement with these compilations, Kaity has received mentions in various newspapers including The Evening Standard, and was playlisted in Music Week Magazine.

Kaity gigs all over southern England and has supported the likes of Sasha Mcveigh and Sonia Leigh on their 'Mind the Gap Tour', US singer/songwriters Jeffrey Foucault, Angel Snow and Dayna Kurtz. She has also played in top London venues such as the 02 Islington, The Bedford and The Roundhouse for Roundhouse Rising.

Since the release of 'Spark', Kaity has been developing her sound whilst studying a songwriting degree at The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, and is now releasing her second EP, This Time Around on June 10th.  The opening track, Before I Knew was released as a single on 20th May. Produced by John Denzil Dines, recorded at Cream Room Sound Productions studio and released on Folkstock Records.

 

 

Biog as provided for City Showcase in 2016

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