Katie J White took out the 2016 West Australian Music Industry (WAMI)
Song Of The Year Award for the Blues and Roots category with her song
'River'. 'Warrior', another track of her EP, was also nominated last year,
following a double nomination in 2015 with her song 'Gypsy'. This makes
three out of five tracks on her third EP WAMI nominated. In January 2017 her 4th album, ‘Red Cloud’ was released.
Originally from Denmark WA, Katie’s music has taken her as far as London
and she has played nearly every venue in WA from Albany to Broome. With
her band, Katie has played at all the main folk festivals in WA, included full
house performances at Western Australia's renowned Fairbridge Festival,
Nukara Music Festival, Nannup Music Festival and Perth International Arts Festival.
Katie plays in a duo with her partner Daniel Hearn, a tasteful and impressive
guitarist. Together they play folk/roots toning it up or down to suit the venue.
Their repertoire is extensive featuring many classics and songs everyone
loves, across a wide age group. They also play their own original songs,
showcasing Katie's voice which she has become renowned for in the West.
Katie's original songs are always deeply poetic and melodically moving.