Katelyn Read

Performed in Sofar Raleigh / Durham

Katelyn Read is a folk-blues singer songwriter who embraces lyrics that stir up hope, attempt to define love, and speak of the joy of living. Influenced by Bon Iver, Iron and Wine, and Ray Lamontagne, her sound blends folk melodies with a hint of blues and soul. She recently appeared on NBC’s The Voice, where she successfully auditioned and joined Christina Aguilera’s team on the merit of her "tone and quality of voice." Read has opened for national artists such as Edwin McCain and Johnnyswim, and captivates audiences with her songs brimming with insightful lyrics backed by a voice often described paradoxically as powerful yet relaxing, creating a sound uniquely her own. At the root of Katelyn Read's music you will find the ebb and flow of haunting melodies intertwined with her deep love of lyrical poetry.

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