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Katie Cunningham 

is a 21-year-old singer-songwriter from all over the place. Born in DC, raised in Denver, Colorado, relocated to Los Angeles, and, now, situated in New York City, Katie draws on a variety of inspiration from RnB, Neo Soul, Jazz, and Folk Music.

“There are no pictures, but I can vividly remember sitting on the floor of a Colorado basement next to a guitar amp listening to my dad's cover band play songs like "Me and Bobby McGee" by Janis Joplin and "I Can't Make You Love Me" by Bonnie Raitt. A couple years later, my dad played drums on the first demos I had recorded when I was 12, courtesy of my choir director/piano teacher whose husband had a makeshift studio in yet another Colorado basement. I grew up with a strong foundation of folk, blues, and soul music, Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, and Stevie Wonder filling the halls of my childhood home. I’ve been writing songs since I was 9 or 10, singing of unrequited love of boys that didn’t have a clue who I was. In high school, I would come home every day after cross country practice and write for three hours or so at my piano. Songwriting became my outlet to look inward and analyze my feelings and turn them into something I could keep forever.”