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Katie Jones with August West

Doors 4:00pm • Music 8:00pm

Katie Jones is a singer songwriter and music therapist currently residing in the Hudson Valley. She is a true “North Country Girl”, raised in the back woods of northern New York. Although she spent most of her youth secretly dreaming of becoming the next LeAnn Rimes, most of her early musical passions were facilitated through studying the flute. Katie eventually found her voice and learned guitar while studying music therapy in college in Rochester (which she claims as a second home). She spent most of her college years doing what most college students do…consuming music. Her musical influences include Neil Young, Townes Van Zandt, Tift Merritt, Karen Dalton and Judee Sill.
Katie’s debut album features friend and local Rochester musician, Braden Bodentsteiner, as well as her boyfriend Adam Netsky (Maybird). Together they all recorded the basic tracks to tape in a tiny mountain cabin in the Catskills. The files then travelled via the Internet between Rochester and the Hudson Valley in a long distance labor of love. What resulted was a little bit of country, and a little bit of rock and roll. The album may put you in a country haze; possibly highlighting how close Katie was to the Canadian border growing up… Some songs are personal, some mystical, some political and most are inspired by the sun.

With Special Guests: August West

Cover: $5