For years Katie McMinn has been writing, recording and performing her music. She began writing songs when she was 12 years old and since has written 100s of songs on the piano and guitar. She has ventured into co-writer during the past few years and has found the experience to be eye opening. She performs all throughout Utah and the surrounding states. Her music is soulful and fun she has been compared to such artists has Patty Griffin, Katy Perry, Adele and Carrie Underwood.
In 2008 she recorded her single “Sleep Through It” which became the song for Utah’s Dating Violence Awareness campaign. In 2010 she won second place in the Jukebox Jams and will perform with The Salamanders on July 4, 2011. At the end of 2011 Katie launched her first music video for her sing “Fly” which Rachael Alvine with The Unlimited Indie Music News and Review says, “Katie McMinn's single, "Fly" has great sound quality and music production value and I really love the fast-frame segments of the music video. The song is well-crafted and will ring through to certain market segments of female music fans. I really enjoy the use of the jimbe, trumpet and background vocals.”
Katie has played all over Utah from places like the Depot and Sandy Amphitheater to coffee shops and outdoor festivals. She also played at the Denver Art Festival.
Katie is currently working on her next album and has written of 30 songs for this particular one. “I took on this challenge to write 30 songs in three months,” Katie says, “The idea is to write and write and write and choose the best songs for the album. My hope with this album is to really showcase my vocal skills and to tell a great story of course.” [+]