With a voice that leaves you breathless and songs that spark and ignite in your soul, Karla Adolphe is a tent revival, a rare artist whose voice straddles a delicate balance between strength and vulnerability and treads treacherous topics with ease. Be prepared for a moving personal experience.
Over the past eleven years, Karla Adolphe has created a diverse career for herself touring North America in a 40ft RV performing as a solo artist, in the roots duo Jacob and Lily, and in the Colorado duo The Emporiums and with Colorado gospel outfit Enter The Worship Circle. Karla's 2012 release Honeycomb Tombs, is a stand-alone an album inspired by and devoted to the subject of grief. With over 20,000 downloads this album has been a balm to listeners worldwide.
In 2013, Karla and her family lost there home in the great Southern Alberta Floods, needless to say, there have been many years of personal growth, healing and dormancy leading to exciting plans for an album release in 2019.
Karla has always had a deep love for performing live some performance highlights include: The Winnipeg Folk Festival, Home County Folk Festival, Blue Skies Festival, Trout Forest Music Festival, BarrieFolk, Tongue on the Post Festival. Karla has also performed at many showcase events including the 2017 GMA Awards Showcase, AB Touring Arts Alliance Showcase, FMO, NXNE, Folk Alliance, and OCFF. She has also been a featured artist at Ken Whiteley’s Gospel Hour, The Orillia Folk Society, Winnipeg Folk Festival Concert Series, Calgary Folk Festival Songwriting Competition, and was the winner of the 2008 Mountain Stage NewSong Contest.
Karla has also enjoyed sharing the stage with: Patty Loveless, Katie Herzig, The Dan Tyminski Band, Chris Knight, Solas, Half Moon Run, Rose Cousins, The Fugitives, C.R. Avery, Ray Bonneville, The Good Lovelies, Little Miss Higgins, Chic Gamine, Rose Cousins, Elliot Brood, Alana Levendoski, The Arrogant Worms, Craig Cardiff, Twilight Hotel, The Small Glories, and Cara Luft.
Down Here And Up Above - Enter The Worship Circle - Worship Circle Records (2016)
Live At The Space EP - (solo) - Smallgate Music (2015)
Honeycomb Tombs - (solo) - Smallgate Music (2012)
The Singing Well - The Emporiums - Thirsty Dirt/Smallgate Music (2011) Resound Worship Collective - Resound (2010)
Song of the Month EP - (solo) - Smallgate Music (2010)
Record of the Week Club - Head in the Sand (2009)
Child of the King EP - Jacob and Lily - Smallgate Music (2008)
Enter the Worship Circle: Fourth Circle - Worship Circle Records (2008)
Chair and Mic Vol 3 - (solo) Worship Circle Records (2008)
The Cathedral - Jacob and Lily - Smallgate Music (2006)
Come Home - (solo) Independent (2005)