Denver-based Folk-pop songstress Katey Laurel grew up drawing pictures, writing stories, riding horses and playing in the woods in the Colorado mountains. This is the idyllic foundation from which she crafts her radio-friendly tunes and lush, cinematic songs for film and television. With background in Classical piano and French horn as well as guitar and voice, her artistic roots are both deep and diverse. Laurel draws her musical inspiration as a songwriter from many musical styles including bluegrass, classic rock, alternative, country, and even 80s dance-pop.
Katey has performed hundreds of shows via venues, radio, television stations and festivals in Colorado and around the US, including Hotel Cafe (LA), The Bitter End (NYC), Bluebird Cafe (Nashville), Hard Rock Café Denver and Nashville, Colorado State Fair and the Greeley Stampede. She has built a solid fan base with her unique voice and a satisfying blend of folk and pop, garnering airplay on Triple A and AC radio stations around the country including KALC, KMNT, KBCO, KFMU and KOTO.
As a live performer, she has shared the stage with Howie Day, Bill Mallonee, Katie Herzig, Matt Morris, Trevor Hall and others. With her upcoming album “Periscope” produced by industry veteran Warren Huart, Katey Laurel is now poised to reach an even larger audience in the days ahead.
Walnut Valley Festival New Song Winner, Tucson Folk Festival National Finalist, Great American Song Contest Finalist, International Songwriting Competition Semi-Finalist, Nine West “Voice of Vintage America” National Finalist, Texaco Country Showdown Southwest Regional Finalist.
As Heard On:
Logo's "The Baby Wait"
Fisher-Price "Dora Dollhouse" Online Promo
Indie Films "Driving By Braille", "Zombeo and Juliecula" and "Shaqani"