Kat Edmonson is an American singer-songwriter whose mother introduced her to records, films, musicals, and the Great American Songbook. Edmonson wrote her first song at the age of nine. In 2002, she auditioned for the second season of American Idol but only made it into the group of 48 contestants invited to Hollywood.
While living in Austin, Texas she became a very popular singer in the local club scene. She released her debut album, Take to the Sky, in 2009 which was composed of creative interpretations of pop songs. The album reached top 20 on the Billboard jazz charts. Her second studio album, Way Down Low, consisted of mostly original work, and was released in 2012. The album reached number one on the Billboard Heatseekers chart and the iTunes singer-songwriter and jazz charts.
Edmonson’s latest work, The Big Picture, was released in September of this year. Like her second album, it reached number one on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. She has toured with famous artist including Gary Clark Jr., Chris Isaak, and Michael Kiwanuka.
Kat Edmonson with Robert Ellis at ACL Live
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Doors: 6:30 PM
Show: 8:00 PM