karen meeks

karen meeks

BandBluesAdult Contemporary

Karen's music is a delightful blend of pop, rock, blues, country, and R&B. Her soulful vocalizations have captivated various audiences throughout the East Coast.

Biography

Karen has just released her first solo CD, "7 simple songs, part one." The music is pop, rock, and R&B with folk and country influences. She has written, produced and performed all songs on her CD. The CD has received rave reviews and has been steadily selling whenever she perfoms and on CD Baby.
Karen has been singing, acting and composing music nearly all of her life. In Pennsylvania, she wrote and directed a community awareness play about homelessness entitled Catch the Next Train.

Karen also sang the lead vocal in a nationally released commercial and completed session work with a variety of musicians from groups such as Earth Wind and Fire, Change and the Marshall Tucker Band. Karen was the principle vocalist in the band FX who opened for the R. Kelly and Bobby Blue Bland shows.

Karen wrote and produced the song “My Name Is Peter” that promotes autism awareness and is currently writing music for a theatrical production about Broadway performers and their quirky habits. As a member of the cabaret troupe Crazy for Broadway—SVU, Karen displays her comedic talent and vocal ability to audiences throughout PA.

Discography

"7 simple songs" released August 2006
"Didn't You Know" first track receiving radio airplay

Set List

Typical set lists include a mixture of original songs interspersed with blues, pop and rock cover songs. The set usually last 45 minutes. Depending on the venue, we perform from two to four sets per evening. The following is an example of a typical set:

Give Me One Reason (cover)
Sand In My Shoes (original)
Feels Like Rain (cover)
Blues Vamp (original song written
with audience participation)
Who's Been Talkin' (cover)
Didn't You Know (original)
Chain of Fools (cover)
Neon Leon (original)