Katie McCroskey

Katie McCroskey

BandBluesJazz

The songs you'll hear are the ones that swing-- whether it’s a western swing, a jazz swing, or a classic 40’s swing. Toss with the blues, a touch of cowboy, and there you have it!

Biography

An entertainer from childhood, Katie picked up the guitar in 1971 and hasn’t looked back since. She learned early on to use her sharp wit and engaging personality to put an audience at ease and then to wow them with her vocal talent. She’s a born performer and crowd-pleaser.
Katie’s been performing in clubs and other venues in the Springfield, Missouri area since 1979. She’s played at Lindburg’s, the Buffalo Bar, the Peppermill Lounge, Nonna’s, the Bar Next Door, Harlow's, Cartoon's, at festivals and outdoor stages around the area. She headlined a show in Ft. Scott, Kansas during the "Echoes of the Trail" festival. She was a cast member on stage at the Starlite Theater in Branson, Missouri.
As a solo performer, Katie’s unmatched in her ability to hold an audience’s attention.
Her skillful guitar work, her polished vocals, a sparkling stage presence, an over-active sense of humor — she puts it all together with a play list that’s always fresh , diverse, and never, ever predictable.

Discography

YOUR PLACE OR MINE, CD, released February, 2006. Listen at www.cdbaby.com/katiemccroskey

Set List

Set list depends upon venue, length of show. Katie performs :45 minute sets comprised of originals and covers by artists such as Emmy Lou Harris, Delbert McClinton, Dan Hicks & his Hot Licks, George Gritzbach, Lonnie Mack, Hank Williams.