Author Archives: katyv

Gratitude and Grammy winners

I get so caught up in keeping up that sometimes I forget to take a moment to reflect. The past two weeks have been an incredible ride. Ukefest was bigger and better than ever at its new home. The stunning ‘Hook … Continue reading

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Receiving and giving!

As of this blog.. 196 people have already pledged support so that I can make my next record. That is mind boggling and my favourite part is that the majority of them are $10 or $25 pledges (more is amazing … Continue reading

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It’s time to make another record… so I’m launching a Kickstarter!!

It’s been five years since I did a Kickstarter and I still feel huge gratutitude to those early backers and the people that believed in me even when I doubted myself. Many of you are still here online, coming to … Continue reading

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Going home

It’s been a while since I blogged here. I have actually been writing more for other outlets. I wrote a blog for ‘Dissonance’ online community (http://www.dissonance.website/) and then ‘Savour’ magazine (http://www.presspubs.com/savour/article_ef1441c0-0845-11e7-a272-4f98c5ed1918.html) asked me to write a quartlery series of articles about … Continue reading

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Better new year

Hi everyone, Thanks for the support last year and prior to that for some of you. It’s hugely appreciated. This was a tough one personally and I am grateful to have had music as an outlet, my band as an … Continue reading

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A new chapter..

I decided to use my blog as a starting point for more than just my musical musings and updates. These will be mostly reflections of my upbringing as I start to collect together ideas to share or not share as … Continue reading

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Eat, Drink (or not) and be Merry (or not)…

It’s time to talk… This has been a year! Instead of wallowing in how tough it’s been for me personally I am looking ahead. I didn’t even know how bad I was feeling until it became unmanagable. That led me … Continue reading

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2016 wrap up!

Looking Ahead This was a challenging year. Not just for me, but for a lot of friends and folks in general. I have learnt a lot and I’m feeling better than I have in a long time. I already have … Continue reading

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Out of touch… Real life

I feel very out of touch with you all and I’m sorry about that! This summer seems to be flying by and every week seems to bring challenges that have frankly been a little overwhelming. I am hoping that some … Continue reading

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I’m never gonna be, the girl I was at 23, but I don’t mind that at all… She drove me up the wall! (Birthday show)

So, tomorrow is my birthday and for the third year in a row I will be performing! I’m so grateful to have the opportunity to do that and this year is pretty special. I will be opening up the Minnesota … Continue reading

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