- Jessica Burks and Friends - 20141120 Feat. Katey Laurel

Katey LaurelDenver-based folk-pop songstress Katey Laurel grew up drawing pictures, writing stories, riding horses and playing in the woods in the Colorado mountains. Laurel's songs range from radio-friendly pop tunes to lush, cinematic songs for film and television.

With background in classical piano, french horn, guitar and voice, her artistic roots are 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.

Laurel performs on radio & television, at festivals and venues 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 garnering airplay on stations around the country including KALC, KMNT, KBCO, KFMU and KOTO and now KRUUfm.

As a live performer, she's shared the stage with Howie Day, Bill Mallonee, Katie Herzig, Matt Morris, Trevor Hall and others. Her new album “Periscope” produced by industry veteran Warren Huart is garnering attention in the indie field.

Walnut Valley Festival New Song Winner, and finalist at Tucson Folk Festival, Great American Song ContestMountain Stage New Song Southwest Regional, Texaco Country Showdown Southwest Regional and International Songwriting Competition Semi-Finalist.