DISCOGRAPHY

Self-produced fifth album 

TAKE 8 

released 12/8/2018 on all streaming services

 

Four live acoustic albums of original songs:

Horizon (2014) • Wildfire (2013) • Electrified (2011) • Two By Four (2011)

 

Three studio-recorded singles: 

Locks (2014) • Christmas Smiles (2013) • Down To Earth (2012)
 

PERFORMANCES

Solo shows at major festivals & events:

 

• NAMM (LA) • ASCAP Expo (LA)  Lollapalooza (Chicago) • Summerfest (Milwaukee)  CMJ Music Marathon (NYC) Midpoint (Cincinnati)  Taste of Chicago • Northside Festival (NYC).

• HATCH, as its Music Groundbreaker (Big Sky, Montana), India Foundation Magic Bus charity gala at St. Regis Hotel (NYC), Earth Day Festival on the National Mall (DC).

Performances with major artists:

 

• Invited as guest performer by international hip-hop artist at Chicago Metro sold-out show.

• Invited as guest performer of well-known rock band at Chicago House of Blues sold-out show.

• Opening act for celebrity XFactor band at Chicago House Of Blues sold-out show.

• National Mall Earth Day Festival performer, alongside four musical acts including famous rock band headliner.

• Chicago KISS-FM Coca-Cola Lounge, won singer-songwriter competition judged live by British pop star after she performed.

TV / radio / media performances:

 

• Pre-Lollapalooza performance/interview by Chicago Tribune music critic, at the Chicago Theatre.

• Two performances on ABC Chicago morning television show.

• Performance/interview at Chicago Kiss-FM radio event.

Local/regional solo shows during college:

 

• Alex & Ani summer music series (Sakonnet Vineyard, RI) • Cape May Singer-Songwriter Conference (NJ) • SailFest (New London, CT) • Elm City Music Festival (New Haven, CT).

 

• Sofar Sounds • Lawn On D GildedFest • video and release concert for Live From Nowhere music video series at The Rockwell • Peabody Museum Summer Solstice Festival • WEMF Showcase • Boston GreenFest • Boston KnowTomorrow climate change festival  Middle East • SoWa Unplugged music series • Summer In The City concert series in Kendall Square  Aeronaut Allston Neighborhood Nights • Cambridge Queen's Head, WEMF Showcase  Fan Pier

  

Band shows with own pop/rock band:

 

Boston Book Festival• WGBH Boston Food & Wine Festival• Hotel W private event • The Rose Kennedy Greenway • CafeTeria restaurant.

On-campus shows and performances:

 

• Harvard Sanders Theatre, for freshman talent show (1 of 10 selected by audition) • Paine Hall, Harvard Yard solo shows for Arts First Festival • Earth Day Festival • Hasty Pudding Club • Barker Arts Café • Queen's Head Pub • Eliot Grille • Winthrop House • Summer Music in the Plaza series • Renegade Fest, WEMF student showcase, SOCH, played bass/guitar/backup vocals for another student's alt/rock band.

 

• Berklee CWP Department Student Showcase at BPC (1 of 10 selected) • Summer Guitar Sessions master class performer at BPC • Guitar Dept. Singer Songwriter Showcases at BPC • Berklee In The Round (BITR) songwriter showcase at Café 939 • Joni Mitchell Ensemble show • BIRN Alive! show • 5-Week BPC Singers Showcase, BPC Songwriters Showcase, BPC World Ensemble • CAF solo shows.

Orchestral/ensemble arrangements:

 

•  Hercules film theme song orchestral arrangement and six-song Rocky Horror Picture Show orchestra medley, both performed by the Harvard Pops at Sanders Theatre, Lowell Lecture Hall, and at Arts First festival.

•  Pacoça arrangement for four flutes, performed by the Harvard Flute Ensemble at Paine Hall.

Other performance experience prior to college:

 

• Recruited to audition at Center Staging (Burbank, CA) and selected for The Voice Season 4, but declined because of school.

• Books own solo shows,  over 150 performances before college at Chicago venues and at national festivals.

• Played 2-hour lunchtime sets of original songs and covers at Potbelly Sandwich Shop every weekend from age 12-17.

• With Voices Rising chorus, performed at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Chicago Symphony Hall, Chicago Harris Theater, Northwestern Pick-Staiger Hall.

© 2019 by Kate Diaz.