Katie began her musical journey with her family band over 50 years ago. Her parents and all 4 siblings played. Katie first picked up the tamborine and began with her family. Soon after she picked up the Acoustic Guitar, Fiddle and Bass Guitar.
She played for the Thomas Country Opry for over 15 years before she decided to venture out on her own. Since 2009 Katie has played in various bands, one for almost 4 years and over 100 shows a year. How she can sing and play the bass so well all the time entertaining an audience is truly amazing to watch.
In 2018 she ventured out on her own with the Katie Ballew Band. KBB is generally a 3 piece but she has been known to add some of the very finest music legends to her lineup including Mr Joe Settlemires (youngest living member of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys and 12 Music Hall of Fames), Ken Collins (from Jude n Jody Country Show and the Bob Mills Country show) and Charlie Archer (Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn).
Dust off those boots and come kick up the dust with the Katie Ballew Band Outlaw Country, Western Swing, Red-Dirt, Southern Rock and Blues