Electronic Press Kit
About Kathryn Cloward Band
Kathryn Cloward Band is passionate about creating and sharing music with positive and empowering messages for people of all ages to enjoy. Entertaining audiences with their magnetic and upbeat pop rock Americana blues sound, blended with Kathryn’s award-winning authentic and resonant lyrical storytelling, Kathryn Cloward Band is on a mission to ripple love, compassion, and unity throughout the world — one song at a time.
Together, Kathryn Cloward (acoustic guitar and vocals), Israel Garcia (drums), Arnie Garcia (lead guitar), David Stone (bass), and Megan Nguyen (keys/vocals) enjoy performing in intimate venues as well as large stage shows. The band is aligned with purpose to provide engaging and positively charged live music experiences for audiences. Some featured shows include headlining multiple times at the acclaimed Belly Up (Solana Beach, CA); opening for 80’s icon Tiffany at the world-famous Whisky A Go Go (West Hollywood, CA); performing at the legendary Troubadour (West Hollywood, CA) and Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, debuting in Arizona at the Mesa Music Festival (Mesa, AZ); opening for Nashville Unplugged (Las Vegas, NV); and rocking out at their hometown San Diego County Fair.
Kathryn Cloward Band originally formed to support Kathryn’s four solo albums following her 2015 double CD release of “Free to Fly” and “A Soft Place to Fall,” and her second double CD release in 2017 of “Ripple Love” and “Secret Keeper.” Kathryn’s prolific songwriting reveals a full spectrum of life experiences that’s relatable to many people from all walks of life. Her song, “I Will Be Going,” earned the Best Americana Song of the Year at the 2017 Indie Music Channel Awards and she was recognized as Best Americana Artist by Indie Music Channel’s 2016 Radio Music Awards.
Through the gift of time and playing so many shows together, the band’s sound has naturally evolved, their songwriting has expanded, and their collective purpose streamlined. Kathryn Cloward Band helps select charitable causes raise awareness by writing and producing impactful songs with meaningful messages including “Heroes” in support of the National MPS Society and “We Are Champions” in support of children fighting cancer. Their 2018 “Ripple Love” single is a foundational piece to a movement of awareness and change they are launching in a few months.