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Kat Eggleston: Bio

Kat Eggleston is an artist of great range who has elated and inspired audiences all over the world with her strong, clear voice, her masterful fingerstyle guitar technique, her research and interpretation of traditional music, and her powerful original songs. She has collaborated onstage and in recordings with a variety of musicians over the years, including David Bromberg, Tom Dundee, Irish music supergroups Bohola and the David Munnelly band, and long-time music partner Kate MacLeod, to name a few. Also an actor, Kat has appeared onstage at Chicago’s Briar Street Theatre, the Steppenwolf Garage Space, and the historic Victory Gardens Theatre in the acclaimed “Snow Queen,” along with its composer Michael Smith. Kat has many recordings, solo and in collaboration, including her award-winning solo album “Speak,” sparsely recorded with only guitar and voice.

“She kicks so much ass she has to buy new shoes. I know it sounds silly and sexist to say that she plays guitar like a man, so I won’t. She plays guitar like an army.” - Jonathan Byrd