Location: 9314 111 Avenue, Edmonton, AB
Tickets 10$ Advance 12$ Door
ABBY K. is a 16 year old singer/songwriter from the Edmonton area. ABBY K. started her Fine Arts career at the very young age of 5, with dance; taking hip hop, ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, lyrical and most important to her: Musical Theatre!
A short while ago, her spark for the music industry began. ABBY K. combines her guitaring with a passion for performing and a unique, organic voice to become a well-rounded performer. Her love for music is concentrated in the indie/pop/folk genre and she aims to impact her audiences with music that is written with vulnerability and features underlying themes such as Bullying and Self-Identity. In the last year, ABBY K. has written several original songs that highlight her indie/pop acoustic style and accentuate her passion for music. Her most inspirational moment in music was when she travelled to London, England to see her greatest influence, Tom Odell at the Brixton O2 Academy in the fall of 2016. ABBY K. has been recognized most for her unique tone, performance abilities and enthusiasm to play to her crowd.
ABBY K. takes pride in participating at fundraising events across Edmonton including, “Run for the Cure,” “Kids Kottage,” “Festival of Trees,” "Motorcycle Ride for Dads," "Leduc Homeless Shelter," and enjoys entertaining at the Edmonton International Airport, open mics and taverns such as "The Needle Vinyl Tavern," "Café Blackbird," and "Bru Coffee and Beerhouse." She also hosts open mics and entertains at her own shows at many venues in and around Edmonton. ABBY K is ecstatic to be a part of many exciting opportunities this summer including "Wild Oats and Notes" featuring 100 Mile House, the "Firefly Acoustic Music Festival" for the third year, featuring DOC Walker and "Lets Fight Suicide and Depression Benefit Concert" featuring Politic Live, along with many other talents! ABBY K. competes in many Singer/Songwriter competitions in and around the city. ABBY K. played on the ATB Homegrown stage at Big Valley for the past two years and was a semi-finalist on both occasions! She was a finalist at the Futures Fest and St. Albert's Got Talent. ABBY K. was also a finalist at the Ship & Anchor songwriting contest and K-Days Talent Search. This year she will be competing again as a Finalist at the Ship & Anchor songwriting competition. She was proud to take 2nd place at the Ponoka Stampede Talent Search, bringing home a custom Gilmore guitar this last summer (2017)! ABBY K. was also honored to place 1st at Kalyna Voice (2017) and will perform as a guest this year. ABBY K. has won several awards for her Musical theatre performances, including a “To Be Discovered” Broadway Bound scholarship in 2015. ABBY K is proud to announce her first EP Release coming this June!!
Location: 534 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB