a Tea & Music Experience Artist
Our Tea & Music Experience artists bring the atmosphere with them by offering free loose-leaf tea for everyone at the show!
Born in Tokyo and raised in NZ, Kat McDowell has always loved music. While drawing inspiration from artists like Foo Fighters and Jason Mraz, Kat’s fun Ocean Pop sound delivered in a blend of Japanese and English is definitely her own.
Her career kick started when her first record went to no 1. on the vinyl charts in Japan selling out after two days, and has since released 5 albums and appeared on several TV commercials and has opened for artists like Switchfoot and Colbie Caillat.
In 2015 she was a top 5 finalist in the Guitar Center Singer-Songwriter competition out of 14,000 submissions and in 2016 her youtube channel was selected as a winner in Youtube Next Up’s creator program.
When Kat’s not singing for a princess in Japan, girls in a safe house in Nicaragua, or at a college in Oregon, she’s in the studio recording, or baking cookies, or surfing at Venice beach!
What others are saying about Kat McDowell
“She was professional and prepared and wonderful with my students!”