Available to book solo, duo (Jeri K. guitar & lead vocals, Nat Colten banjo & harmonies),
or string band (guitar, banjo, mandolin/fiddle, bass) performances.
Jeri Katherine is passionate about creating community spaces and enjoys performing at a variety of venues. Examples of past venues include The Grand Theater (KY), the Vice Presidential Debate Festival (KY), Woodford Reserve Distillery (KY), the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe (KY), Flat Rock Music Festival (NC), Brooklyn Music Factory (NY), Park Ave (Japan), Urshult Hotel B&B (Sweden), and Lycée international Charles de Gaulle (France).
She also books fundraising events for social justice and environmental nonprofits. Past collaborators include the Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition, Josephine Sculpture Park, Yes Arts, Kentucky Heartwood, La Casita Center, and the Backside Learning Center.
Intimate performances with a purpose are some of Jeri Katherine's favorite gigs. She is always interested in booking house concerts, weddings, and other private events. Examples of past performances include house concerts in Mexico, Kentucky, Maine and Vermont; several wedding ceremony and "cocktail hour" performances; the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education Conference; Kentucky Refugee Ministries Staff Appreciation event; and the Lt. Governor Crit Luallen's Inaugural Celebration.
Jeri Katherine is always excited to facilitate workshops and conduct didactic performances or lectures, offered in English and Spanish. Past examples include:
- "Kentucky Music & Dance Traditions" [didactic performance] - Instituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica (Santa Clara, Costa Rica) & Yamaguchi Prefectural University (Yamaguchi, Japan)
- "Songwriting & Entrepreneurship" [didactic performance] - Morehead State University Governor's Scholars Program (Morehead, KY)
- "Intro to Songwriting" [virtual residency] - Lynn Camp Middle/High School (Knox County, KY)
- "Songwriting for Social Change" [workshop, bilingual] - Casa de la Cultura Hispana Artivism Camp (Louisville, KY)
Jeri Katherine was selected to participate in two adjudicated teaching artist rosters: Kentucky Arts Council Teaching Artist Directory and Berea College Partners for Education Teaching Artist Roster. If you are affiliated with a Kentucky public school, contact Jeri Katherine to learn about funded artist residencies for your classroom.