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Described as having “smart and cool” musicality by EGOT award winner John Legend, Kara McKee’s soulful voice has been heard in a range of settings from small listening rooms to auditoriums of dignitaries including FLOTUS Michelle Obama. 

Kara is a Rhode Island based singer-songwriter who delivers heartfelt stories punctuated with dynamic vocals, drawing on influences ranging from Bonnie Raitt to Lori McKenna to every one of the Traveling Wilburys.  

After nearly 15 years focused on building a corporate career, Kara resigned from her office job in 2021 to pursue a more musical life.

In 2022, Kara made her television debut on NBC’s The Voice, earning a coveted spot on Team Legend with her rendition of Joni Mitchell’s “Woodstock”.  Blake Shelton remarked that Kara “tore down a wall” by winning John Legend over with her folk rock / Americana style.  

In 2023, Kara recorded her highly anticipated debut EP, “Enough” at Sound Emporium Studios in Nashville, TN.  “Enough” released in December 2023 and is available on all streaming platforms (and bandcamp ;))

To celebrate the release of “Enough” Kara travelled around the country in 2024 to share her songs, collaborate with old friends and meet new friends.  This summer you bet Kara is in back in the Ocean State ready to sing your all your favorites… and jump in the ocean as much as possible.

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