About Kathryn Cloward
Award-winning singer-songwriter Kathryn Cloward is bringing forth a fresh perspective of lyrical storytelling that is being well received by people of all ages across multiple musical genres. Kathryn connects with audiences through her natural vulnerability, authentic transparency, and witty sense of humor. A prolific and untethered songwriter, Kathryn’s songs reveal the passionate woman she is and the journey of transformation and unconditional love she’s been on. Through her relatable lyrics and soulful melodies with engaging musical arrangements, Kathryn invites others to join her through the pathways of life.
“So many people are thirsty for understanding and authenticity. That is what my music provides for them. I know how it feels to grow through life changes. I bring those feelings and experiences to light through my music,” Cloward said. “While writing is a healing and empowering process for me on a personal level, I share to help others gain understanding for themselves so they too can feel free to joyfully shine their natural light of love. ”
Kathryn launched into the music industry in 2015 with a double CD release of Free to Fly and A Soft Place to Fall. She recently finished recording her third and forth albums, Ripple Love and Secret Keeper, and she is gearing up to release those albums on 7/11/17. She enjoys performing live with her full band and in solo, duo, or trio acoustic shows. Some of Kathryn’s featured shows include opening for Nashville Unplugged (Las Vegas, NV), headlining at the acclaimed Belly Up (Solana Beach, CA) performing at the legendary Troubadour (West Hollywood, CA), and rocking out at her hometown’s San Diego County Fair.
With a heart for writing and sharing purposeful messages, Kathryn was honored to align with Intrepid Theatre Company to write and perform an original song for their Exiled Voices: Refugee Art Experience. “My Name is Divine (Jina langu ni Diviné)” is a song about an 18-year old high school student from Mozambique and it will be featured in the Company’s touring show. Kathryn was also honored with an invitation by Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary to write and perform a new theme song for their annual Celebration of Champions® event. “We Are Champions” is a song about courage and hope, and the light of love that shines with every child journeying through cancer.
Kathryn has earned multiple awards for her songwriting and performing. She earned two Best Song Awards at the 2017 Indie Music Channel Awards, was recognized as Best Americana Artist by Indie Music Channel’s 2016 Radio Music Awards, and received four 2015 West Coast Country Music Association awards. She is also the creator, author, and songwriter of the award-winning Kathryn the Grape® Affirmation Series of positive books and music. Her series was recently honored with receiving five 2017 Family Choice Awards.
To view a list of Kathryn’s noteworthy awards and recent press coverage, click here.
This is a woman that knows how to take the bull by the horns! She does nothing half way – it is ALL the way and it is that emotion, attitude and drive that is reflected in her stage presence!Siege
It’s the kind of album you’ll find yourself listening to from beginning to end, again and again. Her music has a positive vibe just like her personality. Kathryn’s voice is lovely and draws you in—like a good friend sharing a story.Dave Woods
Kathryn’s passion for her craft is obvious in each song she brings to you. When you hear Kathryn’s songs, you know you are enjoying some real, true, well-written lyrics that you learn from and have fun with.Mary Kay Bruzek