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The Katie Knipp Band @ The Opera House Saloon
December 20, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
Katie Knipp is the 2019 SAMMIE Award winner for Best Blues Artist. Having hit #10 on the Blues Albums Billboard Charts with her 5th album release titled “Take it With You,” Northern California Blues Americana Siren Katie Knipp is equipped with powerful vocals and plays a variety of instruments from boogie woogie piano to slide guitar, to honest harmonica laden stories in between. Her various performance formats from raw solo act to full band captures audiences hearts from her first notes. She has opened for Robert Cray, Jimmie Vaughan, Joan Osborne, The Doobie Brothers, Tim Reynolds, Jon Cleary, Ruthie Foster, Joe Louis Walker, and The James Hunter Six, among many others. She played the Mammoth Blues Festival this year as the only solo female act that included headliners Buddy Guy, Trombone Shorty, Charlie Musselwhite, and more. She has won 2019 SAMMIE for Best Blues Artist, and was nominated Artist of The Year by The Sacramento News and Review. She has gained worldwide radio support, putting “Take it With You” on the Roots Music Report in Top Contemporary Blues Albums spun.