15 Triva facts about Kat Maslich

1. I was 1/2 of the duo “eastmountainsouth” (with Peter Bradley Adams)

2. “eastmountainsouth” was discovered and signed to DreamWorks Records by Robbie Robertson (The Band)

3. The “eastmountainsouth” album was number one for eleven weeks on the Non-Commercial AAA radio charts

4. “eastmountainsouth” had over 30 film and tv usages from our debut album

5. “eastmountainsouth” toured extensively opening for Lucinda Williams, Traci Chapman, Joan Baez, Nelly Furtado and we performed our final tour show opening for Lyle Lovett at the Hollywood Bowl

6. I took time off to raise a family (2 wonderful daughters) after “eastmountainsouth”

7. “The Road Of 6” is my return to recorded music

8. I have a twin sister “Emmy” and we are the youngest of five children

9. My grandparents use to live down the road from Ralph Stanley and I used to attend local bluegrass festivals as a young girl and would pass by his “Clinch Mountain Boy’s” tour bus all the time

10. In the early 90’s I packed my bags and tried to find my place in music with short lived stints in New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland and Atlanta

11. I had a chance meeting with Peter Bradley Adams in Los Angeles during a singing audition for a television spot.  He was one of the musical composers.  The commercial never panned out but a friend of Peter’s brought him to a solo show of mine, I sang on a country demo he was working on and we became “eastmountainsouth”

12. I had the wonderful experience of singing solo at the “Gram Parsons Tribute” concerts at the Santa Barbara Bowl and the Universal Amphitheatre in LA performing alongside of Keith Richards, Norah Jones, Dwight Yoakum and Steve Earle

13. Mary Chapin Carpenter sings on “March” with me

14. Glen Phillips (Toad The Wet Sprocket and many fine solo albums) sings backround on “When The Sky Falls”.  Glen just happened to be in the same studio that day while he was working with Sean Watkins (Nickel Creek) and Luke Bulla on their album “Works Progress Administration”

15. Jim Lauderdale sang with me on “Poor Old Town”, a song I wrote after watching “Coal Miner’s Daughter” for the 2000th time