With her violin and voice at the center of her music, Kathryn Claire weaves together stories and melodies rooted in her classical and traditional musical background while infusing each song and composition with an energy and electricity that is palpable. Her musicality and joy on stage is infectious. Honest and poetic writing, crystalline vocals, impassioned violin compositions, and an ability to move seamlessly across genres, are the hallmark of Kathryn Claire's original and diverse sound. Utilizing the immense talent of her trio featuring Allen Hunter on bass, and Sid Ditson on violin, Kathryn Claire delivers her own unique brand of harmonic folk-pop.
Allen and Sid are featured on Kathryn Claire’s upcoming album Eastern Bound for Glory due out in February 2020 with a single release set for October 15th, 2019. Allen has toured extensively with Kathryn Claire in Europe. Allen Hunter has been playing live and recording with Portland area songwriters and bands for the past 20 years and has been touring internationally for the past 10 years with LA-based band, Eels. He has also recorded with the Eels on Vagrant Records, Michael Dean Damron & Thee Loyal Bastards on Rosa Records, Black Angel, James Low, Alan Charing, The Vibrasonics, Jim Mesi to name a few. . Sid Ditson has been playing violin since childhood and has a versatility with the instrument that is truly inspiring. Classical, indie, old-time, Irish and improv are all a part of Sid’s pallet, along with an exquisite tone and depth of expression.