KATYA IS ROCK AND ROLL’S LOVE CHILD!
KATYA is a first generation, Los Angeles native, Russian Freedom Rocker. She is an astounding singer, songwriter, performer, musician and book author.
KATYA’S INTERNATIONAL TOURS
KATYA toured Japan for the fifth time. She performed at the Hard Rock Cafe Osaka, Hard Rock Cafe Universal City Walk Osaka, Tokyo and the Kansai Music Conference. The Kansai Music Conference nominated KATYA for the “Hiram Bullock Award” and the “Performer of the Year Award”. Her sixth tour to Japan is booked for the fall of 2017. KATYA opened for Queensryche in Detroit, MI. She was invited to play the world-famous Venice Boardwalk Carnevale Festival, where her performance drew comparisons to 70’s Rock Icons. She rocked the Inkslinger’s Ball at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Later, KATYA headlined at the E World Music red carpet launch party at the Knitting Factory.
TOUR SUPPORT AND ENDORSEMENTS
Katya receives tour support from D’Addario Asia, Planet Waves and Yelp Japan. She is sponsored by ColdCock Whiskey and DirtBag Clothing. Legendary John Carruthers, of Carruthers Guitars provided her with a phenomenal endorsement of three custom-built guitars with her own signature logo. Additional endorsements were provided by Egnater Amplifiers, Anvil Cases, Coffin Case, TKL (Custom Cases), Red Jones Amplification (Custom Amps and Mods), Visionary Optometry and Get’m Get’m.
KATYA has appeared on NBC, KTLA, VH1 Classic, E Channel, MTV, and Japanese TV. KATYA is a cast member in the Mark Burnett Production Reality Television Series “ROCK AND ROLL FANTASY CAMP” on VH1 Classic. The show featured Paul Stanley (KISS), Marky Ramone (RAMONES), Phil Collen (DEF LEPPARD), Mark Hudson, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum (GUNS N’ ROSES). KATYA performed on the Ryan Seacrest produced show “Bank of Hollywood” featuring Candy Spelling. She has also appeared on Simon Cowell’s “America’s Got Talent” starring Sharon Osbourne, David Hasselhoff, and Pierce Morgan. She was featured in a commercial for “Wave” products that aired on Japanese TV, and has been recognized on NBC NEWS and KTLA’s “The People’s Court”.
KATYA signed a non-exclusive licensing deal with GODIY Records. Her music video, “Laying In My Bed” was licensed out to, and used for the opening sequence of the MTV show, “Damage Control.”
KATYA’S SELF-PRODUCED/WRITTEN SINGLE “NUMB IN MY OWN PLACE” FROM HER 2ND STUDIO ALBUM "FREEDOM ROCKER"
KATYA'S single from her 2nd studio album "FREEDOM ROCKER!" features Kelly Garni of Quiet Riot and Jordan Marchini. "FREEDOM ROCKER!" features Ralph Serafino (ACDC, Alice Cooper, RUSH), Mark Childers (Carrie Underwood), Garrett Goodwin (Carrie Underwood), Tony Strat P-Funk Thomas (George Clinton Parliament, Kid Rock), Kelly Garni (Quiet Riot), Jordan Marchini (Dave Matthews, GWAR), Ronnie Ciago (Bill Ward, Moody Blues), DieTrich Thrall (Doyle of the Misfits) and Scott Fuller (Morbid Angel).
KATYA’S DEBUT ALBUM “ROCK LIVES!”
The LA Music Awards nominated KATYA for “Female-Singer Songwriter of the Year”. Her self-produced/written, debut album, “ROCK LIVES!” consists of internationally known guest stars: David Campbell, Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Addiction), Gonzo Sandoval (Armored Saint), Jerry Peterson (Eric Clapton), Adam Cohen (Ray Charles) Paulo Gustavo (Graham Bonnet), John Philip Shenale (Tori Amos) and Eliza James (Burt Bacharach). The album was mixed by Skip Saylor/Ian Blanch and mastered by Bernie Grundman. Her single, “The Power of Rock and Roll,” (featuring Gonzo on drums of Armored Saint) has broken into international radio. KATYA is a featured artist in the bestselling Musicians Atlas Resource Book, and spotlighted on the “musiciansatlas.com” homepage. Planetary Group has distributed the compilation CD to more than 750 radio stations in the United States and Canada; this CD features KATYA’s song, “The Power of Rock and Roll.” Katya signed a distribution deal with Music One in the Philippines, and received international airplay. She was chosen out of 300 performers by Chris Douridas and Gemma Dempsey in Los Angeles for an internationally released compilation CD called “2623 Main Street.” Her song, “Bitch & Moan,” which was aired on KLOS. Her video “Laying In My Bed” was placed on Mike Galaxy’s compilation DVD, “Can’t Dance Version 3”, which was screened and distributed at the Sundance Film Festival.
KATYA'S BOOK "How To Calm And Tame Your Dog Naturally!”
KATYA’s book, “How To Calm And Tame Your Dog Naturally!” and her flashy, hand-made clothing, pet gear, and accessory line ROCK WEAR FOR DOGS (& humans too!) will be in a chain of well-known pet stores. Her established online store has provided her with the ability to expand into retail storefronts.
KATYA’S MUSICAL BACKGROUND
Her roots are Russian and her music is revolutionary. KATYA’s music career started at the early age of 5, when her grandmother insisted on giving her classical piano and voice lessons. She was born in Ossa, Russia and was a trained classical pianist and singer. At age six, KATYA’s interests expanded to the guitar, which led her to be a songwriter. The keys to the golden kingdom were granted, and KATYA’s whole world became about music. Today she is an accomplished musician playing piano, keyboard, rhythm, and lead guitar as well as being an incredible vocalist and a high-energy performer. Connect with this amazing artist and experience her transforming and extraordinary music!