2017 N.C. PECAN HARVEST FESTIVAL
Kathryn Caine Ogden
The N.C. Pecan Harvest Festival
executive committee has announced that Whiteville native Kathryn Caine Ogden will serve as the 2017 Pecan Festival Celebrity Queen.
Whiteville native Kathryn Caine has released 9 Americana/Bluegrass albums that have been recognized for her vocal talent, songwriting ability, musicianship and production. With each release, you hear the influences of gospel, bluegrass, country and Rock n’ Roll. Kathryn Caine is a prolific songwriter and fantastic live performer and an amazing singer as well as producer, arranger and engineer. You always hear traces of the high and lonesome in her voice as well as the gritty Gospel.
Her first CD, titled "Whiteville”, was recorded in Whiteville on Madison Street and gained national recognition for being on the crest of the new "Americana” genre. "Whiteville" led to many other CD’s that Kathryn produced, wrote, arranged and engineered. She has been featured in No Depression, The Bluegrass Blog, The Australian Bluegrass Blog, Sun 209 The Americana Music Journal, RFD TV, and many other music blogs and publications. She has played the Birchmere, The Bluebird Cafe, The Paramount and opened for acts Marshall Crenshaw, Phil Vassar, Marc Chestnutt ,Elizabeth Cook, Web Wilder, Asleep at the Wheel, Indigenous, Derek Trucks, David Grisman, Darren Nicholson of Balsam Range , Jamey Johnson. Lee Anne Womack and Josh Turner.
Music for Kathryn Caine is not only a creative outlet, but a form of service. She has worked as a teacher and a music minister for the past eight years. She has seen this position as an opportunity to both educate and reach out to those in need using her voice and talents to offer hope, joy and connection.
Kathryn Caine Ogden has a degree in Art History from The College Of Charleston and is an expert on 19th century artist Sadie Waters. She is a working portrait artist in all mediums with a specialty in printmaking. Kathryn is currently working on her Masters Degree which is a visual narrative of the effects of Parkinsons disease on her father.