Origin: St. John's, Newfoundland
Katie Baggs was born and raised in St. John’s. She started writing music while studying anthropology at Memorial where she met and collaborated with Matthew Hornell, Benjamin Rigby, and Jonathan Bungay to form the folk group Dead Language (2008). Katie currently collaborates with fellow songwriters and musicians Jared Klok, Benjamin Rigby, Jake Nicoll and Billy Nicoll on a project called All the Wiles, and frequently takes to the stage all alone. Some notable solo performances include Water, Woods and Wide Prairie Sky at the LSPU Hall (with Joanna Barker and Ingrid Gatin, May 2012), Bluebird North songwriter’s circle (November, 2010, hosted by Lenny Gallant), the Lawnya Vawnya Festival (headlining act at the closing night performance, April, 2011), the Cape St. Mary’s Performance Series (July, 2011), and A Ship of Sirens (July, 2011, hosted by Pamela Morgan). Katie’s first solo record, home again, home again will be released on June 15, 2012.
Dead Language (released December 2008. Recorded by Jake Nicoll. Produced by Dead Language)
All The Wiles, Painted (released September 8, 2011. Recorded by Jake Nicoll. Produced by All the Wiles)
Katie Baggs, Home again, home again (released June 15, 2012. Recorded by James Anderson. Produced by James Anderson and Katie Baggs)