Caitlin Koch – Fri. Sept. 1st

Caitlin Koch – Fri. Sept. 1st

Caitlin is best known for her performances on The X Factor USA Season 1.A Buffalo, NY native, Caitlin began singing in church. Due to her parents’ musical tastes,she grew up listening to artists such as Elvis Presley and Mahalia Jackson. A scholar athlete, Caitlin attended Orchard Park HS where she played Varsity basketball, danced eight classes/week, sang, played rugby, and maintained an honor roll average. At age 14, she won “Buffalo Idol” (the city’s version of “American Idol” put on by Kiss 98.5 FM) and opened for Gavin DeGraw and Avril LaVigne in front of 14,000 people at what was then HSBC Arena (now First Niagara Center). As a junior in HS, Caitlin became a nationally acclaimed rugby player. She attended Canisius College in Buffalo, NY before leaving to pursue a career in music. In 2010, 2011, and 2012, Caitlin won multiple Artvoice and Nightlife Buffalo music awards including Best Female Vocalist for 3 consecutive years.

Over the course of the last five years, Caitlin shared stages with and opened for artists such as Grace Potter, Brantley Gilbert, The B52s, Pat Benatar, Tears for Fears, Colt Ford, Danielle Bradbery, the late Lance Diamond, Matt Giraud, The Scintas, T. Graham Brown, C.O. Jones, and many others. Taking her talent to the international stage, Caitlin was featured on Simon Cowell’s production “The X Factor USA” on Fox network in 2011 where she received a standing ovation for her rendition of “Stop in the Name of Love” by The Supremes. READ HER FULL BIO HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leave a reply