Katie Pealrman – Hailing from Long Island, NY, singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Katie Pearlman, has earned almost 20 years of experience touring the US as an accompanist and in recent years, as a solo artist. Her soulful voice has been compared to Joni Mitchell and Bonnie Raitt. Not surprisingly, some of her favorite singers include: Miranda Lambert, Lee Ann Womack, Bonnie Raitt, Aretha Franklin, Joan Osborne, and Joni Mitchell.Her third album (release date January 6, 2012), Girls Like Us, is a concept album of songs written about women, based on true stories from the book Note to Self, by Andrea Buchanan, of surviving hardship and heartache. The songs on this album have earned Katie comparisons to folk icons such as Harry Chapin. With this new album, Katie hopes her music will give inspiration to people facing life’s challenges. For more, go to www.katiepearlman.com..