Emily Kate Boyd is a North American folk/roots-rock musical artist from Tennessee. Her influences are rooted in the soulful, gritty sounds of Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, Lucinda Williams, among others. She plays a vintage hollow-bodied Gibson ("Maybelle") complimenting her soulful voice. On stage, she’s a poet and storyteller, making her live performance an original and deeply heartfelt experience.
A woman of the world, her hometown is Chattanooga, Tennessee though EKB splits residency in Buenos Aires, Argentina, often featured in the Open Folk circuit in South America and beyond.
Atlanta alt-mag Creative Loafing once called her the "love child of Van Morrison and Ani Difranco", EKB has shared the stage with many notable singer-songwriters, including live performances with John Mayer, Shawn Mullins and many more.
She's toured in the US as a bass player in Gareth Asher & The Earthlings, shared the Simple Man Cruise stage with Heather Luttrell.
Along with music, Boyd received a BFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of Georgia under the guidance of celebrated North American artist Radcliff Bailey. She also apprenticed with SETH GODIN. Her work in South America includes spreading ideas about the post-industrial revolution and includes running an artist collective that volunteers with non-profits to help bring attention to causes that make a difference.