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makena tate tastefully blends pop, indie, folk, and rock into an enchanting genre. her dynamic vocals weave a spell over audiences, while her lyrics and melodies paint vivid stories, all beautifully unfolding in her spell-binding live performances. with fifty shows over summer, including a notable headlining performance at ventura music hall, two successful debuts in new york city in september, and a sophomore ep on the way in june, she is eager to share her new music in hopes of leaving a lasting imprint on listeners.

artist pic!!.heic


1. finalist awards received for "naked" in song of the year, mid-atlantic song contest, and new england songwriting contest

4. opening act at club passim (cambridge, ma) 

2. semi-finalist through american songwriter with "tell me"

5. 77 total shows played in 2023

3. top 3 in all genres in local songwriting competition with "dead end"

6. "again" co-write on spotify editorial playlist- 'fresh finds pop'

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