influenced by the likes of del water gap and maggie rogers, 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 live performances. she is passionate about sharing her music in hopes of leaving a lasting imprint on listeners and bringing a community of people together who are passionate about the integrity of music.
1. top 5 in folk category in national songwriting competition with "naked"
2. semi-finalist through american songwriter with "naked"
3. top 3 in all genres in local songwriting competition with "dead end"
4. opening act at club passim (cambridge, ma)