A graphic artist by day, Shawnee (Oklahoma) native, Kierston White, performs solo and with the group known collectively as the Tequila Songbirds. ( Kierston White, Ali Harter, Camille Harp, Kaitlin Butts, Elizabeth Forsythe, and others). These women make fervent music that generate momentous energy everywhere they perform. Each of these women are solo performers in their own right, together they pack a powerful punch.
She wields her guitar like a woodsman's axe, and in softer moments like a carving knife. Her dynamics are well-placed.
The occasional heavy vibrato of her voice quivers with the sensibility of a broken heart breaking forward through the fog and mist of lost love and new freedom.
She is part of this new generation of Oklahoma songwriters giving fresh legitimacy to the craft