Catch Of The Week: Karlie Bartholomew!

Meet Karlie Bartholomew, a Berklee student, originally from Baltimore.

I can't wait for you to hear Karlie's ethereal voice. She is softly soulful, yet powerful in delivering her message. If there must be comparisons, Bartholomew's must be Nora Jones. Her refinement is completely impressive. Karlie describes her music as singer-songwriter with pop, folk and R&B influences.  Her biggest influences have been Nora Jones, Ingrid Michaelson, and Tori Kelly. She has played guitar for over 8 years and also plays the ukulele. She is releasing her Karlie her  first full-band EP titled "Isn't That What Adults Do?" soon.  The songs she wrote for this project are  mostly about her time here in Boston; coming of age, and living on her own.

Now Playing: Karlie 

Karlie recently visited our Shiner Bock Local Catch studio, where she performed her original song, "Brand New."

Take a  listen to Karlie Bartholomew's "Reach."

Bartholomew Basics

  • All-time favorite country song: Kacey Musgraves- "Fine"
  • Recently graduated from Berklee College of Music
  • Just played her first Nashville gigs
  • Took tap lessons as a kid, and still tap dances around her place
  • As a very small child, she wrote a book series called "Harry Scary"
  • Karlie's first performance was singing "Tomorrow" from the musical Annie
  • She can't whistle
  • When not performing she loves reading, doing volunteer work and going for long runs (she misses running around Boston)

Catch Up With Karlie 



Every week, Kruser's Local Catch highlights New England’s homegrown country music talent, and tells you where to catch them locally and in Nashville. Click here to view previous catches. 

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