JustKate is a Glasgow-born singer-songwriter who fell in love with the piano at 3 years old. With her soulful voice and impactful lyrics, she shares stories and lessons from her life growing up in care in Scotland. She is passionate about sharing her experiences to impact others in a positive way. She has performed her original music at the CCA, Glad Cafe and at Livestream events with Paragon and the Glasgow Open House Arts Festival. 

How did you get into music? 

I was into all types of music growing up but my first experience was with an old grand piano when I was about 3 years old in a children's home in Lanark, Scotland. I remember just playing it and loved the sound that I heard and it went from there really.
How would you describe your work? 

I would describe my work as inspired by my experience of my past. I want people to understand and get something positive from my lyrics and music.

What has been a spotlight moment for you? 

My first online gig and video for the Glasgow Open House Arts Festival, and also my gig at CCA as I performed piano for the first time as well as singing my own song.

Can you tell us a fun fact about yourself / something people might not know about you?

I love the outdoors, nature camping and swimming in rock pools and would try anything for the first time just for fun and I like a wee challenge.