Katie Doherty, born 1983, is a singer-songwriter based in the North East of England. In 2007 she won the Journal (Newcastle upon Tyne newspaper) Culture Award for Newcomer of the Year.
She studied music at Newcastle University which included performance time at The Sage Gateshead. Through this she was discovered by the Folkworks initiative, which has championed her work in the past few years. At the Sage, she has supported Karine Polwart, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, and Ray Davies
Doherty has also performed with fellow North Eastern musician Kathryn Tickell and recorded the song "Winter is Past" on Tickell's album Strange But True.
Her first solo album Bridges was released in October 2007, on the Park Records label.
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