Singer and songwriter Katlyn Lowe had long had her eye on Nashville. “I had been coming here for a few years for CMA Fest, doing a couple performances during the summer, and finally decided that I needed to be here and immerse myself in everything,” she says.
“In some ways it was better than my expectations, and in some ways crazier,” she says of finally taking the plunge five years ago.
For the Jacksonville, FL native, music has always been an outlet. “When I was younger, I couldn’t really express myself; I felt, like most kids do, that nobody understands you,” she says. “I had this closet that’s under the stairs – kind of like Harry Potter – and I remember the very first song I wrote, I was sitting there. I was like, you know what, I’m just gonna start writing.”