Megan Katarina is a Florida born and raised singer-songwriter. She began writing music and poetry at age 6, when she discovered Shel Silverstein and Martina McBride. She started playing guitar at age 12. Now, at just 24, Megan has shown the work ethic of an established musician. She performs at prestigious venues, such as the Bluebird Cafe and House of Blues Orlando. She has shared the stage with artists like Asleep at The Wheel, Drew Baldridge, and Emerson Drive and more.
Since the age of 13, Megan has been touring & playing out all over Florida and the US. Her band quickly gained a loyal following in central Florida, in addition to her nationwide social media following on Instagram and Facebook. In summer of 2017, she moved to Nashville, and released her latest EP "3", out now on iTunes. In April of 2018, she released her first full-length album, "Being Crazy Ain't For The Weak", produced by Jared Anderson and recorded live at OmniSound Studios. The album went #14 on iTunes and was received and loved nationwide. Megan's honest storytelling about her experiences with depression, heartbreak, anxiety, and most of all, the resilience that made her stronger on the other side, hit a chord with many and she was applauded for her relatability. The album showcases not only her unique artistry but her diverse songwriting ability as well. Click here to view the production credits.
Megan is also a valuable songwriter to her community, writing not only for herself but many other rising artists. Her song "He's Seen Me Naked" placed third out of 2,500+ submissions in the 2017 NSAI songwriting competition. It also placed 3rd in the country division of the 2017 John Lennon Songwriting Contest. She was a co-writer on Tyler Rich’s EP, "Valerie", which climbed to #5 on iTunes Country and #39 All Genres. She has also gotten cuts on Ryan Robinette's "Hello Summer" EP & "Obsession" album, which climbed to the Top 25 on iTunes, and most recently, she was a co-writer on Tana Matz' newest single "Lipstick Looks So Good On You", which reached #5 on the iTunes Country chart and #11 in the iTunes Country album orders chart.
In 2019, Megan completed a solo 4 month tour across the country playing house concerts in the homes of her fans. She continues to play these unique shows to connect more deeply with her audience.
She is currently focused on touring with her new album "To Be Honest", which also debuted at #14 on iTunes on February 21st of 2020. It is an all acoustic album, just Megan and her guitar, created in tribute to the intimate environment of these house concerts and the beautiful connection that happens between artist and listener. Respected for her original style, Megan continues to rise in the Nashville songwriting community and gain recognition through a loyal social media following and live shows alike.