May 19, 2010
Katie Lafond, 16, of Prairie School, releases CD
A CD release party will be held starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 29, at the Racine Arts Council, 316 6th St. Katie will play selections from her CD as well as covers from other acoustic artists. Zachary Scot Johnson will join her on stage.
Tickets are $3 at the door. Proceeds will be donated to the Prairie School Music Foundation and Group Workcamps.
Katie recorded “Race Your Pulse” with Scott Defebaugh in Milwaukee. Her mentor and teacher, Zachary Scot Johnson, played violin, dobro, mandolin and keys on the CD. John Laidlaw, Peter Batchelder, Kevin Polster and Scott Defebaugh also accompanied Katie.
Samples can be heard on her website. Others are on YouTube.