On Stage

Obelisk Arena


One of the hardest working singer-songwriters in the game is named Katie Crutchfield. She was
born in Alabama, grew up near Waxahatchee Creek. Skipped town and struck out on her own as
Waxahatchee. That was over a decade ago. Crutchfield says she never knew the road would lead
her here, but after six critically acclaimed albums, she’s never felt more confident in herself as an
artist. While her sound has evolved from lo-fi folk to lush alt-tinged country, her voice has
always remained the same. Honest and close, poetic with Southern lilting. Much like Carson
McCullers’s Mick Kelly, determined in her desires and convictions, ready to tell whoever will