With a classic sound, freckled face, and a full heart, rising country artist, Krystal King, brings a voice to Nashville that we have all missed. Originally from Hickory, NC, Krystal King has a true country sound, with raw and emotionally laced vocals, that will cause you to reminisce.
At three years old, Krystal caught a snippet of Alan Jackson on the radio and the rest is history. Country music was in her bones. She spent her early years of bouncing on her bed singing Shania Twain, playing with a toy guitar, and singing songs she had written to her dog. She began performing in local venues and showcases in middle and high school, even majoring in Music Therapy in College. Krystal is a strong believer in the power of music to heal hearts and communities. Because of this belief, Krystal works PRN as a psychiatric music therapist.
Krystal moved to Nashville, TN four years ago to take hone her craft and has received some early success. She was 2018 winner of the Hickory Oktoberfest Songwriting Competition receiving a spot to perform on the singer-songwriter stage. In 2019 she was the Winner of a multi-series songwriting competition through Old School in Franklin, TN. In addition, Krystal has performed on many iconic stages including the Bluebird Cafe, Tootsies Orchid Lounge, & Tennessee Tech University. This year she has tours planned in Tennessee, North Carolina, Florida, and Rhode Island!
Krystal has released 5 singles since 2019 as well as a debut music video. You can find her newest single "Rhinestone Ring" available now on all musical platforms. Her current project is a debut album called "Housefire" coming later in 2022, featuring 7 brand new songs.
"Your next door redneck with storytelling songs that will make you laugh"
Krystals sound has been described as classic, folky, with a little bit of blues and soul.. She pulls inspiration from 90's country artists such as Reba, Alan Jackson, Dixie Chicks, George Strait, Trisha Yearwood and more. Other influences include Sugarland, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, and Chris Stapleton.
Continuing to work as an independent artist, Krystal has big plans for the future as she continues to work on honing her songwriting, stage presence, and developing her sound. In addition, Krystal dabbles in other entertainment related industries including radio, leading worship music, and providing live music and DJ services for event entertainment. When she is not performing, Krystal loves spending time with her family (especially her her dog Bo), hiking, reading, drinking coffee, and making custom leather earrings.