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Published: 9/2/2008

 Writers On The Storm

Kristin Plater
Based in Brooklyn, NY, Kristin Plater (Play-ter) is a singer/songwriter/acoustic guitar player whose stunning voice has garnered comparisons to Pink, Sheryl Crow, Kelly Clarkson, and Patti Griffin.  Kristin was a finalist for the coveted Lilith Fair showcase in Detroit, the first place winner of the Michigan State University talent contest, and a finalist in the Pantene Pro-Voice contest.  From her album 24, Wonder Woman quickly made its way to the top of playlists on college radio stations across the nation.  She is a rising YouTube sensation thanks to her song, Why Not, which inspires people worldwide to have fun all the time.  She has performed at colleges, bars, and coffeehouses all over the United States as well as in Europe and Australia and has had the honor of singing the national anthem for the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena and for the Detroit Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills.  Recently, Kristin was named as a runner up in Gibson's The Way I Am competition judged by Ingrid Michaelson.  Kristin writes acoustic pop with gripping songs about having fun, being in love, and finding a place in this world.  Her rousing live performances charm her audience into rapt attention from first to last note.  A strong stage presence and commanding voice quickly elevate her above not only the pandemonium of a packed house, but also the deluge of other singer songwriters.  She is a treasure trove of sounds, stories and humor, a musical explorer guiding her storytelling with an innate sense of wonder and purpose.

Jason Perry
As a former member of the Dove Award winning, Gold-Selling Christian Pop group PLUS ONE, Jason Perry is no stranger to success in the music industry.  Signed to Atlantic/143 Records, Plus One worked with David Foster, Rodney Jerkins, Eric Foster White, Max Martin and many others.  Jason has traveled the world performing at concerts, political events ,sporting events, appeared in television specials and much more.  He has also acted on such shows as Day of Our Lives and Touched By An Angel. Jason is now embarking on his solo career in hopes of sharing his unique voice and musical sound with his existing fan base and many others around the world.

Ryan Link
Ryan Link is an artist with many talents.  He is a singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist and actor.  He grew up in Seattle in the 90s where he was influenced by their great local bands Nirvana and Pearl Jam.  He has always been drawn to music and performed in bands growing up and was also a part of the Northwest Boys Choir.  Wanting to take his singing more seriously, he moved East to attend Berklee College of Music.  In Boston he fronted the very popular pop-rock band, Miss Fortune.   He moved to New York in 2001 to pursue acting and landed the lead role playing Roger in the Broadway production of Rent.  He also took on lead roles on the Disney national tour of Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida.   In 2006 he joined a great power pop-rock band, Kill The Camera as front man and co-songwriter and is currently performing with this band in NY.

Lucky 13
Lucky 13 - To promote the 13th successful year of their independent label, Sonic Underground, decided to release a compilation CD entitled, “Lucky 13? which included artists Cathy Kreger, Marci Geller and Susan DeVita. The release was so well received that they went on the road with it and adopted the group moniker “Lucky 13” officially in summer 2008. Fans from across New England have agreed, this trio features some of the strongest and most talented female vocalists the acoustic scene has to offer. And together, they achieve a harmonic quality transcending each of their individual unique vocal strengths. WVKR FM says; ”I just received Lucky 13 and I love it.” and The Improper adds ”…Really, really brilliant. It harkens back to the day of the great female songwriters Carly Simon, Carole King & Joni Mitchell”.

Kristin PlaterJason PerryRyan LinkLucky 13