The awe inspiring pop soul artist, Naia Kete, is confirmed to perform at two of the largest annual music and arts festivals in existence. First, Kete will join the star-studded line-up sharing the bill with music icon: Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers and Björk at this year's four day Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN June 14th. At this time, Kete will reveal her third EP in physical and digital release. Her previous two EP's are currently available on iTunes and Amazon. Next up, Kete will perform at the 2013 Outside Lands, a three-day music and arts festival held in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park August 11th, once again sharing the bill with Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Nine Inch Nails. Tickets are on sale now.
Originally from Northampton, MA, Kete currently lives in Los Angeles. The product of a musical family, she always loved using her voice to express herself from as early as age two. Musical instruments lined the walls growing up in the Kete home and eventually Naia taught herself to play the piano with her father's influence and write songs on her mother's classical guitar.
Having an innate passion for music, Naia's influences range from India Arie and Erykah Badu to Michael Franti, whom she recently opened for. By far, her greatest influence of all is the late great, Bob Marley. Says Kete about Marley, "His music, his words, what he stood for runs so deep in my soul and fuels not only my music, but who I am as a human being walking the earth." No doubt she carried these sentiments with her as a contestant on season two of NBC's "The Voice" as a member of Team Blake and making it into the Top 24.

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