“Kubat has a rippling voice, a ringing guitar style, melodies that linger, and lyrics that echo”
— Performing Songwriter Magazine
Detroit Music Award winning singer/songwriter Audra Kubat has released 6 albums to critical acclaim in a career that spans over 20 years. A composer, performer, and educator, Kubat’s work has earned her a place in the community as a resource for empowerment through songwriting and music. Her methods of composition articulate grace and uncover hidden places that defy easy categorization. An offering of stark and beautiful reality that possesses experience yet embraces the whimsical. She has shared bills with Aimee Mann, Rodriguez, Roberta Flack, Greta Van Fleet, The War and Treaty, Whit Hill, and Jolie Holland, to name a few. Kubat has toured extensively throughout the US and sells records to an international audience. Read More
"Many listeners consider her music folk. It is also wistful, sublime, impressionistic. Acoustic guitars, pianos and banjos cradle a breathtaking voice that often resonates with a whispery flutter or cathartic moan" - Jeff Milo, Music Journalist for Detroit Free Press, WDET's Culture Shift, Paste Magazine, and The Current Magazine. Read More
"she is delicacy personified...the lyrics to her mostly-acoustic tunes are pretty, poetic and subtle" - Brett Callwood, Detroit Metrotimes Music Columnist Read More
“She used to sit at my bar when I was slinging drinks in the Shelter. She wasn’t a ruthless self-promoting type. I had no idea how much talent she had. And she did it — and still does it — the Detroit way: Here it is, motherfuckers. I wrote it, I created it, and I’m playing it. She makes me proud.” Jimmy Doom, acclaimed Detroit actor, spoken word performer, comedian, and raconteur.
"While the root of each song started with just Kubat and her acoustic guitar, each evolved in its own way...sometimes sparse, sometimes lush, but always beautiful" - MJ Galbraith, Model D Read More