Formerly with the hottest Country Band in Oklahoma...The Gypsum River Band and the Thomas Country Opry. This page is designed to show the versatility of one of the best Musicians/ Entertainers around, vocals/bass and acoustic guitar, by herself or with her band. Katie Ballew has a show to fit any venue you might have. Katie Ballew is one of Oklahoma's best Country / Western Swing Bands. She can cover everything from Bonnie Rait, Natalie Cole to Loretta Lynn, Shania Twain, Pam Tillis to Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton and the Judds, Gretchen Wilson and YES even some Johnny Cash ... equally as well. Katie Ballew has entertained audiences at various regional oprys and venues for many years. In her band you will usually find her playing the Bass guitar and her Bass playing is impeccable and musical sense of what to play and when is unmatched. How she plays the bass so well and sings so well, all the while captivating the audience with her stage presence, is simply AMAZING to watch. Katie Ballew can also play solo...Acoustic guitar.