- Native of Paris, Tennessee. Lives in Cincinnatti, Ohio.
- 1975, formed The Katie Laur Band. One of the first female lead singers to front her own bluegrass band.
- Has appeared several times on Garrison Keillor’s “Prairie Home Companion” radio program.
- Hosted a weekly Cincinnatti radio show called “Music from the Hills of Home.”
- Real name: Katie Haley. As a child, performed with her sister and three cousins in a singing group called “The Haley Sisters.”
- Was presented with the Ohio Heritage Fellowship award for her influence on musicians in the Ohio region.