Log In   ·   Become A Member
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2193.gif

INTERVIEW: Local Musician Julia King On Her Return To The Talkhouse And More

Anastasia Lennon

Musician Julia King.

This Friday, March 30th, singer-songwriter Julia King returns to Stephen Talkhouse for the first time since performing music from her latest EP there in the summer of 2016. King, a South Fork native who transplanted to the North Fork as an adult, gets to fulfill her childhood dream once again by taking the stage at the iconic Hamptons venue.

"It was always my childhood dream to get on that stage and now that I'm there, it feels like I've really done something for myself," says King. This time around, King will be joined onstage by a new band, which she describes as "pretty rockin'" - to perform some original music.

King grew up on the South Fork working on her family's farm and listening to Motown, Van Morrison, and southern rock. She went on to attend university in Nashville, Tennessee to study music business, but soon found that she did not like the business facet of that major. She eventually graduated with a degree in kinesiology and saw her life moving down a path of wellness and fitness.

In 2012, though, she reunited with music and fully embraced her artistic calling. Four years later, she released The Morning After EP, which drew inspiration from the emotions and experiences of being in relationships. Then in 2017, King released her country, pop-rock single, One Way Ticket to Somewhere.

"It has always been a dream of mine to do music, but I took a lot of different paths before getting to where I am now and it feels great. I know that playing at the Talkhouse is special because I'm from the South Fork. It's a really exciting thing for me and a great honor," shares King.

Currently, King has no explicit plans for upcoming music, though she does have ideas about what sound and message she wants her next album to convey. "I want it to be a reflection of how I've grown since my first release. I think that over the years and since my first release I have grown a lot. My writing has improved, my performance technique and everything has really evolved and I'm excited to put my best foot forward in putting out something new."

She is also working with her friend, David Benthal, on putting together a music video for One Way Ticket to Somewhere.

"Anytime out here in the wintertime is always a little bit slower, a little bit more local crowd which is wonderful," says King. "I always enjoy seeing through the crowd, you can see all the people who are there supporting you and you can actually appreciate them. I look forward to this season and hopefully playing in the South Fork and getting back into the music scene out there."

Friday night's performance starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10.

For more information about Julia King, please visit her website, www.juliakingmusic.com. Stephen Talkhouse is located at 161 Main Street in Amagansett.




Related Articles:

Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)
 

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
Location:*
Comments:*
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
Question:*
Please type the word 'water'
(For spam prevention, thanks)
 
 
 
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2186.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2197.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/1997.gif
East End Tick Control
The East End's only New York State licensed dedicated tick and mosquito control specialists!

Bridgehampton National Bank
For over 100 years Bridgehampton National Bank has been the East End's hometown bank. Many success stories...one bank, BNB!

Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices from the best flooring manufacturers — and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968

Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff. Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.

CP Complete- Landscape Design & Construction
Paul Guillo And Chris Hall Two Of The Most Respected Names In The Community Together, they are partners in CP Complete. They bring their years of experience and integrity to creating and renovating luxury backyards.

D+J Concepts is known for a high-end cutting edge approach to design.
D+J Concepts is known for a high-end cutting edge approach to design with a balance between functionality and imagination. We skillfully and tastefully transform ordinary spaces into classic modern styles, which are understated, and luxe. We’re known for our modern transitional style incorporating antiques and modern elements for an unexpected edge.

Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field. Trusted, experienced and successful, Andrea has solidified herself as the go-to broker of the Hamptons and a wholehearted advocate for her clients. A pioneer in the real estate industry on the East End of Long Island, she is driven by her passion for the business. Andrea is based in the Bridgehampton office of Brown Harris Stevens as a licensed real estate associate broker and consultant. Formerly, a principal partner and Senior Director at Brown Harris Stevens, Andrea now assists in developing their corporate strategy for the Hamptons region, advising other brokers and sales associates, as well as being one of the top producers and listors.

The Hamptons-NY
The Hamptons Apparel and Accessories Collections pay respect to the rich history found at every beach, dock, main street and village that makes up The Hamptons. We designed this for YOU and everyone you know that loves The Hamptons.