Entertaining audiences with their magnetic upbeat pop rock Americana sound, Kathryn Cloward and The Royals are a live performance band sharing vibrant music with unifying and empowering lyrics for people of all ages to enjoy. Performing original songs written by award-winning songwriter Kathryn Cloward and popular cover songs that appeal to a multigenerational audience, Kathryn Cloward and The Royals are passionate about helping people feel positively energized at their shows. By weaving together the talents of current band members with featured guest musicians and performers, Kathryn Cloward and The Royals provide audiences with a collective musical experience as they continue to ripple love throughout the world, one song and one show at a time.

Kathryn Cloward and The Royals have headlined multiple times at the acclaimed Belly Up (Solana Beach, CA); opened for 80’s icon Tiffany at the world-famous Whisky A Go Go (West Hollywood, CA); performed at the legendary Troubadour (West Hollywood, CA) and Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, debuted in Arizona at the Mesa Music Festival (Mesa, AZ); opened for Nashville Unplugged (Las Vegas, NV); and rock out at their hometown San Diego County Fair and Ramona Mainstage in family-friendly concerts. Additionally, the band’s engaging live shows and professionalism have attracted many opportunities to perform at private and corporate events notably for the March of Dimes, International MPS Symposium, and multiple Chamber of Commerce events. They’ve also performed on live television for Tonight in San Diego.

Purposeful about helping others, Kathryn Cloward and The Royals support select charitable causes and raise awareness by writing and producing impactful songs with meaningful messages. “Heroes” helps children and adults with MPS and related rare diseases, and supports the National MPS Society. The song debuted at the International MPS Symposium in 2018. “We Are Champions” supports children fighting cancer and their families, and debuted at Rady Children’s Hospital’s 2017 Celebration of Champions event.

Kathryn Cloward’s Music and Songwriting Awards

2017 — IMC Awards Best Americana Song of the Year “I Will Be Going”

2016 — IMC Radio Music Awards Best Americana Artist

2015 —  West Coast Country Music Association Awards Album of the Year  “A Soft Place to Fall”

2015 — West Coast Country Music Association Awards Song of the Year  “Lightning Love”

2015 —  West Coast Country Music Association Awards Female Entertainer of the Year

2015 — West Coast Country Music Association Awards Female Vocalist of the Year

Kathryn Cloward and The Royals Band Members

Kathryn Cloward

Rythm Guitar & Lead Vocals

David Stone

Bass & Vocals

Megan Nguyen

Keys & Vocals

Mike Reedy


In the last two years, The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce has hired Kathryn Cloward and her band for more than one of our signature events. The band is very accommodating and professional. Kathryn really listened to our needs and adapted according to the type of event. The band is great to work with and they sound fantastic!


Jennifer Boyd

Marketing Associate, San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce

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This is a woman that knows how to take the bull by the horns!  She does nothing half way – it is ALL the way and it is that emotion, attitude and drive that is reflected in her stage presence!


Kathryn Cloward is nothing less than a power writer, which is a perfect pairing to the powerful messages and raw emotion she sends out in her music.