Cat Terrones

2021 Rocky Mountain Folks Festival, Songwriter Showcase. 

2019 & 2016  LEAF Festival
NewSong Songwriters Competition, Finalist 
2014 Kerrville New Folk, Finalist
2014 NPR/NewSong Regional, Finalist (West)

Earthy vocals and melodies, emotional lyrics, and an ability to include facets of nature and elementals as a defining or underlying influence in the story, Cat's songwriting seeks to stir the listener to their own connection to nature and place, while leaning into the currents of joy, heartache, and beauty, permeating our personal and collective experiences.

Cat Terrones has been recognized and participated as a finalist in Kerrville New Folk Songwriter Competition,  Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Songwriter Showcase, New Song/LEAF Songwriter Contest, and NPR/New Song Regional Songwriting Contest.

Upcoming Releases:

Two Things, EP (Release Scheduled for February 2024 ) 

No Shelter in Our Beauty (working title) , Album (Release date TBD) In collaboration of a long awaited release of a bi-coastal collaboration  A studio album bringing forth original songs, co-written songs, and collaborative covers on full-length album project, in collaboration with Ben Shannon (Vocals/Guitar) and Dave Hidek (Producer/Engineer). 

Past Releases:

Forget Me Not, 2006  (EP)  




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Previous events

LEAF Festival

The Barn at Lake Eden Arts Festival , Black Mountain, NC

LEAF and New Song Music Singer-Songwriter Competition and Showcase.

FAI Private Showcases - Cat Terrones

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FAI Conference , Kansas City, MO

Showcasing Wed-Sat Nights. See program for rooms and times.

Cat Terrones at Sculpterra Winery

Sculpterra Winery , 5015 Line Rd. , Paso Robles, CA

Featured performer for the Songwriters at Play showcase.

Cat Terrones at Porch Cafe

Porch Cafe , 22322 El Camino Real , Santa Margarita

Featured performer for the Songwriters at Play showcase. This is a wonderful casual cafe, in the heart of central coast wine country. Showcase transforms the evening into an intimate listening room.

Farewell Mountain Tour w/ Ben Shannon

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3 Fish Studios , 4541 Irving St. , San Francisco, CA 94122

Ben Shannon and Cat Terrones perform for the Sun Sets concert series at 3 Fish Studios.

Farewell Mountain Tour w/ Ben Shannon

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Porch Cafe , 22322 El Camino Real , Santa Margarita, CA 93453

Songwriters at Play Showcase. Cat and Ben both play solo sets.


Farewell Mountain Tour w/ Ben Shannon

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Shell Cafe , 1351 Price Street , Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Songwriters at Play Showcase. Both Cat and Ben will have solo sets at this established series.

Ben Shannon w/ Cat Terrones

Ghengis Cohen , 740 N. Fairfax Ave. , Los Angeles, CA 90046

Ben Shannon w/ Cat Terrones 7pm