Kim Moberg was born in Juneau, Alaska, the daughter of a classical pianist mother of Alaskan Native Tlingit descent and a US Coast Guard veteran father from Kansas. Music was the constant in Kim’s childhood, helping her to adjust to the frequent moves associated with growing up in a military family.
At the age of 14, Kim began playing acoustic guitar on a borrowed nylon 6 string. A few years later, Kim taught herself to finger pick to her favorite songs by singer/songwriters, but debilitating stage fright kept her from pursuing her own dream of becoming a professional performer. In 2014, after a hiatus from music to raise her two daughters with her husband, Kim set out to overcome her stage fright and wrote her first song. Kim is the winner of the 2018 Rose Garden Coffee House Performing Songwriter Competition, placed 2nd at the Linden Tree Coffeehouse Winter Potpourri American Idol Folk and was a 2017 Suzi Wollenberg DJ Showcase performing artist at the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA).
Kim’s debut CD entitled “Above Ground”, celebrates the achievement of her goal to bring her music out of the basement. “Above Ground”, produced by Grammy nominated producer Jon Evans, was released worldwide in September 2017 and peaked at #23 on the Folk Alliance International Folk DJ Charts, with 2 songs charting in the top 20. Kim’s Sophmore CD “Up Around The Bend” – also produced by Jon Evans – is due to be released in the fall of 2019.
Kim’s passionate and heartfelt vocals mesmerize listeners while her compositions and story telling tug at feelings of melancholy, heartbreak, healing and social consciousness.