Brooke Hatala is a singer/songwriter/guitarist from Raleigh North Carolina. Brooke's unique raspy tone has been compared to Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks, with a splash of Bonnie Raitt thrown in. Brooke opened up for Willie Nelson at the Booth Amphitheater in Cary, NC and was also recently a contestant on The Voice Season 12, earning a blind audition while also being one of the youngest contestants ever. Other notable performances include the National Anthem in Oklahoma City in June 2016 for the Women's College World Series Championship games for a crowd of over 13,000 and at a Duke Men's basketball game for over 9,000 in the famous Cameron indoor stadium. At the young age of 13 Brooke sang at the Rascal Flatt’s concert "meet and greet" in Raleigh at Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek and at 14 she performed on the VIP stage before the Keith Urban concert. Brooke was featured on WRAL TV as an "Artist to watch" along with WQDR 94.7 featuring Brooke in the Homegrown Carolina series and playing her songs on the radio. Brooke was featured at an Artist Showcase in Nashville in 2016 which has lead Brooke to working, writing, and recording with Producer Billy Smiley at the famous Dark Horse Recording Studio and The Grip Studio where many legendary artists have recorded. Signing a new management deal with Red Light Management in Nashville has brought Brooke's passion for songwriting and performing to a new level.
She has been inspired by her drive to use her talent to help others and support organizations that give back to the community. She volunteers her time and talent for many charitable events which include a music therapy program and anti bullying campaigns for local middle schools. Brooke for the past 4 years has raised money performing for local fund raising events such as Megs Smile, victims of Hurricane Sandy and many City of Raleigh events that lead her to win the teen volunteer award for 2015. Brooke can be found performing at many festivals and community events such as Sparkcon and Carborro Music Festival, Lee County Fair, and Pullen Park’s Holiday Express. Brooke is inspired by her faith and her dream is to use her music to make positive changes and inspire others. Stay tuned as Brooke has some exciting announcements and new music coming soon, like these new songs she has co-written with some of the top writers in Nashville.