IRIS P. STANDS FOR “ I REACHED. I SURVIVED. “ ALSO KNOWN AS CATHERINE POREE.

IRISP.- IREACHED. ISURVIVED. POREE’
IRIS P NEW ORLEANS!
A NATIVE OF
NEW ORLEANS, BORN IN THE 80’S, SHE WAS SURROUNDED BY MUSIC, AT THE AGE OF 7, IRIS
RECEIVED HER FIRST INSTRUMENT, THE VIOLIN, IN WHICH SHE LEARNED TO READ SHEET MUSIC. SHE
SUNG AT HER HIGH SCHOOL EVENTS AND AT MT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH BEFORE HURRICANE
KATRINA IN 2005.
IN 2008, IRIS P BEGAN TO WRITE HER OWN SONGS AND PERFORM AT OPEN MICS IN NEW ORLEANS.
IN 2012, SHE WON VOCALIST OF THE YEAR AT THE NOLA HIP HOP AWARDS OFF OF HER FIRST RNB
SINGLE, “ISSUES”. IN 2014 SHE WON BEST FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR FOR THE NOLA MUSIC
AWARDS. SHE THEN STARTED HER THEATER PERFORMANCES IN STAGE PLAY MUSICALS, STARRING
AS BILLIE HOLIDAY, ETTA JAMES, MS CELIE’S BLUES AND MORE! IRIS P HAS PERFORMED AT
COUNTLESS SPOTS IN NEW ORLEANS. INCLUDING HOUSE OF BLUES, HOWLING WOLF, INDUSTRY
INFLUENCE, Q93 FANFEST, FRENCH QUARTER FEST, TREME FEST, CAFE ISTANBUL, HI HO LOUNGE ,
THE CARVER THEATER AND MORE!
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