Kat Cunning Shines with Empowering Performance at Outloud Thoughts+Photos: Kat Cunning for Outloud at WEHO Pride 6/4/23
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA-Blurred Culture had the privilege of witnessing the magnetic presence of Kat Cunning a year ago, during her headline performance at The Troubadour for the Fan Girl Cafe showcase. Since then, we have become devoted fans, captivated by her remarkable talent. While she’s been expanding her horizons with a significant role in the upcoming film “The Mistress,” set to hit theaters and on-demand platforms on July 28th, we were delighted to find that Kat Cunning remains deeply focused on her music. We recently had the opportunity to see her enchant the early afternoon crowd at Outloud, adding another memorable chapter to her vibrant career, especially during Pride Month.
Despite the considerable size of the stage, Kat Cunning effortlessly commanded it, leaving no inch untouched. Accompanied by a troupe of dancers, she seamlessly incorporated her dance background, having honed her skills while earning a degree in dance from the prestigious Juilliard School in New York City. The crowd was treated to an awe-inspiring display of her fusion of pop, rock, and soul, delivered with a contagious energy.
As an openly gender non-conforming and queer artist, Kat Cunning has fearlessly used her platform to advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and visibility. Her set at Outloud was filled with empowering messages and an undeniable vibe of inclusivity. Kat expressed her love for performing songs like “Supernova,” “King of Shadows,” and “Boys,” as they are deeply personal compositions from her heart as a queer individual. Moreover, she emphasized the significance of dance as a form of resistance, particularly in a time when women’s bodies are under attack, stating that joyful movement in one’s body is a radical act.
Kat Cunning’s Outloud performance showcased her artistry and unwavering dedication to using music as a vehicle for social change. Her stage presence, backed by an exceptional team of dancers, created an immersive experience that resonated deeply with the audience. With her captivating fusion of genres and empowering lyrics, Kat Cunning left a lasting impression, reminding everyone in attendance of the transformative power of music and movement.