Singer-songwriter Kate Kennedy performed for a receptive audience at the First United Methodist Church in Ames (her home base) on Sept. 12. She was opening for The Mountain Goats at the Maximum Ames Music Festival event. Kennedy has been writing songs for about eight years, and released her debut album in 2006. She also released an album as Pennyhawk in 2009. You can listen right here to Kate Kennedy live on Studio One Tracks!