Born in Dayton, Ohio, Kara Eknes is a Tennessee based vocalist who has been performing professionally across the globe for large-scale theaters, cruise ships, theme parks and more. After studying Musical Theatre at Bowling Green State University, she has since been nominated as "Best Female Performer" by the Smoky Mt. Opry for the 2017 IAAPA awards.
With a passion for a vast variety of music, Kara has represented entertainment companies in newsprints, radio broadcasts, voice acting and performances in NYC recording studios. Kara is thrilled to kickstart her Nashville career with the General Jackson Showboat! She wants thank her family and Keven for their constant love and support.