BIO

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Karissa Hoffart is a Saskatchewan country recording artist, who inspires and motivates her audience. Growing up on her family ranch in the Big Muddy of Saskatchewan, allowed her to see what hard work and dedication to a passion is all about. Karissa has worked hard at her singing career to create music that has so much meaning and continues to do so. 

Karissa’s passion for singing is rooted in her childhood as far back as she can remember, along with her desire to care for people.  In 2018, Karissa graduated from the U of R with her Nursing Degree and is currently working in Lumsden, Saskatchewan.  Karissa has performed on many stages throughout her short career, Casino Regina, Telemiracle, Main Stage at Craven Jamboree (now known as Country Thunder). Karissa also had the incredible opportunity to open for Doc Walker at Krugofest in Regina, Saskatchewan in July of 2021. 

Karissa was a final nominee for “Emerging Artist” at the Saskatchewan Country Music Association Awards in 2021. She has nine songs out on all digital streaming platforms with 5 official music videos up on YouTube. Her very first EP album titled “Life of Mine” was released in October of 2020. 

 

Her fun loving, yet competitive nature and desire to develop her career as an artist, she needed to be performing and one way she did this was through competitions.  This had her competing in and winning numerous competitions:

  • “The Shot” – Toronto, Ontario, Canada- 2019, Top 20

  • Country Showdown – New Mexico, USA – 2019, Top 25

  • Estevan Sings – Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada 2019, Winner

  • GX94 Star Search – Yorkton, SK Canada 2015, Winner

  • CKRM Big Country Talent Competition – Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

 

 As she advanced her music career, she developed her voice!  A voice that comes with a message through words in song.  Karissa is a passionate artist and song writer, with numerous songs in her portfolio. Karissa has released an album titled "Life of Mine" that is out on all digital streaming platforms along  with three music videos on YouTube you can check out! She is currently writing and producing new songs as we speak! 

 

You can listen to Karissa on iTunesYouTube, Amazon Music and Spotify.

ACHIEVEMENTS

August 30, 2021 -  Release of official music video for original song titled “Country Girl Loves Rock N’ Roll” 

May 13, 2021 - “I Do” was the most downloaded single in Canada 

April 2021 - Top 10 Sask Country Artist 

March 29, 2021 -  Release of official music video for original song titled “I Do” 

March 20, 2021 - Release of “I Do” to Canadian country radio and all digital streaming platforms 

 

November 2, 2020 - Release of official music video for original song titled “Mistaken” 

 

November 2020-April 2021 - Completed a Virtual Saskatchewan School Tour 

 

October 17, 2020 - Release of EP Album “Life of Mine” to all digital streaming platforms

July 23, 2020 - Release of “Hard Not to Fall” to country radio and all digital streaming platforms plus the release of the music video

January 2, 2020 - Release of “Country Girl Loves Rock N’ Roll to country radio and all digital streaming platforms 

 

December 13, 2019 - Release of “She’s Enough” music video 

2016 - Release of "Welcome To Country" and "Dreamer"