bipoc icondisabled iconlgbtqia+ icon

Kandia Crazy Horse/Cactus Rose

New York
United States
other genre
  • Band members

    band member
  • Instruments

    other instrument
  • worked with

  • influences

  • Available For

CE Courtesy Profile - Claim Ownership

TOP Tracks

Enjoying this Artist?  Listen now with your
apple music
tidal music


KANDIA CRAZY HORSE is an indigenous (Pamunkey) and black singer-songwriter and activist based in Lenapehoking (NYC). Since the release of her critically acclaimed debut Stampede, she has graced stages with her duo CACTUS ROSE including performing at the Brooklyn Americana festival, the Another Country festival, the Grand Ole Echo @ SXSW and beyond. She has organized and performed at benefits for Indian Country. She expresses an authentic and rich sonic vision of Affrilachian and indigenous styles of the southeast and Californian Laurel Canyon sounds. Kandia has been covered by publications including MOJO, the Village Voice, Acoustic Guitar, Relix, Harp, Creative Loafing, and been interviewed while appearing live several times on WFMU. In 2022, Kandia served as a judge of the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, Germany on their ANCHOR Award Board. She performed at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in July 2023 as part of the Songs of the Living Choir in the Afrofuturist opera “Parable of the Sower” written by Bernice Johnson Reagon (Sweet Honey in the Rock) & Toshi Reagon. Praised for her fluency with varied Americana and cosmic country traditions, Kandia’s music unifies the ancient with indigenous futures. #KandiaCrazyHorse #CactusRose IG: @cactusroselovesyou

upcoming dates

our folks

Stay updated & connected

The latest curated news, events, new releases and featured profiles and resources delivered to your inbox weekly.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.