Purists objected to Kaia's pairing of a shape note hymn and Radiohead. "What have you done to our music?" wrote Youtube viewers. "Who do you think you are?"
Her brand of American roots music, with its blues, rockabilly, country and jazz influences, will fit right in at the Lotus World Music & Arts Festival.
The 18th annual Lotus World Music & Arts Festival will feature performances by 26 groups, including the Creole Choir Of Cuba, the Orchid Ensemble and Dikanda.