Auntie Kate hits the stage like a barely controlled force of nature, rocking and kicking out a powerful blues routine honed in the clubs of Western Canada. Originally from Saltspring Island, but calling Victoria, or anywhere she is performing, home, she is a charismatic singer with a style all her own.
On stage, despite her small stature, she appears larger than life. Outfitted with dark glasses and an unabashed stage presence she takes command of her audiences with her powerful hard edged blues vocals.
The Uncles who will be joining Kate are:
Tom Bowler, guitar and vocals
Bil Underwood, bass and vocals
Joe Kovacs, drums and general nonsense
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Auntie Kate & the Uncles of Funk (Blues and Roots)
Rising out of the ashes of a west coast R&B band called Club Mongo, a singer, who was to become known as Auntie Kate, and guitarist, Tom Bowler, started a new band. The group formed in 1991 and consisted of Auntie Kate, Tom Bowler, and Clark Brendan. Auntie Kate and the Cheap Suits leaned on the acoustic blues and featured stand bass, accordion, ... more info