Saturday, July 3, 2010

Band Spotlight #7: Big Cat Tolefree

By Jody Colley
Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 1:18 PM

Big Cat and his Hipnotic Band have single-handedly transformed the West Coast blues and soul sound with his trend-setting music and unique vocal style. Name drops aren’t needed for the multi-award winning, third generation Russell City blues singer. Big Cat has the skills and sex appeal to stand on his own for decades to come. Big Cat Tolefree opened for The Temptations, Jimmy McCracklin, Pinetop Perkins, Sonny Rhodes and Big-Time Sarrah.

He’s earned “New Blues Artist of the Year”, “Male Blues Vocalist of the Year” and Europe’s “Best Traditional Blues Artist” all in one amazing year. His traditional Night Train song continues to top charts from coast to coast, including international spins.

Big Cat has quietly become the most popular and sought-after male blues singer in over a decade. Blues fans come from miles away to see his extraordinary stage show, featuring his sexy back-up singers and talented band The Hipnotics. He’s currently headlining internationally and right here at home in the states at BB King’s in N.Y., Sly McFly’s in Monterey, and Biscuits & Blues in San Francisco.

Hometown: Oakland

Website: BigCatEntertainment.com

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