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musicKim Gates
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Cover Music
placeEdmonton
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Singer/Songwriter
Americana
Folk
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90 Events Performed
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About
I like stories. Songs that tell stories. I sing songs that tell stories. I write songs that tell stories. I have 6+ hours of bar music, 6+ hours of bistro, and an hour and a half of cafe originals.
If "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans" is a great lyric, it's likely because people relate to it. Kim Gates does. A singer and songwriter for many years, Kim kept his songs and singing mostly to himself. When the economy changed in 2014, this oilfield technologist and trainer soon found himself with a new job title (Home Dad), and a need to get out of the house once a week. Playing open stages led to jobs hosting open stages, and later the steady music work he's so thankful for. He is influenced by the writing of Earle, and Joel, and the music of Blue Rodeo and The Tragically Hip. A soulful storyteller, with a slight activist bent, Kim is happiest singing songs about the stories that change our lives. https://vimeo.com/330275587 IG: @cageygates FB: @kimgatesmusic
Highlights
Art type: Live Music
Music type: Cover Music
What this Artist plays most of the time
Genre: Singer/SongwriterAmericanaFolk
Home base: Edmonton
Appeals most (but not limited) to: Families at family events (Christmas, Summer Markets/Festivals), Pub Friends, Fundraisers, Wedding attendees
Top Venues Performed/Exhibited *
Sherlock Holmes Pub Edmonton
2024/04
Canada Day-Strathcona County
2023/07
Edmonton Christmas Market
2023/12
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Activity
Events booked with Stagehand
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