Play with Joy-Inducing: Victorious KayBirds Band - local to 43215 area
SOUL / Rock / NOLA / Blues / Jazz / Old R&;B / Funk
some Pop / Old Country / Lounge / Torchy, and requests
Now Seeking Experienced, Available, Dedicated Experts:
BASS and Sax & other positions - through ALL of 2023
Available to gig a Minimum of 5 to 7 times per month, April thru Oct. Mainly outside, public events on weekends.
Criteria: Dedicated to one main band (ours). Available. Wants to be in a band; congenial, shares the stage, doesn't bury the lead.
Should make 7 month commitment for 5+ gigs per month.
PREFER musicians who can help with back up vox / carry a tune, or at minimum call and respond cheerfully.
Social media 'likes' Required - approx. 5 minutes per Week !
Guaranteed pay amount per gig regardless of Venue's pay.
Work well with others, be proficient, and Accompany the Lead vocalist and / or back up. Fulfill Social Media response roles. (20 minutes per Month)
Musicians need to be rehearsed, prepared, read music / charts, and competent; AND help promote via FB, and other social media; promote the band's upcoming events and post them
Bonuses paid $$ for any extra VKB gigs found by musicians.
About Our Band- No drama. Here for fun and to cause JOY for audience
We are a Vaccinated Band!
We do Not welcome: Xenophobes, Zealots, Misogynists, Haters, Extremists, Fundamentalists, Supremacists, Racists, Druggies, Violent folks, Believers of the Big Lie; magas
This is a woman-owned business.
Mixed genre, eclectic, fun set lists- depends on Venue.
Audience pleasers and adaptable / flexible / creative/ Alert / Able to gig, and have Time to Gig.
Band members: Please be Audience Aware, Genre Mix-ability, be Equality Minded, have Demeanor to work well with variety of humans in a variety of settings.
YOU - AVAILABLE - not over-booked. Able to / Preference to being dedicated to one band that pays well, instead of random mercenary gigs
Cheerfulness; Stage Presence matters / can be taught.
Own / use a Smart Phone or have access to e-communication technology. Understand and respond to Texts, Emails, Messages, Phone calls, etc.
BE able to use online shared calendar
Be reachable, and responsive, communicative, reliable.
Contribute to the Promotion / Name recognition of the band.
We Practice at home and come ready to PLAY at group Rehearsals....expect other musicians to do the same.
If you like, and or can play, or know, or learn at least 12 of these top 50 songs, then please contact us.
Hear the Song types at:
Victorious KayBirds - Song List 2020 Public 43215
( We Don't play ALL those! :) )
Are you Interested in joining Victorious KayBirds; Main band or as a second / back up position ?
Then You would find our website to contact us and demonstrate your research skills ! :) :)
OR Message us on FB or via Our website or this site
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- Oct 29 2011
- Active within 1 month
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years together:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
Bands / Singers :
Rock Roll , Soul, old R and B, and some Blues, Jazz, Country, pop. and many NOLA tunes for events. Upbeat, cheerful.
Strong / Soulful / Powerful / Sassy Female Vocalists:
Fun / Old School / Funky / Soul ; R&;B Bands, Classic Rock, some 70's Rock and 80's pop. The Commitments- style
Lively upbeat Blues - Rocking Bands;
Samples, non inclusive, below:
Etta James, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Candye Kane Tedeschi Trucks Band, Cream, Otis Redding, Santana, Stevie Wonder, Cyndi Lauper, Joe Cocker, Bill Withers, SRV, Irma Thomas , REO, Aerosmith, Chicago, Brian Seltzer, EWF, Billy Preston, Queen, Jackie Wilson, Lisa Stansfield, Barry White, Ray Charles, Blues Bros, Solomon Burke, Quincy Jones , Willie Nelson , Elvis, Beatles, Roy Orbison, Aaron Neville, Joe Tex CCR, Smash Mouth, ZZ Top, Johnny Winter, AC/DC, Tab Benoit, Earth Wind Fire, Anni Lennox, Rare Earth, Kool & Gang, Jackie Wilson, Joan Jett, Bonnie Raitt, Steppenwolf, Little Big Town, Cyndi, etc. Very diverse for diverse audiences / venues.
NOTE - Audio songs on this site are not all the V-KayBirds band. They are also Kay's solos. Nor are they representative of the playlist. See YouTube channel site for those songs, or ask for one.
Members Of Band
May vary by gig / requests.
Lead; Pat Painter, ( Guitar Instructor)
Bass: Open for Full Time Bass w some Vocal ability
Drums: 'Suke' Juan Gebara.
Vox: Karla Kay,
Keys: Searching for medium level player who can read music.
Sax: Varies. Joel Caniff, Brad Esau, John Carson, open
Trumpet: Larry Remer, open
Trombone: Mike Foley
Additional on-call / retainer / Backup Musician, to cover scheduling conflicts and provide best client service.
From 4- 7 pieces. Whatever is needed.
See Victorious KayBirds YouTube Channel named: Victorious KayBirds and KarlaKay
NOTE - See YouTube Channel for the list of sample songs.
; Victorious KayBirds - a Set List 2018 Public 43215
Equipment may be combined, available.
Full sound system, suitable for most venues; prefer musicians have own monitors
Dedicated, Private, Rehearsal Space, Vic Village Area.
Will provide for any needed 'road' equipment.
Able to subsidize / guarantee minimum nightly fees, if you are a accompanist musician that is worth it!
FYI- 'Practice' means At Home.
Rehearsal- usually twice a month together as Band, pre-practiced.
VKB has No time or patience for: Xenophobes, Misogynists, Druggies, Unvaccinated, Zealots, Supremacists, Nationalists, Haters, Gossips, Fox-Aholics, etc.
Be Old enough to know the music and Young enough to get on board with the social media promotion, self-marketing, texts, technology. :)
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Dancing in The Streets (Mstrd)
Dancing in The Streets (Mstrd) Track number: 10 Year: 2016
Live_Show Me (a Man that's gotta a ...)
Live_Show Me (a Man that's gotta a ...) Track number: 2 Year: 2018 Album: LIVE recording - no edits Genre: Blues
Recorded live off the Sound system in Oct 2018. No edits, hence the banter. Rehearsed ONCE before playing by request
Piece of my Heart
Piece of my Heart Track number: 1 Year: 2016 Album: Any Clues . . . Genre: Rock
Recorded in a Basement in Northern VA in 2016. Mattresses on the wall for sound-proofing! One Take plus back up singing.
Teach Me Tonight
Teach Me Tonight Track number: 5 Year: 2016 Album: Any Clues . . . Genre: Cover/Tribute
(Eulogy Vrsn) Natural Woman
(Eulogy Vrsn) Natural Woman Track number: 6 Year: 2016 Album: Any Clues . . . Genre: Lounge
Eulogy version for memorial services
VKB LIVE C\'est LA Vie Teenage Wedding
VKB LIVE C\'est LA Vie Teenage Wedding Genre: Pop
Recorded live from the sound system. No audio edits.
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To Track number: 1 Year: 2016 Album: Any Clues..... Genre: Jazz
Leslie Gore Vers of Sing in Sunshine
Leslie Gore Vers of Sing in Sunshine Track number: 9 Year: 2016 Album: You Must Believe in Spring Genre: Pop
Accompanied by Tom Saputo. A unique "60's" version of an old time classic.
Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone
Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone Track number: 11 Year: 2016 Album: Any Clues . . . Genre: R&B
Live 'Till I Die
Live 'Till I Die Track number: 6 Year: 2016 Album: none Genre: Lounge
Basement studio, un mastered
Wild Women Rehearsal Trak BackTrax
Wild Women Rehearsal Trak BackTrax Track number: 5 Year: 2016 Album: Rehearsal Back tracks Genre: Blues
Used as rehearsal track pre show- not polished. Back track only no vocals
Straighten Up an Fly Right
Straighten Up an Fly Right Track number: 2 Year: 2016 Album: Any Clues..... Genre: Jazz
fast basement recording....
Festivals Fairs Events Parks (Video)
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Two NOLA based tunes - Nov 2021 (Video)
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Phone vid of outside event Guitar Solo- Albert Collins Song (Video)
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Rock Sample 2021_Ohio Victorious KayBirds (Video)
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Hot Times Festival - Virtual Columbus (Video)
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VKB Band -The Letter May 2019 (Video)
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Outside July Midnight Hour Have Husband (Video)
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Festival - I Thank You (Video)
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Three bits of Rocky Soul July 2019 (Video)
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"Bring it On Home to Me" Cover (Video)
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Annual Priv Party at Rocky Fork
Corp Holiday Party at Wedgewood CC
At Newark's Cherry Valley Hotel & Homestead Beer
For Nan Whaley at private home
Post Wedding Reception
Playing in the afternoon at W Jeff Ox roast - in its 71st year as community event.
Zanesville City outside event
Opening for Conspiracy band
London OH Festival
at Fortress Obetz for Cook off and Cancer fundraiser
Public Event at the Fairgrounds in New Lexington
Outside Patio Party Area
Community Event in Shawnee Hills area of Powell OH
Goodale Park Columbus
Athens County Fun Night with BBQ Blues Rock Soul dancing dining
Dine Dance Drink with Smooth Soul
Pre Party St Pat's Eve & Birthday party
Mardi Gras show
Columbus Ski Club Holiday Party
Clintonvillle Ohio music venue
Saturday night at this fun venue
All day event for Donuts and Beer festival
New fraternity having a BBQ, and dance party
Easy listing afternoon gig in beer garden
Delaware Ohio- Members only
Athens County - Albany
Band Birthday Bash
At Hocking College
At Polaris Fashion Place
Quartet gig in Hilliard
Annual Competition at the new Kings Club Afternoon
UTV & Jeep gathering
Flying to their outdoor patio for Saturday evening fun
Happy Hours outside w mobile stage
Open to public - music in family friendly festival setting
Park TBD - Thursday Evening - open to public, family friendly
Goodale Park, Downtown Columbus - Open to public
Outside under the tent - full band Zanesville
KayBirds Flying to annual Balloon festival
Local Dublin Music venue
Festival Event in Licking County - open to public
New Restaurant pub - near Buckeye Lake
Outside - Second Saturday Event
Fun, open, music venue in Hilliard
Return to J& D's Probably without a Sax Player....
Some Mardi Gras and delta blues night at restaurant
Delayed mardi gras bayou blues celebration
Party with us!!
Two separate shows, 1.5 hours each at Natalie's Music Hall in Grandview Heights OH
Band playing for an International Monetary Event, with the Columbus Symphony virtual and the KayBirds live and in person. Now A Private Event MegaTron here we come.
Maybe last time outside. Dress for "Football weather" and join us at the large deck in Worthington OH
KayBirds play live in the Big Room Bar for 102.5 and Doo Dah After Party event - virtual live streaming
Fundraiser at the Worthington Moose for the Marines Toys for Tots fundraiser
Invited to play and Corona-Cancelled so virtual video posting.
A wine, Food Truck, Live Music event outside!
Live Music for 3 hours
Its'all virtual this year, but we were invited.
All venues Closed and band on a StayCation, Shelter-n-place, House-arrest -for-all-past-indiscretions :) .
Another night of fun music at historic Eldorado's
Music Venue - for a pre-mardi gras show.
Join us for some Soul and Christmas Cheer and dancing dancing dancing
Join us at the Paul Quinn Jam - check us out for future bookings.
CSC Holiday Party event at Troy Golf Course
New Arena Dist Tap Room
Local Columbus clus
A new venue for our smaller version of VKb
A nice dinner and music club
VKB entered into the Blues Challenge
Fun time w dancers
Outside street event with full band
Celebration of Art and Teaching and Life under the Seigfred Arch
Playing the neighborhood Hot Times Festival on a perfect Sunday Afternoon.
Celebrating our One Year Anniversary and all Virgo's Birthdays
Outside Festival Downtown Grandview Two hours. Across from Spagios.
Landing on the 2nd stage from 8 to 10:00 pm in Downtown Marion OH for mainly Blues music and Mainly BBQ
Public event on Reynoldsburg. Tickets required
Outside. Behind 3rd st Near Y bridge , behind Urban Comforts
Open to Public Outside Upstairs Deck
Patio, covered, upper deck at Otie's Tavern in Hilliard.
Open to the Public! Fireworks & Music near downtown in Franklinton! See Our Facebook page for details
Our reduced size band at the Winery again
Meet us in Hilliard at Oties Oties Tavern and Grille for a fun night of music!
Gig in Athens, early - may be later one too.
An upbeat Friday evening show open to all with almost full band playing. Soul, Blues, Rock
A low key version of Victorious KayBirds - the VKB-3 sized band for Restaurants and wineries - playing a short happy hour show, while we are actually on vacation!
First time gig at this lovely venue.
Join us at The Point on Main near Reynoldsburg
Oliver's Bourbon and Burgers in the Alley on Lynn . Weekend before Mardis Gras so that's the theme
Catered event celebrating Mardis Gras at Rusty Red Barn with Columbus Edibles and Great Point Kitchen and Events. Open to public. Tickets sales at Events.
Saturday night gig
Happy Hour Music! In Columbus! #LiveMusicEarlier Event -an Urban Happy Hour Music Mission.
Often live music begins after 9:30 p.m. Those late hours are disadvantageous to folks who have day jobs and have to choose between live music or sleep. Let's try something different. Live Music during Happy Hours!!
Maris Gras, King Cake themed private event.
Battle of Bands to get future gigs at Winery! WE WON !!
Birds flying south for winter break
Victorious KayBirds gig with video
Public - At Park Street Cantina in the Short North Area, across from the North Market in Columbus, OH.
Music, Dancing, and Collection for SE Ohio Food Bank. Open to all.
Early evening for dancers to get groovin before bedtime!
Time to celebrate our Flying Out and support worthy causes, while we capture our band on video for future gigs. All invited. An ODP donation from profits. Only a $4 cover charge for this awesome venue.
Fundraiser event for Ms. Marilyn Brown at NOTES, Columbus OH
Playing for a statewide candidate at an outdoor event near Columbus
AT Newark OH
Private fundraising event for Candidate Rick Neal in Bexley OH. Available for more of these!
6 piece band ready to play for 3 hours
Bob Smith And Robert Vetter - Jazz and American Songbook
Location TBD. SUBURBS
With Don Hales, on Guitar, in Pickerington, OH
American Standards - Rockford Maryland - Singer Accompanists. Margery's Lounge at Normandie Farms
In Falls Church, VA- mostly NOLA music.
All jam unrehearsed session in Falls Church, VA - while back for a quick visit
Jump in Singing with the great entertainer - Lou Neeley at Pistione's in Falls Church, VA
Karla Kay Sings Doris Day w Reinhardt Liebig on Piano and Jim Dowell on Drums
Saturday,July 30, 2016 8:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Pistone's Italian Inn Dine and Dance
6320 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA. 703-533-1885
Karla Kay Sings Etta James with Tom Saputo on Keyboard.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Normandie Farms Rest. Dine and Dance
10710 Falls Rd, Potomac, MD 20854 * 301-983-8838
Guest singer - with Entertainer Louis "Lou" Neeley
Karla Kay Sings Soul and Blues
Saturday, July 23, 2016 8:15-10:45 p.m.
Pistone's Italian Inn 6320 Arlington Blvd., Dine and Dance
Falls Church, VA 22044 * 703- 533-1885
Singing Showcase with Native NOLA entertainer Terry Lee Ryan (TLR)
Karla Kay Sings New Orleans Songs
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:15-10:30 p.m.
Pistone's Italian Inn 6320 Arlington Blvd., Dine and Dance
Falls Church, VA 22044 * 703- 533-1885