Kate & The AlleyKats play an eclectic mix of sassy swing, gutsy rhythm & blues, torchy ballads — with some classic rock, country and americana rounding each gig. Lead Singer, Kate Bryan is entertainer to the core, with a contagious energy and crowd pleasing vocals that make every performance a special and memorable occasion. Playing guitar, conga, percussion and clarinet, Kate’s passion for song is be spiced with Cliff Demanty’s hot keys and Ron Schimpf’s running bass lines. Kate is a well-known musician, entertainer, and Music Together teacher in the Bozeman area.– known as singer/musician in the The Voodoo Hotdogs with Sweet Relish and The DupliKates. Cliff DeManty DeManty plays virtually any style of music that comes his way and prior to moving to Bozeman from California, has been a traveling musician and Yamaha sales manager for over 35 years. Ron Schimpf is a well-known and sought-after bass player around Bozeman having played with numerous bands over the last 20 years. Three part harmonies spice up their eclectic repertoire of tuenes. The “Kats” play for private special event, conferences, fundraisers, weddings, dances, holiday parties and a various music venues around Bozeman and Montana. The band most often plays as a trio (Kate, Cliff & Ron). However, for dances, weddings and major public events, “The Kats” expand their sound with Mike Gurzi (Electric/Acoustic Guitar) for “rippin’ great” guitar riffs and Adam Greenberg (Drums) for “kickin’ It” drum licks!