About Kate Bain

Kate Bain singer and musician performing at 2010 music festival Kate Bain and the Kate Bain Band Thurso Scotland UK

Kate Bain is originally from Gills near John O Groats and now resides at Mid-Clyth. Kate has earned a huge following across Scotland with her modern country style. As a highly acclaimed vocalist and musician she has performed at many Country Music Festivals.

Kate is a member of the talented Shearer family and is maintaining the strong tradition with music along with a number of other family members. Kate began playing piano from an early age and performed in the family band playing piano and singing.

About The Kate Bain Band

Kate Bain Band performing at music festival Kate Bain and the Kate Bain Band Caithness Scotland UK

Kate Bain has a unique and distinctive vocal as displayed in the various diverse vocal styles from country to current chart music and from rock / pop to Scottish music. The Kate Bain Band has three other members Andrew Polson on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Gordon Davidson on lead vocal, guitar and mandolin and Richard Bain on drums.












About Kate Bain and The Kate Bain Band

To date Kate has recorded two albums, these are both available on music / audio CD. The most recent album Behind The Smile is the stunning album, professionally recorded at Storm Studios in Kirkwall & Studio-D in Wick, mastered at Norwick Mastering in Wick and produced by Phil Anderson. This album shows Kate at her very best. Her loyal fans have eagerly awaited this release, if you are not a fan yet give this 12 track CD album, "Behind The Smile" by Kate Bain a listen.

Kate's modern country music style has earned her a huge following right across the length and breadth of Scotland and has seen her perform across the country music festivals with such artistes as Gail Davis, David Ball, Becky Hobbs, Highway 101 and many more.

Kate's debut album called I'm Not That Lonely Yet was professionally recorded and produced at Storm Studios in Kirkwall by Phil Anderson. It is available directly from Kate on music CD.

Visit the Albums page to find out more and to listen Kate and the Kate Bain Band playing music.

New Album
Work has recently started work on a new music album to be completed hopefully during 2012. The new CD will be recorded and engineered by Phil Anderson who was engineer on the last two CD's. The new CD will be recorded in Nashville. The two existing CD's are on the Pan Record Label, some tracks can be sampled on this site by clicking on the Albums page link.

Music for your event
Kate and her band have a large repitoire of music and provide an extremely varied and popular programme of music suitable for any event you may have in mind. Sets are listed below by genre but can be mixed to suit your occasion / event.

Country music event programme
The country programme includes material from Tammy Wynette, Martina McBride, Nancy Griffith, Allison Krauss, Highway 101, Mary Chapen Carpenter, Lorrie Morgan, Gretchin Wilson, Carlene Carter Garth Brooks, Neil Young, Steve Earl, The Eagles, Zac Brown, Johnny Cash.

Rock & Pop music event programme

The rock/pop includes material from Tina Turner, Amy MacDonald, Bonny Tyler, Fleetwood Mac, Annie Lennox, Runrig, David Gray, Paola Nutini, Kings of Leon, Van Morrison, The Calling and The Proclaimers to name a few.

Traditional Scottish music event programme
Scottish music is also included in their set for traditional scottish dances. Original songs written by band members are also included in the programe and their number increases as new material is written. The band can be heard playing at Festivals, Clubs / Country Clubs, Nightclubs and weddings. This event programme includes music for the usual popular Scottish dance music but also features songs from Scottish artistes like Dougie Maclean, Runrig, and The Proclaimers.

Events and performance locations
The band has performed at many music festivals, music events, functions, weddings and concerts both local and further afield. The Kate Bain Band has no distance restriction to where they perform. The band is happy to travel throughout Scotland, the U.K, Europe, and to more distant countries such as the USA, Austrailia New Zealand, indeed anywhere in the world.

Keep Your Distance promo music video from Pan Records
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Keep Your Distance is on the album Behind The Smile.

You can find out if Kate and the band are available to perform music at your event by contacting Kate directly via the contact page.