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Ronnie Hawkins and the Hawks, The Gin Blossoms, Clyde Stubblefield ("original funky drummer" of the James Brown Band), Big Brother & The Holding Company, Rick Danko, The Band, Savoy Brown, Lonnie Mack, Vassar Clemens, James Cotton, Van Morrison, Gavin DeGraw, Medeski, Martin & Wood       *OPENINGS FOR: Edwin McCain, Cake, Sugar Ray; Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers, The Samples, David Crosby, Little Feat, Taj Mahal, Derek Trucks Band, Delbert McClinton, Leo Kottke, Boney James, The Zombies, Arlo Guthrie, Richie Havens, Leslie West + Corky Lang


  *NTL. TV:

Late Night With Conan O'Brien with Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks (NBC) 



Woodstock '94 in Bethel (25th Anniversary),  NYC's The Bottom Line, CBGB's, The Bitter End, Brownies, Mercury Lounge.   Clubs/Festivals/Concert Halls across US and in Canada including: Markham Theatre, Ontario - Rock n Roll Marathon- San Diego and Phoenix - House Of Blues, LA - Shank Hall, Milwaukee - Red River Opera House, Bash on Ash, Tempe, AZ - Wrigley Mansion, Phoenix - Smith Opera House, Geneva, NY - Jordan Hall, Boston - Johnny D's, Somerville, MA – Philadelphia Museum Of Art .


*Winner of Central MA  Radio WMRC LMAs "Best Original Act" and "Best Album - 'Looking For Ringo'" in 2012*


Residing in central MA, Kate currently performs 

* Lead Blues Rock Violin, Keys and vocals with Big Brother and the Holding Company



*Singer Songwriter Solo Shows

*Duo Blake and Kate, with the incredible Blake Thompson

(2 vocals, guitar, elec. violin and keys)

*Full band (originals and select covers) with Blake Thompson: Kate Russo Band with Blake Thompson

*Janis Joplin tribute local sensation Piece Of My Pearl (POMP)


--Thanks to all the people that enjoy and support what I am so lucky to do -  rock on and peace!  All glory to God, and thanks to my Savior, Lord Jesus Christ. ~KR

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