Cat's new releases traverse wild landscapes and private horizons, addressing personal and social pains and pleasures.
Is it Blues? Funk? Rock? Soul? Folk? Yes. It’s Indie Music from talented musicians with broad range & big Love. It’s funky rockin soulful indie groove with a female point of view, deep pocket, velvety vox, firm spine. It’s award-winning songwriting and hip-shaking mind-blowing performance!
"Catch Fire" and “Wonder Love” by Cat Dail and Teddy Kumpel.
“Player” by Cat Dail, Teddy Kumpel, and Joel Newton.
Produced, recorded & mixed by Teddy Kumpel
Mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound, NYC
Cat Dail- vocals, guitar, percussion
Teddy Kumpel- guitars, bass, percussion, backing vocals, midi-keys
Shawn Pelton- drums
Wonder Love New Video!
· Musician Best Unsigned Band Contest
· Yamaha Music Production Contest
· Independent Music Awards, Album and Songwriting Contests
· Great American Song Contest, Lyrics Award
· Madison Area Music Awards (MAMA), Wish You Were Here category
"Music as infectious as it is insightful."
- Downtown Resident
"Memorable melodies, compelling lyrics and one hell of a groove!"
- Pitch Weekly
"This band is on to something good and good for you."
"Guaranteed to put you in a festive mood!"
- Pop Sunday Newsletter
"A magical, marketable, musical philosophy: Fun!"
- Dartmouth Magazine
Awarded prizes from Billboard magazine, Musician magazine, the Independent Music Awards, and many more, Cat Dail is an internationally touring singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer. She has released 5 albums on the Lucky Magnet recording label she founded.
Cat Dail has been a highlight of the national Indie rock scene since she first hit in the 90s. Leading her NYC band, distant cousins, Cat played all the legendary clubs in NYC, including a Friday night residency at the Bitter End, and most colleges and clubs from Vermont to Virginia, Colorado to California.
Most recently, Cat Dail has been joined by some of the best musicians in the world, featured regularly at SXSW and other festivals, and playing for causes she believes in. Her music is heard on tv (CBS Sports, PBS) and in films (independent and feature). In addition to a life in music, Dail has led important and long-lasting community efforts in leadership roles at libraries, food banks and as original Board Chair of the internationally-acclaimed, female-led Strike Anywhere Theater Ensemble, a progressive, multi-media collaboration, winner of grants from Poetry Foundation, among others.
Cat counts herself lucky to be raising 2 kids, and to meet people, everywhere, who join Love in defeating Fear.