Jen Goncalves, Lead Vocals; Mike Goncalves, Guitar; Alan Woodard, Bass; Mark Chrisawn, Drums;
Manager: Renate Goncalves firstname.lastname@example.org 615-708-7081
|# Years Experience Performing Live:
||Now Booking 2012 - Global, US
||ALTERBRIDGE; ALICE COOPER; ANOTHER ANIMAL; BUCKCHERRY; CHEAP TRICK; CHEVELLE; CLUTCH; COLD; DEFAULT; DOPE; FLYLEAF; HINDER; HAILSTORM; INGRAM HILL; JOE BONAMASSA; MONTGOMERY GENTRY; PAPA ROACH; PRESIDENTS OF THE U.S.A.; QUEENSRYCHE; REO SPEEDWAGON; SALIVA; SCORPIONS; SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY; SEETHER; SHINEDOWN; SOIL; STATIC X; TAPROOT; TESLA; THREE DAYS GRACE; UNCLE CRACKER; 30 SECONDS TO MARS
|Performing Rights Society:
||HIP KITTY SELF TITLED EP—2011; WILL YOU SAVE THE HERO Single—2011; ART OF WAR LP—2008; BETTER AIM TO KILL ME Single—2008; HIP KITTY LIVE EP—2007
About the Artist
Hip Kitty is Raw, Honest, American ROCK...music that transcends the expected and inspires the masses! We invite you to join our journey...
Renate Goncalves, P.O. Box 8047, Gallatin, TN 3706
615-230-6010 office / fax 615-708-7081 cell
The Start: Hip Kitty was founded in 200
Most Recent Album: HIP KITTY EP (Self-Titled) 201
State of Ohio Award of Excellence for an Individual or Organization for its work with children and adults with mental and physical disabilities. (2008)
102.9 The Buzz Artist of the Month – December 2011
Founded in 2002, 10 years recording and tour experience
Currently recording with Grammy nominated producer/engineer Greg Archilla (Matchbox 20, Buckcherry)
US touring reaching from Key West, FL- Anchorage, AK
2 years as a top ten Rock artist on Reverbnation (Tennessee)
Top requested and voted favorite local band 102.9 FM the Buzz (Nashville Rock Radio)
2 world military tours for Armed Forces Entertainment (Middle East and Latin America)
Performer at US military bases around the nation. (List of bases available upon request)
Appearances on FOX and NBC (local and national) (List of stations available upon request)
Performer for Walt Disney World Entertainment, Pleasure Island, #1 requested ROCK band 2006-2009
Performer for the Seaworld Concert Series (Seaworld- Orlando, FL)
# 1 requested Rock band at Piere’s Entertainment Center (#6 club in world for ticket sales)
Performer on Hard Rock concert series (Nashville, TN)
Radio airplay (List of stations available upon request)
Co-Host of National Telethon Hattie-Lar-la- thon (Akron, OH)
Award of Achievement in recognition for US military touring (awarded by the US Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Dept. for areas of Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Djibouti, Honduras, Curacao, and Puerto Rico)
Recipient of the Humanitarian Of The Year award by the state of Ohio for touring and support of the Hattie Larlham Foundation, servicing children and adults with severe physical and mental disabilities
Cover model (Jen) for Lotus Energy Drink Co. featured in 2012 Lotus Swimsuit Calendar
Nominated “Favorite Female vocalist” (Jen) 102.9 FM the Buzz (Nashville, TN
Jen Halverson, Lead Vocals Hometown: Brandon, Mississipp
Education: Belmont University, Musical Theatr
Little Known Fact; Jen was very shy in schoo
Influences: Steven Tyler, Gwen Stefani, Nickelback, Shinedown, Papa Roach, Bon Jovi, and Celine Dion
Mike Goncalves, Guitar Hometown: Howell, New Jerse
Education: Tampa Florida Police Academy, Criminal Justic
Little Known Fact: Mike loves the movie Legally Blond
Influences: KISS, Iron Maiden, Bon Jovi, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne, Metallic
Alan Woodard, Bass Hometown: Gallatin, TN
Education: Volunteer Community College-Music Major
Influences: Sevendust, Alice In Chains, Foo Fighters
InstrumentationJen Halverson – Lead Vocalis
Mike Goncalves – Guitar
Mark Chrisawn – Drum
Alan Woodard – Bas
HIP KITTY BAND LLC
CONTRACT RIDER – TECHNICAL REQUIRMENTS
Management : Renate Goncalves 615-708-7081
Please contact Hip Kitty’s management in order to advance the following rider details:
PRODUCTION RIDER: (STAGE, SOUND & LIGHTS)
*Production must be approved in advance
PA: The house system must be of proper size to give ample
dispersion throughout the venue. The system must include:
(1 18” sub)
(1 full range cabinet with 15” woofer & horn)
Artist’s engineer (when applicable) will have access and full control over the operations of the system.
FOH: PURCHASER must provide a high-grade (Yamaha,
Soundcraft, etc.) console with at least 32 channels. Console must provide phantom power, inserts, and at least 6 sends per channel. PURCHASER must also provide 8 channels ofcompression, 4 channels of gates, 2 reverbs and 1 delay.
MONITOR: PURCHASER must provide a separate on stage console with at least 4 mixes. Each mix must have a dedicated 31 band EQ.
PURCHASER must provide competent sound engineer familiar with this monitor system to operate soundboard forthe entire engagement.
LINE LIST AND MICROPHONE REQUIREMENTS:
See stage plot and input list
STAGING: PURCHASER must provide stage with adequate space to
house the band. SEE STAGE PLOT
** BUYER TO PROVIDE 2 HOTEL ROOMS
** BUYER TO PROVIDE COLD WATER ON STAGE
Top 10 in Hard Rock Videos, April 2012
April 2012 Judging Excellence
Top 40 in Rock Videos, October 2013
Top 40 in Rock Videos, September 2013
Top 40 in Rock Videos, August 2013
Top 40 in Rock Videos, June 2012
Top 40 in Hard Rock Videos, March 2012
102..9 The Buzz – Nashville, TN.
by “I’m digging the new Hip Kitty EP. You can hear the growth of the music and talent on this one. Jen delivers a solid vocal performance, backed by great riffs packed full of energy. Check it out,...
98.9 The Bear- Ft. Wayne, IN
by “It’s impossible not to have a blast anytime Hip Kitty is on the stage, and their CD is one of those rare albums that you can listen to beginning to end and enjoy every song you hear.”
Danielle Shaw by
“Wicked lyrics, supreme instrumental skills, personal touches, the Art of War is the manifestation of the mastermind that is Hip Kitty. The special thing about The Art of War is not only that it...
Credits: (Collective Soul, Matchbox 20, Buckcherry, Safety Suit) “Hip Kitty is an exciting New Rock Band with great songs and an equally great Live Show. Their energy is infectious. They have...
Music News Nashville
by “Justice and the music business are two things that don’t often go together. sometimes, the cream doesn’t always find its’ way to the top of the coffee cup. However, call me a dreamer, but...
Red Alert Studios - Gallatin, TN
by “Hip Kitty is one of the hottest new acts that I have worked with in quite some time. They have their own unique inventive sound. It’s like a mix between “Old school rock” with killer female lead...
Disney Entertainment by
“It’s a pleasure to have Hip Kitty performing for Disney Entertainment. They’re a heavy-hitting, hard rock band with a stage presence and personality that makes them a favorite among our concert...
Goldylocks/ lead vocalist Goldy by
“Hip Kitty is a band for the masses. You can bring these cats anywhere. They know how to rock all walks of life and most importantly are good to the rest of us out there doing the same thing. That...
Pleasure Island by
“When you go to a Hip Kitty show you’re guaranteed to have a good time. The energy that the band generates and the genuinely KICK-ASS rockin’ atmosphere they produce on stage is something that...
Jane’s World Entertainment, Tampa, FL
by “Hip Kitty is sure that their audience has as much fun listening or singing along with them as they do on stage during any performance. I count them in my top level of touring acts.”