Fat Cat & The Blues Experience
Gig Seeker Pro

Fat Cat & The Blues Experience

Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2019 | INDIE

Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States | INDIE
Established on Jan, 2019
Band Blues Soul




This band has no press


Still working on that hot first release.



BIOGRAPHY Fat Cat (AKA Kevin Wheeler) is the real deal. Born and raised in the Washington DC metropolitan area, Music runs in his family, his grandfather, the late Grant Williams III, who played the tenor saxophone in the Louis Armstrong band. Following in his grandfather’s footsteps, Fat Cat (AKA Kevin Wheeler) is a consummate seasoned performer with many songs and performances under his belt. As a young man, Fat Cat (AKA Kevin Wheeler) got his musical training in the traditional Baptist Church; In the late 70`s Fat Cat (AKA Kevin Wheeler) was one of the founding members of (The Ayre Rayde band & show) from Maryland. In the early 90`s Fat Cat (AKA Kevin Wheeler) founded and formed his own national gospel group (Albert Phillips & The Divine Messengers), shortly after, the group signed and recorded its first album entitled “Victory” under The Redemption Record label, which included the instant hit Victory, which vaulted the album to #18 on the Billboard charts. The album was a huge success, Fat Cat`s gospel group charted 3 additional times in the Billboard magazine, the group was also nominated for a Grammy award, Soul Train music award, Dove award and many other awards. Fat Cat (AKA Kevin Wheeler) and his group were featured in the Library of Congress Gazette, Dallas newspaper, Washington Post just to name a few. Later Fat Cat (AKA Kevin Wheeler) went on to put together a national Blues/Soul/R&B group called (KL&R2 featuring Kevin Wheeler) under the Quinn Record label TM, Kevin recorded 8 albums on the Quinn Record label TM, which all of his albums gained national and international attention through land base radio, magazine, DJ`S Pools, digital radio, syndicated radio and television. The music industry calls Fat Cat (AKA Kevin Wheeler) a genuine triple threat” due to his prowess as a singer, songwriter and producer. Fat Cat (AKA Kevin Wheeler) performs both solo and accompanied by the perfectly seasoned group of musicians who make up Fat Cat & The Blues Experience and always a crowd pleaser. LIVE PERFORMACES Constitution Hall, Jacobs Javits Center Madison Square Garden, Indonesian Embassy, Stone Soul Picnics, Black Family Reunions Festivals, Quaker Oaks Festivals, Lincoln Theater, Warner Theater, Dallas Sport auditorium, Arthur Ashe Center, BB King`s Hometown Indianola MS, The Pocono Resorts TELEVISION Dr. Bobby Jones Show, Bobby Cartwright, PBS, Comcast, Americas Top 20 Countdown PRESS The Library of Congress Gazette, Dallas Morning News, the Washington Post, Free Lance Star AWARDS Grammy nominated, Soul Train Music Award nominated, Dove Award nominated, Excellence Award nominated and GMWA Award. ALBUMS/SINGLES Victory, Message from the Messengers, Power, Can you get away, Par-Tae, Somebody Said, Let`s go Party, I Got My Swag On, Sweetness is her weakness, If you need me, Lied for the last time, Drown in my own tears, Down in the valley. ACTS OPEN FOR The Emotions, The Dramatics, BT Express, Candi Station, Johnny Taylor, Eddie Rabbit, John P. Kee, Hezekiah Walker, The Blind Boys, William Devaughn, Rob Howz, The Gathers, John Primer, The Barkays, D Train, Soul Sonic Force, Paula Abdul.

Band Members