Tampa, Florida, USA

KORE is a Tampa-based all female original rock band. KORE has performed at venues across Florida and as far as NYC, and has been featured on radio, TV, and in print. KORE is sponsored/endorsed by Daisy Rock guitars, DR Strings, Feranda Jeans, & Manic Panic, and is Mamapalooza’s ‘Band of the Year’


KORE is a Tampa, Florida-based all female rock band formed in 2006 and consists of Traci on lead vocals and bass and Susan on guitar.

KORE has performed at venues across the greater Tampa Bay area. In addition to playing at pubs, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs, the band has also performed at many events including the Florida State Fair, the Florida Strawberry Festival, Sunday at the St. Petersburg Pier, and the Sunscreen Film Festival. They also opened for national comedians Jon Reep, Finesse Williams, and Janet Williams.

KORE has been featured on radio, television, and in print. Their original music has gotten play on seven area radio stations and their music video for ‘You Confuse Me’ was available on Bright House cable on demand channel 340. They have been featured in the TBT, Vocess Magazine, Bay Area Beat, Metromix.com, BayNews9.com, and several other local publications. They recently headlined the Mamapalooza Summer on the Hudson festival in Manhattan as the Mamapalooza 'Band of the Year' for 2009-2010, where they also performed a song with Dennis Dunaway of Alice Cooper.

KORE is also available as an acoustic rock duo and has performed at the Girlz Garage at the Vans Warped Tour in St. Pete, the WMNF 88.5FM holiday fundraiser, area restaurants and bars, and at the Newport Guitar festival at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, FL, where they represented Daisy Rock Guitars. They also recently performed live on the CBS Morning News in the South Florida market and on Studio 10, a morning show that airs on CBS in the Tampa Bay area.

KORE is endorsed/sponsored by Daisy Rock Guitars, DR Strings, Manic Panic, and Feranda Jeans.


KORE's songs have gotten airplay on Tampa WMNF 88.5 FM, WBUL USF radio, 99Rock in NH, WSLR 96.5 FM in Sarasota, WGUL Clearwater, WLSS Sarasota, Girls Rock Radio, and nytalkradio.net. KORE has also been featured in live on-air interviews on many of these stations. KORE's music video for 'You Confuse Me' was on Bright House cable channel 340 on demand in the Tampa Bay area. Watch the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFisSxwjhi0. KORE also performed live on the CBS Morning News show in the South Florida market and on Studio 10, a morning show that airs on CBS in the Tampa Bay area. Video of those performances is available at http://youtube.com/koretheband.

Set List

We play both original gigs and cover gigs. Typically we play 45 minute or 1 hour sets. We currently have a repertoire of 18 original songs and over 4 hours of cover music for artists ranging from Metallica to Miley Cyrus to the Beatles.