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Some History of The CTB

Cole Tate’s musical journey has logged thousands of miles performing extensively across the western U.S., Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico and 3 tours of Europe. He has recorded, performed and shared the bill with a long list of top name talent. As a songwriter, his songs have been signed in Nashville, covered by many Bay Area artists locally, nationally and Internationally and have appeared in TV shows and Movies. The CTB, for many years, has been a popular Bay Area Headliner and has featured some of the scene’s most talented musicians.

The Cole Tate Band Today

Today the Cole Tate Band centers around the exciting stage presence and vocal blend of Cole and his talented wife Mikaële Dawn Tate. Mikaële, a dynamic vocalist, radiant performer and polished songwriter, is the perfect counterpart to Cole’s energetic stage show, deep soulful vocals and soaring guitar licks! Together they form an amazing musical centerpiece, fronting a tight, driving backing band that is an absolute crowd pleaser!

Some of Our Favorite Clients

Greenpeace . Sunflower Wellness . Jazz and Blues by the Bay . Tiburon Wine Festival . Rotary International . Mill Valley Film Festival . American Cancer Foundation . RCP Tiburon Mile . Sweetwater Music Hall . Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay . Haight Street Fair . Genentech . Chateau St. Jean Winery . Merry Edwards Winery . Harbor Point Charitable Foundation . North Beach Festival . Osher Marin JCC . Marin Recovery Project . Jordan Winery . Muir Beach Volunteer Fire Dept . SF Yacht Club . and More!

About Us Meet The Band Everyone Plays A Part

Cole Tate

Singer/Songwriter, guitarist Cole Tate is a long time San Francisco Bay Area headliner who has been a professional touring musician, recording artist and music instructor for over 25 years. Raised in a musical family in the mountains of Colorado, his passion and enthusiasm for teaching and performing is contagious… uplifting his fans with his love for music. His songs have been covered by artists around the world, and have appeared in TV shows and movies.

Mikaële Dawn Tate (Mikki)

Mikaële is a vibrant, soulful singer/songwriter who brings a sexy, spirited and joyful vibe to the Cole Tate Band. Her silky smooth, rich vocal sound leaves you all warm and fuzzy inside! Originally from Boulder, Colorado, Mikaële paid her dues in the Hollywood singer/songwriter scene before moving North to the San Francisco Bay Area. As fate would have it, she would meet up with Cole, to form the new centerpiece of The Cole Tate Band.

Brett Boyd

Guitarist Brett Boyd brings a hook laden, classic rock guitar sound to CTB, along with a spirited personality that makes him instantly likable. He has performed on stages in the U.S., Canada, Asia, and Europe and shared the bill with notable artists like Coldplay, Indigo Girls, and Matt Nathanson. His music has been used on MTV and in commercials by Disney and Toyota. Brett maintains a busy recording and performing schedule with The Cole Tate Band, The Marinfidels, The Beautiful Losers, and various other projects.

Wilie Riser

Born and raised in Chicago, and steeped in the rich musical heritage of that city, Willie brings those blues, soul and R&B influences into his solid, driving and melodic bass playing. Now residing in Oakland, Ca, his live and recording credits include a star studded list of top talent such as Carla Thomas, Little Milton, Little Anthony And The Imperials, Bobby Rydell and many others.

Wade Olson

Aside from being the senior member of The Cole Tate Band, Wade has, for over 20 years, played for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Member Craig Chaquico of Jefferson Starship fame and many other top Bay Area artists. Everyone loves his rock solid groove, positive presence and exciting showmanship. He’s a fan favorite!


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"We love bringing the music to you from the heart, with a positive vibe and a whole lotta soul."
Coley 'n Mikki

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