Category Archives: Music

Show Announced: Katbaret!

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This event is about music, mirth and mayhem! Mm-mmm-mm!
All Kat Leonard all the time!

Wednesday July 31, 2019
6:00 Doors, Dinner and Discourse
7:00-8:00 Showtime!

120 Diner, 120 Church Street Toronto

9:00 Kat joins host Mandy Goodhandy
on the livestream #120LateNight

Pay What You Can!
Hug Who(m) You Can!

#fiercefun #daretolive

 

https://katleonard.com/

http://120diner.com/

New Music Video! Yodel!

 

There’s a new album on the way! Yessss! As I work in a flurry of furious fun with my illustrious team including the characters listed below, I will bring you into the friendly fold with snippets like this one! Please subscribe to my YouTube channel and share the love to others if you feel so inclined!

Arlene and I went strolling on a bridge one day after a soft rain had fallen. We thought we’d do a wee promo video for the release of my song Yodel. Arlene followed me around with her trusty camera phone as we ran through the song twice. What resulted after some limited but crafty editing by Arlene was this whole music video. I think it accurately represents the fun we had on the bridge that day and the fun and frolic I wish upon you every day. Have the fun! Dare to live! Doesn’t it make ya wanna yodel? 🙂
Words and Music by Kat Leonard @katbandoo
http://www.KatLeonard.com

Producer: THE iDENTiTY CRiSiS
http://www.youtube.com/theidc

Mixed & Mastered by: Turbo Zebra
http://www.turbozebramusic.com

Video Director/Editor: Arlene Paculan
https://www.officialarlene.com

 

YODEL Lyrics:

You can do magic
You pull wonderment out of thin air
You light up the night with the spark in your eye
I hear love songs that just ain’t there
Fallen angel
You’re not mine but you land in my hand
I erupt like a chorus on high
Please brace me when I can’t stand

CHORUS:
You make me wanna yodel
Yippeeyai Yippeekayay
Your touch is taking me higher
It’s like hump day every day (Hump hump hump hump hump hump)
I’m lost for words of expression
(Vocalizing like a speechless maniac)
You make me wanna yodel
Yippeeyai Yippeekayay

Revved up pressed up behind me
Your whisper rustles my hair
You kiss me like a drifter
With a reckless moment to spare
Nimble frenzy of thrills
Draw near, draw near, draw near
You crack me like a breakthrough
Making everything vaguely clear

[repeat CHORUS]

BRIDGE: (Improv)
Little old lady. little old lady, little old lady who
Diddlyeoo howdy doo
Little old lady who loves you
Bibbity bobbity boo
cuckoo cuckoo cuckoo
Buck buck buck buck
Nut n honey nut n honey nut n honey Good n plenty
A, E, I, O, U and sometimes Y

Thank you for watching!
LOVE KAT 🙂

New show announced: Toronto Songwriting Guild!

RELISH

After my Speaker Slam competition I’ll be running here to hear some tunes and play some tunes! It’s a great musical crowd! Come if you can! I’ll be there around 10:00pm.

 

Toronto Songwriting Guild

Around for nearly a decade, the Toronto Songwriting Guild (TSG) is a vibrant collective of professional musicians and friends who meet regularly to write and perform original songs, and give feedback and support. Its members vary in musical styles and goals, but are well matched in terms of musical skill and commitment to their craft.

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New Show Announced: Love Is Everywhere

I am pleased as punch– for whatever punch has to be pleased about since it’s likely about to be gulped– to be part of this show! Please join us if you can!

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Sunday March 18th 8-9:30pm
Comedy Bar Toronto
945 Bloor Street West Toronto

Love is Everywhere is back and scientifically sappier than ever!
March is a hard month for many of us (http://www.bbc.com/news/health-13546925) but do not fear! This month we will be giving happiness homework to all of our performers to show you how positive thinking can change your day/life!

This month we have stand up from:
Human Hug, Ryan Dillon!
Best part of everyone’s day, Brian Ward!
And unstoppable comedy badass Nour Hadidi!

AND music from our special guest who is as covered in glitter on the inside as she is on the outside, Kat Leonard!

Tickets at http://comedybar.ca/show.php?Event_ID=9413

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New Show Announced: Wonder Women Winter Wonder

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Santa’s Sack! (A new video!)

Ever wonder why Santa’s Sack is so huuuuuge?! Now you know!

 

 

Santa’s Sack by Kat Leonard http://www.KatLeonard.com

Producer: THE iDENTiTY CRiSiS http://www.youtube.com/theidc

Mixed & Mastered by: Turbo Zebra http://www.turbozebramusic.com

Videography by: Heather Hill http://www.heatherhill.ca

Animation by: Ashley Amar

 

Lyrics: Dear Santa…

You’ve got a big sack– jampacked
With heavy gifts of joy that could break your back
I can help you… damn straight
I can help release the pressure and reduce the weight
I’ll take my gifts now… and how
You know what I like— I’m willing to be wowed
I’ve been a good girl—giddy up
I saved half of your cookies and egg nog in a cup

Santa, how your sack does bulge Ho ho ho ho ho ho ho
Bursting with the gifts I love (of love) Ho ho ho ho ho ho ho
What could be inside for me? Ho ho ho ho ho ho ho
Ho ho ho ho ho ho ho Bulging sack of festive glee

You’ve got a big sack—paddywack!
The strain must be a constant risk of heart attack
Let me hold it– pick it up
I’ll keep it upright and inspect it close-up
You can trust me—fingers crossed
I’ll handle it with care so nothing gets tossed
Let me touch it—Jingle bells
I see something for me right there where it swells

Jolly yuletide clown Come on down
Loosen your belt, recline by the fire
I’ll roast some nuts and sing like a choir
I’ve been a good girl– I saved you a cookie
I’ve been a good girl– well, half a cookie
It’s better than no cookie

And realistically, I was left on my own for quite some time, so what did you expect?!

New Show Announced: Toronto Songwriting Guild!

An opportunity to celebrate Santa’s Sack!

TSG

 

Toronto Songwriting Guild Holiday Song Circle!
Sunday December 10 from 7:30-10:30pm!

Amsterdam Bicycle Club
54 The Esplanade, Toronto

 

 

 

Show Announcement: KATBARET!

More balls than the Grey Cup!
Music laughter dancing love shenanigans!

KATBARET BANNER

120 Diner
120 Church Street Toronto ON

 

Civil Wray!
Civil Wray marks a personal and professional change for Andrea de Boer. Andrea takes both musical and personal chances with Civil Wray, offering an indie rock vibe, a twinge of country, and an infusion of Latin pop and soul that elevates her trademark smoky vocals.

www.CivilWrayMusic.com

Jessica Stuart!
Many are called, but the chosen are The Jessica Stuart Few. Simply put, when you’re the only ‘koto’ (a traditional Japanese 13-stringed instrument) playing indie singer-songwriter in the world, whose trademark red hair and genre-bending dancefloor grooves have taken you on multiple tours throughout Asia and Australia, despite being Vancouver born and a long-time Toronto native, you’re bound to raise an eyebrow or 2000.

www.JessicaStuartMusic.com

And me– Kat Leonard!
Explosive irreverent theatrical musical comedy that leaves you with the drunken joy of a sugar rush. Building self-esteem, confidence and creativity.

www.KatLeonard.com

No Cover! Pay What You Can into the bucket if you want to!

Tune into our FB Live feed from Kat Leonard World if you can’t make it live! If we can’t sit in your lap, we can blow you a kiss! NB: 120 Diner has deeeelicious foodstuffs!
#FierceFun!
😝😘

 

Click here for the Facebook event! 

New Show Announced: Beauties, Beats & Eats!

BEATS
There is always amazing fun and food to be had at 120 Diner and August 22, 2017 from 8:30-11:00 will be a spectacle of friends in harmony! Get it? Join us if you can!

Pay What You can!
120 Church Street, Toronto Ontario
8:30-11:30pm

Check us and follow if you wanna, yo!

Carla Cassanova: @caralovesart
Heather Christine: @HeatherChristineMusic www.HeatherChristine.ca
Arlene Paculan: @Arlene_Paculan www.ArlenePaculan.com

And me!
Kat Leonard: @katbandoo www.Katleonard.com (This link will touch itself! 😉

Happy happy summer, everybuddy! Let’s celebrate together!

xoxox
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New Show Announced: KATBARET!

katbaret july 23 guest poster

Facebook Live event for you if you can’t make it live!
FB Live attendees get blown kisses! Live people get table dances!
Kat Leonard World 

Paul Dore!
Paul Dore is an author, podcaster and storyteller. He lives in Toronto with his two aloe plants, Peter and Mary.
www.pauldore.com. Twitter: @ jeffreypauldore

Carla Casanova!
Singer/Songwriter Carla Gonzalez was born in Venezuela but left her roots at a very early age to travel the globe. Music has been her lifelong passion & companion. She loves to make you smile & dance and remember that love is all that matters.
Twitter: @ carlalovesart

Phylitsa Phylactou!
Phylitsa Phylactou is a first-generation Canadian who attributes her love of dance and boisterous nature to Greek Cypriot roots. She is a busy wife and mom who is often caught bellydancing while performing household chores. She is motivated by a love of learning both professionally and personally.

And me– Kat Leonard!
Explosive irreverent theatrical musical comedy that leaves you with the drunken joy of a sugar rush. Building self-esteem, confidence and creativity.
www.KatLeonard.com Twitter: @ katbandoo

Tune into our FB Live feeds from Kat Leonard World and/or 120 Diner if you can’t make it live! If we can’t sit in your lap, we can blow you a kiss! NB: 120 Diner has deeeelicious foodstuffs!
#FierceFun!
Facebook Invite Here!

Hope to see you somewhere!
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