The Kate

The Kate is a feisty, live music series from CPTV featuring bold performers with something to say. The Kate explores the story behind the song. Combining delicate beauty or a razor sharp wit, The Kate performers captivate audiences with an irresistible charm inspired by our muse, Katharine Hepburn.

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Distributed nationally by American Public Television

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Shelia E


Sheila E. and her band shares her energetic talent and message of love.

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Nancy And Beth


Actors/singers Megan MullalyStephanie Hunt perform as the band Nancy And Beth.

Marc Broussard


The Louisiana native wows with his R&B-inflected voice and New Orleans-style band.

Black Violin


This gifted duo combines classical with hip-hop — and attracts fans of both genres.

Marc Cohn and Blind Boys of Alabama


Singer-songwriter Marc Cohn is joined by gospel titans Blind Boys of Alabama.

Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett


Two Broadway stars share their love story in song.

Jimmy Webb with Special Guest Ashley Campbell


The legendary Grammy-winning songwriter shares hits and humorous musical stories.