Angela Mackenzie and the Very Tasty Band
featuring Rusty Reed, Samantha King, Sophie Hunter, Rhonda O’Connell
Video release party: “Room 313” shot at Blues on Whyte
Special guests: Cold Feet
Angela Mackenzie is a published singer, songwriter, guitarist, drummer, promoter and studio musician.
An Alberta Recording Industry Association (A.R.I.A) award recipient for Gord Steinke’s “Hidden Agenda” CD in 1998.
Angela was the drummer, singer and songwriter with Homestead Recording artists The Hootin’ Annies for 8 years. The band released a CD entitled “High Falootin” in June 2003 and were featured at the Juno Awards Spotlight held in Edmonton in April, 2004 and performed at many major festivals in and around Edmonton and B.C.
Angela was the powerful female lead vocalist for Celtic Fusion Illusion. CFI was at one time, a 24 piece Celtic Rock band with bagpipes. Her vocals are featured on the 2014 CD “Walk the Tweed”. The band performed at Rexall Place in October 2009 for the Edmonton Oilers opening ceremonies.
On her musical journey, Angela has shared the stage with artists: Amos Garret, Gordie Mathews, Gerry Doucette, Johnny V, Dennis Marcenko, Duris Maxwell, Holly Woods, Texas Flood, The Headstones, The Tubes, Dr. Hook, Pat Travers, Nickelback, Default, Steppenwolf, Trooper, Harlequin, Laura Love, to name a few. She has performed and “sat-in” with numerous bands in and around Edmonton.