The Karen Hart Band - Pretending (KHB) features the music of The Pretenders along with the Power Women of ROCK!
KHB has four experienced and solid musicians who love what they are doing entertaining all ages with their great song selection and endless energy. Their high-energy shows are filled with variety, flashy guitar work with a memorable show that continues to rock audiences of all ages. KHB takes exceptional care and precision to duplicate the original studio recordings live on stage without backing tracks, just incredible musicianship paying tribute to the spirit and music of The Pretenders and the Power Women of ROCK!
Karen Hart fronts this talented group of rockers with high-energy and powerful vocals leaving no doubt she can ROCK like few others. Her love of music is evident in her performance and watching the fun she has on stage, you can't help but join in on it.
Jerry King is the driving force behind KHB bringing an exciting and solid foundation with his vast knowledge of technique learned from some of the best drummer's in the business. Jerry is widely known as the "One-take King" in the Chicago recording scene.
James Bourland plays with a passion that pulls you into his creative guitar performances with an energy bringing audiences to their feet wanting more. James has a bachelor's degree in Guitar Performance and has played with Teleportal and Garek among many other eclectic Chicago artists.
Charlie Short's abilities are unparalleled when emulating the sounds and bass passages of the original artists and his backup vocals bring the harmonies you expect to hear. Charlie also sings lead providing the variety KHB's fans love to hear.