John Tate is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter, originally from Vancouver, BC.. He has lived and performed all over North America with musicians from the Blues, Country and Rock genres. 

John has been fortunate enough to share the stage with both past and present members of some of the world's top bands and/or performers, including ... Taylor Swift, Brett Eldredge, Randy Bachman, Colin James, Tom Cochrane & Red Rider and Honeymoon Suite, to name a few.


"I'm very fortunate to have been able to work as a drummer and/or a guitar player, with some incredibly talented people, for most of my life. They've all had some sort of influence on me and shared so much with me, whether they realized it or not."

Big thanx to you all !!!!
- John
June
01-02    - The Duke, Victoria, BC  -  Dave Hartney
16        -  Private Function, Vancouver, BC  -  10 Miles West
20-23    - Rooster's Country Cabaret, Pitt Meadows, BC  -  10 Miles West
29-30    - Gabby's Country Cabaret, Langley, BC  -  10 Miles West

July
07        -  Private Function, North Vancouver, BC  -  10 Miles West

August
01-04    - Rooster's Country Cabaret, Pitt Meadows, BC  -  10 Miles West
17-18    - Gabby's Country Cabaret, Langley, BC  -  10 Miles West

September
07-08    - Gabby's Country Cabaret, Langley, BC  -  10 Miles West

October
03-06    - Rooster's Country Cabaret, Pitt Meadows, BC  -  10 Miles West
19-20    - Gabby's Country Cabaret, Langley, BC  -  10 Miles West

November
21-24    - Rooster's Country Cabaret, Pitt Meadows, BC  -  10 Miles West

December
14-15    - Gabby's Country Cabaret, Langley, BC  -  10 Miles West

ABOUT   JOHN
Upcoming Dates
ABOUT     DATES     AUDIO/VIDEO     PHOTOS     CONTACT
Drums & Backing Vocals w/Dave Hartney @ Sunfest 2016
Lead Guitar & Backing Vocals w/10 Miles West
Drums & Backing Vocals w/Dave Hartney @ Sunfest 2016
The Truth - Music by John Tate / Lyrics by Noelle Christie
All instruments & Backing Vocals by John Tate
Copyright 2019 - John Tate  /  Motala Music

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John Tate / Guitar - w/Alive II - Akron, OH (2003)
John Tate / Guitar - Vancouver, BC (2007)
John Tate / Guitar @ The Plaza of Nations / Winter Olympics Vancouver (2010)
John Tate / Guitar - 2014 Photoshoot
Photo Gallery
Audio / Video
John Tate / Guitar w/Carnival Of Sin @ The ACT Theatre - Pitt Meadows, BC (2007)
John Tate / Guitar w/Carnival Of Sin @ The ACT Theatre - Pitt Meadows, BC (2007)
John Tate / Guitar @ Gabby's - Langley, BC (2013)
John Tate / Guitar @ Gabby's - Langley, BC (2013)
SRV tribute band - Couldn't Stand The Weather (1997)
Kiss tribute - Alive II (2003)
Motley Crue tribute - Carnival Of Sin (2007)
The Steel Toe Boots (2011)
Outlaws (2009)
JAM (2011)
Runaway Lane 2014
10 Miles West Promo (2014)
John Tate / Drums @ The Plaza of Nations / Winter Olympics Vancouver (2010)
John Tate / Drums @ The Cloverdale Rodeo (2009)
John Tate / Drums @ Gabby's - Langley, BC (2010)
John Tate / Drums @ Sunfest Mainstage Summer 2016 - Cowichan Valley, BC
John Tate Guitar Ibanez Iceman PS120 & Gibson Flying V RI
John Tate's Live Set up - Pearl Masters Custom Maple in Lime Sparkle Fade w/Pearl Eric Singer Signature Maple Snare
& Sabian Cymbals
John Tate's Live Set up - Pearl Masters Custom Maple in Lime Sparkle Fade w/Pearl Eric Singer Signature Maple Snare& Sabian Cymbals
John Tate's Live Set up - Pearl Masters Custom Maple in Lime Sparkle Fade w/Pearl Eric Singer Signature Maple Snare & Sabian Cymbals
John Tate on stage @ Sunfest - Duncan, BC 03Aug13 / opening for Alan Jackson, Thompson Square & Jarrod Neiman