One Artist, Many Choices

Pub Shows

Kim is a profesional pub entertainer that plays the sing-a-longs and drinking songs that make any party fun. Kim can be found most weekends in one of Edmonton's hottest Pubs, entertaining enthusiastic crowds.  Kim's wide repertoire allows him to entertain audiences of any age group with songs as far back as the 50's to the latest hits on the radio.  Kim creates an authentic pub entertainment experience by engaging audiences with humor and music. 

Outdoor and House Concerts

Bring Music to Your Friends and Family

House and Outdoor Concerts are a great way to bring people together and adds something special to any celebration.  

Covid-19 kept us from playing indoors, but, it showed us how entertaining and special outdoor performances can be.  Kim has played many of these home and neighborhood shows.  He appreciates the intimate connection you can make with people in small settings, and has such wide repertoire of music, he can bring entertainment that will inspire any audience.

Kim provides all of his own sound and lighting equipment.  

Kim Gates and The Dark Frames

High Energy Acoustic Trio

Kim headlines Kim Gates and The Dark Frames, for events where the energy of a full band is appreciated.  Playing with Kim is long time collaborator and friend Drew Price, on violin, and drummer, Marty Szucs. 

The Dark Frames play Kim's original music and classic covers of the great music of the last 40 years.  

Bistro Shows

Relaxing music for relaxed dining

Creating ambience and good vibrations is the hallmark of Kim Gates.  His restaurants and bistros performances create a fun and friendly atmosphere with tasteful music, that is both unobtrusive and entertaining.

If you're looking to enhance your customer's experience or create a special event to promote your bistro, Kim has the right music for you.