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Cathie Timian - RETIRED - MAY 2020

Cathie Timian Music

2020 Sammy Peoples Choice Nominee, Cathie Timian is a Central New York based vocalist/musician, that performs a variety of music for dinner parties, restaurants, galleries, cafes, wineries, breweries, festivals, concerts, and private engagements. 

Cathie is a seasoned vocalist/musician and must hear performer! The timbre and tone of her voice is unique to the blues, but she also performs Rock, Jazz, Rockabilly, Pop and more! She makes you feel every word she sings! Her distinct voice and musical style will charm the hearts of all.

Cathie was heavily involved in the local music scene and ran various groups both online and off, until the pandemic hit.  As a music enthusiast who excels at connecting people together, Cathie is the owner of Mohawk Valley Open Mic and hosted a variety of local open mics in the area and she is also the host of the new show Local & Live with Cathie Timian, a podcast where she interviews, and promotes local original artists and their music.



Cathie Timian Band

The Cathie Timian Band is 4 piece eclectic musical group that plays a variety of genres.  The group plays everything from rock, & country to blues and americana!

The Blues Troubadors/ The Blues Crew

The Blues Troubadors is a musical duo/trio that plays old school blues and americana. The Blues Crew is a fun acoustic blues group that plays old prohibition era blues along with some old americana. The group consists of the talented John S. Gillespie (guitar, harp, steel slide guitar, vocals), Neon John Handzel on Bass and CathieTimian on Vocals

Cathie Timian & The Hired Hands

The Hired Hands is the moniker used by Cathie for musicians she surrounds herself to work with. Cathie performs a variety of  musical acts with the Hired Hands; Duo/Trio/Quartet etc. These talented musicians will surely show you a good time!

To date, the musicians that make up The Hired Hands include the following talented people; Neon John Handzel (bass) - Nelson Rudiak (sax) - John Gillespie (guitar/vocal/slide/harp) - Tim Quinn (drums/vocals) - Marc Caselle (sax) - Morris Tarbell (guitar/vocals) - Nelwyn Tarbell (vocals) - Sean Peters (bass) - Brian Mulkerne (guitar/vocals) - John Hutson (guitar/vocals) - Dave Wingfield (electric guitar) - Al Sherline (jazz guitar) - Chuck Mishalanie (jazz guitar) - Tony Perritano (guitar) - Rod VonPackal (trumpet) - Karl VonPackal (guitar) - Jim Hanna (guitar) - Bruce Bowen (guitar/bass) -  and many more! 

Venues - Current & Past 

The below venues are places I have performed at with any of the above mentioned musical groups. I have played at a wide variety of  different venues with a variety of genres of music! Special thanks to these listed Venues for supporting live music and local musicians! Without you, we would not be able to do what we do! Thank you! 

Mayfield Grill - Mayfield
Little Falls Canal Days Celebration
Canal Place Little Falls
Munson WIlliams Arts Festival 2019
Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute
Nick Stoner Inn - Caroga Lake 
Nick Stoner Inn & The 19th Hole
Pizza Boys - New York Mills
Pizza Boys Tap Room
Relay for Life - Boonville
Relay for Life Boonville
Roselawn Banquet Facility - Utica
Roselawn Banquet Facility
Unity Hall - Barneveld
Villa Verona Vineyard - Verona
Villa Verona Vineyard & Bistro
Woodland Brewery - Utica
Woodland Farm Brewery Utica
Jervis Library - Rome
Jervis Public Library Rome NY
Boneyard Grill - Sylvan Beach
Copper City Brew Co. Rome NY
Copper City Brewing Company, Rome NY
Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort
Levitt AMP Music Series Utica 2019
Levitt Amp Utica 2019
Vernon Downs Casino Verona NY
Vernon Downs Casino Verona NY
Oneida Lake Brew Haus - Verona
Oneida Lake Brew Haus Verona NY
Press Room Pub - Syracuse
Press Room Pub Syracuse NY
Rochester Pride - Rochester
Rochester Prie Festival
Sylvan Beach Green - Sylvan Beach
Village of Sylvan Beach Band Stand
Cafe Lena - Saratoga
Wagging It in the ADK - Old Forge
Wagging It In the ADK
Boondocks - Lyons Falls
Boondocks Restaurant and Bar
Cinderellas - Sylvan Beach
Cinderella's Restaurantm Bar & Suites
Harley Davidson of Utica
16 Stone Brewpub - Holland Patent
16 Stone Brewpub
Prospect Falls Winery - Prospect
Prospect Falls Winery Prospect Falls NY
Rome Caiptik Theater - Rome
Rome Capitol Theater
Screamen Eagle/Matts Ale House
Piggy Pats - New Hartford
Piggy Pats Smoke & Ale House
The Wigwam - Forestport
Wigwam Tavern Forestport NY
Holland Patent Green - Holland Patent
Holland Patent Village Green
Tony Harper's - Old Forge
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