In a Nutshell

Kayt Lucas

Kayt Lucas Band is a music group, based in Toronto, Canada.  Kayt Lucas, Michael Menegon, Joel Merzetti, Paul Chalmers, Richard Begley and Donn Dixon have been rocking out, interpreting Kayt’s new original Hard Folk music with surprising results.  The band has enjoyed a depth of experience and versatility amongst it’s members that is rare for a folk-rock band.

Located in Toronto, Ontario, one of the greatest hubs for touring concerts on the continent, KLB is thrilled to regularly present additional resident writers, Michael Menegon and Jp Merzetti, as well as musical guests in concert, including dance artists.

Kayt is a poet and singer with hundreds of tunes in her catalogue.  She resides in Toronto.  Her playlist, the tracks allude to rock, blues, folk, and sometimes country.  She plays mandolin and octave mandolin.  The band came together in January, 2012.  They have developed an exhilarating performance experience that is diverse in style and cohesive in sound.  The instrumentation has stylistic flexibility and virtuosity.

Kayt is a former dancer and aerialist.  Her musicality originates in dance and choreography.  Until 2009, Kayt worked as a rigging technician in the entertainment industry.  Stage work gave her the opportunity to live in the special theatrical world of the greatest performing artists in the world.

The Band Of KLB Is:


Kayt Lucas – Mandolin and Vocals

Michael Menegon (original member) – Percussion, Vocals and Guitar

Joel Merzetti – Acoustic Guitar, Keys and Vocals

Paul Chalmers – Electric Guitar

Richard Begley – Bass

Donn Dixon – Drums

Guest artists and former members have included Roy Buna (original member), Bill Galloway (original member, regular guest), Paul Kehayas, Mark Galloway, Harriet Hume, Keary Scanlon, Loren Hicks, Nick Yaksich, Minas Hatzigiannatzoglou, Paul Smith, Monica Serodio, Frank Patrick and others.

John Preketes is KLB’s technical producer, owner/operator of JPC Post Productions in Toronto.

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