New recording!

There's a helluva lot to report, there just is, and this time it's all good! I've been working on a new recording, putting together all the songs from my play "The Cyclone Line." Some have been recorded before, a few…


The Cyclone Line

It's been awhile, it certainly has.

Here's the deal; it turns out that taking care of a parent who has dementia is a tougher thing than anyone can realistically expect or prepare for, no matter what you hear. I recently…


Back to work.

Well, here we are. Back at it; writing, teaching a lot, and playing more shows at last. I'm not alone. There are quite a few of us in the world of the performing songwriter who have had to take a…


New Duo CD!


I'm excited to announce the release of the second Kat and Kate duo CD, LOST AND FOUND. It's available online now through Waterbug Records and at Kat and Kate's live concerts. A radio release is scheduled for April. In a…


New duo CD and concerts

Welcome to 2011. 

How odd.  2011.. never saw that coming. 

It's shaping up to be a good one though, so far, Kate and I will be mixing and mastering our second duo recording This Very Month, with the help of…


"In My Room"

"In My Room" is a compilation CD featuring many wonderful songwriters and performers, each covering a favorite song composed by someone else. It's an inspired project... each performer recorded the chosen song acoustically, without extra production, as close to the…


But wait, there's more!

Norm Mast & Al Kniola, hosts of The Back Porch on 88.1 WVPE, South Bend, IN., just posted their picks for 2009's top forty recordings.  "Speak" is on there, as well as Kate MacLeod's "Blooming," and a host of…


Top Ten

So HERE'S are bit of exciting news; Matt Watroba put my newest cd "Speak" on his list of "top ten cds of 2009."  Go to to find Matt's terrific radio show.  The top ten lists are there, and he…


Don't miss Kat with Moe Dixon this Sunday at the Red Bike

Hey all you Northwest people;

I just got back from the Kansas City Irish Festival where I had as much over-the-top fun singing with the David Munnelly band as I always do.  The festival was incredible.  I've never seen one…


A Website for Kat

That sounds like a young adult novel, circa 2009...Anyway. This is my new website. After 35 years or so in the business, I thought I should maybe get myself a web presence that actually reflects what I am doing, who…