Who is George Katsos? For those unfamiliar with this musician and recording artist, let’s delve into his musical career. George has been performing for his entire life and is a frequent participant at Washington DC metro area open mics. It was during these open mics that George started performing Beatles’ covers which became so popular that they soon became the focus of his solo singer-songwriter live performances.
In the 1980s, George participated in the last night jam at the famous Cambridge Music Complex outside of Boston, the night before it was demolished. This music complex had previously hosted bands and members such as Boston, Aerosmith, The Cars, and The J. Geils Band. This experience heightened George’s interest in becoming a musician, and he performed in many venues and northeastern colleges.
George’s music has been reviewed by regional newspapers and international magazines, including Billboard’s Choice of the Week in the mid-90s alongside Radiohead and members of Led Zeppelin. Approaching a 20-year hiatus, George paid homage to Liverpool during Beatlemania. After returning home, George recorded original material that developed into his first two EPs. His sound is inspired by 60s British rock and Motown, with a style similar to that made popular by The Smiths. His music features fun, movable beats and somber and sentimental lyrics.
George Katsos is a long-time musician whose music blends 60s British rock and Motown sounds. His music has been well-received and reviewed by international magazines and is a must-listen for fans of The Beatles, Motown, and The Smiths. With his independent releases, George continues to create music that is both unique and authentic, showcasing his passion for music and dedication to his craft. Want more from George? Check out his discography of original music on Spotify or wherever you stream music.