K Gordon Experience

  • $1000 - $2400
  • Styles: Rock Blues
  • Hometown: Auckland

We are a guitar trio which play music from the 60s (e.g Hendrix, Doors,Rolling Stones ,Beatles) to now(sublime,chillies,Kings of Leon Pearl jam) Music to get people up and rocking

Hi there My name is Kara Gordon lead singer and guitarist for the K Gordon Experience we are a three piece rock covers/originals (at appropriate venues) with Ross Larson on bass and Dean Blake on drums .
I have played gigs throughout different parts of the world from US, Europe ,Austrailia , Japan, Rarotonga and also toured New Zealand from Kaitai to Stuart island and back over an 18 month tour.

In 2008 I was the winner of the national rock guitar competition held by the rock radio station and the prize was to open for Ozzie Osbourne, Poison, Kiss and Alice Cooper at Westpac stadium in front of 30,000.

In July 2008 I was then hand picked by Garry Sharpe young, promoter for G Tarananki guitar festival ,I had the honour to play lead guitar with Glenn Hughes of Deep Purple opening for Joe Satriani .
The band is also scheduled to play the 2010 event in August.

In December 2008 entered the online worldwide shredder search guitar competition , out of 5000 guitarists world wid I got in the top 15 finalists.

The K Gordon Experience have held down many different regular gigs all over the country with their 4 hour set of well known rock covers from the 60s till now.
Heres a few of the venues that they have played.

The Occidental , Q F tavern , Patriot, Onerahi Tavern, Copper Room, Kentish Hotel Kopu Tavern, Sharing shed (northland), Ballroom (Whangere) the pioneer (Keri Keri) Cornerstone in Tauranga and many other corporate and party functions.

They have also played big event such as opening for the Auckand Warriors and at the 2009 Hamilton 400 in front of thousands.

We will provide lighting pa and backline equipment.


  • Here are some of our set list (set list change frequently as we learn new songs every week).
  • Eric Clapton -Layla (acoustic and electric versions), cocaine, before you accuse me, sunshine of you love , crossroads, white room.
  • Eagles_ hotel california (hell freezes over)
  • sting and the police- message in a bottle, Roxanne , english man in new york
  • Sublime - love is what I got, summer time,Santeria
  • Santana-black magic woman, smooth
  • Kings of Leon- sex on fire,use somebody,On call
  • Pearl jam-the fixer,daughter, better man
  • Incubus - drive, are you in
  • Ben Harper- diamonds on the inside, steal my kisses,
  • Red hot chilli peppers- Danni California, under the bridge, otherside, californication scar tissue
  • Lenny Kravitz- are you gonna go my way, fly away
  • Audioslave -like a stone
  • Rolling stones - miss you, honky tonk woman, brown suger, start me up, jumping jack flash
  • The Beatles- come together, get back
  • Jet- are you gonna be my girl
  • Guns n roses - sweet child oh mine , welcome to the jungle
  • The Doors- break on through to the other side, light my fire (acoustic and electric) , love me two times, roadhouse blues.
  • Led Zeppelin - stairway to heaven, rock n roll, Heart breaker
  • Deep Purple -smoke on the water , burn , mistreated, black night
  • Jimi Hendrix - all along the watchtower, purple haze, hey joe, little wing, foxey lady, fire, wind cries mary
  • Metallica- one ,enter sandman
  • Queens of the stone age- no one knows
  • John Butler trio- zebra
  • Foo fighters- best of you, everlong, times like these
  • rage against the machine- killin' in the name of
  • White stripes- seven nation army, ick thump
  • Pulp fiction soundtrack -Misourlou
  • other crowd pleasers
  • Sweet home alabama , listen to the music, long train running(doobie bros), superstition(stevie wonder), Blister in the sun, brown eyed girl, proud mary and there are many more as we update our setlist frequently.

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