Tom Cat Prowl Dance and Party Band

Tom Cat Prowl is one of South Western Ontario’s premier dance, and party show band. The Band play classics from the 50s and 60s, 70s right up to today. Their extensive song catalog covers a wide genre of musical styles designed to fit any occasion, be it a private party, club performance, dance, concert, corporate function, wedding reception etc.

Ken Thorne – Guitar & Vocals Ken started out in London as a member of the band “The Tek-niques” which evolved into “A Small Experience” and included well known London drummer Graham Lear. Ken was the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the band “Daybreak” for many years before forming Tom Cat Prowl in 1997.

Chet Risser – Guitar Chet is London’s best kept secret. Chet comes from a legitimate line of rock’n roll royalty as his father spearheaded the very popular London band “The Capers” in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. He has played with a variety of musicians around London and on the East Coast of Canada and include locals Georgette Fry, Ronnie Frey, Gary McCracken and the Audioscape Band (Ex Max Webster), Ed Pranskus and many more too numerous to list.


Bob Keener– Bass & Vocals Bob is an established veteran of the London Music Scene. His earlier bands include “Dancing Machine”, “The Rudy Davis Band”, and he has also played as a single act billed as “Bobby K”. He currently shares a duo-act with vocalist Ben Shane.


Gene Vandevyvere – Drums & Vocals Gene has been on the scene since his high school days playing in various country and rock acts. His first real “paying gig” came in the mid eighties after joining London’s well known band Daybreak. “Ken and I rocked the bars and arenas for fifteen years”. After taking some time off, and playing with the Dirty Sneakers, he reunited with Ken to become a Tom Cat.