Linda Hornbuckle began singing at the age of 6 in the Grace & Truth Pentecostal Church, postured by her father, Bishop H. Hornbuckle in Portland, Oregon. She began thrilling audiences in the Pacific Northwest, Europe, Canada, and across the United States in a variety of unique and different capacities; back-up singer for major touring acts and as the front person for many other bands. NOW... Linda is taking the controls of her own ship and has launched her voyage into stardom as a Solo Act, simply called; "Linda Hornbuckle", with one of the finest set of musicians in the Northwest.
Linda's music is considered to be a soul-tinged hybrid that incorporates elements of her Gospel background with a full-bodied funk that showcases her phenomenal vocal style which at times sweeps across a smoky, soulful landscape with confident world class control.
Linda Hornbuckle is an artist that is electric before an audience, radiating the emotional power usually reserved for the industries top "Diva's" of Soul!
"...is a big-voiced singer who cuts loose in the finest gospel tradition and brings a dynamic sense of drama to her material."
"...The most beautiful and powerful blues/gospel/soul voice in the Pacific Northwest."
"...to be a member of her audience is to feel totally privileged!!!"
"...This is talent that transcends all barriers and genres... Real, honest to goodness soulful power of a magnitude that will leave you breathless..."
Linda Hornbuckle major appearances... duMaurier Jazz Festival (Vancouver, B.C.); Jazz City Festival (Edmonton, Alberta); Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan); Whistler Jazz & Blues Festival (Whistler, B.C.); Vancouver Island Blues Festival (Victoria, B.C.); Waterfront Blues Festival (Portland, OR); Mt. Hood Blues Festival/Mt. Hood Jazz Festival (Gresham, OR); Bumbershoot Art & Music Festival (Seattle, WA); Stockholm Water Festival (Stockholm, Sweden).
Opened For... The Temptations, The Four Tops, B.B. King, The Beach Boys.
Appeared With... Mac Charles, Quarterflash, Nu Shooz, Body and Soul, Dan Reed, Curtis Salgado, Edwin Hawkins, Gino Vanelli, Paul DeLay.
Television... "Solid Gold" NBC (Los Angeles, CA); "Pat Sajack Show" CBS (Los Angeles, CA); "Rock-N-Roll Evening News Show" (Los Angeles, CA); "Today Show" NBC (Portland, OR); "Country Beat" CBC-TV (Edmonton, Alberta)
Commercials... Izzy's Pizza; Budweiser; Taco Time; Nike; Intel.