Sonic Spotlight: Kate Anderson

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Kate and Sean Anderson of Team Lift.

AGE: 26


HOMETOWN: Edgefield, S.C.

OCCUPATION: Works in the bakery at Earth Fare Market & Cafe, Martinez

MEMBER OF: Vocalist for Team Lift, 2004-present

PLAYS: Washburn electric guitar and Yahama keyboard

FIRST BIG CONCERT: The Goo Goo Dolls, Bush and No Doubt, Columbia, 1996. "It was exciting because I had never been to a big mainstream show like that. ... It was just when all those bands were just starting to hit the scene."

FAVORITE TV SHOW: Aqua Teen Hunger Force

FAVORITE FOOD: Mexican food

BEST SHOW: Soul Bar, 2008. "It was, like, 40- or 50-plus people. We had friends, family, people who've never seen us before, come out."


WORST SHOW: Pat's Martini Bar, Aiken, 2007. "It's ironic, because that's probably the most we've ever been paid. ... We performed really well. It was just so dead; there was (almost) no one there."

HANDPICKED CONCERT LINEUP: Explosions in the Sky, any song; Nirvana, Downer; Sigur Ros, any song; Jack Johnson, any song; Lisa Loeb, Stay (I Missed You)

UPCOMING GIG: Team Lift will perform Friday, March 7, at 8th Street Tobacco, 230 Eighth St.