The Band

Katia Cardenas

Lead Vocals

Katia Cardenas is a luminous, multi-genre vocalist, who has performed nation-wide, inspiring audiences with her smooth, powerful voice and infectious, uplifting energy. Recognized for her impeccable range, and dynamic stylings, she has been performing since an early age. Katia has been most influenced by Ella Fitzgerald’s spirited jazz standards, Aretha...

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Kyle Miller


Kyle Miller has been playing guitar with various bands throughout the Twin Cities since the age of 16. Kyle is a graduate of McNally Smith College of Music with a degree in Recording Technology and a minor emphasis in Guitar Performance. He spent 7 years teaching guitar and bass with...

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Blake Tanberk

Bass Guitar

Blake Tanberk has had a life-long love affair with music and the foundational power of the bass.  At the early age of 13 years old, Blake began learning the upright bass and performing with the school orchestra.  In high school, Blake picked up the bass guitar, joined the vocal jazz...

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Tony “Flip” Filippi


Tony “Flip” Filippi has been performing throughout the Twin Cities since the age of 16. He has played in numerous groups over the years, and has held various roles including Drummer, Percussionist and Lead Vocalist. Some of the venues Flip has performed at include: First Ave, The Cabooze, French Press...

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Matt McAllister


Matt McAllister is a guitarist and vocalist based out of the Southwest metro area. He has been a part of, and performed with numerous bands over the last 15 years and has had the pleasure of playing on many stages around the 5 state area. Matt comes from a musical...

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About Sonically Speaking

Having come from a culmination of a few popular Twin Cities bands, Sonically Speaking began in the winter of 2014 and forged a unique sound that is catching on everywhere they go.

Not liking to be categorized into one genre, they set upon a journey to combine an energetic mix of dance, soul, funk and rock. Armed with knowledge and expertise of being in other projects, they took the best parts of the previous bands and experiences and rolled it into this group.

When you come to a show, you might hear them play Marvin Gaye, Hall and Oates, David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Daft Punk, Lenny Kravitz, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and so on. Sonically Speaking has a musical genre that spans over the last 40 years. They are bound and determined to keep your crowd dancing.

Funk, Rock, Soul, & Hip Hop
designed to make you move to the groove!

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