About

Renee performs regularly around the Greater Boston Area with her husband and musical partner in crime Joe Cardoza.  Together they form the band Renee & Joe.  She also plays in the Susan Cattaneo Band, Todo Bien, What Time Is It, Mr. Fox?, the 80’s dance extravaganza SAFETY, and more.  She sings regularly with the Cape Ann Big Band and occasionally subs with the Compaq Big Band.  Formerly with the Bandit Kings she went on two west coast tours and made three albums.  She also recently embarked on an East Coast tour with What Time is it, Mr. Fox?.

A graduate of the Hartt School (BM Voice Performance) Renee teaches voice and piano on the North Shore, MA.  Contact for information on booking and/or lessons.

  • Selected Venues/Festivals: NERFA 2015 Showcase (Kerhonkson NY), Afterglow Music Festival (Provincetown, MA), Rock Pine Music Festival (Coventry, RI), The Music Hall (Portsmouth, NH), Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA), Meadowbrook (Gilford, NH), Gloucester Stage Co. (Gloucester, MA), Chevalier Theater (Melrose, MA), North Shore Music Theater (Beverly, MA), Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom (Hampton, NH), House of Blues (Boston, MA), Old Sloop Coffee House (Rockport, MA), Rockwood Music Hall (New York, NY), Sinclair (Cambridge, MA), Mint (Los Angeles, CA), Molly Malone’s (Los Angeles, CA), Saint Rocke (Los Angeles, CA), House Concerts (Brooklyn, NY; Raleigh, NC; Asheville, NC; Clarkesville, TN; Washington, DC)
  • Recordings: Bandit Kings: Precious Stones (2010), Epic Hello (2011), III (2013), Renee & Joe: Dreamsteering (2013), Todo Bien: Here We Go (2015), Bang A Song Recording Studios: miscellaneous session work (2015), Chelsea Berry: Live in the Moment (2012), Fly Amero: Jinglin’ in New England (2015), Juston McKinney: New Dad State Of Mind (2009)
  • Radio/Press: WUMB (live performance), WUNH (live performance), The Loft with Meg Griffin Sirius XM (performance and interview), Boston Band Crush (CD review), The Noise (CD reviews, photo features), Alternate Root (CD review and feature), Rick Carr’s Run The Gamut Radio Broadcast (CA), The River 92.5 Radio Broadcast (MA)