Nicole Pearson A.K.A “BUT-TAH” is a native of Richmond CA. Her style is soulfully nostalgic, rich and purely sweet to the ears. BUT-TAH starting singing at an early age. By the age of nine she began writing poetry and from poems came songs. The voice you hear will have you reminiscing on days of old soulful sanging. BUT-TAH is a former member of the groups “Patton Letha” & “The Nathan Owens Band”, very successful travel bands which has performed in many of America’ 1. Q&A a. G sag 1qg. Ags largest and highly acclaimed casinos and venues for over 30 years. She’s astounded audiences with her performances on “Showtime at the Apollo” episode 302 with Ciara and Petey Pablo hosted by comedian Mo’Nique and American Idol seasons 3,5 & 6, she has performed all over the U.S. and abroad, entertaining in many parts of Japan including Tokyo’s renowned, “Cotton Club” as a featured guest of the “Whispers” under the musical direction of the late Grady Wilkins.
Ms. BUT-TAH is a live stage performance artist. Her live interactive performances captivates her audience with an up close and personal experience leaving them on their feet for more. She has flourished into a business woman establishing Buttahfly Entertainment where she produces, promotes and performs her very own live performance productions. Her most popular shows are the “But-tah’s Jook Joint”, a 1940’s-1970’s cabaret experience where she takes you on a narrated musical timeline of Rhythm and Blues with a talented cast which consist of her band “ButtahLuv &The Buttahflyz and her vibratious Cabaret dancers “The Buttababies”, that will make you feel that you have been transported back in time. She also produces “Renditions of Aretha”, paying homage to the “Queen of Soul”.
BUT-TAH has performed with some of the greatest legendary artist of all time such as the late great Teena Marie, George Clinton & Parliament -Funkadelic, The Dramatics, The Whispers, the legendary Drifters confunkshun, the SOS Band.