Nationally renowned, Apache Spirit carries 30+ years of legacy. NAMA “Best Country/Folk Group of the Year” 1998. Founded by Matthew J. Kane (Midnite) and wife Lee Kane, Apache Spirit has continued in the Native American music circuit with 11 albums under their belt since the early 70’s. Most albums recorded contain all original material. Splitting duties Lee writes lyrics about life as it pertains to the reservation, poverties, traditions and triumphs of the Native American people. Midnite with his unlimited talent as a musician writes danceable, eclectic rhythms which reflect his White Mountain Apache origin and roots as a late 60’s rock inspired guitarist.
Apache Spirit has toured with Freddy Fender and the late country artist Sammy Smith. They have also been featured with Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Exile, Bailey and the Boys, Jo-El Sonnier, Doug Supernaw, the Wilkenson’s, Marty Stuart and the Kentucky Headhunters just to name a few. They have performed in line ups across the 4 corners area with many award winning Native American talents. After surviving many years with hired pros, Apache Spirit has found refuge in the second and third generations.
Today, as a family, Apache Spirit livens casino, club and rodeo audiences and dance floors with their hefty mix of country, Native Contemporary Originals, Oldies but Goodies, Rock N’ Roll and Blues. Catering to the likes of all music lovers, Apache Spirit aims to please and PLEASE they do!