Hour of Tower (HOT) is a ten-piece Tower of Power tribute band based in Santa Rosa, CA.

The legendary funk and R&B band, Tower of Power, originated in Oakland, CA and have been recording and touring since 1968!  Hour of Tower ‘s goal is to bring those same funky hits that are sure to make you smile and sing along to you and your concert, venue, or private event.

Hour of Tower is comprised of some of the most seasoned and talented musicians in the North Bay, bringing years of touring, recording, and concert experience to the stage. Individually our band members have played with Elvin Bishop, John Lee Hooker, Joe Louis Walker, Gino Vannelli, Etta James, Earl Thomas, Vince Gill, Booker T. Jones, The Temptations, The Coasters, The Drifters, Luther Tucker, Beach Blanket Babylon, Billy Boy Arnold, Michael Bolivar, Black Sheep Brass Band, Angela Streli, The Bay Area Composers Big Band, Ice Capades, Marcus Shelby, The Volker Strifler Band, and have opened for Dave Brubeck, Nancy Wilson, Bobby Hutcherson, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Spyro Gyra, David Raitt, and Pablo Cruise.

Playing all the classic Tower of Power hits like: “What is Hip” and “We Came to play”, Hour of Tower is sure to bring high energy to your concert and event that will inspire event goers to get out on the dance floor and shake!


Available for concerts, festivals, private shows, weekend shows, events, and local smaller venues.

Booking in: Sonoma County, West Sonoma County, Petaluma, Sebastapol, Cotati, Rohnert Park, Santa Rosa, Sonoma, Healdsburg, Windsor, Marin County,  Sausalito, Mill Valley, Tiburon, Larkspur, San Rafael, Novato, and the greater San Francisco Bay Area.