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Kelly Richey Band

RED HOT BLUES AND MONSTER GROOVES! Kelly Richey and her band play heavy, riff-soaked blues driven headfirst into monster funk bass lines and rock/hip-hop infused backbeats. Freekbass and Big Bamn join master blues guitarist Kelly Richey for a powerful blues-rock/funk power trio that rocks the house. Kelly Richey’s distinctive, burn-up-the-fretboard guitar work and husky vocals meet up with the legendary Freekbass, one of the best funk bassists in the music world today, and drummer Big Bamn, a powerhouse who lays down solid, in-the-pocket grooves that forge the backbone for Freekbass and Richey to fly on. These expert players bring unparalleled energy and brilliant musicianship to the stage, deftly melding blues, rock, and funk for a potent wall of sound.

Kelly Richey has been described as “Stevie Ray Vaughan trapped in a woman’s body with Janis Joplin screaming to get out.” From Lexington, Kentucky, Kelly Richey is a master Blues guitarist who has been compared to such legends as Jimi Hendrix, Walter Trout, Bonnie Raitt and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Richey’s powerful guitar chops capture an audience with muscular, aggressive guitar leads that will amaze even the most seasoned blues enthusiast. Richey has been touring as a pro since her teens; for over 30 years, Richey has been burning up the fret board on her Strat with hard-hitting, riff driven, gritty blues-based rock. Kelly Richey fronts her power trio The Kelly Richey Band, with a gutsy authority and fret board prowess that leave stunned audiences in her wake. Simply put, her live shows have to be seen to be believed. The heady combination of Richey’s powerful alto and the sheer intensity in her playing solidify Kelly Richey’s standing among the best blues guitarists known today.




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