"House Concerts - you and the music. No distractions."
Kelley McRae
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2016 Kerrville New Folk Finalists

Host/Venue Recommendations: 27

Member since: 2013-07-15
Home: Austin, TX, US
Frequently Tours: The USA, coast to coast, Europe
# of Members: 2
Sound Equipment: Available if needed
Main Instrument: Vocals, acoustic guitars
Other Instruments: harmonica
Genre: Americana, Folk, Indiefolk, acoustic singer/songwriter
Style: Varied acoustic
Content: Mainstream positive
Rating: PG - R

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Land of the Noon Day Sun
If You Need Me
Johnny Cash

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“Kelley moves effortlessly...from songs of loss and decay to hymns of love and grace.” - Paste Magazine FOUR STAR Review “The last songs that made me cry.” - filmmaker Wim Wenders to the San Francisco Chronicle “McRae is the real deal, bringing some rare depth to the newschool Americana genre.” – New York Music Daily

Recommendations from hosts

April, 2017 - "Kelley and Matt are exactly what you hope for when scheduling a house concert. Excellent musicians, wonderful at keeping the audience engaged and really all-around nice folks. When I listen to their cd I smile and remember what a great weekend we ha...


Kelley McRae grew up in Mississippi but called Brooklyn home before teaming up with guitarist Matt Castelein in 2011, when the duo traded in their NYC apartment for a VW camper van and hit the road. Thousands of miles and hundreds of shows later, they've toured coast to coast in the US, played to packed rooms across Europe, sold-out the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, have taken the stage at major festivals like the Kerrville Folk Festival in TX, and were named CIYH Artists of the Year in 2014.

Trying to fill these important dates

MN,WI,IA/US: Sep, 2017 (dates: late Sept) - doing a weekend of shows near Minneapolis/Milwaukee

TX/US: Sep, 2017 (dates: maybe Oct/Nov) - HQ is in Texas now! We'll be there on and off all fall.


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