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Inspired by classic & electric blues, the Bridget Kelly Band has placed their unique stamp on the blues genre, with high-energy live performances and a hybrid sound that mixes Texas and Memphis Blues with various Southern Blues traditions. The powerful and sultry vocals of singer Bridget Kelly and the incendiary lead guitar work of Tim Fik forge a signature hybrid sound that combines classic urban blues with riff-driven rockin' blues guitar; held together by a dynamic rhythm section comprised of Alex Klausner on drums and Mark Armbrecht on bass. The group has recently expanded their sound by adding keyboardist Chris Alexander and sit-in drummer Christine Alexander to their live shows. The Bridget Kelly Band (BKB) has been performing at clubs, concerts, and festivals throughout the United States, and performed at the "Women in Blues" Showcase in Memphis during the 2017 International Blues Challenge (IBC). BKB is excited to announce the release of their newest CD "Blues Warrior (2018)...an album that tackles tough subject matter ranging from homelessness and domestic violence to human trafficking and drug addiction. The Bridget Kelly Band is also excited to announce the addition of their newest band member and former tour drummer for the Black-Eyed Peas -- Mr. Tim Mulberry. Tim will be on board for the band's upcoming summer tour Plans are also in the works for recording sessions and a new album for 2019.
As IBC Semi-Finalist in 2015 and 2016, the group continues to gain serious media attention. The Bridget Kelly Band recently ranked #3 in a "Women in Music" poll sponsored by Blues-E-News magazine in the summer of 2015. The band’s last two albums climbed to #1 on the RMR Electric Blues Album Chart. In 2016, their “Outta the Blues” CD spent 6 weeks at #1 and was the #4 Electric Blues Album of the year in 2016. In 2017, the group’s “Bone Rattler” CD was #1 for 24 weeks on the RMR Electric Blues Album chart (June through December); and made the prestigious Living Blues Radio Chart in June of 2017. The band’s music has received regular airplay on Sirius-XM radio (B.B. King's Bluesville) and syndicated blues radio shows around the globe.
Bone Rattler was the group’s 4th album (released on Alpha Sun Records in May of 2017) -- an eclectic 2-disk, 22 all-original song CD, covering a wide spectrum of Electric Blues and Blues-Rock styles. A 2017 tour to promote the new album included shows in Florida and Georgia, a CD release party at Darwin's in Atlanta, and club and festival dates throughout the Midwest. The Bridget Kelly Band wowed audiences in the clubs and concert settings across the states of Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Alabama. The band received standing ovations at the Northwood Blues Festival and the Nickel Plate District Blues Festival for their killer live set that rocked the capacity crowds. The Bridget Kelly Band just released their brand new CD "Blues Warrior" on Alpha Sun Records in May 2018. Check it out at any of the links on this page!