Kelley McRae

Singer, Songwriter, Lyricist

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“Her voice is tender and hauntingly beautiful, echoing the best of Gillian Welch and Emmylou Harris.” – Penguin Eggs Magazine // Featured on NPR, MTV, Billboard // Toured extensively in US + Europe

Kelley McRae moved to NYC in 2003, signing with sonaBLAST! Records soon after. She has released 5 albums and played hundreds of shows across America and Europe with guitarist Matt Castelein. They released The Wayside in 2016, which debuted at #7 on the Euro-Americana charts and hit #4 on the Roots Music Reports Top 50 Contemporary Folk chart. Kelley’s music has been featured on MTV, Lifetime’s “Army Wives”, an American Airlines commercial, a Unicef commercial, NPR, and more. They were Kerrville New Folk Finalists in 2016 and have played The Riverbend Festival, The Forecastle Music Festival, NXNE, Rhythm N Blooms, the Great River Folk Festival, and more. They’ve performed alongside Justin Townes Earle, Dawes, Nikki Lane, Kim Richey, and The David Wax Museum.

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Land of the Noonday Sun by Kelley McRae

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