Kelley Hunt 2020 show on JCCC concert series rescheduled for Fri. Aug. 20, 2021, additional shows are rescheduling for 2021
As Covid vaccinations progress and it becomes safe for more venues and events to return, we're happy to announce that Kelley and her full touring band have been rescheduled for Fri. Aug. 20, 2021 on the Johnson County Community College Concert Series in Overland Park/Kansas City. This is a rescheduled date from 2020. JCCC will continue to monitor the situation for safety and make a decision whether the concert will take place outside or in one of the Carlsen Center performance venues. Check back on kelleyhunt.com landing page for updated info as it becomes available. We'll update you on other shows that are beginning the rescheduling process as we know more.
Kelley's cover of "Lotus Blossom" makes M.C. Records Women's History Month Spotify Playlist
M.C. RECORDS is celebrating WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH with a special Spotify playlist. Featured on the list is Kelley's compelling cover of "Lotus Blossom" arranged, sung and produced in 20s-30s period style on Duke Robillard's "Duke and His Dames of Rhythm" album. Kelley's in good company on this playlist that includes, among others, tracks from Madeline Peyroux, Janis Ian, Bonnie Raitt, Maria Muldaur, Odetta and Pinetop Perkins...wait...how'd he get in there? GO HERE TO LISTEN
Kelley gets 3 guest artist tracks on Duke Robillard's new release
Acclaimed Grammy-nominated guitar master Duke Robillard has released his anticipated new project featuring music of the 20s and 30s - "Duke and His Dames of Rhythm" on MC Records. Kelley gets 3 guest artist tracks alongside "dames" Madeline Peyroux, Maria Mudaur, Catherine Russell, Sunny Crownover and actress/singer songwriter Elizabeth McGovern. Kelley immerses herself into this musical time capsule on both piano and vocals on "If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight", "Lotus Blossom" and "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone". The arrangements, particularly the horn arrangements, are impeccable, true to the period and wonderfully played. And you'll love Kelley's 20s-30s throwback performances on these songs. To get your copy of "Duke and His Dames" GO HERE.
Newstyle Kelley Hunt tees and hats are in!
Kelley Hunt Merch announces new design Kelley Hunt tees and hats, each with Kelley's logo in various color combinations. Other recent additions to the store include the "Heartland" single in CD form and "Gravity Loves You" tees.
To check out the new offerings and order online GO HERE.
"Heartland" single now available in CD form as well as digital download
The Americana ballad single "Heartland" recorded during the "Gravity Loves You" sessions featuring Kelley on vocal and acoustic piano, Grammy-winning mandolin master Sam Bush and acoustic bassist Byron House is now available in CD form at the MERCH STORE ON THIS SITE, all popular online sites and nationwide retailers as well as digital download at all your favorite online sites - Itunes, Amazon, Google Music, Pandora, Spotify, etc.
The song, which expresses the special connection everyone feels for their home place, was actually performed in an earlier form on the live national broadcast of "A Prairie Home Companion" with Garrison Keillor.
"We're hearing that this song resonates with a large number of people, and it certainly is written from the heart as far as I'm personally concerned. I'm grateful to Sam and Byron for helping me bring it to life," said Kelley.
"Heartland" has also been licensed for the remarkable interactive theatrical presentation at the FLINT HILLS DISCOVERY CENTER in Manhattan, KS.
Gravity Loves You extended booklet available for download
A new, extended .pdf version of the booklet for "Gravity Loves You" is now available for free download (7.8MB). The booklet includes more detailed track info and lyrics.
So whether you have the physical CD with the normal booklet or have downloaded "Gravity" from iTunes, Amazon or other online sources, now you can have this new, more extensive version of the booklet complements of 88 Records.
Indie film "The Battle for Bunker Hill" goes into worldwide distribution, headed for Cannes
New World Distribution has announced the worldwide release of "The Battle for Bunker Hill" directed by Kevin Willmott and starring James McDaniel, Laura Kirk, Saeed Jaffray, Blake Robbins and Kevin Geer. And, yes, in addition to co-scoring the film and co-writing the closing credits theme song "Mountain to Move" (on Kelley's "MERCY" CD), Kelley also has a small onscreen role.
The film will be available immediately through online and subscription sources including Google Play, You Tube Movie Rentals, Viaway, Amazon, Sony Playstation and I-tunes with many more platforms to follow. The distributors also plan to screen "Bunker" at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival.
To see the movie trailer and get more information GO HERE.
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