Original Texas blues from Austin, in the style of the early Fabulous Thunderbirds and Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kathy Murray and the Kilowatts capture the essence of the Roots & Blues music scene that has made Austin famous. read more ...
NEW CD RELEASED! #1 Top 50 Blues Album
Following the 2018 release of the acclaimed Premonition of Love, Austin's GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Kathy Murray and her band, the Kilowatts, return with Fully Charged, a high voltage blues collection released in February of 2022. Murray's immersion in the music of Freddie King, Stevie Ray Vaughan and the Fabulous Thunderbirds, along with the many regional styles of Texas roots music, are in powerful evidence throughout eleven sublime originals and three fresh covers. For lovers of Texas blues, Fully Charged takes the listener on an electrifying ride, showcasing Murray at the peak of her mastery of American roadhouse music.
"A killer album that's finally going to let everyone else know what they are missing." - Midwest Record
"Kathy Murray and the Kilowatts have enough juice to brighten the entire Live Music Capital of the World. As a songwriter, she 's clever, not cliche ... she really gets it." - Tahoe Onstage
BLUES MUSIC AWARDS (BMA) NOMINATION
Kathy Murray, along with Co-writers Rick Estrin, Christoffer Andersen, and Frank Bey, nominated for "All My Dues Are Paid" for 2020 Song of the Year.
2020 GRAMMY AWARDS NOMINATION
Kathy Murray, Along with Co-writers Rick Estrin, Christoffer Andersen, and Frank Bey for "All My Dues Are Paid", title cut of Frank Bey's posthumous CD, nominated for "Best Traditional Blues Album"
2019 AUSTIN BLUES AWARDS
Kathy Murray, Finalist for "BEST ARTIST"
SILVER MEDAL WINNER!
Kathy was awarded two silver medals from the Global Music Awards for Outstanding Achievement - Songwriting/Lyrics and Blues - for Premonition of Love!