New Kelly Richey Band Video You Wanna Rock


New Kelly Richey Band Video You Wanna Rock I just uploaded the new promotional video for “You Wanna Rock” to YouTube! Please share! Kelly Richey – Guitar & Vocals Tobe “Tobotius” Donohue – Drums/DJ Scratching Rikk Manning – Bass “You Wanna Rock” was produced and recorded by Tobe “Tobotius” Donohue

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Cincy Winter Blues Fest 2016


Cincy Winter Blues Fest 2016 The Kelly Richey Band hit the stage right after the amazing Carolyn Wonderland at the Cincy Winter Blues Fest last night.  This annual, well-attended event was held in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, at the stately Phoenix.  The beautiful, historic building was packed full of blues fans

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Riff Magazine


Riff Magazine The new copy of Riff Journal just came out and I’m honored to be a featured artist this issue! I’d like to thank the TrueFire team for including me– Jeff Scheetz, for writing the article, Alison Hasbach, for the great photos, and Brad Wendkos for running such a

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Guitar and Writing Workshops in the Schools


Guitar and Writing Workshops in the Schools with Kelly Richey I spent the day at Batesville Middle School yesterday and had a great time working with the students! I did three guitar instruction workshops for the music department, four writing classes for the language arts department, and a live solo

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News & Updates


News & Updates: Kelly Richey Solo & The Kelly Richey Band I just returned from a two-week tour that took me through Tennessee, Florida, and Georgia.  The tour kicked off with solo shows just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, and then on down into Pensacola Beach, Florida.  After that, I taped

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Blues guitarist will mentor students


Blues guitarist will mentor students, then perform publicly: Batesville Herald Tribune Wednesday, January 13, 2016 5:33 pm The Arts in Education program at Batesville Middle School, partially funded by the Rural Alliance for the Arts, welcomes guitarist Kelly Richey Thursday, Jan. 21, for a day of guitar clinics and songwriting,

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TrueFire Focus On Power Trio Series


TrueFire Focus On Power Trio Series I’m excited to announce that I just completed shooting my second guitar instruction video series shoot for TrueFire.com!  The new series is part of TrueFire’s “Focus On” series and will be titled, “Focus On Blues-Rock Power Trio with Kelly Richey”.  Many of today’s most

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BIG Bamn


BIG Bamn Go Fund Me: https://www.gofundme.com/pnj34muc Last night I received tragic news..my friend, my previous drummer, Big Bamn, died yesterday, Tuesday, January 12th, 2016.  Bamn was one of the sweetest and most genuine souls I’ve ever know or worked with. I’m in shock and I’m deeply saddened. Bamn leaves behind

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Around Cincinnati WVXU


Around Cincinnati WVXU Tune in tonight at 7pm, Sunday, January 10th, to hear Ron Esposito interview Kelly Richey on WVXU’s “Around Cincinnati”.  Kelly talks about her new studio album “Shakedown Soul”, and what inspired to her to write the songs; she also talks about the production on the album, and

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Video Shoot for Shakedown Soul


Video Shoot for Shakedown Soul While the world was celebrating the holidays, I managed to squeeze in three videos shoots for the new CD. In the next few days I’ll release the first of three videos; each video will focus on an aspect of my live performance: Kelly Richey Solo (acoustic), Kelly

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Fading – by Kelly Richey


Fading – by Kelly Richey Fading is the opening and closing track on the my new CD “Shakedown Soul”.  This song was originally written on acoustic guitar when I was 19 years old, and the lyrics talk about love, the walls we build to protect ourselves from love, and how we quickly

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Shakedown Soul CD Release Parties


Shakedown Soul CD Release Parties: Southbound with Kelly Richey Solo & The Kelly Richey Band LIVE! I’m kicking off 2016 by heading southbound for three solo shows in TN and FL, and then I head to the TrueFire studios in St. Petersburg, FL for my next guitar instruction video series

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Behind The Walls: The Journey


Behind The Walls: The Journey The journey starts when we’re born and begins again when we die.  We only arrive at mere resting places along the way.  The people we meet, fall in love with, fall out of love with, laugh with, cry with— they are never the destination, they

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GIFT CERTIFICATE Guitar Lesson Bundle


GIFT CERTIFICATE Guitar Lesson Bundle Take One-On-One Guitar Lessons with Kelly Richey In-Person or Via Video Skype plus her Blues On Steroids Video Instruction Library All Access Pass! Package #1: $199 gets you 4 x 60 minute in-person or Skype guitar lesson with Kelly Richey, plus FREE ALL-ACCESS PASS to

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Kelly Richey Band CD Release Parties


Kelly Richey Band CD Release Parties Oddbody’s: December 19th, 2015 “Shakedown Soul” CD Release Rikk Manning, Tobe “TOBOTIUS” Donohue, and Kelly Richey hit the stage at Oddbody’s this past Saturday night performing songs from their new album “Shakedown Soul”.  There were three bands on the bill: Kelly Richey Band, Doug Hart

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Kelly Richey Solo Blues Experience


Kelly Richey Solo Blues Experience Third Street Cigar: December 18th, 2015 “Shakedown Soul” CD Release John Henry owns a high end cigar bar in a suburb of Toledo, Ohio.  John knows his stuff and loves the blues.  He has put on over 1,000 blues shows, to date.  His wife Connie is

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Back In The Saddle AGAIN…!


Back In The Saddle AGAIN…! Rikk Manning, Tobe “TOBOTIUS” Donohue, and Kelly Richey are back in the saddle again with the release of Kelly Richey’s brand new album “Shakedown Soul”. This Saturday night kicks off the first of six CD release parties for the KRB fan base until festival season

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