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Interview: Get to Know Austin’s Original Americana Band The Texas K.G.B.

We had a chance to meet with The Texas K.G.B. before we see them live on November 18 at The Mohawk, where they’re having their official album release party for the forthcoming LP, “Welcome Home.” First of all, after meeting with Kelly, Kody and Jace for five minutes you realize they are not only really great musicians but really genuine, fun people to be around. We left some of the outtakes from our interview in the video to show you how down-to-earth they are! We missed out on chatting with Violet Lea, but can’t wait to see her live since the band kept raving about her completing their sound. Their new album “Welcome Home” has songs written by all the band members and touches on some personal stories from each person. Take a look at the interview below to get to know The Texas K.G.B.

About The Texas K.G.B. 

The Texas K.G.B. is a quartet made up of Kelly Green (lead, slide guitar and vocals), Jace (rhythm guitar and lead vocals), Kody Lee (drums, saxophone and vocals) and Violet Lea (bass and vocals). The band explores a diverse spectrum of music, drawing inspiration from genres such as Americana, classic rock, country, blues and even a touch of funk. Their second album, “Songs In the Key of Pain: Part 1” (2016) landed them a nomination for IMEA’s “Americana Band of the Year” and “Americana Group of the Year.”

The new album “Welcome Home” will be released on Saturday, November 18! Don’t miss the official release party that night at The Mohawk (indoors) located at 912 Red River St., Austin, Texas 78701​. The show will feature special guests Cartright and Croy & The Boys​. Doors are at 8:00 PM ​and tickets will be $10 ​in advance and $12 at the door. To purchase tickets to the show, please go here

Featured image: Kelly Green | Photo credit: Mark Bickham

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