Kris Colt is a uniquely American Celtic vocal artist, who brings with her the historical tradition of the Bardic Storyteller. Weaving her successfully radio charted originals, Kris Colt will lead you through an evening of the most beloved Irish and Scottish classics as well as the sassy fun filled, upbeat pub tunes that get you stomping and singing along.
Kris is also an accomplished songwriter—both lyricist and composer—whose debut CD entitled THE VOYAGE, A MYSTICAL JOURNEY, is distributed by New York’s Dara Records. Selections from The Voyage received national airplay across the United States and Canada And reached #26 on NAV national music chart. Colt’s current single, ARMS OF A STRANGER, from her most recent CD has received acclaim on national commercial radio, with selections currently being played in Ireland. As a recording artist, she has been charted in The European CMA Top 100 Jan. 2013 for the sexy duet Somebody’s Knockin. Kris had the honor of being one of five finalists chosen for Irish Woman of the Year, and had a sure thrill being shown on National television singing in the shanos style her rendition of the honorary Irish National Anthem Danny Boy right there in the middle of the Grand Hall of L.A. City Hall.
“ Kris Colt & The Black Rose Band “, have been popular attractions at Celtic Fairs and Festivals throughout Southern California such as The Great American Irish Fair in Orange County, The San Diego Highland Games, Scotfest in Costa Mesa, and Bakersfield Highland Games. They have had a terrific time as one of the headlining acts at the Irish Fair & Music Festival at Fairplex for three years in a row. Recently Kris took the band again to Las Vegas Nevada for a rocking Saturday night Concert on the Main Stage of the famous Fremont Experience, as well as entertaining the crowd at a weekend festival event playing for the Las Vegas Celtic Society. They also had the thrill of being chosen as a headline act for the first annual Get Shamrocked, a Celtic musical event in Murietta, along with such Celtic stars as “The Young Dubliners,” and the legendary “Dublin City Ramblers.”
The Black Rose Band bridges the gap between the Celts, uniting Scots and Irish music and their dominant influence on Americana musical culture. The Black Rose Band can be seen on the concert stage as well as in pubs and clubs such as: Hollywood’s Molly Malone’s, opening for the “Fenians” at the famous Roxy Theatre on the Sunset Strip, The Knitting Factory, Court Yard Concerts at Muldoon’s, The Harp, opening for “The Young Dubliners” at TBoyles , Hennessey’s Tavern Las Vegas Nevada, Pechanga Casino, and recently on the beautiful full proscenium stage at Covina’s Center for The Performing Arts, as well as local hang’s like Irelands 32, and O’Brians.
Together as an electric five piece band or stripped down into an acoustic solo, duo or trio this act will tear up the stage with an enthusiastic presentation of Celtic Folk, Celtic Rock and Americana Roots passion.
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