Kelly Kessler traces her musical roots back to the hills of Kentucky and Tennessee. She bought her first Hank Williams LP with babysitting money when she was twelve. She helped launch the Chicago alt.country music scene. Kelly can be heard on Bloodshot Records’ “Down From the Promised Land”, and on albums by the Texas Rubies and under her own name. She has played the Bluebird, NYC’s Café Nuyoriqueño and an anarchist house concert in Tulsa. She currently lives in Nashville, TN and is a member of the new acoustic trio Devil Bell.