Libby Koch's electronic press kit can be accessed here
"Too country for country radio, Koch these days would get filed under folk, the same place you find too country for country folks such as Lucinda Williams. That’s country’s loss." (Houston Chronicle)
Seventh generation Texan Libby Koch is an Americana singer/songwriter who is based in Houston. She draws big crowds of live music fans with her well-crafted songs, strong vocals, warm acoustic sound, and dynamic stage presence. She won second place at the Songwriter Serenade Competition in 2013. She is a four-time nominee for the Houston Press Music Awards (2011-12, Best Folk, 2012 Best Songwriter, 2012 Best Americana - with The Grievous Angels), and she is a former Texas Music Awards nominee for Best Female Vocalist.
Libby's music draws from a classic Americana blend of country, folk, and rock, with influences from great artists such as Emmylou Harris, Lucinda Williams, Janis Joplin, Patty Griffin, Gillian Welch, and Dolly Parton. Her goal is to make real, honest music that resonates with people.
Libby has been playing some of the nation's best independent music venues over the past few years, with regular shows at Houston's McGonigel's Mucky Duck and Firehouse Saloon, a tour through Europe in 2011, and stops at The Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles, The Basement in Nashville, and Adair's Saloon in Dallas along the way. She plays both solo with her backing band The Sams and is one-third of Americana trio The Grievous Angels (www.grievousangelsmusic.com). She's opened for artists such as Hayes Carll, Charlie Robison, Bonnie Bishop, Gary P. Nunn, The Trishas, Kevin Fowler, The Derailers, and Lorrie Morgan.
Libby has three releases under her belt: The Shadow of This Town, which was released by Nashtex Records in December 2010, the 2009 full-length album Redemption, and the 2008 EP, The Barn Burner EP. She is currently in production on The Grievous Angels' debut album and a solo record, Tennessee Colony. Stay tuned to libbykoch.com for streams and downloads of the latest tunes!
Libby is a member of the Americana Music Association and the Academy of Texas Music, and she is affiliated with BMI.