LIBBY KOCH - TEXAS AMERICANA ARTIST
NEWS:

Libby has been nominated for Free Press Houston's first annual Sammy Awards! Please visit www.freepresshouston.com/sammyawards to vote for Libby in Best Blues, and write her in as a nominee for Album of the Year, Live Act, Americana, and Country if you like!
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Libby is opening for RODNEY CROWELL, the Houston Kid, on Friday, October 17th at the Redneck Country Club! Click HERE for tix!
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Libby's new record, Tennessee Colony, is climbing the charts!
Check out the album on the Roots Music Report Country Chart
and the Americana Music Association Terrestrial Chart!
"Burden" and "Wagon Train" are charting on the Roots Music Report Americana Country Chart!
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Libby has been invited to play the Suzi Wollenberg Folk DJ Showcase and a Quad Showcase at the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) conference!
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Twisted X Boots are now sponsoring Libby Koch!
Stay tuned for a series of photos with all the cute, new boots, and please visit their website to get yours!

Tennessee Colony

by Libby Koch

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    [Lyrics] Burden 03:42
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    [Lyrics] Stakes 03:50
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    [Lyrics] The Other Side 04:30
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    Wagon Train 03:29
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    All That Love 04:33
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    Strength 04:07
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    Jess Carroll 03:29
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    Postlude 03:35
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  • Bridget & Bil, mixing it up.
    Bridget & Bil, mixing it up.
  • Somehow I got Bridget to look like a painting just now. She is hanging with us in the studio but would totally rather be playing outside!
    Somehow I got Bridget to look like a painting just now. She is hanging with us in the studio but would totally rather be playing outside!
  • That's a wrap! Two days, 13 songs, huge fun! Playing with these guys was one of the absolute best experiences of my life! Can't wait for y'all to hear this record.
    That's a wrap! Two days, 13 songs, huge fun! Playing with these guys was one of the absolute best experiences of my life! Can't wait for y'all to hear this record.
  • Day one at Studio 19 was a total dream! Here's some pics of the team: Bil VornDick producing, Lynn Williams (Delbert McClinton) on drums, Glenn Worf (Mark Knopfler) on bass, session leader Bruce Dees (Ronnie Milsap) on guitar, Bob Williams on guitar, Bobby Ogdin (Elvis) on piano, and Sonny Garrish (Dolly) on pedal steel. Can't wait for y'all to hear this record!
    Day one at Studio 19 was a total dream! Here's some pics of the team: Bil VornDick producing, Lynn Williams (Delbert McClinton) on drums, Glenn Worf (Mark Knopfler) on bass, session leader Bruce Dees (Ronnie Milsap) on guitar, Bob Williams on guitar, Bobby Ogdin (Elvis) on piano, and Sonny Garrish (Dolly) on pedal steel. Can't wait for y'all to hear this record!
  • The view from my booth at the studio. From left to right, Bob Williams on electric guitar, Glenn Worf on bass, and session leader Bruce Dee. Sounds so good!!
    The view from my booth at the studio. From left to right, Bob Williams on electric guitar, Glenn Worf on bass, and session leader Bruce Dee. Sounds so good!!
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    Fly fisherman deluxe!
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The Houston Press has featured Libby as one of Houston's most up and coming artists! Click the pic to read the article, and pick up your copy on Houston newsstands today!

Thanks to HP music editor Chris Gray for the nice write-up and to Max Burkhalter for the great photos!

CLICK HERE TO ORDER LIBBY'S NEW ALBUM AND MERCH!
LIBBY'S NEW ALBUM, TENNESSEE COLONY, IS HERE!

Tennessee Colony, the third full-length solo album from Houston Americana artist Libby Koch, was released by Berkalin Records on April 8, 2014. The album is a collection of ten songs about family, faith, and home. Tennessee Colony is the name of the small town in East Texas where Libby's family settled in the mid-1800's. Several of the songs are based directly on stories Libby heard from her grandparents while growing up.

The album was produced by Jack Saunders at White Cat Studios in Houston, and mastered by Jerry Tubb at Terra Nova Digital Audio in Austin. It features performances by an outstanding collection of Texas musicians, including Susan Gibson, Rick Richards, Rankin Peters, Lainey Balagia, Debbie Byrd, Brant Croucher, Joe Devadanam, Sarah Golden, Allen Huff, Brian Kalinec, Jack Saunders, Matt Slusher and Trevor Smith of Wood and Wire, Eleanor Whitmore of The Mastersons, Riley Osbourn, and Lloyd Maines. 
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What's been going on so far in 2014:

New album, Tennessee Colony, released April 8, 2014

West Coast Tour, January 26 - February 9

Attended the Folk Alliance International Conference in Kansas City, February 19-22

Played BBQ Cook Off, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Wine Garden, & SXSW in March

Southeast Tour, April 10-27

Semifinalist, Songwriter Serenade Competition, May 3, Moravia, TX

Finalist, Wildflower! Festival Songwriter Contest, May 16-18, Richardson, TX

Regional Finalist, Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk Competition, May 23, Kerrville, TX

Playing the Kerrville Folk Festival Threadgill Theater, June 5, Kerrville, TX

Northeast Tour, July 15-30

Live radio performance on the Folkstage program on WFMT in Chicago, IL, October 18; Show at Uncommon Ground on Clark, October 19

Quad showcase artist, Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) conference, November 13-16

New York shows in November


Texas shows all fall!

 
2013 was an amazing year! Here are some of the highlights:

Named Songwriter of the Year by the Houston Press

Signed with Berkalin Records

Selected as an official showcase artist for the Southwest Regional Folk Alliance conference (SWRFA)

Second place winner of the Songwriter Serenade competition

Released a new album with The Grievous Angels

The Grievous Angels won Best Americana/Folk Act at the Houston Press Music Awards

Toured the Southeast US for a month, playing shows in 11 different cities


 
 
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New Merch!

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New CD!