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Kern Richards speaks to traditional Folk, Country, and Blues audiences as well as to the rocker in us all.

His songs of heartbreak, loneliness and dissolution are written and sung by a master storyteller with a unique sense of humor, irony and warmth.

Kern performs solo, as well as with an A-list backing band featuring veteran music luminaries John Bazz on bass (The Blasters) and Mark Shark on guitars (Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Jesse Ed Davis).

Kern Richards by Casey DeCotis Folk Americana songwriter Martin Guitars Hohner QSC Audio
Kern Richards and John Bazz of The Blasters by Krystal Kozak

Kern has shared stages with and/or provided support for some of the world's most influential musical artists including American Folk legend Ramblin' Jack Elliott, songwriter Dave Alvin, Chris Gaffney, Hacienda Brothers, Tony Gilkyson (Bob Dylan, X), Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Jeffrey P. Ross (Rank & File, Desert Rose Band), and many more.

Currently based in Southern California, Kern was signed to Stevie Tombstone's Austin, Texas - based ALTCO RECORDINGS label, and tours throughout the U.S.

"Kern Richards" Alt-Country "Hiroshi Clark"
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