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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

He has recorded or shared the stage with some of the world's most influential musical artists including
American Folk legend Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Dave Alvin, Chris Gaffney, Hacienda Brothers, John Bazz (The Blasters), Tony Gilkyson (Bob Dylan, X), 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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