San Francisco Singer-Songwriter Kathleen Dunbar performs her blend of rootsy, humorous, and spellbinding storytelling about tragedy and redemption through her original song compositions in the Americana tradition. A musical journey into the darkness of the heart, love, betrayal, steamy romance, and the transformation of the spirit after passing through the flames.
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Kathleen Dunbar's track Snakecharmer from her second album of original americana-rootsy-bluesy songs The Storm In Our Head is currently nominated for the Just Plain Folks Best Spoken Word Song. The winners will be announced by Just Plain Folks Music Awards some time this year. I will be attending and can't wait! Brian Whitney, CEO and Founder of Just Plain Folks, writes of the nomination, "It's a big deal: 17K albums and 240K songs were entered for the current awards, which cover the expanse of time since the last awards in 2009." Listen to Snakecharmer
"With her recent CD The Storm in Our Head Kathleen Dunbar and her literally amazing band of talented Devils, achieves a rare and utterly unique blend of musical and lyrical symmetry. Highly recommended!”—Russell David
“The Storm in Our Head has just renewed my appreciation for story-telling songs. The genres mix beautifully to form a potent eye of the ‘storm’ to which you'll gladly be swept.”—Music Emissions
“Kathleen has a gorgeous voice! People compare her to Joni Mitchell.”—Elliot Schneider/GrokRock/ChestnutRadio
Skott Freedman of Indie-Music.com writes, “There’s a purity in singer-songwriter Kathleen Dunbar’s voice rarely found these day….Dunbar’s debut album Finally Home is to be applauded for its originality, cohesiveness, and polished musicianship."
Finally Home, Dunbar’s first album, was a Recommended Album of 2008 by American Music Online Radio. Girlistic Magazine named it as Must Have Music, Spring 2008.