About Karen Lovely
Karen Lovely has shot onto the blues scene from the Pacific Northwest like Stack O' Lee's .44 capturing 2nd Place Band Prize at the 2010 International Blues Challenge followed by 2011 BMA Nominations for BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES FEMALE ARTIST, BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES ALBUM and BEST SONG for her sophomore release "Still The Rain." Backed by a stellar band, this powerhouse vocalist delivers a blistering mix of contemporary & old school blues. Lovely's standout performances have garnered awards, critical acclaim and standing ovations at festivals and venues throughout the US and Canada. Summer 2012, she'll be making waves with her first European tour including appearances at Festival Cognac Blues Passions in Cognac, France. Lovely began singing the blues professionally in September 2007. Her records "Lucky Girl" (November 2008) and "Still the Rain" (March 2010) topped the blues and roots charts and went to #1 on XM Radio's B.B. King's Bluesville's "Pick to Click" list. 2011 BLUES MUSIC AWARD NOMINEE"BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES FEMALE ARTIST""BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES ALBUM" - 'STILL THE RAIN'"BEST SONG" - 'STILL THE RAIN' 2011 BLUES BLAST MUSIC AWARD NOMINEE"BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES FEMALE ARTIST""BEST SONG" - 'STILL THE RAIN' 2010 WINNER 2nd Place BandINTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE WINNER Blues Revue“SPONSOR THE BAND” MUDDY AWARD WINNER"PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR""BEST FEMALE VOCALIST""BEST NEW ACT"